Observation Part

1. Make a hierarchal list of authority in the church (verse 3).

    the head of Christ is

    the head of man is

    the head of women is

2. When should a women be covered? (verse 4)

3. What is the physical symbol of a women's authoritative covering? (verse 15)

4. What was the result when the Corinthians came together? (verse 17)

5. What does "come together" mean in this passage? (verse 18)

6. What abuses of the Lord's Supper were taking place in the Corinthian church?

    a. (verse 18)

    b. (verse 21,34)

7. What statement do we make when we partake in the Lord's Supper? (verse 26)

8. What is the proper preparation for taking the Lord's Supper? (verse 28)

9. Into what danger do we place ourselves if we partake of the Lord's Supper unworthily? (verse 29)

Objective part

1. Using the following list of words, fill in the blanks so that the sentences make correct statements. A word may be used more than once. Not all words are necessarily used.

hat,     head,     hair,     Christ,     man,     image

    a) When we look at a man uncovered or unveiled, we see his :

    and are reminded of :

    When we look at a woman, we see her cover or veil and are reminded of her: who is:

    b) Verse 3 is an example of the principle called:

2. The hierarchy of authority listed in verse 3 in which man is placed above woman is based upon

a) ability

b) value

c) function

d) appearance

3.    T    F    The covering which is mentioned in this chapter refers to the hats which men and women sometimes wear.

4.    T    F    Long hair for men is fine as long as it is neat and clean for a good witness, in as much as the length of a man's hair is a matter of style and social convention.

5.    T    F    Verse 20 says that the Corinthians were neglecting to partake of the Lord's Supper.

6.    T    F    Jesus gave thanks that He would go to the cross, that He would endure the wrath of God for the salvation of His people.

7. The words "this do" in verse 24 refer to:

a) brake

b) eat

c) thanks

d) remembrance

8. What are at least four specific differences between the Lord's Supper and a regular meal?

1.    The Lord's Supper

       A regular meal

2.    The Lord's Supper

       A regular meal

3.    The Lord's Supper

       A regular meal

4.    The Lord's Supper

       A regular meal

9.    T    F    The work of grace is an invisible work of God in our heart, but if we partake of the Lord's Supper, we are making a public statement which must be supported by a faithful life which verifies that we are indeed saved.

10 The primary thought of verse 27 is:

a) If we celebrate the Lord's Supper unworthily, we show that Christ has not shed His blood for us, and we will face the same judgment He did on our own.

b) If we celebrate the Lord's Supper unworthily, we will be held accountable for the crucifixion of Jesus, just like those Jews who sent Jesus to the cross.

c) If we celebrate the Lord's Supper unworthily, we are not really celebrating the Lord's Supper.

Short answer

Write an answer to ONE of the following questions or requests. The answer must not be longer than one paragraph.

A. What spiritual problem could be the cause of a person's refusal to accept the biblically mandated chain of command?

B. What is especially serious about observing the Lord's Supper with the wrong motives.


Write an answer to the following question or request. Limit your essay to two pages double spaced typed. Support your statements and conclusions with quotes from the Bible and the analysis of Chapter 11.

How important is proper respect for the chain of command in a church members' personal life? How important is it for his personal witness?

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