Timeless Truth Test 3/1/19
Terms in this set (21)
What is canonization of scripture?
The 66 inspired books that are acknowledged to wake up the Bible
What is illumination of scripture?
The Holy Scripture causes believers to understand the Scripture
What does Testament Mean?
covenant, promise, contract
What 2 ways did God speak to his people in the past?
Prophets and Jesus
Over about how many years was the bible written in?
What language was the Bible written in?
Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek
On what continents was the Bible written in?
Asia, Africa, Europe
How many authors wrote the Bible?
What types of literature was the Bible written in?
Poetry, Narrative, law, wisdom, prophecy
What does revelation mean?
God's communication to us, God making himself known to us, uncovering or unveiling.
Name one skeptic question and a christian answer
Q. Since times have changed, is the Bible irrelevant?
A. Being old does not mean it is useless
Name a writer of scripture and how God prepared them?
Moses was prepared by god to write scripture because he had the Background of the Egyptian laws and decrees
Name 2 predictions and their fulfillments
1. Micah 5:2 with Matthew 2:1 - Prediction: The Messiah's Birthplace will be Bethlehem - Fulfillment: Jesus was born in Bethlehem
2. Isiah 7:14 with Matthew 1:18-25 - Prediction: A virgin will bear a son - Fulfillment: Jesus was born to a virgin
What is the inspiration equation?
Accurate writings + revelation = inspiration
What are "jot" and "tittle"?
Jot is the smallest Hebrew letter and tittle changes one Hebrew constant into another
What is doctrine and why is it important?
In middle English, doctrine means "doctor"; later it meant "truth, instruct, learn." A belief or set of beliefs taught by a political party. It is important so you can know what you believe.
Name one doctrine that you believe
Deity of Jesus
What is heresy?
A belief or opinion contrary to orthodox
Name a heretic and what they believed
Martin Luther, 95 theses, salvation is achieved by faith not by deeds
Name one warning of heresy from scripture
Acts 15:1 - Unless you follow the Old Testament, you are not Saved
What should false teaching in the early church teach us today?
We should listen to it and respond to it knowing your truth.