Chapter 1: Content Questions:
- Describe the Three Creations and the days associated with each.
- What evidence is there that the seventh day continues?
- What does it mean that God rested on the seventh day?
- Is there support that a day could be a long time period?
- What is significant about the 8th day?
- Is there support for the existence of the eight day?
- Why did the Celtic Christians call the church “colonies of heaven.”
Chapter 1: Application Questions
- How has God been at work in your life?
- When did the Fallen Creation begin and what are its characteristics?
- When did the New Creation begin and what are its characteristics?
- Since the Fallen Creation and the New Creation overlap, what challenges does that pose for Christians ?
Chapter 2: Content Questions
- What does inspiration mean?
- Are the books of the Apocrypha inspired by God?
- What is God’s purpose for the Bible?
- What is unique about the Bible?
- How is the Bible organized?
- What are some tips for interpreting the Bible?
- When studying the Bible why is it important to remember that the meaning of words can change over time?
- When interpreting the Bible, why is it important to consider culture and the circumstances at the time when it was written?
- What are the five types of literature used in the Bible?
Chapter 2: Application Questions
- Can you describe a time when God spoke to you through the Bible?
- How would you explain that the Bible is divinely inspired?
- What values and potential pitfalls are there in God using a variety of literary styles in the Bible?
- What is your favorite Bible translation?
- How does understanding the different types of Biblical literature affect the way that the Bible is interpreted?
- Can you think of an example of a misinterpretation of Scripture that resulted from ignoring the culture or circumstances of the text?
- There are five ways to personally interact with the Bible. Which ones do you use? Read/Listen, Study, Meditate, Memorize, Praying the Scripture.