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NT Final Johnson
Terms in this set (83)
live holy lives
walk in the light
be doers; not hearers
freedom from the law
don't go back to old beliefs
"gospel in minature"
John Nelson Darby
individual who served church on Crete
a "joy filled" letter
To allow the difficult passage to be illuminated between all of scripture
*thinking about guidelines when handling difficult scripture
Ephesians, submit to Christ above all
*main idea behind household codes
your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit
a belief that anythig associated with the physical world is evil with which the Divine would have no contact
actual citizenship is found in Kingdom of God
avoid stupid controversies
Materials through visions, dualism, and symbolism
*general characteristics of apocolyptic writings
"all have sinned"
endure to the end
utilizes the metaphore of "walking in the light"
Christ is first in all things
Characteristics of Paul's letters
identify the pastoral letters
seeks to explain why Christians suffer
Be careful who instructs you develop critical thinking skills
*thinking through contemporary issues related to "false teachers"
books in the new testament
name two NT books which may have been written by a brother of Jesus
Gospel of God
description of true fellowship
torn between "living or dying"
Paul rented one in Thessalonica, storefront, apartment above
example of Abraham as one justified by faith
uncover; unveil; reveal
calls for restraint in order to maintain relationship with fellow believer
Teacher, athlete, soldier, farmer
"one body, one Spirit, one hope, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all"
1 & 2 Corinthians
2 letters may have been 4
resist false teachers
the study of end times
"greatest of these is love"
longest to shortest
*rationale for ordering of Pauline letters in cannon
1 & 2 Thessalonians
possibly first letters written by Paul and thus oldest NT documents
nothing can separate us from the love of Christ
live as aliens
don't work don't eat
Follow Gaius' example
*identify various characteristics of Paul's letters
you have been "bought with a price"
Kick man out of fellowship for sin
Ephesians; the study of the church
*a secret knowledge, rooted in the dualism of Greek philosophy
Jesus is regarded as a superior High Priest
missed the mark; all have sinned
"proof" of how Christianity was a fulfillment of Judaism
provides assurance that ultimately evil will be conquered
Law seen as a pedagogue (custodian)
Christ came "once for all"
demonstrates how Christianity fulfilled Judaism
Way of life, ingrained in society
*slavery in the first century
addresses concern which was disrupting worship services
individual who served church in Ephesus
the return of Jesus
1 day = 1000years
"endurance" in the ministry
"so great a cloud of witnesses"
Ephesians, how paul refers to the church
*body of Christ
book of 'ethics' on how to live as Jesus commanded
speaking in tounges
"Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, and the conviction of things not seen."
definition of faith
author was going to write treatise on salvation
thank you note
based on Paul's comments it is clear he expects to die soon
faith is best expressed through works
*journey or pilgrimage
writing reflects the basic teachings of Jesus without reference to him
calls for one to stand against the "wiles of the devil" therefore we should "put on the full armor of God"
often used as qualifications for a deacon or bishop
put on the whole Armor of God
points out that even after faith one will continue to sin