CORINTHIANS CHAPTER 7

Pick the best answer.
  1. 1. The Apostle Paul encouraged the unmarried and the widowed to remain single. True or false?

  2. True
    False

  3. 2. Paul told the Corinthians that, if they were already married to an unbeliever, they should not divorce. True or false?

  4. True
    False

  5. 3. Paul affirmed that if a Christian was married to an unbeliever and wished to separate, the Christian spouse should let the unbeliever depart. True or False?

  6. True
    False

  7. 4. In 1 Corinthians, the apostle Paul states that young widows should be encouraged to remarry. True or false?

  8. True
    False

  9. 5. What qualification did Paul give in 1 Corinthians 7 for the remarriage of widows?

  10. None, the widow may marry whomever she wishes.
    The widow may marry the brother of her dead husband.
    The widow must still be able to bear children.
    The widow may marry whomever she wishes, only in the Lord.
    The widow must marry someone from the same jurisdiction.

  11. 6. Paul encouraged those who became Christians after they were married to continue living with their non-Christian spouse. True or false?

  12. True
    False

  13. 7. In 1 Corinthians 7, Paul addresses issues the Corinthians had written him about. True or false?

  14. True
    False

  15. 8. In 1 Corinthians 7, Paul states that a husband does not rule over his own body, but the wife does. True or false?

  16. True
    False

  17. 9. When the apostle Paul wrote 1 Corinthians, he was single. True or false?

  18. True
    False

  19. 10. Paul told the Corinthians that married couples should not refuse their spouses of their conjugal rights, except by agreement for a short time. True or false?

  20. True
    False

  21. 11. Why did Paul allow for this short agreement?

  22. To allow a woman time to recover after giving birth.
    So that the couple might devote themselves to prayer.
    So that the couple might learn to appreciate each other more.
    To prepare for the feast days of the Church.
    To mourn the loss of a loved one.

  23. 12. Why did St. Paul advise this agreement be only for a short time?

  24. Because he felt Satan might tempt them through lack of self control.
    Because the couple had made no firm commitment to the monastic life.
    Because he felt they would become distracted from prayer.
    Because he feared that one member may want to continue the agreement longer than the other was willing.
    Because he feared their love for one another might grow cold.

  25. 13. 1 Corinthians 7, Paul states that he thinks it best for the unmarried and widows not to marry. Under what conditions did he allow them to marry?

  26. If they were extremely poor.
    If they had no family to care for them.
    If they could not exercise self-control.
    If they were still young enough to have children.
    If they had not already had children.

  27. 14. In St. Paul’s letter to the Corinthians, Paul advocates that Christians who own slaves should grant them their freedom. True or false?

  28. True
    False

  29. 15. St. Paul believed that if a slave was offered freedom he should choose freedom. True or false?

  30. True
    False

  31. 16. St. Paul believed that if a slave was offered freedom he should choose freedom. True or false?

  32. True
    False

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