Questions on Select Portions of the Gospels
Character and Duty of Disciples
- What did Jesus call his disciples? (Matt. 5:13)
- For what purpose do men use salt?
- In what respect are the true disciples of Jesus like salt?
- May we believe that national judgments are sometimes averted on account of those who worship God?
- How many just persons would have been sufficient to preserve Sodom from destruction? (Gen. 18:32)
- Will the example of Christians have a tendency to purify the morals of a community?
- By what figure did Jesus represent unfaithful and unworthy disciples?
- What is the meaning of savor in the KJV?
- Will the teaching of the truth be of much service while the teacher and professed disciple leads a scandalous life?
- Who are those, then, who are like salt which has lost its savor?
- What other appellation did Jesus give to his disciples? (Matt. 5:14)
- Did he ever describe himself by the same figure? (John 8:12)
- What is the use of light?
- In what condition would the world be without light?
- Is light as necessary in the moral world as it is in the natural world?
- In what respects can true disciples be callen the light of the world?
- Why are the like a city, set on a hill?
- Occupying such a conspicuous position, what is their duty?
- Why are candles or lamps lighted? (Matt: 5:15)
- Why are the not put under a bushel?
- Why are the put on a candlestick?
- For what purpose has Jesus communicated light to this disciples?
- Before whom should Christians let their light shine? (Matt. 5:16)
- What is the meaning of this precept?
- Did Jesus refer chiefly to instruction or to example in this precept?
- Should we do good merely to be seen by people?
- Why then should we desire that people should witness our good works?
- What is it to glorify God?
- In what respect is God glorified by the good works of Christians?
- What direction did Jesus give his disciples in Matt. 6:1?
- Against what did he mean to guard them?
- Is that precept inconsistent with the one now under consideration?
- By lettin our light shine before people, are we to understand the performance of certain duties generally esteemed praiseworthy, or a uniform spirit of purity and devotion?
- Does a blessing attend the faithful performance of Christian duties? (James 1:25)
- What does the apostle John say on this subject in 1 John 3:20-21?