Lesson 4 – Loving God, Because He first Loved Us

Knowing God and what He has done (and still does) to win your heart, will make you want to fall in love with Him over and over again!

This is a must watch if you think that God has forgotten about you, or if you need new passion for the Lord! This teaching will help you have a personal encounter with Jesus, and know God more intimately.

Living Lesson 4 Homework Project

1. I want YOU to describe the depth of God’s love and mercy in about 150 words – Take into consideration how God reacted to Israel and Judah’s rejection of Him (as you have read in Beloved Faith Maker and in the Old Testament), and God’s grace as revealed in the New Testament through Jesus Christ.

2.  When GOD, who has seen you at your absolutely WORST moment, still GENUINELY loves you … How does that make you feel?

3.  Please choose one correct answer:

3.1 How are believers justified (made righteous in the sight of God)

a)  By good deeds

b)  By their faith in Jesus

c)   By the blood of Jesus Christ, shed on the cross when He died, taking the punishment for their sins in their place

d)   a and c

e)   a, b and c

3.2 How are believers reconciled and united with God?

 a)  By good deeds

b)  By their faith in Jesus

c)   By the blood of Jesus Christ, shed on the cross when He died, taking the punishment for their sins in their place

d)   a and c

e)   b and c

3.3  In Romans 5:7-21 the actions and consequences of the actions of Adam and Jesus are compared.  Which of the following statements are true?

i) The judgment following the trespass of Adam brought condemnation, but God’s free gift following Jesus’ obedience on the cross, justifies many and reconciles them with God when they accept that He died in their place

ii) One trespass led to condemnation for all men, and Jesus Christ’s one act of righteousness leads to justification and life for all men

iii) By Adam’s disobedience to God many were made sinners, and by Jesus Christ’s obedience to God many will be made righteous

iv)  God’s free gift of grace is out of all proportion to the trespass of Adam – If many died through Adam’s trespass, MUCH MORE will many have eternal life and reign in this life through God’s free gift of grace and righteousness

v)  There is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus and are saved from the wrath of God

Which of the above statements are TRUE?

a)  i) to v)

b)  i) to iv)

c)  i), ii) and iii)

d)  i), ii) and v)

3.4  God ultimately reveals His deep love and incredible mercy, by giving sinners HIS righteousness, as He declared He would through the prophets.

a)  True   b)  False

3.5  Which of the following statements are TRUE?

i)  Because we are justified and made righteous by the blood of Jesus, we can do what we want, without our actions having consequences

ii) Because we are justified and made righteous by the blood of Jesus, we are reconciled with God and Holy Spirit is our Helper, leading us in the way we should go

iii) Because we are justified and made righteous by the blood of Jesus, our actions still have consequences but we strive to walk in love, not harming others or ourselves

iv)  God’s grace defies logic

v)  Because we are justified and made righteous by the blood of Jesus, when we make mistakes and we hurt others, it doesn’t bother us anymore

a)  i) to v)

b)  i) to iv)

c)  ii), iii), iv)

d) i) to iii)

4.  Are the following statements True or False?

a)  Jesus’ name means ‘God saves’ or ‘God is our Deliverer and our salvation’.

b)  A ‘Deliverer’ is someone who rescues you from harm or danger.

c)  To ‘deliver’ also means to help someone give birth.

d) To ‘deliver’ also means to secure and fulfill something that was promised.

c)  Jesus Christ is our Deliverer.

d)  A ‘Redeemer’ is someone who repays, recovers, saves, or exchanges something for something else.

e) Jesus Christ is our Redeemer because He paid the price for the sins of the world, to give grace to sinners.

f) Jesus Christ is our Redeemer because all who believe in Him will not die, but have eternal life.

g) Jesus Christ is our Redeemer because with the power of His blood and the Holy Spirit, He makes old lives to be new again. 

h) Jesus was given the name above every other name, because of His humble and utmost obedience to God, to the point of death – death on the cross.

i) Because of Jesus’ obedience, God has highly exalted Him and given Him a name above every other name, so that by the Name of JESUS every knee shall bow and tongue confess that He is Lord.

j) ‘Lord’ means the ‘Highest Authority’.

5. Match Column A with Column B

Column A                                                     Column B

1. Jehovah Raah                        a.  God Almighty

2. Jehovah Rapha                      b.  God who sees me

3. Jehovah Shammah               c.  The Lord is my Shepherd

4. Jehovah Tsidkenu                 d.  The Lord is here

5. Jehovah Mekoddishkem     e. The Lord who sanctifies you

6. Jehovah Jireh                        f.  The Lord our righteousness

7. Jehovah Shalom                   g.  The Lord heals

8. Jehovah Shebaoth               h. The Lord is my Peace        

9. Adonai                                   i.  The Lord is my Provider      

10. El Roi                                    j.  The Lord of Hosts             

11. El Qanna                             k.  Lord and Master

12. El Shaddai                           l.   Jealous God

13. El Olam                               m. God Almighty

14. Yaweh                                 n.  Everlasting God

15. Jesus Christ                        o.  In Him, above all rule and authority, the fullness of God dwells bodily