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Majoring in Life


UB David + I'll B Jonathan, Inc.


Majoring in Life

Lesson 4: On Your Own—but Not Alone

(Antidotes to homesickness)



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1. What was the trigger that made the author feel like a zombie?

    a) He lost his girlfriend.

    b) His mailbox was empty.

    c) His car got wrecked.

2. Which Scripture verse provided a solution to his problem?

    a) 1 Peter 5:7.

    b) 1 Peter 1:16.

    c) 2 Peter 1:21.

3. Jesus answered his prayers by giving him more mail.

    a) True.

    b) False.

4. One writer used this phrase—“a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong”—to define this concept:

    a) guilt.

    b) sense of injustice.

    c) homesickness.

5. Manfred recommends that we think of homesickness as…

    a) a longing for home.

    b) an invitation by Jesus to step through the Door.

    c) a feeling that will pass with time.

6. Christ’s salvation includes such benefits as acceptance, love, peace, forgiveness and protection.

    a) True.

    b) False.

7. The author cautions us not to use our imagination in thinking about Jesus.

    a) True.

    b) False.

8. Suggested ways to handle homesickness include:

    a) listening to others, keeping a journal, serving people in practical ways.

    b) getting more friends, relaxing more often, going to church regularly.

    c) writing home frequently, reading the Bible, praying about it.

9. As long as you hang in with a good crowd you won’t feel homesick.

    a) True.

    b) False.

10. Which Bible book may be most helpful to read when feeling homesick?

    a) Luke.

    b) Philippians.

    c) Psalms.

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