2016-12-14 Public Catechism Quiz
1. Write the Eighth Commandment.
You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.
What does this mean?
We should fear and love God that we do not tell lies about our neighbor, betray him or give him a bad name, but defend him, speak well of him and take his words and actions in the kindest possible way.
2. Why is God’s gift of a good name important?
Leviticus 19:16 Do not go about spreading slander among your people.
A good name determines whether or not people will respect us or trust us.
3. What does God forbid regarding his gift of a good name?
a. God forbids us to lie to another person or about him.
Colossians 3:9 Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices.
b. God forbids us to betray another person’s secrets.
c. God forbids us to say anything that will give another person a bad name. (Gossip)
4. What does God want us to do according to the eighth commandment?
a. Ephesians 4:15 Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into him who is the Head, that is, Christ.
God wants us to defend the good name of others.
b. God wants us to speak well of others.
c. God wants us to that the words and actions of other in the kindest possible way.
1 Peter 4:8 Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.
5. What does God want us to o when we know about another’s sin?
a. Matthew 18:15 “If your brother sins against you, go and show him his fault, just between the two of you. If he listens to you, you have won your brother over.
God wants us to them and them their sin in order to lead them to repent.
6. Eighth Grade – Write the First Part of Communion.
HOLY COMMUNION IS A SACRAMENT
First: What is the sacrament of Holy Communion?
It is the true body and blood of our Lord Jesus Christ under the bread and wine, instituted by Christ for us Christians to eat and to drink.
Where is this written?
The holy Evangelists Matthew, Mark, Luke, and the Apostle Paul tell us: Our Lord Jesus Christ, on the night he was betrayed, took bread; and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.”
Then he took the cup, gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you; this is my blood of the new covenant, which is poured out for you for the forgiveness of sins. Do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me.”
7. Were you in church this past weekend? If so, where? If not, why not? Did you attend Footsteps or a Bible class?