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Bible 4th Final plus comprehensive
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What do Clement of Alexandria and Augustine say about the Gospel of John?
It's the "Spiritual Gospel"
What is the symbol for the Gospel of John?
What are the two primary divisions of the Gospel of John?
1) The Book of Signs
2) The Book of Glory
What chapter and verse serves as a "theme" verse for the Gospel of John?
What does the word incarnation mean?
Divine becoming human and dwelling with us.
What does Powell suggest at the most likely date for the John's gospel?
What is the traditional view of the Beloved Disciple?
The Beloved Disciple
Who did Martin Luther say was the beloved disciple?
Who is John the Elder and what might be his association with the gospel of
1) A disciple of John the Baptist
2) A possible author
What verse serves as the purpose verse?
What is the purpose?
Do what Jesus came to do.
What are the characteristics of the Gospel of John?
1) Heavy use of symbols
2) Seven signs
3) Seven "I am" statements
4) "Paraclete," John's term for the Holy Spirit
5) Jesus is "the Word of God"
What is the Signs Gospel?
A document of Signs
Parables in John—How many?
What is the Paraclete?
The Holy Spirit
The word Logos and its meaning
2) The Bible
Passages like John 3:1-2; 7:45-51; 9:20-23; 12:42-43 and 19:38-39 speak to what situation?
Increasing tensions between Jews and Jewish Christians
Which person is mentioned at least three times in these passages? What does he epitomize?
2) Secret Believers
What are three possible interpretations of the Greek word logos in the Prologue?
1) Torah - Genesis 1, God's spoken word
2) Reason - Greek thought, ordering principle of universe
3) Wisdom - Proverbs 8, the creative and divine status that enlightens us
What are the four "statements" about the word in the prologue?
1) Word was God
2) In Word is light
3) Word became flesh. Incarnation
4) Word is greater than Moses
Who gives a testimony about Jesus in John 1? (both prologue and in the following story)
What is the key word that describes what the "Word" does?
John's term or metaphor for who/what Jesus is?
Both Andrew and Philip do what?
What does Nathanael do?
What is the first "sign" that Jesus performs and where does he perform it?
1) Water to wine
What do the water and wine each symbolize?
Water - Jewish traditions, purification system
Wine - New work of God in Jesus
What is different about John's telling of the cleansing of the temple story? What point
does he seem to be making with it?
1) Moved to front of John
2) Temple is no longer sacred
Who visits Jesus at night?
What does the night symbolize?
Lack of comprehension - rejection
What does the phrase "born again" symbolize in John? How does this person misinterpret it?
What famous verse emerges out of this conversation?
What two social barriers are broken down when Jesus visits with the woman at the well?
What important symbol is used in this conversation? What does it stand for?
2) Eternal life
What kind of woman is she?
What titles are used to refer to Jesus in this conversation?
Savior of the World
What are the two holy mountains? What is the point Jesus makes with regard to them?
1) Gerizim, Zion
2) Not a special place
What serves as "food" for Jesus?
Doing the will of him who sent me
What is the second "sign" that Jesus performs?
Healing Royal Official's Son
What are the two types of faith in John's gospel? How are they distinguished?
1) Heaven - you hear the Word of God and believe
2) Earth - there needs to be a sign to believe
What is the third miraculous sign that Jesus performs in John?
Healing at the Pool of Bethsaida
What is the controversy that surrounds this sign?
It happened on the Sabbath
What are the two reasons given for persecution in John?
1. Breaking the Sabbath
2. Calling God His own father
What is the fourth miraculous sign?
Feeding the Five thousand
Which two disciples speak up?
Philip and Andrew
What is the reaction of the people to the sign?
Says Jesus is prophet
What is the fifth miraculous sign?
Walking on water
What theme does it highlight?
Crossing the Red Sea
What is the first "I Am" statement in John?
I am the Bread of Life
What OT theme does it tie into?
Grumbling in the wilderness
What Christian institution does John allude to here?
What is Peter's confession in John's gospel?
To whom shall we go, you have the words of eternal life.
In 7:40-44, what are the three responses to Jesus?
1. He is a prophet
2. He is the Christ
In the story of the woman caught in the act of adultery:
What Torah principle is violated?
Equal condemnation of both parties
What does Jesus say to the men?
He who is without sin cast the first stone
What does Jesus say to the woman?
Neither do I condemn you/go and sin no more
What is the second "I Am" statement?
I am the light of the world
What OT theme does it highlight?
What is the sixth miraculous sign that Jesus performs?
Healing of man born blind
What theological position does the disciples' question reflect?
What "I Am" statement is this sign connected to?
2nd "I am"
Why do the man's parents refuse to defend their son?
They are afraid of being put out of the Synagogue.
What is the third "I Am" statement?
I am the gate for the sheep.
What OT concept is it connected to?
What is the fourth "I Am" statement?
I am the good shepherd
What OT concept is it connected to?
The Lord is my shepherd
What is the seventh sign that Jesus performs?
Raising Lazarus from the dead
Who are the brother and sisters involved?
Lazarus, Mary, Martha
What key Johannine word appears in this story?
Which disciple urges the others to accompany Jesus on this trip?
What does Martha confess?
You are the Christ
What is the fifth "I Am" statement that Jesus makes?
I am the resurrection and the life
What event does this foreshadow?
Seeing the glory of God
What "prophecy" does Caiaphas make at this point?
Prophecies' that Jesus would die
What are the different types of belief in John?
1. Disbelief - not even the signs convince them
2. Secret Belief - believe, but fear religious leaders
3. Earthly Belief - believe because of the signs, not sure if Jesus is Messiah
4. Heavenly Belief - believe the Word of Jesus, that He is from above, He is Christ, Lord, and God
Why is John 13 a transition chapter in the Gospel?
Jesus has come from God and was returning to God.
What two lessons do we learn from Jesus' washing the feet of the disciples?
1. Humility - one who is God is also a servant
2. Example - we should do likewise
Which disciple didn't want Jesus to wash his feet?
Where does Judas go after Jesus says he (Judas) will betray him (Jesus)?
Judas goes into the darkness
What is the discourse in John 14-16 called?
The Farewell Discourse
What is the Decalogue (Ten Words) of Jesus in this discourse?
1. Love one another
2. Jesus is leaving to prepare us a place
3. I am the way, truth, and life
4. The Father is seen through the Son
5. If we love Jesus, we will obey His command
6. The spirit of truth - Counselor (Paraclete) - will be with us forever
7. I am the true vine - disciples will bear fruit
8. The world will hate us
9. The Spirit of truth will guide you into all truth
10. Jesus has overcome the world
What word does Jesus use for "Spirit" in this discourse?
How will God glorify Jesus?
What are the four requests that Jesus makes on behalf of his disciples?
1. God will protect us
2. God will sanctify us
3. God will make us one
4. God will enable us to see Jesus's glory
What feature is missing in John's Gospel concerning his time in the garden before his arrest?
What is the name of the servant whose ear was cut off by Peter?
In John, the trial of Jesus before Pilate emphasizes what?
The Kingship of Jesus
What is the key question that Pilate asks during the trial of Jesus?
What is truth?
What is the name of the place where Jesus is sentenced?
What is the Day of Preparation? How does this tie back to John the Baptist's term for
1) Day the Passover lamb is slaughtered
2) Jesus is the Passover lamb
What do the soldiers discover when they go to break the legs of Jesus?
He is already dead
What do they do instead?
Pierce His side
Which sayings of Jesus are unique to John?
1) Here is your son, here is your mother
2) I am thirsty
3) It is finished
Who is the first person to find the tomb empty?
What two disciples run to the empty tomb? Which one was the first to enter the tomb?
1) Peter and the disciple whom Jesus loved
Which one was the first to believe?
The disciple whom Jesus loved
Which disciple makes the key confession in John's Gospel? What is that confession?
2) My Lord and my God
What did John write his Gospel?
So that we may believe and have eternal life
While walking beside the Sea of Tiberias, what does Jesus ask Peter to do?
Feed His sheep
What rumor was spread concerning the disciple whom Jesus loved?
He would not die
What book emphasizes Joseph in the birth narrative of Jesus?
What book utilizes a prophecy/fulfillment pattern in the birth story of Jesus?
What book begins with a genealogy containing three groups of fourteen generations?
What book organizes much of his material around the number five?
What book primarily presents Jesus as a teacher?
Which one is the only one to use the term Church?
Which is the only one that contains the Sermon on the Mount?
Which book states that disciples must strive to be perfect like God?
Which book is often called "the teacher's Gospel" and is structured around five teaching sections?
Which book proposes that God is present in Jesus, Jesus is present in the Church and the Church is present in the world?
Which book highlights the role Peter plays in his telling of the gospel story?
Which book demonstrates that the moral teaching of Jesus is either in agreement with or applies to Jewish Law through the use of the terms "binding" and "loosing?"
Which book uses the pet name, "people of little faith" to refer to the disciples?
Which book contains the Golden Rule—"In everything do to others as you would have them do to you."?
Which book stresses that the Gospel is to be shared with the Jews first, then the Gentiles?
Which book's symbol for Jesus is a human being?
Which book highlights the importance of forgiveness for both our prayer and communal life?
Which book contains a series of woe oracles against the Jewish religious leaders that highlight the hypocrisy of the religious leaders?
Which book elements in stories tend to occur in pairs (e.g., Jesus enters Jerusalem riding on two donkeys)?
Which book stresses the role of Judas in the Passion of Jesus?
Which book ends with the Great commission?
What is the setting for Mark?
The Jewish war
Which book tells the story of Jesus in ways that emphasize frailty, suffering, failure and ambiguity?
Which book depicts the disciples in an especially negative light?
Which book uses a literary technique known as intercalation or a "sandwich?"
What is a special feature of Mark?
The use of the Messianic Secret theme
Which book uses the term Euthys or immediately throughout its telling of the story?
Which book presents Jesus in conflict with the religious authorities early on with a series of five stories?
Which book uses a lion as a symbol for Jesus?
Which book stresses the humanity of Jesus and shows Jesus using the full range of emotions?
Which book stresses that the Kingdom of God will not have fully arrived until Jesus returns (his Second Coming)?
Which book has Jesus spending a lot of time in boast crossing the Sea of Galilee?
Which book contains three "passion prediction" scenes followed by disciples failure to understand?
Which book was most likely the first gospel written?
Which book relates the story of a young man fleeing naked when Jesus is arrested?
Which book ends on the note that the women who found the tomb empty left it afraid and spoke to no one?
Which book its first half shows Jesus in power; its second half stresses the suffering of Jesus
Which book develops the theme that Jesus died "as a ransom for many" in his Passion narrative?
Which book devotes the largest percentage of his Gospel to the Passion narrative?
Which book demonstrates a special concern for social justice?
Which book exhibits a special emphasis on history and geography?
When is the turning point in Luke?
It occurs when Jesus set his face toward Jerusalem.
Which book's sequel is the book of Acts?
Which book is dedicated to Theophilus?
Which book begins and ends in Jerusalem?
Which book is generally considered to be the most beautiful of the four Gospels?
Which book stresses the present availability of salvation?
Which book near the end of this Gospel, Jesus visits with two disciples on the road to Emmaus?
Which book is the only one that contains an account of the ascension of Jesus?
Which book contains the parables of the Good Samaritan and the Prodigal Son?
Which book uses the story of Mary and Martha to emphasize that women can be disciples just like men?
Which book tells the birth story of Jesus from Mary's perspective?
Which book has a story of Jesus when he was twelve years old?
Which book has an introduction that can be compared to a work written by the Jewish historian Josephus?
Which book tells a parallel birth narrative about John the Baptist?
Which book has a sermon on the plain rather than the mount?
Which book calls disciples of Jesus to be merciful?
Which book at certain points is almost like a musical, with songs like the Magnificat?
Which book uses an Ox as a symbol for Jesus?
Which book stresses the innocence of Jesus in his telling of the Passion narrative?
Which book is associated with a "disciple whom Jesus loved?"
Which book is the only one that is not considered one of the Synoptic Gospels?
Which book prefers the term "signs" to miracle and has seven signs in it?
Which book can be divided into two parts—the book of Signs and the Book of Glory?
Which book utilizes the phrase "lifted up" to describe what will happen to Jesus at his crucifixion?
Which book is the eagle a symbol for this Gospel's portrayal of Jesus?
Which book depicts Jesus as emissary, both message and messenger?
Which book uses the Greek word "Logos" to describe who Jesus is?
Which book uses the term "paraclete" to describe the role of the spirit?
Which book provides a link between Jewish and Christian concepts of Wisdom and the Trinity?
Which book depicts the relationship between Jesus' disciples and the world as one of hostility?
Which book is characterized by its heavy use of symbols like "life, light, bread and wine?"
Which book stresses the incarnation of Jesus—God in the Flesh?
Which book commands disciples to love one another?
Which book begins with a prologue that highlights the words: word, light, darkness, and life?
Which book is the only gospel that contains the story of the woman caught in the act of adultery?
Which book contains seven I AM statements of Jesus?
Which book distinguishes between faith that is "of earth" and "of heaven?"
Which book emphasizes the kingship of Jesus during the trial scene?
Which book was written so that you might believe and have life?
Which book's primary confession is "My Lord and my God?"
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