Why Do Christians Suffer?

 
 
Certainty of suffering:
What will we have in the world according to John 16:33? ____________________
 
To whom did death spread? Rom. 5:12 ________________________________________
 
What will happen to all who will try to live godly in Christ Jesus? 
 
2 Tim. 3:12_________________________________________________________________
 
What must we go through to enter the kingdom of God? Acts 14:22 ____________
 
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Reasons for suffering:
What causes suffering for a false teacher in 2 Pet. 2:20? __________________
 
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What is the reason Christians suffer in I Pet. 3:13-17? ____________________
 
What are two reasons people suffer according to I Pet. 2:20? _______________
 
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What happens to someone who takes the Lordís table in an unworthy manner? 
 
I Cor. 11:30 _______________________________________________________________
 
Why were the Christians sick, weak and dead? I Cor. 11:30-32 _______________
 
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According to Gal. 6:7 if a man sows wickedness and evil what will he 
 
receive?____________________________________________________________________
 
Why did God test in the furnace of affliction? Is. 48:10 ___________________
 
Why does God sometimes bring trials our way? Deut. 8:2 _____________________
 
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Why were some willing to suffer? Heb. 11:35 ________________________________
 
What does God do for those He loves? Heb. 12:6 _____________________________
 
Why should no one be shaken by afflictions? I Thes. 3:3 ____________________
 
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What has entered the world through Adam? Rom. 5:12 _________________________
 
Where does every perfect gift come from? James 1:17 ________________________
 
Benefits of suffering:
What benefit can come from our tribulation? 2 Cor. 1:4 _____________________
 
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Why was the psalmist afflicted in Ps. 119:67 and Ps. 119:71? _______________
 
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Why was the man born blind in John 9:1-3? __________________________________
 
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Why does God chasten us? Heb. 12:10 ________________________________________
 
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What do tribulations produce? Rom. 5:3-4; James 1:3 ________________________
 
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What can God do with all things? Rom. 8:28 __________________________________

What benefit is there in weakness and in infirmities? 2 Cor. 12:8-10 ________

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By Pastor Todd R. Cook (toddrcook@biblestudies4u.info)

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