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Bob Gregg - Final - Spring 2018
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On which missionary journey did Paul and his team establish the church at Philippi?
2nd Missionary Journey
Where was the man from who Paul saw in a vision that caused Paul to eventually go to Philippi?
Who were two converts at Philippi that are well known?
Lydia and the Philippian Jailer
The church at Philippi was a "first." What was it first as?
It was the first church established in Europe
What sort of relationship did Paul have with the church at Philippi?
He established it.
What did the church at Philippi send to Paul? By whom did they send it?
Fragrant offering by Epaphroditus
After Paul's imprisonment, did the church at Philippi keep in touch with him?
What is the theme of Philippians?.
The usual address and greeting in Philippians is followed by one of the strongest statement of something that Paul gave in any of his letters. What is it?
I thank my God every time I remember you
Paul was more interested in something else than being released from prison. What was it?
Spreading the gospel
What did Paul use as an example of service?
What action of Adam does Paul show that Christ reversed?
Adam's trying to be God and denying his own humanness
What did Christ have that Paul urged Christ's followers to have?
An attitude of service above self
Whom did Paul hope to send from himself to the Philippians in addition to Epaphroditus?
What kind of approach to Christianity does Paul seem to warn the Philippians about?
What was it that Paul tells the Philippians that he hopes to attain to?
The resurrection of Jesus Christ
What one thing does Paul say he does?
Rejoice? ( i think so))
What does Paul tell Euodia and Syntych to do?
Be of the same mind
What does Paul tell the Philippians to do instead of being anxious?
Present their requests to God
What does Paul say he can do in him who gives him strength?
He can be content in any and every situation
Who was a support to Paul in the writing of the Colossian letter?
Do we have any record that Paul ever visited Colosse?
Where did Colosse rank as to the size of cities that Paul wrote to?
largest city that Paul sent a letter to
What size church was at Colosse?
Smallest church to which Paul wrote
Who, according to 1:7, was the person who probably evangelized the Colosse area?
What other letter of Paul's is Colosse related to?
How many sources of information that we know for sure did Paul have about the church at Colosse?
The false philosophy that seems to filter through the pages of the Colossian letter is the beginning of a false religion known as what?
What is the meaning of the word by which this philosophy/religion is called?
What is the theme of Colossians?
The all sufficiency of Christ
What was the central truth with which Paul countered this false teaching?
The supremacy of God?
Was Paul thankful for the Colossians?
Which verses of Colossians are looked upon as the high-water mark of the letter?
These verses are sometimes called a _________
hymn to Christ
What is the means by which Christ reconciles humans to God?
Where does Paul say Christ is now seated?
The right hand of God
What does Paul say in Colossians 3 that the person who is risen with Christ should set his/her heart?
On things above
Paul states that the person who is risen with Christ did something. What?
The risen person's life is now hidden somewhere. Where?
With Christ in God
What will the risen person do when Christ appears?
They will also appear with Him in glory
The rising with Christ that is alluded to in chapter three is explained in 2:12. What does it refer to?
What should a risen person do with one's earthly nature?
Put to death
Whom does Paul say is with him as he writes the letters to Thessalonica?
Silas and Timothy
On which missionary journey did Paul and his team establish the church at Thessalonica?
2nd missionary journey
Thessalonica was the capital of what roman province?
Where was Paul when he wrote I Thessalonians?
Most NT scholars believe that he was in Corinth
What is the theme of I & II Thessalonians?
The security of Christians in Jesus Christ
What does Paul think of the example of the Thessalonians?
He commends them
What had the Thessalonians turned from to serve God?
Did Paul chide the Thessalonians for their impatience?
Does Paul consider his visit to Thessalonica a successful one?
What is the guidance that Paul gives to the Thessalonians?
live to please God,
What is the Greek word for the second coming of Christ?
What does Paul tell the Thessalonians about Christ's second coming?
That it should be a comforting thought
Paul wrote 2 Thessalonians because some of the folks had misunderstood some thing in the first letter.
In 2 Thessalonians, Paul speaks of the future judgment whereas he did not do so in the 1st letter.
Paul identifies the man of lawlessness in 2 Thessalonians.
In the second letter, Paul warns against idleness and stresses the importance of __________
What does Paul state in the second letter that should be done or else a person should not eat?
In the second letter, Paul spoke of the idle people and said that they are not busy, they are ______.
Where was the first letter to Timothy probably written?
What is the probable date of it's writing?
62 - 66 AD
Was Timothy the sole reader of this letter addressed to him?
What is the theme of 1 Timothy?
Affirmation of the truth
Whom does Paul identify as the teachers of false doctrine where Timothy is?
He doesn't identify them?
In class when we said that Paul is concerned in 1 Timothy about the things being taught that promote controversies rather than the work of God, we said that those things could be summarized by saying those teachers were teaching _______.
What did we say in class that Paul teaches in 1:15-17, that is the very core doctrine of the Story of the NT?
In regard to worship in 1 Timothy 2:8, who does Paul say should pray?
What did Paul say a woman is not permitted to do?
A woman is not permitted to teach or to assume authority over a man.
What is one of the requirements for a person being an elder that would preclude the possibility of women being elders?
Be faithful to his wife.
In class we noted that one of the great reasons for the existence of the church is given by Paul in 1 Timothy 3:14-15. What is it?
The church of the living God
In 1 Timothy 15, Paul states that the church of the living God is a particular something. What is it?
The pillar and the foundation of truth
What is it that Paul warns about in 1 Tim. 4:1-16?
Paul gives extended instructions about how the church should take care of a certain group of people in 1 Tim. 5. Who are they?
In 1 Tim. 5, Paul says that a person who does not provide for his immediate family is worse than whom?
Worst than an unbeliever
What does Paul say is the root of all kinds of evil?
The love of money.
Where was Paul when he wrote 2 Timothy?
Macedonia or Corinth
What is the theme of 2 Tim.?
Being a faithful servant of Jesus Christ.
Was Timothy actually Paul's son?
Who were Lois and Eunice in Timothy's life
Lois was Paul's grandmother, and Eunice was Timothy's mother
In 2 Tim. 1:10, we have a powerful statement about what Jesus did with the Gospel. What is it?
"But it has now been revealed through the appearing of our Savior, Christ Jesus, who has destroyed death and has brought life and immortality to light through the gospel."
What does Paul tell Timothy to do with the things he had heard Paul teach?
entrust those things to reliable (faithful) men
Why does Paul want Timothy to do this?
so they can teach others
What does Paul tell Timothy to flee?
To flee from youthful lust.
What does Paul say is God-breathed?
In Paul's charge to Timothy in 2 Tim. 4, what does Paul tell Timothy to do with the Word?
What did we say in class is a real statement of the Story of the NT?
Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners
Where was Paul when he wrote the letter to Titus?
When was Titus probably written?
What did Paul call Titus?
son in the faith
The instructions addressed to Titus are general enough that they were likely read by whom?
What is the theme of Titus?
The benefits of the grace of God
One of the purposes that Paul states as to why he left Titus at Crete was to:
To straighten out what wasn't finsihed
The second purpose that Paul states as to why he left Titus at Crete was to:
To appoint elders in every town.
Paul's description of the Cretans is very complimentary.
In Titus 2:1, Paul instructs Titus to teach what is in accord with_____.
What does Paul tell Titus has appeared to all men?
Grace of God; salvation
What does Paul connect with the washing of rebirth in Titus 3:5?
Renewal of the Holy Spirit
Who wrote the book of Hebrews?
Disputed, only a few believe that Paul is the writer, and remains anonymous
Hebrews has been associated with Paul since about when?
Around 840 AD
Are the stylistic and theological characteristics of Hebrews like or different from Paul's known writings?
Who were the people to whom Hebrews was written?
Where was the location of the people to whom Hebrews was written?
We don't know
What is the theme of Hebrews?
The superiority of Jesus Christ over everything
In class we said that Jesus is God's what?
Through whom did God speak to the forefathers at many times and in various ways
But now who is God's spokesman?
Hebrews 1:4 states that Jesus and the angels are on equal footing before God.
What does Heb. 1:14 say that angels are?
When it is said that Jesus was made a little lower than the angels, what does this refer to?
His becoming human
Does Heb. 3:1-4:16 say that Moses failed thus making it necessary for Jesus to come into the world?
The only difference between the Levitical priesthood and the High Priesthood of Christ is only minimal.
The New Covenant of Christ has the same sanctuary as the Old Testament covenant.
What is the name of the OT personage for whom Christ's Priesthood is named?
In Heb. 10:25, what does the writer say Christians must not give up?
Christians must not give up on meeting together.
Heb. 10:26-31 is a clear teaching about what?
Not sinning once we're saved; we'll be judged by God
The 11th chapter of Hebrews is a famous chapter. What is it about?
In Heb. 12:29, God is described as something. What?
God is a consuming fire.
The writer of the book of James is much debated.
How many different men named James are considered when considering whom the James is who wrote this book?
Who are the men named James who are considered—the way they are identified?
1. Son of Zebedee
2. Son of Alfius
3. Brother of Jesus
James is considered to have been written from where?
When was James written?
some say in the early 60s AD & as Early as AD 45
To whom was James addressed?
To the twelve tribes scattered among the nations/ To the Christians scattered in Asia Minor
The content of the book shows that the audience meant by this designation was who?
All Christians - Christians who had been scattered
The audience intended was exclusively Jewish Christians and there is no possibility that it was intended to be read by Gentile Christians.
What is the theme of James?
living the Christian life
In class we learned that there is a difference between trials and temptations. What are trials?
Trials are common hardships that happen because we are bodies on earth
What are temptations?
James says that God is the source of temptation.
James instructs his readers to be doers of the Word and not _______.
What does James say is pure and faultless religion?
"Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world." James 1:27
James urges Christians to live in an _______ manner.
In regard to going places and doing things, James teaches that Christians should say something. What?
James shows that our faith is validated by the control of something. What?
Of our tongue
James gives strong warning about dependence upon and abuse of _________.
Wisdom-being right? Money?
James' teaching in regard to patience and endurance echo something. What?
The sermon on the Mount
What does James teach should be a central activity of the church?
People will wander from the truth regardless of what we may do or say, so James teaches that we should not be concerned about it.
In regard to who wrote 1 Peter, there are arguments pro and con for Simon Peter with the view that he did not write the letter ultimately prevailing.
Who were the readers of 1 Peter?
The readers are Christians in Northern provinces in Northern Galatia
This letter was written only to Gentile Christians.
Under whose persecution is it probable that 1 Peter was written?
What is the theme of 1 Peter?
Living hope in Jesus Christ.
The terms used by Peter to specify Christians as God's chosen people are terms that were formally used to specify whom?
royal priesthood, holy nation
What do people who are being persecuted need to hear?
that the situation is not hopeless
What is the keynote of 1 Peter?
Peter makes it clear that hope is __________.
The Story of the NT is that victory in Jesus is assured, regardless of the ________ of life or the ________ of the devil.
Whom does Peter call a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God?
Whom does Peter tell to seek to win their mates to Christ by the way they live?
In the special instructions to elders, what does Peter say that elders are to be to the flock of God?
To be shepherds.
By what are elders to lead?
Who are the readers of 2 Peter?
The readers are the Christians in Northern provinces of Northern Galatia
What is the theme of 2 Peter?
Faithfulness to the scripture and to the truth
What does Peter say that the divine power of God gives for life and godliness?
Through knowledge / Everything we need
The way to live a faithful Christian life is to add _________.
Who are the false teachers whom Peter mentions in 2 Peter, chapter 2?
False prophets- he doesn't identify who they are
What does Peter say they denied?
The sovereign Lord
What does Peter call the Second Coming of Christ?
The Day of the Lord
What does Peter indicate that the knowledge of Christ's Second Coming should have an impact upon?
The truth that Jesus is coming will have an impact on the day (way?) that we live
Where was Paul when he wrote the letter to Philemon?
Was Philemon the only one to whom this letter was addressed?
For whom did Paul plead for to Philemon?
Philemon's slave- onesimus
Who was this man?
Paul tells Philemon that he is sending this man back to Philemon as a:
Did anything that Paul said to Philemon do anything to undermine slavery?
Who is the probable writer of 1 John?
2 & 3 John was written another writer?
The writings of John are connected to what city?
1 John may have gone to several churches that faced the same problems.
2 John was written to whom?
To the lady chosen by God and to her children
We know exactly who this person was.
To whom was 3 John addressed?
What is the theme of 1 John?
is what God has done in Christ to save humanity
What is the theme of 2 John?
What is the theme of 3 John?
is oppositions in the church
What does John say in 1 John 1:1 that he and the other Apostles had seen, hear, & touched?
The Word of life
From 1 John 1, we learn that the Historical Jesus could not have possibly been the Christ.
John states in 1:5 that God is ________ and in Him there is no _______ at all.
What is it that John says we cannot do to God whom we cannot see if we do not do it to our fellow humans whom we can see?
In 2 John, the elder stressed _______ for his children.
In 2 John, what did John show was a sacred duty?
The letter of 3 John is the most intensely _______ letter in the NT.
Who was the man that John identifies as wanting to have first place?
As bad as this man is that John identifies as wanting to have first place, Demetrius is described by John as being worse.
3 John was brief because ________.
He was going to see them soon?
Do we actually know which James Jude was brother of?
Likely the brother of Jesus?
Who are the specific people to whom Jude wrote?
People who are having challenges with their faith
What does Jude urge Christians to do about the faith?
To stand firm in the faith.
Does Jude indicate that there is further revelation still to come from God?
The heresy that Jude describes sounds like what?
Who is the writer of the Book of Revelation?
Is this speculation or do we know it from the book?
We know it from the book
Which man named John is the logical choice for the writer of Revelation?
John the Apostle
Where was John when he wrote the book?
The Greek island of Patmos
Which period of persecution is usually considered the one during which John wrote Revelation?
The persecution under the reign of the emperor Nero
When was Revelation probably written?
Who were the first readers of the Book of Revelation?
The seven churches in the province of Asia
To whom is the book specifically addressed?
Addressed to people who are being persecuted
The first readers of this book understood what they read, but not nearly so well as we understand it today.
Revelation gets its maine from the first word in the Greek text, which is:
What does this word mean?
A disclosure, an unveiling, and a revealing
What is another name sometimes used for the Book of Revelation?
Apocalypse (I think)
The writer of Revelation wrote in a style and thought form known as:
When did this style of writing cease?
During the second century
What is the theme of Revelation?
Victory in Jesus
Is the Book of Revelation literal or symbolic?
Symbolic- written in figures of speech
The language of Revelation is a sort of ______.
figure of speech
Who is described in the figures of speech in chapter 1?
The letters to the Seven Churches are a composite, with each one contributing to the whole message.
True- a message of assurance and hope
The letters to the seven churches do not have a message for us today.
The church at Ephesus was a great church, but it had:
It had left its first love
The church at Pergamum was threatened because it had in it some that held to the teaching of _______.
The church at Thyatira were charged with tolerating someone they should not have done. Who?
The church at Sardis had a reputation for being ___being alive but really dead____.
Being alive but really dead
The church at Philadelphia had before them an _______.
open door- opportunity
The church at Laodicea was ________.
In chapter 4, when John saw a door open in heaven and heard a voice tell him to "come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this." John says that at once he was ________.
in the Spirit on the Lord's day
The scene that John saw in chapters 4 & 5 is a scene of ______.
In chapter 5, John saw a Lamb looking as if it had been ____.
Who was this Lamb?
What kind of song were they said to have been singing in Revelation 5:9?
In chapter 5, what did John see that numbered into the thousands upon thousands?
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