With Christ In The School Of Prayer: Student Workbook: 12 Lessons With Answer Keys

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Lesson 1: Jesus - Yes! Christianity - No!

CHRIST DIED, ROSE AGAIN AND ASCENDED TO THE RIGHT HAND OF GOD SO HE COULD SHARE HIS NEW LIFE AND POWER WITH US.

"If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory" Col. 3:1-4.

"But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint" Isa. 40:31

You have been given "exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature..." 2 Peter 1:4.

  1. However, most Christians come __________________ of this heavenly life.
    1. "While religion is highly ____________________ in America, it is to a large extent ______________________." (Gallup Poll)
    2. Ethics among Christians are ____________________ the __________________ as in the unbelieving world.
    3. Only about _________________ percent of the population have "transforming faith."
  2. Still there is hope. Many people hunger for __________________ that changes their lives. They ask:
    1. Is prayer bringing me ______________________ to God?
    2. Do I consistently try to ____________________ God personally?
    3. Are my prayers helping me build a more ______________________ relationship with others?
  3. Meeting with God in prayer need not be _____________________. God is not far off and He wants to ______________________ and _________________________ us.

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Lesson 1: Jesus - Yes! Christianity - No! | Answers

CHRIST DIED, ROSE AGAIN AND ASCENDED TO THE RIGHT HAND OF GOD SO HE COULD SHARE HIS NEW LIFE AND POWER WITH US.

"If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory" Col. 3:1-4.

"But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint" Isa. 40:31

You have been given "exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature..." 2 Peter 1:4.

  1. However, most Christians come ___SHORT___ of this heavenly life.
    1. "While religion is highly ___POPULAR___ in America, it is to a large extent ___SUPERFICIAL___." (Gallup Poll)
    2. Ethics among Christians are ___ABOUT___ the ___SAME___ as in the unbelieving world.
    3. Only about ___10___ percent of the population have "transforming faith."
  2. Still there is hope. Many people hunger for ___PRAYER___ that changes their lives. They ask:
    1. Is prayer bringing me ___CLOSER___ to God?
    2. Do I consistently try to ___KNOW___ God personally?
    3. Are my prayers helping me build a more ___LOVING___ relationship with others?
  3. Meeting with God in prayer need not be ___COMPLICATED___. God is not far off and He wants to ___LEAD___ and ____EMPOWER____ us.

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Lesson 2: True Prayer Defined

  1. What is the usual prayer meeting like?
  2. Life changing prayer defined.
  3. Prayer is heart to heart _______________________ with Christ as _____________________ and with __________________.

    1. "Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me." Rev. 3:20.
      "I doubt that I know of a passage in the whole Bible that throws greater light upon prayer than this one does. It is, it seems to me, the key which opens the door into the holy and blessed realm of prayer." (O. Hallesby, Prayer, 11)
      "To pray is nothing more involved than to let ___________________ into our needs.
      To pray is to give Jesus _____________________ to employ His powers in the alleviation of our ____________________. To pray is to let Jesus glorify His name in the midst of our _____________________." (Hallesby, 12)
    2. Read Matthew 18:1-4 and see what happened when the disciples let Jesus into their need. How was this different from the prayers we usually pray about loved ones who need to change?
    3. Christ is the only _______________________ of a religious faith who has risen from the dead and is able ______________ _________________ ___________________ of His followers. He is able to listen to our ____________________, __________________to us and _____________________ us.
  4. Focusing Our Prayers

    1. Christ seeks permission to enter our private world because people usually give Him only ____________________ access to their inner life.
    2. In _____________________ prayer we invite Christ into our _____________________ life.
    3. When we pray together we invite Christ into our ________________________.
    4. Let's aim to make Christ completely at __________________ in all our ________________________ as believers.
    5. When Christ is completely at home in our ____________________ and our _____________________, He creates a new_____________________ of ________________________.
    6. Christ is our _______________________.
    7. Our prayers can give Him the _______________________ in our marriage, our prayer groups and our church.
  5. Lack of prayer _______________ ________________ _____________ from God.
  6. Personal check up. Are your prayers welcoming Christ into your marriage, your family, your circle of Christian friends and your church? Are you experiencing Christ actively in charge of each of these relationships?

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Lesson 2: True Prayer Defined | Answers

  1. What is the usual prayer meeting like?
  2. Life changing prayer defined.
  3. Prayer is heart to heart ___COMMUNION____ with Christ as ___INDIVIDUALS___ and with __GROUPS___.

    1. "Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me." Rev. 3:20.
      "I doubt that I know of a passage in the whole Bible that throws greater light upon prayer than this one does. It is, it seems to me, the key which opens the door into the holy and blessed realm of prayer." (O. Hallesby, Prayer, 11)
      "To pray is nothing more involved than to let ___JESUS____ into our needs. To pray is to give Jesus ___PERMISSION___ to employ His powers in the alleviation of our ___DISTRESS____.
      To pray is to let Jesus glorify His name in the midst of our ___NEEDS___." (Hallesby, 12)
    2. Read Matthew 18:1-4 and see what happened when the disciples let Jesus into their need. How was this different from the prayers we usually pray about loved ones who need to change?
    3. Christ is the only ____FOUNDER____ of a religious faith who has risen from the dead and is able ___TO___ ___TAKE___ ___CHARGE___ of His followers. He is able to listen to our ___PRAYERS___, ___TALK___ us and ____GUIDE____ us.
  4. Focusing Our Prayers

    1. Christ seeks permission to enter our private world because people usually give Him only ____LIMITED____ access to their inner life.
    2. In ___PRIVATE____ prayer we invite Christ into our ___PRIVATE_______ life.
    3. When we pray together we invite Christ into our _RELATIONSHIPS___.
    4. Let's aim to make Christ completely at ___HOME___ in all our ___RELATIONSHIPS____ as believers.
    5. When Christ is completely at home in our ___HOMES___ and our ___CHURCHES___, He creates a __KIND____ of ___COMMUNITY____.
    6. Christ is our ___LIFE___.
    7. Our prayers can give Him the ___PREEMINENCE___ in our marriage, our prayer groups and our church.
  5. Lack of prayer __CUTS___ __US___ ___OFF____ from God.
  6. Personal check up. Are your prayers welcoming Christ into your marriage, your family, your circle of Christian friends and your church? Are you experiencing Christ actively in charge of each of these relationships?

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Lesson 3: The Four Keys Of Effective Prayer

Memorize the four keys of effective prayer.

KEY #1 CLAIM THE PRESENCE OF CHRIST IN OUR MIDST

KEY #2 TRUST HIM TO TAKE CHARGE

KEY #3 EXPECT HIM TO CHANGE EACH ONE OF US

KEY #4 TRUST HIM TO BRING US INTO HARMONY WITH THE FATHER

WHY WAS THIS PRAYER MEETING SO DIFFERENT?

Three powerful realities in this prayer meeting.

  1. Christ was _____________________ and ____________________ working.
  2. Christ was applying ______________ _________________ _________ _______________.
  3. He was doing this in ____________________ to our prayers.
    The prayer meeting at New Life Presbyterian lasted about how long? __________________.
    People came to New Life prayer meeting expecting to be ____________________.
    Much of the counseling needed by burdened members was taken care of in __________________ _____________________.
    Pastor Miller killed an earlier prayer meeting because he did not think__________________ and the active work of ____________ ________________ were absolutely necessary.
  4. Getting ready to pray.

    We must __________________ ourselves to pray.
    ____________________ leads to prayer as a constant _______________.John 15:5

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Lesson 3: The Four Keys Of Effective Prayer | Answers

Memorize the four keys of effective prayer.

KEY #1 CLAIM THE PRESENCE OF CHRIST IN OUR MIDST

KEY #2 TRUST HIM TO TAKE CHARGE

KEY #3 EXPECT HIM TO CHANGE EACH ONE OF US

KEY #4 TRUST HIM TO BRING US INTO HARMONY WITH THE FATHER

WHY WAS THIS PRAYER MEETING SO DIFFERENT?

Three powerful realities in this prayer meeting.

  1. Christ was ___PRESENT___ and ____ACTIVELY____ working.
  2. Christ was applying __THE__ ___WORD___ __OF__ __GOD__.
  3. He was doing this in ___ANSWER___ to our prayers.
    The prayer meeting at New Life Presbyterian lasted about how long? ___1 1/2 HOURS___.
    People came to New Life prayer meeting expecting to be ___CHANGED____.
    Much of the counseling needed by burdened members was taken care of in __SMALL__ ___GROUPS___.
    Pastor Miller killed an earlier prayer meeting because he did not think ___PRAYER____ and the active work of ___THE___ ___SPIRIT___ were absolutely necessary.
  4. Getting ready to pray.

    We must ___HUMBLE___ ourselves to pray. ___HUMILITY___ leads to prayer as a constant ___HABIT___. John 15:5

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Lesson 4: Claiming The Presence Of Christ

  1. Why we need to seek the presence of Christ.
    1. Many take the presence of Christ ___________ ________________
    2. We need to see that we are _________________ without the Lord's presence and active leadership.
    3. It takes __________________ faith to claim His presence.
    4. This is a _______________ relationship.
    5. Our Lover will not _______________ His presence on us.
    6. His __________________ is our greatest ____________________.
    7. Christ is ___________________ everywhere.
    8. He is present with His dearly loved people in a _________________ sense like a ________________ visiting with his ___________________ beloved.
  2. A group gathered together around Christ is a _______________ kind of _____________________
  3. Paul's prayer in Ephesians 3:14-21 for Christ's _____________________ and active _______________________.
    1. That we may be ________________________ by the Spirit.
    2. That we may know the ___________________ of Christ.
    3. That we may be a community ______________________ with God.
  4. How Christ came to Alliance, Nebraska and took charge.
  5. Take your own notes on what happened.

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Lesson 4: Claiming The Presence Of Christ | Answers

  1. Why we need to seek the presence of Christ.
    1. Many take the presence of Christ __FOR__ __GRANTED___.
    2. We need to see that we are___HELPLESS___ without the Lord's presence and active leadership.
    3. It takes ___EXPECTANT___ faith to claim His presence.
    4. This is a __LOVE__ relationship.
    5. Our Lover will not ___IMPOSE___ His presence on us.
    6. His ___FRIENDSHIUP___ is our greatest ___TREASURE___.
    7. Christ is ___PRESENT____ everywhere.
    8. He is present with His dearly loved people in a ___SPECIAL___ sense like a ___LOVER___ visiting with his ___DEARLY___ beloved.
  2. A group gathered together around Christ is a ___NEW____ kind of ___COMMUNITY___
  3. Paul's prayer in Ephesians 3:14-21 for Christ's ___PRESENCE___ and active ___WORK___.
    1. That we may be___STRENGTHENED___ by the Spirit.
    2. That we may know the ___LOVE___ of Christ.
    3. That we may be a community ___SATURATED___ with God.
  4. How Christ came to Alliance, Nebraska and took charge.
  5. Take your own notes on what happened.

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Lesson 5: Asking Christ To Take Charge

  1. Christ takes charge when we use the four keys.
  2. KEY #1 CLAIM THE PRESENCE OF CHRIST IN OUR MIDSTKEY #2 TRUST HIM TO TAKE CHARGE

    KEY #2 TRUST HIM TO TAKE CHARGE

    KEY #3 EXPECT HIM TO CHANGE EACH ONE OF US

    KEY #4 TRUST HIM TO BRING US INTO HARMONY WITH THE FATHER

     

  3. Why it is vital for Christ to take charge.
    1. He is our _____________________.
    2. We must jealously guard our _______________________ to Christ.
    3. If we disobey our Head we will fall into ______________________ to the world, the flesh and the Devil.
    4. The church has repeatedly fallen from her first love for Christ and lost her ________________ and ___________________.
    5. Christ was ______________________ the Laodicean church.
    6. They were ________________ without Him and didn't _________________ it.
    7. We should be alarmed at Gallup Poll's conclusion that "In_________________ behavior, there is very little ________________ between the ________________ and the __________________."
  4. We must be alert to notice our Lord's "silence".
    1. We can easily overlook ___________________ our Lord.
    2. We must keep our love relationship with Christ _________________and _________________ daily.

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Lesson 5: Asking Christ To Take Charge | Answers

  1. Christ takes charge when we use the four keys.
  2. KEY #1 CLAIM THE PRESENCE OF CHRIST IN OUR MIDSTKEY #2 TRUST HIM TO TAKE CHARGE

    KEY #2 TRUST HIM TO TAKE CHARGE

    KEY #3 EXPECT HIM TO CHANGE EACH ONE OF US

    KEY #4 TRUST HIM TO BRING US INTO HARMONY WITH THE FATHER

     

  3. Why it is vital for Christ to take charge.
    1. He is our ___HEAD___.
    2. We must jealously guard our ___OBEDIENCE___ to Christ.
    3. If we disobey our Head we will fall into ___BONDAGE___ to the world, the flesh and the Devil.
    4. The church has repeatedly fallen from her first love for Christ and lost her_ __LIGHT____ and ___POWER_____.
    5. Christ was ___OUTSIDE___ the Laodicean church.
    6. They were ___DEAD____ without Him and didn't ___KNOW___ it.
    7. We should be alarmed at Gallup Poll's conclusion that "In ___ETHICAL___ behavior, there is very little __DIFFERENCE__ between the ___CHURCHED___ and the ___UNCHURCHED___."
  4. We must be alert to notice our Lord's "silence".
    1. We can easily overlook ___GRIEVING____ our Lord.
    2. We must keep our love relationship with Christ ___ALIVE____ ___WELL___ daily.

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Lesson 6: Receiving The Gift Of Repentence

The third key is "EXPECT HIM TO CHANGE EACH ONE OF US." The Bible calls the change we need "repentance". If Job needed to repent what about the rest of us? (Job 42:1-6)

  1. Learning to become "repenters."
    1. Repentance comes from the Greek word metanoia which describes:
      the change of mind of those who have begun to abhor their errors and misdeeds, and have determined to enter upon a better course of life, so that it embraces both a recognition of sin and sorrow for it and hearty amendment, the tokens and effects of which are good deeds...
      (Thayer, Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament, 1889, 405-06)
    2. Our Lord called the churches to repent __________________ times in Revelation 2-3.
    3. The Christians in Romania are called ____________________.
    4. Repentance and faith are like __________________ sides of a ____________________.
    5. Repentance is a _________________ which God ________________ us.
  2. Repentance in the church in Acts.
    1. Jesus received the _________________ of the __________________ from His Father and poured out the ___________________ on the young church (Acts 2:33).
    2. The belief that Jesus whom they crucified had been ______________from the dead and made both ______________ and ______________resulted in faith and repentance. (Acts 2:36-39)
    3. When Saul of Tarsus met the living Lord he _________________ and __________________.
    4. The Thessalonians "turned _____________ _______________ from_________________ to __________________ the living and true God, and to _________________ for His Son from heaven, whom He raised from the __________________, even Jesus who delivers us from the wrath to come." (1 Thess. 1:9-10)
    5. The church of the "repenters" in Acts turned the world __________________ _________________ (Acts 17:6; 19:18-37).
  3. We need days of prayer.
  4. When God's bounty was withdrawn our forefathers called for days of prayer to find out why and how to __________________ their union of ________________ with Christ.

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Lesson 6: Receiving The Gift Of Repentence | Answers

The third key is "EXPECT HIM TO CHANGE EACH ONE OF US." The Bible calls the change we need "repentance". If Job needed to repent what about the rest of us? (Job 42:1-6)

  1. Learning to become "repenters."
    1. Repentance comes from the Greek word metanoia which describes:
      the change of mind of those who have begun to abhor their errors and misdeeds, and have determined to enter upon a better course of life, so that it embraces both a recognition of sin and sorrow for it and hearty amendment, the tokens and effects of which are good deeds...
      (Thayer, Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament, 1889, 405-06)
    2. Our Lord called the churches to repent ___SEVEN____ times in Revelation 2-3.
    3. The Christians in Romania are called ___REPENTERS____.
    4. Repentance and faith are like ___2___ sides of a___COIN___.
    5. Repentance is a ___GIFT___ which God ___GRANTS___ us.
  2. Repentance in the church in Acts.
    1. Jesus received the ___PROMISE___ of the ___SPIRIT___ from His Father and poured out the ___SPIRIT___ on the young church (Acts 2:33).
    2. The belief that Jesus whom they crucified had been ___RAISED___ from the dead and made both ___LORD___ and ___CHRIST___ resulted in faith and repentance. (Acts 2:36-39)
    3. When Saul of Tarsus met the living Lord he ___BELIEVED___ and ____REPENTED____.
    4. The Thessalonians "turned __TO__ ___GOD____ from ___IDOLS___ to ____SERVE____ the living and true God, and to ____WAIT____ for His Son from heaven, whom He raised from the ____DEAD____, even Jesus who delivers us from the wrath to come." (1 Thess. 1:9-10)
    5. The church of the "repenters" in Acts turned the world __UPSIDE___ __DOWN___ (Acts 17:6; 19:18-37).
  3. We need days of prayer.
  4. When God's bounty was withdrawn our forefathers called for days of prayer to find out why and how to ___REVIVE____ their union of ___LOVE___ with Christ.

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Lesson 7: Being Led Into Harmony With Our Father In Heaven And With Each Other

The fourth key is: TRUST HIM TO BRING US INTO HARMONY WITH THE FATHER

  1. The original harmony of God and man
  2. Integrity is "Uprightness of character" and "the state of being complete or undivided." To integrate is "To bring together in a whole; fit together; unify." So then uprightness of character is fitting our lives together so as to share the complete life of God in Christ. We must take our place under the authority of Christ as members of His body. We are complete as we fit into our place under Christ and the Father.

    1. All creatures were originally __________________ under God.
      1. Adam and Eve shared the unity of ____________________ in God.
      2. They shared God's _______________ and __________________.
    2. They also shared the __________________ of __________________.
      1. In love they always __________________ God.
      2. Their obedience to one Father resulted in __________________.
      3. They shared life in the _________________ family of God in heaven and in earth.
      4. Love is a __________________.
      5. The unity of love can be __________________________.
  3. Harmony destroyed by Adam's fall
    1. Sin _____________________ the first couple from God.
    2. Sin gave Satan the right to _____________________ them.
    3. Adam and Eve were ______________________.
    4. Adam's offspring were all ____________________.
    5. The law of _______________ became the law of ______________.
    6. Cain _________________ Abel.
    7. _________________ filled the earth.
  4. Harmony and integrity restored through prayer
    1. Christ conquered all the ____________________ of our soul.
    2. We must choose to identify with Christ through _______________,________________ and ____________________.
    3. Christ prayed that all believers may be __________________ as He and the Father are _____________. (John 17:1)
    4. The church began __________ _____________ ________________ in prayer (Acts 1:14-15).
    5. After ____________ years of intensive prayer, the Ebenezer Baptist Church experienced amazing ______________________ and unity.
    6. Our unity of faith, love and obedience must be kept ______________and ____________ daily.
    7. We must meet together in prayer regularly aiming to keep our _______________ of _______________ with God and one another _______________ and _______________
    8. This is crucial for our __________________ as children of God.

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Lesson 7: Being Led Into Harmony With Our Father In Heaven And With Each Other | Answers

The fourth key is: TRUST HIM TO BRING US INTO HARMONY WITH THE FATHER

  1. The original harmony of God and man
  2. Integrity is "Uprightness of character" and "the state of being complete or undivided." To integrate is "To bring together in a whole; fit together; unify." So then uprightness of character is fitting our lives together so as to share the complete life of God in Christ. We must take our place under the authority of Christ as members of His body. We are complete as we fit into our place under Christ and the Father.

    1. All creatures were originally ___UNITED___ under God.
      1. Adam and Eve shared the unity of ___LIFE___ in God.
      2. They shared God's __IMAGE__ and ___LIKENESS____.
    2. They also shared the ___UNITY___ of ___LOVE___.
      1. In love they always ___OBEYED___ God.
      2. Their obedience to one Father resulted in ___HARMONY___.
      3. They shared life in the ___WHOLE___ family of God in heaven and in earth.
      4. Love is a ___CHOICE___.
      5. The unity of love can be ___BROKEN___.
  3. Harmony destroyed by Adam's fall
    1. Sin ___ALIENATED___ the first couple from God.
    2. Sin gave Satan the right to ___DOMINATE___ them.
    3. Adam and Eve were ___DIVIDED___.
    4. Adam's offspring were all ___SELFISH___.
    5. The law of ___STRIFE___ became the law of ___LIFE___.
    6. Cain ___MURDERED___ Abel.
    7. ___VIOLENCE___ filled the earth.
  4. Harmony and integrity restored through prayer
    1. Christ conquered all the ___ENEMIES___ of our soul.
    2. We must choose to identify with Christ through ___FAITH___, ___LOVE___ and ___OBEDIENCE___.
    3. Christ prayed that all believers may be ___ONE___ as He and the Father are ___ONE___. (John 17:1)
    4. The church began ___IN___ ___ONE___ ___ACCORD___ in prayer (Acts 1:14-15).
    5. After ___2___ years of intensive prayer, the Ebenezer Baptist Church experienced amazing ___RECONCILIATION___ and unity.
    6. Our unity of faith, love and obedience must be kept ___ALIVE___ ___WELL___ daily.
    7. We must meet together in prayer regularly aiming to keep our ___UNITY___ of ___LOVE___ with God and one another ___ALIVE___ and ___WELL___
    8. This is crucial for our ___FREEDOM___ as children of God.

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Lesson 8: Prayer And Becoming The True Church Of The Gospel

The world is saying, "By what _____________________ do you Christians preach to us?

Set your own house _________ _______________. Then we may want to ______________ what you ______________."

Trying to lead boys to Christ in a church where the men were not _________________ was a _________________ battle.

They believed Christ ______________ from the _______________ but they did not see what that had to do with the _______________________

We need to call people to faith in the light of Christ's __________________ and His position of ______________________

The preaching of the gospel should turn people from ___________________ to _____________________ and from the ___________________ of Satan to _________________.

When Paul prayed for Christians' love to _____________________.

Without _____________________ a church loses its ___________________compass.

Discipline in the church will ________________________ some backsliders and ___________________ others.

To harbor known rebels in our ranks ____________________ our loyalty to Christ, our Head.

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Lesson 8: Prayer And Becoming The True Church Of The Gospel | Answers

The world is saying, "By what ___AUTHORITY____ do you Christians preach to us?

Set your own house ___IN___ ___ORDER____. Then we may want to ___HEAR____ what you ___SAY____.

Trying to lead boys to Christ in a church where the men were not ___MODELS____ was a ___LOSING____ battle.

They believed Christ __ROSE___ from the __DEAD___ but they did not see what that had to do with the ___GOSPEL____.

We need to call people to faith in the light of Christ's __RESURRECTION__ and His position of ___POWER___.

The preaching of the gospel should turn people from ___DARKNESS___ to ___LIGHT___ and from the ___POWER____ of Satan to ___GOD____.

When Paul prayed for Christians' love to ___ABOUND____.

Without __DISCIPLINE___ a church loses its ___MORAL___ compass.

Discipline in the church will ___RESTORE____ some backsliders and ___REMOVE___ others.

To harbor known rebels in our ranks ___VIOLATES____ our loyalty to Christ, our Head.

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Lesson 9: When Christ Is Not In Charge...

The young woman who called was living in a ___________________ ______________________.

The church that ________________ their pastor to please a wealthy donor was living in a ____________________ _____________________, too.

"We're so well _____________________, we could continue on for _______months without the ______________ _______________ and never even miss Him."

Christ was ______________ the Laodicean church and no one had ___________________ Him. Outwardly they were doing ______________, but Christ said He would ________________ ___________________ out of His mouth.

____________________ of professed Christians have abandoned the ___________________ love relationship Christ died to give us.

We must be satisfied with nothing less than ____________________ ____________________ faith and ______________________

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Lesson 9: When Christ Is Not In Charge... | Answers

The young woman who called was living in a ___MORAL___ ___WILDERNESS___.

The church that ___FIRED___ their pastor to please a wealthy donor was living in a __MORAL__ __WILDERNESS___, too.

"We're so well ___ORGANIZED___, we could continue on for __6____months without the __HOLY__ __SPIRIT___ and never even miss Him."

Christ was ___OUTSIDE___ the Laodicean church and no one had __MISSED___ Him. Outwardly they were doing __WELL__, but Christ said He would __VOMIT___ __THEM___ out of His mouth.

___MULTITUDES___ of professed Christians have abandoned the ___POWERFUL___ love relationship Christ died to give us. We must be satisfied with nothing less than __CHRIST-__ ___CENTERED___ faith and ___FELLOWSHIP___.

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Lesson 10: Becoming True Worshipers

We can't ____________________ any better than we ________________ or__________________ any better than we ______________________.

God is not seeking people who will ____________________ Him _______________ a __________________. God seeks single minded____________________ who keep their ____________________ exclusively for Him _________ _____________ _______________.

_______________ worship reaches God's _______________ and brings _________________ into our _________________ and ________________.

The _____________ commandment is the root of all _________________ and ___________________. It is the ______________ and ______________________ of man's __________________.

Draw a ___________________ straight line from you to ______________ in heaven. This is the ___________________ of a tree. Now draw ___________________ coming out of the trunk. The _________________pictures your relationship to God and the branches your relationships with people.

The first commandment can be explained by looking at ____________exclusive _______________ God has on us. First, we are to _____________God with all our heart.

Second, _____________ Him with all our heart.

Third, ________________ Him with all our heart.

The way you love God is to _________________ Him.

If love is _________________ God then love has ___________________ order, ___________________ and ______________________.

Human relationships are built on __________________ as well as ________________. We should fix all our ________________ and _____________________ on God alone.

"People let you __________________." Therefore, underneath our trust in _________________ should be our trust in ________________ who promised to use ______________ done against us for our ______________.

The _____________________ we give to people should be first of all given to ________________. For the dedicated believer all of life is __________________ service. God will ________________ us.

To live the life of ____________________ on earth you must ____________dedicate yourself to the _________________.

When you _______________ you must __________________ your faults and go on with God. You need to get into a ____________________ group that agrees to meet with Christ and trust Him to ___________________take charge. You should also __________________________ key verses.

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Lesson 10: Becoming True Worshipers | Answers

We can't ___PRAY___ any better than we ___LIVE___ ___LIVE___ any better than we ___PRAY___.

God is not seeking people who will ___WORSHIP____ Him __ONCE __ a__ ___WEEK___. God seeks single minded __WORSHIPPERS___ who keep their ___HEART____ exclusively for Him_ _AT___ __ALL__ ___TIMES____.

___PURE___ worship reaches God's ___EARS___ and brings ___HEAVEN___ into our __HOMES___ and __CHURCHES___.

The __FIRST___ commandment is the root of all ___RIGHT___ and ___WRONG___. It is the ___SUM___ and ___SUBSTANCE____ of man's ___DUTY___.

Draw a ___THICK___ straight line from you to __GOD___ in heaven. This is the ___TRUNK___ of a tree. Now draw ___BRANCHES____ coming out of the trunk. The ___TRUNK___ pictures your relationship to God and the branches your relationships with people.

The first commandment can be explained by looking at __3__ exclusive ___CLAIMS___ God has on us. First, we are to ___LOVE___ God with all our heart.

Second, ___TRUST___ Him with all our heart.

Third, ___SERVE___ Him with all our heart.

The way you love God is to ____OBEY____ Him.

If love is ___OBEYING___ God then love has ___DEFINITE___ order, ___MEANING___ and ___CHARACTER___.

Human relationships are built on ___TRUST___ as well as ___LOVE___. We should fix all our ___HOPE___ and ___EXPECTATIONS_____ on God alone.

"People let you ___DOWN___." Therefore, underneath our trust in ___PEOPLE___ should be our trust in __GOD__ who promised to use ___EVIL___ done against us for our ___GOOD___.

The ___SERVICE__ we give to people should be first of all given to ___GOD___. For the dedicated believer all of life is ___DIVINE___ service. God will ___REWARD___ us.

To live the life of ___HEAVEN___ on earth you must ___FIRST___ dedicate yourself to the ___LORD___.

When you __FAIL__ you must ___CONFESS___ your faults and go on with God. You need to get into a __SMALL__ group that agrees to meet with Christ and trust Him to ___ACTIVELY___ take charge. You should also ___MEMORIZE___ key verses.

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Lesson 11: Praise; Releasing Faith

Pastor Charles Tindley's grateful ____________________ was the foundation for his ___________________ of spirit.

Thanksgiving turns ___________________ into ____________________.

Thanksgiving is grateful ________________________.

Thanksgiving requires ___________________ not _________________ submission.

We can always get _____________ ____________ of our circumstances by ____________________ the Lord.

Thankful praise opens our heart to __________________ from our ____________________. Joseph ____________________ from his trials.

Thanksgiving requires ____________________, an attitude of adoring ____________________.

God is __________ _____________ in the midst of our _______________.

The goal of the Bible is the enthronement of God in our _______________.

Make every problem and disagreeable ____________________ an occasion for prayer and ______________________ _______________________.

Count on God to use your problems for ________________.

Praise the Lord without waiting to _________________________.

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Lesson 11: Praise; Releasing Faith | Answers

Pastor Charles Tindley's grateful ___PRAISE___ was the foundation for his ___WEALTH___ of spirit.

Thanksgiving turns ___TRIALS___ into ___BLESSINGS___.

Thanksgiving is grateful ___SUBMISSION___.

Thanksgiving requires ___JOYFUL___ not ___GLUM___ submission.

We can always get ___ON___ ___TOP___ of our circumstances by ___THANKING___ the Lord.

Thankful praise opens our heart to ___PROFIT___ from our ___PROBLEMS___. Joseph ___PROFITED___ from his trials.

Thanksgiving requires ___PRAISE___, an attitude of adoring ___WONDER___.

God is ___AT___ ___HOME___ in the midst of our ___PRAISE___.

The goal of the Bible is the enthronement of God in our ___HEARTS___.

Make every problem and disagreeable ___PERSON___ an occasion for prayer and ___THANKFUL___ ___PRAISE___.

Count on God to use your problems for ___GOOD___.

Praise the Lord without waiting to ___UNDERSTAND___.

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Lesson 12: The Heartbeat Of A Live Prayer Meeting

The life of a prayer meeting is the ___________________ __________________ ________________ _________________.

The leader _________________ for the prayer meeting ahead of time.

After a brief beginning, the meeting divided into small _______________.

Then they came back and all prayed _____________________. The small group helped some _________________ _________ for prayer.

Never pray ___________________ a circle because some would feel obligated to ______________ ______________ and they are not ready.

Encourage prayers not longer than _______________ sentences. Prayers of __________ sentence are fine. When we pray in one accord our many_______________ prayers may become ___________ group prayer to which many have contributed.

Pray for the ____________________ ____________ of the congregation.

Pray for ___________________ of the great commission.

Pray for ____________________in your community.

Pray for __________ who are in __________________ in government.

Close the prayer meeting by sharing ___________________ and by listening to what _______________ is saying to others in the group.

Close with a song of victory.

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Lesson 12: The Heartbeat Of A Live Prayer Meeting | Answers

The life of a prayer meeting is the ___LORD___ ___JESUS___ ___CHRIST___ ___HIMSELF___.

The leader ___PRAYED___ for the prayer meeting ahead of time.

After a brief beginning, the meeting divided into small ___GROUPS___.

Then they came back and all prayed ___TOGETHER___. The small group helped some ___WARM___ ___UP___ for prayer.

Never pray ___AROUND___ a circle because some would feel obligated to ___PRAY___ ___ALOUD___ and they are not ready.

Encourage prayers not longer than ___5___ sentences. Prayers of ___1___ sentence are fine. When we pray in one accord our many ___SENTENCE___ prayers may become __ONE__ group prayer to which many have contributed.

Pray for the ___SPIRITUAL___ ___LIFE___ of the congregation.

Pray for ___FULFILLMENT___ of the great commission.

Pray for ___EVANGELISM___ in your community.

Pray for __ALL__ who are in ___AUTHORITY___ in government.

Close the prayer meeting by sharing ___ANSWERS___ and by listening to what ___GOD___ is saying to others in the group.

Close with a song of victory.

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