Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Revelation Chapter 2 Questions

  1. (v. 1) Why do you think that the letter to Ephesus begins with this opening? Read the whole passage (vv. 1-7) before you answer.

  1. (vv. 2-3) How do you think that knowing that Christ knew of their “patient endurance” affected them?

  1. (vv. 4-5) What do you think that Christ meant that they had abandoned their first love? And what do you think that they are no longer doing that they did at first?

  1. (v. 5) What do you think it means that Christ will remove their lampstand? Remember what the lampstand signifies before you answer this question.

  1. (v. 7) Think about Genesis 1-3, what do you think the tree of life signifies?

  1. (v. 8) Why do you think that the letter to Smyrna begins this way? Read the whole passage (vv. 9-11) before you answer.

  1. (v. 9-11) What do you think is meant by the “synagogue of Satan?” What do you learn about Satan’s involvement from this passage?

  1. (v. 11) What is the second death?

  1. (v. 12) Why do you think that the letter to Pergamum begins this way? Read the whole passage (vv. 12-17) before you answer.

  1. (v. 16) What do you think it means that Christ will come and war against them with the sword in his mouth?

  1. (v. 17) What do you think is meant by the “hidden manna” and the “white stone?”

  1. (v. 18) Why do you think that the letter to Thyatira begins with this opening? Read the whole passage (vv. 19-29) before you answer.

  1. (vv. 19-29) What do we learn about the situation in Thyatira in this passage? What do we learn about Christ from this passage?

  1. (v. 26-27) What do you think that it means that those who conquer will rule over the nations with a rod of iron? Who are the nations?

  1. Reread the chapter. How is the vision of Christ in chapter 1 used to encourage the churches in this chapter?

  1. What do you learn from this chapter about your love of God and your service to him? Really think about this before you answer.

4 Comments:

  1. Pamela said...
    Can we have a multiple choice instead please?
    lori said...
    I am going to print this out and answer these when I have time.
    michele said...
    Pamela, sorry no multiple choice questions, though I should try a couple of those some time.

    Lori, good. I plan to post the notes for this chapter and chapter 1 next week after my midterm.
    Moonshadow said...
    thank you, thank you, thank you.

    I plan to be there (or be square).

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