Intercontinental Church of God Correspondence Course - Lesson Twelve of Bible Course--Answers

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Lesson Twelve - Faith

This table shows the correct answers to the questions for Lesson 12.  The questions are generated from the doctrine on Faith.  To check the text of the doctrine for each question and answer, go to the Check Text Page.

1) Faith is ________________ that God exists.

a) belief
b) hope
c) sure knowledge
d) assurance                   (c)

2) Faith is:

a) knowing that God will accomplish what He has promised to do.
b) trust in His promises.
c) belief that God is in control.
d) absolutely necessary for Salvation.
e) all of the above.
f) none of the above.                   (e)

3) Where in the Bible do we read, "that the trial of your faith is more precious than gold."

a) Matthew 23:23
b) 1 Peter 1:7
c) Hebrews 11:6                     (b)

4) Where in the Bible do we read, "law, judgment and faith are the weightier matters of the law."

a) Matthew 23:23
b) 1 Peter 1:7
c) Hebrews 11:6                 (a)

5) Where in the Bible does it say: "without faith it is impossible to please God."

a) Matthew 23:23
b) 1 Peter 1:7
c) Hebrews 11:6              (c)


6) Having faith is a feeling of the heart.  True or False?     (False)

7) "faith" and "the faith" mean the same thing.  True or False?   (False)

8) "The Faith" means:

a) the overall system of doctrine and belief accepted by the church.
b) the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.    (a)

9) Ultimately faith deals with:

a) the past
b) the present
c) the future               (c)

10) Faith is a willingness to believe God will not fail even though He has not actually brought about what is promised.  True or False?     (True)

11) True faith comes from:

a) feelings and emotions
b) the church
c) the ministry
d) God                              (d)

12) Faith in its most profound manifestation is a deep personal belief...

a) that Jesus Christ is our savior.
b) that His death paid the individual penalty of our personal sins.
c) in His message.
d) none of the above.
e) items a and b only.
f) items a, b and c.                 (f)

13) Baptism is an outward symbolic testimony that we have inward faith in Christ.  True or False?  (True)

14) According to Galatians 2:16, man is justified by:

a) works
b) by the faith of Christ
c) both                                  (b)

15) Once we are baptized and we receive the Holy Spirit we learn how to self-generate godly faith.  True or False?    (False)

16) The faith in us is possible by the power of God's Spirit and is actually the faith of Christ's spirit in us.  True or False?   (True)

17) According to Romans 4, Faith in us is counted as...

a) works
b) grace)
c) righteousness
d) judgment                         (c)

18) Finish this verse from Romans 14:  ...for whatsoever is not of faith is______[what?]  (sin)

19) A true Christian will obey God and do good works.  True or False?   (True)

20) According to James 2:20, faith without works is ________ [what?]   (dead)

21) Our good works:

a) save us.
b) show our faith.
c) both                          (b)

22) Faith is exclusively a mental and spiritual element of the Salvation Process devoid of physical action.  True or False?   (False)

23) Having true godly faith guarantees I will never have doubt.  True or False?  
(False, Faith can surmount doubt)

24) The main thrust of faith is...

a) to believe God will help us in trials if we are faithful.
b) to answer every prayer that is prayed according to His will and in faith.
c) to believe in God's promise of the resurrection from the dead in salvation.
d) to believe that God exists.                       (c)

25) God's ultimate design is to bring every human being from flesh to spirit.  True or False?  (True)

26) A Christian who is living by faith realizes physical promises may be delayed for his or her spiritual benefit.  True or False?  (True)

27) In what New Testament book and chapter do we see a list of the fruits of the Spirit?

a) Romans 5
b) Ephesians 5
c) Galatians 5
d) James 5                      (c)

28) As Christians we know that true faith is a sincere feeling in our hearts and we have the power to let it give us an emotional, mental high.  True or False?  (False)

29) According to Romans 5, being justified by faith we have...

a) love
b) knowledge
c) peace
d) trials                           (c)

30) Faith can come by reading and immersing ourselves into the Word of God.  True or False?
(True)  Note: The reason this works is because the Word of God is the mind of Christ and true faith is Christ being faithful in and through us.

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