|Staying in the Word|
Chapter Two, Lesson Four
STRENGTHENING THE FLOCK Page 5
V.23 ** Why are people so easily fooled by religious asceticism, by the erroneous teachings of men, to do spiritual works for the promoting of their souls?
** Even though going to "church", or acting piously can look good, there are three areas in which all man centered religion will fail. What are they according to verse 23?
** How valuable is all of this man made effort to be religious, when applied to the war against fleshly indulgence?
** Let's review Paul's pattern and see if we too can learn how to be "Strengthening the Flock". What is the first thing he asks them to do?
** While taking our stand on Christ alone, what should we keep in mind when someone comes along with their new revelation or own personal vision?