Study Assignment for Lesson 2
Look up each Scripture verse referred to in Lesson 2.
Add to the lists you made for Lesson 1 the truths emphasized in Lesson 2.
Read thoughtfully Philippians 4:8-9. Meditate on this Scripture passage.
1. What kind of example should I be?
2. What thoughts should occupy my mind this week?
3. What promise is given for me to rely on?
4. What weakness do I see in my life?
5. What new truth have I learned from Philippians 4:8-9?
PERSONAL EVALUATION TEST 1
The personal evaluation test below is the first of six such tests in the course. These are intended to help you determine whether or not you are practicing in life what the course teaches.
After completing each test, click to the associated answer sheet and check your answers. You will find it beneficial to review any points you miss. Look up the page listed after each question and re-read the section carefully to find where you failed to measure up.
Check Up on Your Personal Peace
Answer Yes or No in the space provided.
|______||1.||I always speak kindly about those who hurt me.|
|______||2.||I speak gently to my child when he has an accident.|
|______||3.||I believe that “a soft answer turns away wrath.”|
|______||4.||I use a soft answer to turn away wrath.|
|______||5.||I am happy to have people know what I say about them behind their backs.|
|______||6.||Everything I have done today could be looked upon as an act of worship.|
|______||7.||My standard of living is the Bible.|
|______||8.||I believe that the Lord Jesus Christ is able to give me victory over frustration, jealousy and anger.|
|______||9.||When my child screams, I scream back.|
|______||10.||I sometimes feel ashamed of what I have said.|
|______||11.||I am holding a grudge against someone.|
|______||12.||I retaliate when someone offends me.|
Click here to go to the Personal Evaluation Test Answer Key to check your answers.
Self-Check Test 2
How much can you remember?
Use these questions for reviewing your lesson.
In the space provided, mark the following statements “True” or “False.”
|______||1.||The important thing is to set goals for ourselves regardless of what they are.|
|______||2.||God wants His desires to be our desires.|
|______||3.||Our standards should be formed from our observations of other true Christians.|
|______||4.||If we are to please God in His service, our heart must be in our work.|
|______||5.||How a person feels in his heart is as important as how he acts.|
|______||6.||Such emotions as guilt, jealousy, anger, and worry can cause physical disorders.|
|______||7.||Love, joy, peace, patience and self-control are proper reactions to anger, anxiety, etc.|
|______||8.||Good deeds done for a neighbor are valid if accompanied by appropriate desires and feelings.|
|______||9.||When we are at peace with our neighbors, our thinking will be wholesome.|
|______||10.||Unfair, unexpected situations should be met with wholesome, positive feelings and thoughts.|
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Continue on to Lesson 3.