New Life -- for You!
Course Test




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    The answer to each question will be found in the lessons or Bible references. You may use the study guide and a Bible to help you find the answers.
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1. True Or False?

Some of the following statements are true, and others are false. Write behind each whether it is true or false.

Example:

The Holy Bible teaches about Jesus Christ:

True: False:

Now go on by yourself:

1.1 No man can come to know God, unless God reveals himself.

True: False:

1.2 We do not need God for our new life.

True: False:

1.3 God reveals himself in the Holy Bible.

True: False:

1.4 The Bible has one main message.

True: False:

1.5 The Bible consists of 60 different books.

True: False:

1.6 No one can please God without faith.

True: False:

1.7 True faith is~based on the Bible.

True: False:

1.8 The Bible does not apply to us today.

True: False:

1.9 God created the world and all who live in it.

True: False:

1.10 God is not interested in us today.

True: False:



2. Complete The Sentence Correctly.

You will find two or more ways to complete each sentence. Only one is correct. Write only the letter of the correct answer next to the question. Do not try to write out the whole answer.

Example:

The purpose of this course is:
a. to help you exercise your body.
b. to teach new ways to cook food.
c. to help students to find a new life

Now go on by yourself:

2.1 The God of the Bible is :
a. one of many gods.
b. in nature.
c. the only personal living God.
d. an impersonal power.

2.2 When God created the world, it was -
a. full of suffering.
b. good in all respects.
c. by accident.

2.3 Humans are different from the rest of the universe, because we have -
a. learnt to use tools.
b. a spiritual centre.
c. highly developed brains.

2.4 God's purpose with the human race is -
a. not known to us.
b. that every man should live for himself.
c. that every man should glorify God.

2.5 We can get to know God -
a. only when he reveals himself.
b. through meditation.
c. in no way at all.

2.6 Sin has ruled in the human race since -
a. their creation.
b Adam and Eve were disobedient to God.

2.7 The sin of Adam and Eve was the beginning of -
a. all unhappiness in the world.
b. only their own unhappiness.

3. Choose The Correct Answer:
You will find two or more answers to each question. Only one answer is correct. Write only the letter next to the correct answer behind the question.Do not try to write out the whole answer.

Example:

In which language is this study guide written?
a. Tamil
b. English
c. Sinhalese

Now go on by yourself:

3.1 What effect did Adam's disobedience have?
a. It had no effect.
b. It affected only himself.
c. It brought suffering and death into the whole world.

3.2 Why does the teaching of "Karma"; not satisfy?
a. It does not produce good results.
b. One's evil deeds affect only oneself.

3.3 How can a man's inner nature be changed?
a. By his own efforts.
b. By Somebody outside himself.
c. It cannot be changed.

3.4 What did the animal sacrifices teach the Israelites?
a. Sin should be punished by death.
b. There is no way to get your sins forgiven.

4. Choose The Correct Bible Verse

Below this you will find a number of statements. Further on you will find a number of Bible verses that you have been introduced to in your studies, but not in the same order. Write the letter next to the Bible verse that proves each statement next to that statement. You may use a Bible to help you.


4.1 Jesus was a perfect, sinless man.
a
b
c
d
e
f
g
h
i
j
4.2 Jesus taught with authority.
a
b
c
d
e
f
g
h
i
j
4.3 Jesus fulfilled the Old Testament prophecies.
a
b
c
d
e
f
g
h
i
j
4.4 Jesus is the only true way to God.
a
b
c
d
e
f
g
h
i
j
4.5 Jesus did miracles to prove his claims.
a
b
c
d
e
f
g
h
i
j
4.6 Jesus came from heaven.
a
b
c
d
e
f
g
h
i
j
4.7 Jesus is God.
a
b
c
d
e
f
g
h
i
j
4.8 Jesus came to save sinners.
a
b
c
d
e
f
g
h
i
j
4.9 Jesus died on our behalf.
a
b
c
d
e
f
g
h
i
j
4.10 Jesus lives today.
a
b
c
d
e
f
g
h
i
j


Choose the verses from this list:
a. John 5:39
b. John 10:25
c. Matthew 24:35
d. Hebrews 4:15
e. John 14:6
f. 1 Timothy 1:15
g. Hebrews 7:25
h. 1 Peter 3:18
i. John 8:23
j. John 1:1


5. Complete The Sentence Correctly

In each of the following questions you will find several ways to complete the sentence. Only one is right. Write the letter next to the correct answer next to the question.

5.1 Anybody can become a child of God by -
a. keeping the Ten Commandments.
b. trusting in the Lord Jesus Christ.

5.2 The Holy Spirit is -
a. created by God.
b. God.

5.3 If a true Christian sins again -
a. he stops being a child of God.
b. he never was a child of God.
c. he should confess his sins to God.

5.4 True Christian faith is shown by loving
a. only God.
b. only one's fellowmen.
c. both God and one's fellowmen.


6. Fill In The Missing Words

In each of the following sentences one word is missing. Choose the correct word from the following list of words and write each in the correct sentence;
(confess / live / turn / forgive / trust / join / come / accept / obey / endure)


6.1 A Christian must _______________ away from his sins.
endure
confess
live
turn
forgive
trust
join
come
accept
obey
6.2 Anyone can ______________ the Lord Jesus to save him.
endure
confess
live
turn
forgive
trust
join
come
accept
obey
6.3 You should be prepared to ______________ to other people that Jesus is your Lord.
endure
confess
live
turn
forgive
trust
join
come
accept
obey
6.4 If you receive Christ, God will ______________ your sins.
endure
confess
live
turn
forgive
trust
join
come
accept
obey
6.5 The Holy Spirit comes to __________________ in every true Christian.
endure
confess
live
turn
forgive
trust
join
come
accept
obey
6.6 God expects Christians to ______________ his commands.
endure
confess
live
turn
forgive
trust
join
come
accept
obey
6.7 Every Christian should ______________ a church where the true gospel is preached.
endure
confess
live
turn
forgive
trust
join
come
accept
obey
6.8 One day Christ will ______________ to earth again.
endure
confess
live
turn
forgive
trust
join
come
accept
obey
6.9. God promises to give the Christian the strength to _______________ temptation..
endure
confess
live
turn
forgive
trust
join
come
accept
obey
6.10 You can only ______________ God's gift by faith.
endure
confess
live
turn
forgive
trust
join
come
accept
obey

7. Answer "Yes" Or "No"

Please answer these questions honestly. They do not count for any marks, but will help us to help you further.

7.1 Do you know the God of the Bible? yes no
7.2 Do you have a Bible? yes no
7.3 If so, do you read your Bible every day? yes no
7.4 Do you notice sin in your life? yes no
7.5 Do you believe that God has a purpose with your life? yes no
7.6 Have you accepted Christ as your Saviour and Lord? yes no
7.7 Would you like to be brought into contact with a locaI church? yes no

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