R4697-319 Berean Questions In Scripture Studies

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Series VI., Study III.—The Call of The New Creation


(25) Would it be consistent with the Heavenly Father’s character of Justice and Love to extend a single invitation which could not be made good, if accepted? P. 94, par. 2.

(26) At what time did the general call cease? P. 95, par. 1.

(27) Did the ceasing of the “call” signify the end of all opportunity for admittance into joint-heirship with Christ? P. 95, par. 1.

(28) What evidences may be considered as good proof of having been accepted of the Lord as prospective heirs with Jesus Christ by those who have consecrated since 1881? P. 96.

(29) How does God call the New Creation? In what sense is Christ our Wisdom? What is the value of Wisdom in general? P. 96, par. 1.

(30) Is our natural Wisdom sufficient for us as New Creatures? P. 97, par. 1.

(31) What conditions are essential in order to have a hearing ear for the “Wisdom from above?” P. 97, par. 2.

(32) What important facts must be grasped, and how is Christ made our Wisdom before we can be justified? P. 98, 2d to 18th lines.


(33) Does Christ cease to be our Wisdom at the time of our Justification? P. 98, 18th line to end of par.

(34) Explain the orderly operation of this “Wisdom from above.” P. 98, par. 1.

(35) How is Gentleness manifested in this heavenly Wisdom? P. 99, par. 1.

(36) Explain the relationship of mercy and good fruits to “the Wisdom from above.” P. 99, par. 2.

(37) How is heavenly Wisdom “without partiality?” P. 100, par. 1.

(38) Why is this Wisdom “without hypocrisy?” P. 100, par. 2.

(39) How has God given us this heavenly Wisdom through his Son and the Members of his Body? P. 100, par. 3.


(40) If Christ is our “Justification,” what are the primary thoughts contained in the word Justification? Give an illustration. P. 101, top.

(41) Apply this illustration to mankind. P. 101.

(42) Since we as a race are all imperfect, and none can meet the requirements for himself or “his brother,” explain how God has purposed to accept and deal with these unjust, imperfect beings in general. P. 102.

(43) Explain the “Justification by faith” provided for the New Creation. P. 102, par. 1. See also W.T.’10-85-88.

(44) How long does this reckoned or faith-Justification hold good? P. 103, par. 1. W.T.’10-87, 1st col.

(45) Is Christ the cause or ground of our Justification? If so, explain in detail the prevalent confusion respecting the ground or basis of our Justification, giving Scriptural quotations. P. 104, par. 1.

(46) How may we harmonize these apparently conflicting statements? P. 105, par. 1.

(47) Explain how we are “Justified by God’s grace.” P. 105, par. 2.

(48) How are we Justified by Christ’s blood? P. 105, par. 3.


(49) Why was the resurrection of Jesus Christ necessary to our Justification? P. 106, par. 1.

(50) How is the Church justified by faith? P. 106, par. 2. W.T.’10-86,87.

(51) Explain the difference between the faith necessary to vitalized Justification of the Church, and that which will be required of the world for actual Justification, in the Millennial Age. P. 106, par. 3.

(52) What is the difference between our relationship to God through reckoned Justification and that of the world in the next age through actual Justification? P. 107, par. 1. W.T.’10-92, 2d col.

(53) What is the object in granting this reckoned Justification to the Church in the present time? P. 108, par. 1.

(54) What do works have to do with our Justification, and are we judged according to our works? P. 108, par. 2.

(55) Give an illustration of the general operation of Justification by grace, by the blood, and through our faith, and the relation of works to the same. P. 109, par. 1.


— October 1, 1910 —