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The Biblical Christian Life Study Guide

Study Guide


Required listening includes The Spirit and Sanctification, Love God and Sanctification, God's Work and Ours by Martyn Lloyd-Jones in the Sanctification Sermon Series

Start your study by trying to answer the questions in the Study Guide below. Then you can download the Teacher's Guide which has all the answers. Register to get your instructor's email and help. 



Recommended reading includes: The Judgment Throne of ChristUnveiling God's Church, and the Biblical Christian Life. All free to download from our Books section and Articles section.

24 Keys to a Fruitful Christian Life - Click here to download 

To follow Christ means we must abide in Christ; you must be in union in His death, His burial and His resurrection. When he died so did we, to our dispositions and desires. When he was buried so were we, to the lusts of the world. And when he was resurrected to the right hand of the Father, so were we, to take authority over principalities and powers.


  • Define who is a Christian 

  • What does it mean to follow and obey Christ? 

  • What is sanctification? 

  • Is sanctification something a believer does through his own efforts? 

  • Define the Christian Church according to the Scriptures 

  • What is the purpose of the Church of Jesus Christ? 

  • Describe the image of Christ in the Book of Revelation. How do we know this is the eternal image of the Lord? Why does the Scripture reveal this image of Christ to his Church? 


  • SCRIPTURES: Acts 14:5; Luke 9:23, 14:26-27; Mark 10:17-27; 1 Corinthians 1:2, 1:40, 1:30, 12; John 15:2, 8:12; Matthew 18:20; John 4:21-24; Revelation 1, 14:7; Ephesians 4:7-16; Daniel 10:6; Romans 14:11  


God's Will for His Church 

  • What characterizes the churches that are blessed by God? (Rev. 2-3) 

  • What are the four issues that can bring a church under condemnation? (Rev. 2-3) 


  • SCRIPTURES: Revelation 2, 3; Luke 10:38-42; Matthew 15:8; Mark 4:16-20; Galatians 4:6; John 15:4; Ezekiel 36:26; Hebrews 10:30-31; 1 Corinthians 1:29-31; Job 25:6; Proverbs 4:23 


God's Will for His Children 

  • Describe the attributes of the Christian life according to the Bible? 

  • What is the will of God for the Christian? Is this the same for all Christians? 

  • What is a “measure of faith” in the Biblical Christian life? (Romans 12:3-6) 

  • What are the gifts of the Spirit? What are their purpose in the life of the believer? 

  • What is the fruit of the Spirit? The fruit is evidence of what in the life of the believer? When does the fruit of the Spirit manifest itself? 

  • What is the battle that must be won to bear fruit? 

  • What are traits of the old nature the Christian is to put to death? 

  • How does the will of God for the Christian differ from the purpose of the Church? 

  • Can genuine Christians be found in denominations considered heretical? 


  • SCRIPTURES: 1 Corinthians 11:1, 12:4; Ephesians 5, 4:7-13; Luke 6:35-36; Leviticus 11:45; 1 Peter 1:15-16; 2 Corinthians 10:5, 6:17; 1 John, Revelation 2, 3, 18:4; Jude 1:23, Romans 7; Proverbs 6:16-17, 8:13; Psalm 97:10; Galatians 5:14, 5:22-23; Romans 12:9-21, 12:3-6, 12:4-8, 6:1-14;  Matthew 13:23; John 15:5; Colossians 3; Deuteronomy 7:6 


The Biblical Christian Life 

  • Why has God purposed that every Christian is to grow into the fullness of Jesus Christ? 

  • What are the pre-requisites to living a Biblical Christian life? 

  • What is the lifestyle the redeemed are to live? Why? 

  • What are all redeemed, born again men and women, called to do by Christ? 

  • Describe the earthly ministry of the Lord 

  • What is the ministry all Christians are called to perform? 

  • How does a Christian fulfill his calling described in Isaiah 58:5-10? 

  • What authority is given to the Christian? 

  • What power is given to the Christian? 

  • What is the Christian’s posture against the Devil? 


  • SCRIPTURES: Exodus 19:6, 14:15-16; 1 Peter 2, 1:16-17; Romans 8:29, 12:1, 8:17, 16:20; Psalm 51:10-17; Matthew 11:15, 5:4-8, 21:21, 28:19; Luke 14:26, 4:18-21, 10:17; Leviticus 19:2; 2 Corinthians 7:1; John 12:26, 15:7, 14:12; Isaiah 61:1, 58:5-10; Ephesians 5:1, 1:23, 6:16, 2:6, 1:3; Revelation 1:6, 5:10; Acts 8:4-8, 1:8; Mark 16:15; James 4:7 


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