I Corinthians 9:  Instructions Regarding the Ministry

1.  What does Paul claim to be in 9:1?

2.  In this same verse, who does Paul claim to have seen? 

3.  Where and when did Paul actually see Him? Acts 9:5-6

4.  To prove that ministers must be supported, what two illustrations
      from nature does Paul give in 9:7? 

5.  Which of these two illustrations is used in Matthew 12?

6. What does Peter tell us to do in I Peter 5:2? 

7. Who was Cephas?  9:5   By what other name is he known?

8. What other disciples, mentioned in this chapter, is also mentioned in
      Acts 15:35-39?   

9.  What Old Testament verse does Paul quote in 9:9?

10. To illustrate that Gospel ministers should be supported financially, what does
    Paul say should not be muzzled?  9:9

11. In 9:11, Paul states it is right to support ministers for the
        minister “sows” what to the people? 

12. According to 9:12, what did Paul want protected at all costs?

13. In 9:16, Paul states, “I should be able to brag. I’m a preacher.”  True or False.

14. According to 9:14, should a person in the ministry be paid for it?

15.  In 9:16, Paul says “Woe is me if I don’t” what? 

16.  In 9:18, what does Paul say he will never abuse?

17. In 9:22, why did Paul state he would become all things to all men?

18.  What athletic illustration does Paul use in 9:24?

19.  According to Hebrews 12:1, how are we to run? 

20.  According to Galatians 5:7, how did the Galatians run?

21.  According to Galatians 2:2, what did Paul not want to do “in vain?”

22.  From 9:25, explain what Paul means when he states that “every person
          that strives for the mastery is temperate in all things.”

Maxim of the Moment

Faults are thick where love is thin.