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Daniel and Revelation
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The antichrist will seek to abolish religious holidays and laws.
True or False
A valid principle for interpreting prophecy is to accept the plain sense of the text unless there is a good reason to adopt another meaning.
True or False
The ten horns of the fourth beast represent kings or kingdoms.
True or false
Usually the meaning of figures in Daniel's visions is explained in the text.
True or False
The little horn of chapter seven best refers to Antiochus Epiphanes.
True or False
In Daniel's vision, the "sea" represents the four kingdoms that will dominate the world.
True or False
Which of the following is NOT a reason provided by Miller for the significance of chapter seven?
It marks the political change from the Babylonian to Persian empire
Which of the following arose out of the ten horns in Daniel 7?
The Son of man, in the context of Daniel seven, most likely refers to which of the following?
What is the best understanding of "for a time, times and half a time"?
Alexander the Great helped prepare the world for the spread of the gospel by spreading Greek language and culture.
The 2300 days of chapter 8 is best understood as 1150 days.
The town of Susa/Shushan is also the city from which Nehemiah left to come to Jerusalem.
The phrase "seal up the vision" best means that Daniel was to keep the vision secret at this point.
According to Miller, the vision of chapter eight may have impacted Belshazzar's behavior at the banquet of chapter five.
Judas Maccabeus assassinated Antiochus Epiphanes.
What ruler does the horn on the goat refer to?
Alexander the Great
Who explains the vision in chapter 8 to Daniel?
The focus of chapter eight is on these two empires and how they relate to Israel.
Persia and Greece
Which of the following is the clearest identity of the little horn, which rises up from the four in chapter 8?
Who Is the agent God used to answer Daniel's prayer in chapter nine?
Which of the following major views of interpreting Daniel 9:24-27 does Miller view as the most exegetically viable alternative?
They are literal years ending with Christ's second coming
Which of the following is not an option provided by Miller for the coming of the Messiah at the end of the sixty-nine sevens?
Presentation of Christ at the Temple as a child
The phrase "seventy-sevens" in Hebrew could refer to which of the following units of time?
Years, Months, Days, Indefinite periods of time
What covenant did Daniel have in mind as he prayed in chapter nine?
In which OT prophetic book did Daniel read about the seventy years?
Which world empire is ruling when Daniel receives the Prophecy in Daniel 9?
Which of the following begins the seventy-sevens?
A decree to rebuild Jerusalem
Daniel's prayer in chapter nine is a good example that God sometimes delays in providing an answer to our prayers.
Miller likens Daniel's experience of being the only one in his company to see the vision in chapter ten to this NT event.
Paul on the road to Damascus
The river Hiddekel is known by what more familiar term?
The final revelation recorded in Daniel 10-12 occurred closest to which of the following events?
Daniel's fasting included what sacred week for the Jews?
Feast of Passover
Which kingdom receives the majority of the focus in Daniel 10-12?
When the angel left Daniel in chapter ten, he returned to heaven to guard the throne room of God.
According to Miller, the angel of vv. 5-6 is identical to the angel in vv. 10-14.
Daniel was one of the first Jews to return to Israel from exile.
Fasting is only required in the OT on the Day of Atonement
The prince of Persia is a demonic being.
The headquarters of the Antichrist at the end of the seventieth seven will be the rebuilt city of Babylon.
Miller concludes that the phrase "nor the desire of women" refers to the homosexual tendency of the Antichrist.
The phrase "neither shall he regard the God of his fathers" demonstrates that the Antichrist will be a Jew.
One reason Antiochus Epiphanes vented his wrath on the Jews in vv. 21-35 because the Romans humiliated him in Egypt.
Those who adhere to the Maccabean thesis view of the identification of the "king" in 11:36-45 as Antiochus Epiphanes.
Miller notes that at least 135 prophecies have been fulfilled literally from Daniel 11
According to Miller, the intense spiritual battle during the first year of Darius was most likely the decree of Cyrus allowing the Jews to return to Palestine
The Oniad family led the revolt against the Seleucids and Antiochus Epiphanes.
The focus of the prophecy in verse 36 of chapter eleven moves to the future end times.
Antiochus Epiphanes arose out of the kingdom of the south which is Egypt.
What length of time does Daniel 12 provide for the time between the 2nd Coming of Christ and the establishment of the millennium?
Daniel 12 indicates that every Israelite alive in the tribulation will come to know Christ as Savior.
OT saints are raised at a time other than the Rapture.
The last three and one half years of the tribulation will be the most intense time of persecution that Israel or any nation has ever faced.
One purpose of the tribulation is to bring Jews to saving relationship with Christ.
Daniel 12:2 and the reference to "sleep" regarding those who have died clearly support the doctrine of soul sleep.
Daniel is the only OT prophet to refer to the resurrection of the individual.
The resurrections of believers and unbelievers in Daniel 12 occur at the same time.
While believers receive a resurrected body at the resurrection unbelievers will not.
"Close up and seal the words of the scroll" signifies that the information of the vision in chapter 11 was to be kept secret.
Which of the following terms least describes the genre of Revelation?
Which of the following methods of interpreting Revelation is influenced heavily by the allegorical method of interpretation?
Which of the following methods of interpreting the book of Revelation believes the events are basically fulfilled before 70 AD and the destruction of Jerusalem?
Which view of interpreting Revelation is a combination the other four views?
Which of the following is NOT one of the proofs given by Patterson as evidence of the AD 95 date for the writing of Revelation?
reign of Nero and his intense persecution of believers
Which of the following methods of interpreting the book of Revelation believes the events are yet to be fulfilled?
Revelation teaches the key fact that the Millennium is 1000 years inlength.
According to Patterson, absolute proof of John, the apostle's, authorship is not possible, but there is no substantial reason to reject John the apostle as author.
Revelation 1:1 provides the outline for the overall structure of Revelation.
Dogmatism is in order in holding to a pre-tribulational rapture but less dogmatism should be demonstrated to one's millennial view.
On what island was John when he received the contents of Revelation?
Who did John see in the middle of the candlesticks in chapter one?
Which interpretive view faces the biggest challenge by the phrases, "what must shortly come to pass" and "for the time is at hand/because the time is near"?
From Revelation chapter one, which of the following terms BEST describes the response of the people to the return of Christ?
The Son of Man in Revelation 1:13 is a reference to which member of the Trinity?
Since the letters to the seven churches address the present ("things which are" in 1:19), these letters are not applicable to today's church.
Patterson believes the best interpretation of the phrase, "from the seven spirits before his throne" is that the seven spirits are a reference to completeness and therefore the Trinity.
The reference to Christ as the Alpha and Omega in Revelation chapter one is a clear reference to which of the following attributes.
Patterson believes the reference to the Lord's Day in Revelation chapter one is a reference to the eschatological day of the Lord.
The seven lamp stands in Revelation chapter one is a reference to the even pastors of the seven churches in Asia Minor.
Which of the following is not a possible meaning for the term "angel" in the addresses to the seven churches.
Which of the churches "left their first love"?
From whom did the believers at Pergamum expect persecution?
It was in this city that the Apostolic Father Polycarp was martyred.
Which of following did the teachings of Balaam and of the Nicolaitans have in common.
The interpretation of the letters to the seven churches as representing various periods of church history is based on solid exegesis of the biblical text.
The sin of Thyatira was the toleration of Jezebel.
The poverty that John refers to in reference to the church at Smyrna is spiritual poverty.
The significance of Christ being presented to the church of Thyatira with feet of bronze is to demonstrate his superiority over the image of Daniel two.
The error of the Nicolaitans was a belief in a St. Nicolas.
Which of the following background images was key to the church of Sardis?
Which of the following is not one of the purposes of discipline in the NT?
Which of the following is NOT one of the ways Christ is presented to the church of Laodicea?
Alpha and Omega
Hierapolis, located near Laodicea, was famous for its hot mineral springs.
Laodicea was known for its eye treatments.
Those who hold to a post-tribulational view of the rapture believe the phrase in Revelation 3:20 "I will keep you from the hour of trial/temptation" BEST means God will take the believers out of the tribulation before it begins.
The reference to "worship before thy feet" with the church of Sardis refers to the day when the believers at Sardis worship at the feet of their Savior in heaven.
The sin noted by John of the believers in Philadelphia was they were self-sufficient and no longer relying on Christ.
Patterson believes the best understanding of "I will spue thee out of my mouth" means God prefers spiritually cold believers to lukewarm because people at least know where the spiritually cold stand.
Revelation 3:20, "Behold I stand at the door and knock" is best interpreted as a text inviting one to salvation.
Which of the following best describes "The curse of Minim"?
Rejection of Jewish believers by Judaism
John weeps in chapter five for which of the following reasons?
no one is worthy to open the scroll
Where does the door lead John in chapter four?
According to Patterson, which of the following is not a possible identification of the 24 elders?
What item is of central importance in the vision in chapter five?
What OT book is helpful in understanding the four "beasts/living creatures" around the throne?
According to Patterson, it is BEST to see the RaptureFals referenced in 4:1 as John ascends to heaven.
It is best to interpret the events of chapter four as being partially fulfilled in history with the major portion of the text still to be fulfilled in the future.
Patterson views the contents of the scroll in Revelation five as BEST referring to the events of the tribulation.
Christ is pictured in chapter five as a slain lamb having been raised.
In Revelation chapter four, the translation "laying crowns" is much better in describing the action of the Twenty-four elders as opposed to "casting crowns."
What series of judgments is depicted in chapter six?
The palm branches held by the great multitude in Revelation seven are connected with which Jewish feast?
Chapter Six begins a description of this future time period.
What group is sealed by God in chapter seven?
The OT prophet who refers to the sealing of Israel.
The trumpet and bowl judgments are synonymous to the seal judgments.
Revelation seven clearly teaches that many individuals of all nations will be saved after the rapture.
The 144,000 in chapter seven is another way of referring to the church.
Patterson believes the number 144,000 in chapter seven is to be taken literally.
The disturbances of the sixth seal, according to Patterson, are best viewed to occur at the end of the tribulation signaling the return of Christ.
How long does the torment by the locusts last?
Which of the judgments of chapter 8 involves "Wormwood" making the waters bitter?
Who or what is loosed with the sounding of the sixth trumpet?
According to Patterson, the identification of the fallen star associated with the fifth trumpet is which of the following?
The seventh seal opens the trumpet judgments.
The eagle/angel announces four woes after the four trumpet judgments.
The locusts of the fifth trumpets are able to inflict pain on any human but are not able to harm any vegetation.
The locusts of chapter nine are, according to Patterson, best identified as some type of demonic torture/oppression.The locusts of chapter nine are, according to Patterson, best identified as some type of demonic torture/oppression.
Men will seek death during the fifth judgment of chapter 9 but will be unable to commit suicide.
The Antichrist is clearly revealed between the sixth and seventh seal judgments.
Patterson's conclusion of the identity of the mighty angel in chapter ten as which of the following?
An angel (possibly an archangel)
What does John do with the book?
Which of the following is NOT one of the miraculous powers given to the two witnesses?
defeat the antichrist
According to Patterson, what temple is being referred to in chapter 11?
Which of the following is not one of the three things John is commanded to measure in chapter eleven.
City of Jerusalem
The mighty angel holds the scroll from chapter 5 in his hand.
John's measuring in chapter eleven signifies God's judgment of the articles measured.
The seven thunders utterances are clearly understood by John to be the final seven judgments of the tribulation.
John is commanded not to write what he hears from the seven thunders.
The phrase "time shall be no longer" is a clear reference that time is not a part of heaven.
Who empowers the beast in chapter 13?
The dragon sweeping a third of the stars from heaven refers to this event.
What is missing from the phrase, "if any man have an hear to hear." as compared to chapters 2-3?
The beast John sees arising out of the sea in chapter thirteen is reminiscent of all of the beasts from Daniel 7.
The second beast of Revelation 13 will have power to cause fire to come down from heaven.
It is certain that the second beast of Revelation 13 will be of Jewish descent.
Patterson identifies the child being caught up to God as Joseph and Mary fleeing to Egypt with Jesus.
Patterson believes the war in heaven between Michael and the dragon is an event that took place in the past.
The dragon's attempt to destroy the woman's baby is an allusion to Satan's attempt to destroy Christ at His birth by Herod.
In chapter 12 the woman flees to the wilderness in an attempt to escape God's wrath.
The harvest in chapter fourteen is BEST described by which of the following terms?
Patterson identifies the Son of Man in chapter fourteen as which of the following?
Which of the following is not a possible identification of the term "Babylon" as given by Patterson?
Both Rome and Babylon on the Euphrates
Which of the following is the BEST understanding of "rest" in the phrase "they will rest from their labor"?
The 144,000 in chapter 14 are identical to the 144,000 of chapter 7.
Once one receives the mark of the beast, he/she cannot be saved.
The phrase "everlasting gospel" is a reference to God's plan of salvation for all ages.
One who receives the mark of the beast in the tribulation has no hope to be saved.
According to Patterson, the futurist understanding of Mt. Zion where the 144,000 stand in Revelation 14 is a heavenly Mt. Zion.
Patterson believes that phrase "were not defiled with women" refers to the 144,000 as spiritual virgins.
Chapter fifteen introduces which of the following sets of judgments?
The angels carrying the plagues in chapter fifteen proceed from what location?
Temple in Heaven
Which of the following judgments in Revelation 15-16 BEST demonstrates God's justice against the dragon, the two beasts and the entire world system?
Which judgment in Revelation sixteen is specifically mentioned as directed against the throne of the beast?
The sores of the first judgment in chapter sixteen afflict every individual alive at this time.
In the sixth judgment found in chapter sixteen what does John see coming out of the mouths of the dragon, the beast and the false prophet?
Which of the following is the closest weight of the hailstones in the seventh judgment in Revelation chapter sixteen?
The sea of glass that John sees is mixed with fire. The fire is indicative of God's purity.
The Trumpet judgments inflicted a third of their destination while the judgments of chapters 15-16 are much more intense impacting up to three quarters of their intended target.
According to Patterson, any individual may be possessed by a demon.
The significance of the woman riding the beast is that her influence and her impact are global in scope.
The ultimate cause of the judgment of Babylon in Revelation 18 is her unity with the Antichrist.
The two-fold purpose for God's people to abandon Babylon in chapter eighteen is so they do not share in her sins or in her plague.
The seven heads of the dragon represent the seven world powers starting with Babylon back in Daniel's day.
The waters the scarlet woman sits on in Revelation 17 represent the demonic realm.
The length of the judgment of Babylon in chapter 18 is best represented by which of the following.
What does the angel throw into the sea to represent the destruction of Babylon?
Which of the following is NOT one of the three groups listed as mourning over the destruction of Babylon?
According to Patterson, which of the following is NOT one of the powers represented by the seven heads?
Who/what destroys the woman sitting on the beast?
Which of the following events is NOT included in the events of the First Resurrection?
Unbelievers at the end of the millennium
Which of the following is not one of the three main possibilities for the identification of "Gog and Magog" from Ezekiel 38-39?
Ezekiel references Satan's final battle with Michael when he is cast out of heaven
This view of the millennium believes the millennium occurs during the church age and sees the triumph of the gospel in ushering the world into the millennium (the length may or may not be 1000 years).
How many times does chapter 20 refer to the length of the millennium as 1000 years?
What previous judgment do we see completed in Revelation 19?
The armies that accompany Christ at his second coming defeat Satan's forces at the battle of Armageddon.
The abyss in Revelation 20 is equivalent to the lake of fire.
Only the unsaved are judged at the Great White Throne judgment
John's worship in chapter 19 is refused due to unconfessed sin.
Christ is pictured as a warrior at the Second Coming.
What time period is described in chapters 21-22?
This protrudes out of the throne.
What key term is employed by John, which again indicates a pre-tribulation rapture?
What prophet's visions provide a background for the scene at the beginning of Revelation 22?
Patterson equates the bride in Revelation 19 with the bride in Revelation 21.
To describe its beauty, John compares the Tree of Life to the fig tree that Jesus cursed.
The washing of robes in Revelation 22 is a recognition that the spirits of all men are contaminated by sin.
The twelve tribes of Israel are inscribed on the twelve foundation of the heavenly city.
The temple in the new Jerusalem is very similar in structure to Solomon's temple.
God's name is written in the foreheads of the saints so there is no confusion with those who have the mark of the beast.
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