New Testament Exam #4
|Much of 1John is a "commentary" on what part of John's Gospel?||Upper Room Discourse|
|Secessionist?||People who were part of the Christian community but hard withdrawn from that community|
|Docetist?||Believed that Christ was divine but only seemed to become human.|
|Audience of 1John, 2John, 3John|| 1.Christian expelled from synagogue|
|Characteristics of proto-Gnosticism|| -Jesus was divine, but "seemed" human|
-Believed they were incapable of "real sin"
-But if sin was committed it was their bodies and only the spiritual matters
-Spiritual knowledge offered an elite idea of salvation.
|How the Roman Empire saw Christians|| Antisocial|
|What even happened to Jesus to change James & Jude's faith||The Resurrection.|
|Peter was martyred by who?||Nero|
|Overall focus of James & Jude||Holiness|
|What is the basic argument of Hebrews for these people?||Don't give up Christianity b/c its harder than Judaism.|
|What specific life situation was Hebrews written to?||To Jewish Christians who are being pressured to give up their Christian faith under threat of property seizure or expulsion from the synagogue.|