9th Bible - Final Spring Exam - Short Answer
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What does the word "inspired" literally mean?
Breathed in by God
What does the word "infallible" mean?
What languages were the OT and NT written in?
Greek, Arabic, Hebrew
Old test was Hebrew
What are the four Gospels?
What is the Intertestamental period?
Period where there was no God inspired books of the Bible.
What was King Nebuchadnezzar's dream?
In a dream, statue represented all the nations that would come before Christ.
Who was the ruler of Galilee when Jesus was born? What did he order happen in Bethlehem?
Herod; killing all the babies under 2 to be dead
What is the Sanhedrin?
70 religious elders that were given control over all of the religious matters.
Who were the Zealots?
Radials, and they wanted to break away from Rome. They did lead a revolt
Why did Jewish leaders oppose Jesus?
Christ rejected all of their traditions
Which of the four Gospels is not like the other?
What was Matthew's profession?
Tax collector (Levi)
Which Gospel is the shortest?
What audience does Mark write to? Why does Mark not include the birth of Jesus?
Gentiles; It is irrelevant to the Gentiles because it does not fulfill a prophecy.
Which Gospel gives the fullest account of Jesus' birth and childhood?
Which Gospel refers to Jesus as "the Word"?
1Who was sent to tell the world of the coming of Jesus?
Who was Zechariah's wife?
Why was Zechariah and his wife's happiness incomplete?
They couldn't have a baby.
What did the angel say to Zechariah in the temple?
He told him that they would have kids.
What was Zechariah's response and then consequence for his response?
He laughed, and then he could not talk till the baby was born.
What happened after Zechariah's son was born?
Zechariah got his voice back.
Where was Jesus born? Why was He born there?
Bethlehem because of the census
Who was Mary engaged to?
How did Herod try to kill Jesus?
He told his guards to kill all children under 2 years old
Who came from the East to see Jesus as a baby?
Three Wise Men
Where did Jesus and his family flee to escape Herod?
Why was the baptism of Jesus one of the most important events of His life? (2 reasons)
Beginning of his ministry
Beginning of his mediatorial work
He showed us that we are to be baptized as well
Where did Jesus go after he was baptized?
What are the three temptations in order according to Matthew?
Stones into bread - tried to use his weakness of not eating for 40 days with bread
Cast thyself down - tried to twist the scripture/ gave him visions with Jesus on top of the temple
Worship me - showed Jesus a vision of the kingdom's being rich without having to be crucified
Which miracle began the ministry of Jesus?
Water into wine
What does the term "authority" mean?
Having all the rights
How can we enter into the Kingdom of Heaven?
What did Jesus offer the Samaritan woman?
What did Jesus ask the Samaritan woman for and why was she caught off guard?
Water because he was a Jew
What did Jesus reveal to her before giving her what He offered?
that he was Son of God
What were the Beatitudes?
The recounted by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount
What was the Sermon on the Mount?
Expanded on the ten commandments
Jesus did not come to _ the Law, but to _ the Law.
Test - Fulfill
Briefly describe the story of the storm across the sea with the disciples.
They were scared and called on Jesus and He told them they had little faith
How did Jesus stop the storm?
By telling it to stop
What was the name of Jesus' hometown?
Jesus never performed miracles merely to ______________ people.
What happened in the story of the Grain fields? What did the Pharisees accuse Jesus and the disciples of doing? How did Jesus respond?
The Pharisees follow Jesus and his disciples and they picked grain (they were hungry), and the Pharisees got mad because they were working on Sunday. Jesus said there are sometimes an exception to that rule.
What conflict took place with the Pharisees and Jesus healing the man with the withered hand?
You can't do miracles on Sunday because it is considered work.
Who invited Jesus to his home for dinner? For what purpose?
Simon because it was "test" for how Jesus would react.
What did the woman do to Jesus while he was eating dinner at the Pharisee's house?
She comes in and she is crying / sobbing. She cries on Jesus's feet and then wipes it with her hair. After she pores perfume on them.
Who is Beelzebub?
Christ promised to give the _________________ to His servants to help them.
What is the story of the unwashed hands? What did the Pharisees accuse the disciples of? Why was this such a big deal? (in terms of what the Jews believed about hand washing)
The disciples did not was their hands before the meal so the Pharisees told them that they were not clean.
How did Jesus respond to the Pharisee's question about the disciples not washing their hands?
Jesus said how dare you compare the law of man to the law of God.
What did Jesus say the source of defilement was?
Sin and human
What are the three steps Jesus informs us to do when someone has sinned against us?
1. Go to the person that as harmed you (go alone)
2. If she is not willing to listen, bring people and help them out (go with others)
3. Then get the church involved
What is the last step of church discipline? What does this mean?
Excommunication - has to leave the church
Why should we forgive others?
God forgave us.
What was Jesus' last public miracle? Why was this miracle so important?
Raising Lazarus from the dead because it marked the end
What is a parable?
An earthly story with a heavenly meaning
What does the parable of the Lost Sheep teach us about?
God loves you no matter how far away you run from him; He will always come after you.
What is the parable of the Tenants about?
Human failing God's duty
What was significant about the entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem?
They thought about him as a king
How did Judas betray Jesus? What did he betray Jesus for?
He told them where Jesus was by kissing him and he did it for 30 denarii
What did Jesus say was the greatest commandment?
Love your neighbors as yourself
In the end what happened to Judas?
He committed suicide
What was the Lord's Supper?
Jesus took the bread and wine which were part of the Passover supper and initiated the Lord's Supper, which is Christ's reminder to the Church of her deliverance from the bondage of sin
How long had Jesus been with His disciples?
Why did Jesus wash His disciples feet?
To serve them and showed an example to serve others
What does Jesus pray in the Garden?'
For God to help him and do whatever he has to do
Who denied Jesus three times?
What did Pontius Pilate do?
Wiped his hands clean and said that it was not his doing for killing Jesus
What did the two criminals next to Jesus do?
One asked for forgiveness (one is going to heaven) while the other asked him to get us down (one is going to hell).
What happened at the temple when Jesus died?
The curtains opened and the temple was slightly damaged
Tell me about the resurrection.
Jesus resurrected three days after he was put in the tomb. Mary(?) went to the tomb and saw it was open. She went in, and then Jesus appeared to her. She went back to the other disciples and told them about the news. They did not believe her, but then they went and Jesus appeared to them also.
What is the ascension?
It is when we went up to heaven 40 days after he resurrected.
Who did Jesus appear to?
The disciples (except the replacement)
The disciples were given what when Jesus left?
The Power of the Holy Spirit
Crucified upside down in Rome b/c he didn't feel worthy to die in the same manner as his Lord.
Crucified upside down on an X shaped cross in Greece after the conversion of the governors family
Put to death by Herod Agrippa - beheaded
Thrown into boiling oil but survived, Exiled to Greece, died in exile
Crucified upside down for converting wife of Proconsul, preached the word while he was hanging upside down, convinced them to let Bartholomew go
Skinned alive and beheaded at Derbent (near Russia) after many people there converted to Christianity
Stabbed to death by a spear in or around India
Thrown from the top of the temple by the scribes and Pharisees, stoned, brains beat in by a club
Died a martyr in Ethiopia (possibly burned to death by a king)
Martyred in Syria - clubbed to death, sawed or axed into pieces
Simon (The Zealot)
Either crucified or sawed to death
Committed Suicide by hanging shortly after Jesus' death