June 17 | to the church - wk 5

1. Read 1 Cor. 8:9-13. How could your freedom cause a weaker believer to stumble? Give some examples. In Paul’s words what would you be guilty of if you were such a stumbling block? 

2. What does Paul say he does in 1 Cor. 9:22-23? Give some suggestions of what common ground might be. In relation to Christian liberty, what does the “everything” mean when Paul says he does everything to share the Good News? 

3. Have someone share 1 Cor. 9:24-27. Paul tells us we should run in what 2 ways? What does Paul refer to when he says we should discipline our bodies in relationship to chapters 8, 9 and 10? 

4. List 5 principles of truth from 1 Cor. 10:12-13. 

5. What two purposes should we strive for no matter what we eat, drink, do or not do, according to 1 Cor. 10:31 and 10:33?


june 10 | to the church - Wk 4

1. According to 1 Cor. 7:2, 28, 32-34 what are reasons that it is strategic to be married and why is it strategic to remain single? What are other reasons that you believe are wise reasons for either situation? 

2. Paul talks in Chapter 7 the advantages being single. How can singleness be a gift to God and a blessing to others? 

3. In 1 Cor. 7:19 Paul speaks of how marriage should last. What two circumstances release a person from their marriage vow according to Paul in verse 15 and 19 and what third reason does Jesus give in Matthew 5:32? Discuss how the character of God, that He never leaves or forsakes us, emphasizes His desire for lasting marriages. 

4. What key stipulation does Paul give in 1 Cor. 7:19 and again in 2 Cor. 6:14-17 regarding re-marriage? 

5. How does Paul summarize his heart for followers of Jesus when it comes to their decisions about marriage, singleness, possessions and all other life pursuits in verse 35? What are the things that help you best serve the Lord?