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New Testament Unit Four Test (FINAL)
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Main topic of Hebrews
Jesus is better
Author of Hebrews (general)
Probably not Paul
Who were the readers of Hebrews?
Jewish Christians living in Rome; a mixed church
When did the author of Hebrews write?
Before AD 70 (before the temple was destroyed)
Why did the author of Hebrews write?
Calling on the people to persevere (they're in danger of leaving their faith)
A key word emphasized in Hebrews
Message of Hebrews
Hold fast to your faith because Christ and His provision are superior
Jesus is better than ____________________ because He is God's final Word.
the Old Testament prophets
Jesus is better than _______________ because they are servants, but Jesus is God's only Son
Jesus is better than ___________ because once again he is a servant of the house but Jesus is the Son
Jesus is better than _____________ because he leads us into a better rest
Jesus is better than ___________ because he is a better ______ ___________ who comes from a better ___________ _________ and offers a better _________ and serves with a better _____________
Aaron; High Priest; priestly order; sacrifice; covenant
The key response in Hebrews is
An enduring faith
A key chapter in Hebrews on the subject of "faith"
A key chapter in Hebrews on the subject of "warning against apostasy"
Main topic for the book of James
Righteousness is practical
The book of James has a higher percentage of __________ than any other book in the NT
The General Epistles
written to a general audience
The identity of James
brother of Jesus; leader of the early church in Jerusalem
The recipients of the letter of James
Jewish Christians living outside the land of Israel
The outside message of James
Be patient in the midst of trials
James explains the _________ ___ _______. We will face difficulties, and our faith will be tested.
reality of trials
Because of trials, there is a ____________ ___ _________. God wants us to grow in our endurance through our difficulties.
Requirement of patience
There will be a _________ ____ ____ __________. The Lord is coming again, and those who have suffered patiently will be blessed.
Reward for the faithful
The inside message of James (three topics)
Be quick to hear, be slow to speak, be slow to anger
A key chapter in James on the subject of "faith and works"
A key chapter on the subject of "the use of the tongue"
James shows that the root cause of anger is
In order to live with practical righteousness, believers need
a greater grace
Main topic for 1 Peter
Persecution is expected
How does Peter say we should live in our relationship with God?
as obedient children
How does Peter say we should live in our relationship with other believers?
we should fervently love one another from the heart
How does Peter say we should live in our relationship with unbelievers?
with good works so that they may glorify God
Place of origin of 1 Peter
Babylon (code word for city of Rome)
Destination for the letter of 1 Peter
western and northern part of Asia Minor
Peter uses the verb _______ 12 times and the noun _____________ 4 times in his letters
to suffer; suffering
What are 3 metaphors Peter uses to help believers understand their circumstances?
You are pure gold; you are sojourners (temporary residents); you are copies of Jesus
The message of 1 Peter is relevant because (2 things)
It could happen here; it is happening elsewhere
Main topic for 2 Peter and Jude
Contending for truth is necessary
Relationship between 2 Peter and Jude
More similar than any other books in the New Testament
Authenticity of 2 Peter
The author clearly identified himself as Simon Peter, despite scholars thinking it was pseudonymous writing
Identity of Jude
brother of Jesus and James
Christians must be able to tell the difference between ________ and _______________. (two comparisons)
truth, falsehood; right, wrong
What did the false teachers deny in 2 Peter?
That Jesus was coming again in judgement
What did false teachers deny in 1 John?
Humanity of Jesus
Main topic of 1 John
Assurance is possible
The problem of
in 1 John
False teachers came into church then withdrew to establish their own congregation
The problem of
in 1 John
The false teachers were denying the humanity of Jesus Christ
The problem of
in 1 John
John wrote to help believers know that they indeed had eternal life
Three tests John gave to help his readers know if they were spiritually alive
Do you believe in Jesus?
Do you love other believers?
Do you practice righteousness?
If we still struggle with doubts, John says
Believe the promises of God rather than your doubting heart
Main topic for 2 John
Support for false teachers is wrong
Main topic for 3 John
Support for faithful teachers is right
Who did John commend in 3 John for helping missionaries?
Who did John condemn in 3 John for his failure to help missionaries?
Main topic of Revelation
Jesus is victorious
Purpose of the book of Revelation
Believers can live as overcomers even in the midst of difficulty and persecution
Place of writing for Revelation
Island of Patmos
Time of Writing for Revelation
toward the end of the reign of the emperor Domitian (~AD 95)
Type of literature for Revelation
apocalyptic; contains highly symbolic descriptions of visions concerning God's intervention at the end of history
Outline of Revelation: The things you have seen (chapter 1)
Vision of the Risen Christ
Outline of Revelation: The things which are (chapters 2-3)
Letters to the seven churches
Seven churches of Revelation
Ephesus (lost first love)
Pergamum (compromise with paganism)
Thyatira (compromise with false teaching)
Sardis (dead church)
Philadelphia (persevering church)
Laodicea (lukewarm church)
Outline of Revelation: The thing which will take place after these things (chapters 4-22)
The Final Victory of Christ
The three judgements in Revelation
The seven seal judgements (four horses)
The seven trumpet judgements (destruction of a third)
The seven bowls (the wrath of God)
Key chapters in Revelation
1, 2-3, 19, 20, 21-22
Leaders of the tribulation
The dragon, the beast, the false prophet
The second coming of Christ
The new heavens and earth (life after life after death)
Canonical contribution of books to the New Testament
see other Quizlet set
The book of Hebrews is our best example of what genre?
What was Silvanus?
Co-author of 1 Peter; long form of the name Silas, who traveled with Paul in his second missionary journey
Who were the recipients of John's letters?
"the elect lady and her children" (aka the church)
3 John written to Gaius
All three written to churches in Asia Minor
What are three basic approaches to the subject of the millennium?
What is your favorite book of the New Testament and how does that book show what its author really cared about? (ESSAY)
Look to textbook for ideas
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