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Christ and the Everlasting Gospel Exam #2 Cochran
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What is are some of the main themes of the Gospel of Matthew?
Jesus is a new Moses with a new law and a new Davidic king with a new kingdom.
What are three theological claims presented in Jesus's genealogy as presented in Matthew 1? (Select three.)
Jesus is the "Son of David"
Jesus is the Messiah
Jesus is the "Son of Abraham"
According to Matthew 1-2, what occurred after the betrothal of Joseph and Mary? (Select all that apply.)
Joseph received revelation that led to his adoption of Jesus.
What are two reasons Matthew seems to find significance in the fact that Jesus was born in Bethlehem? (Mark both that apply.)
Outside of Bethlehem is a monument to Herod that existed at the time of Jesus's birth, showing the dichotomy between the two claimants to the title, "King of the Jews."
Bethlehem was where King David grew up, and Jesus's birth there is used tie Jesus to Davidic kings.
To which Old Testament chapters does Matthew's inclusion of the story of the wise men make reference? (Select all that apply)
1 Kings 10
Matthew uses the story of the slaughter of the babies to draw a connection between Jesus and ________?
What are some of the main themes of the Gospel of Luke?
Jesus is the savior for all humanity and is the manifestation of God's love to the marginalized.
What is the point Luke makes through his presentation of Jesus's genealogy?
Jesus is connected to Adam and therefore the entire human family.
What was the angelic announcement that happened in Luke 1?
Annunciation of Gabriel to Mary in Nazareth
What does the term Katalyma (as presented in Luke 2) mean?
A "living room" or "guestroom"
What is the significance of the angels appearing to shepherds to announce the birth of Jesus? (Select all that apply.)
Shepherds were one of the humblest classes in Judea, pointing toward Christ's ministry to outcasts.
Shepherds may have been tending lambs destined for sacrifice, pointing toward Christ as the Lamb of God who would atone for sin.
What might the Roman Gentile audience of Luke's gospel have thought about, in comparison and contrast, when reading about the angel's annunciation to the shepherds of "good tidings" of a "Savior"?
Inscriptions commemorating the birthday of Caesar Augustus
What is the main emphasis of the Gospel of John?
Jesus's nature, origins, and power are divine
Who is the audience of the Gospel of John?
Christians in late first century debating the nature of Christ
How is the Greek word Logos most often translated?
Which of the following does the first century Jewish philosopher Philo claim about the Logos? (Select all that apply.)
It is in the image of God
It existed before the creation
It was the first born of God and was the oldest of the angels
The was the most ancient archangel who mediates between God and humanity
In the Gospel of John, Jesus's body is presented as a temple that was ________.
filled with the Glory of God
In describing Jesus as "tabernacling" among humanity, what Old Testament image is being alluded to in the Gospel of John (chapter 1)?
Jesus's body is like the ancient tabernacle/Jerusalem temple that was filled with the glory of God.
In Matthew's account of Jesus's birth and infancy (Matthew 1-2), who is highlighted as the recipient of dreams, revelations, and angelic guidance?
Which of the following is one of the main themes of the song Mary sings (the Magnificat) in response to her divine conception of Jesus?
God will exalt the lowly and fill the hungry.
Which of the following is NOT one of the claims made about Jesus in the opening hymn used for the prologue to the Gospel of John?
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Which Old Testament prophet does John the Baptist evoke with his dress, location, and message?
John the Baptist saw himself as fulfilling which Old Testament prophesy?
Isaiah 40:3 ("The voice of one crying... "Prepare ye the way of the Lord!")
What was John the Baptist's apocalyptic message?
To prepare for the end times and the coming judgment
What happened at the baptism of Jesus, according to the Gospel of Luke?
The Holy Spirit descended to anoint Jesus (to be the Messiah).
The heavenly voice at Jesus's baptism declared several things about him. Taken together, they mean that ________.
Jesus was a Davidic king
How long did Jesus spend in the wilderness after his baptism according to the synoptic Gospels?
According to the synoptic Gospels, what was the phrase Satan used to introduce two of the three temptations of Jesus in the wilderness?
"If you are the son of God..."
According to the Gospel of Matthew, which of the following temptations were given to Jesus by Satan? (Select all that apply.)
...command these stones to become loaves of bread
...throw yourself down [from the pinnacle of the temple]"
"All these [kingdoms] I will give you, if you will fall down and worship me."
According to the Book of Alma (in the Book of Mormon), why did Jesus need to experience temptation during mortality?
That he may know how to succor his people according to their infirmities
According to the synoptic Gospels, what was the central message of the "good news" Jesus preached following his baptism?
The kingdom of God has come near"
What was symbolically reflected in Jesus's calling of twelve disciples?
the restoration of the twelve tribes of Israel
What is reflected in the 70 disciples Jesus calls? (Select all that apply.)
The seventy men chosen by Moses to help administer the law
The seventy gentile nations in Genesis 10
Mark all of the following that reflect Jesus's proclamation of the Kingdom of God.
the lords prayer
According to restoration scripture (Alma 7:11-12), how does Jesus's experience in mortality—including His temptations—better empower Him to be our Savior?
It filled Him with mercy and allows him to empathize with human infirmity.
According to 2 Nephi 31, what is the main significance of Jesus's baptism for Christian discipleship?
It set the example for disciples to follow in obedience to the Father.
According to the synoptic gospels, what did Jesus do after coming to terms with His temptations in the wilderness?
begin His public ministry by declaring the coming of the kingdom of God
According to Restoration scripture (Doctrine and Covenants 93:12-17), which of the following is true concerning the extent of Jesus's knowledge?
He grew from grace to grace.
According to the Gospel of Luke, what was the significance of the Spirit's descent upon Jesus at His baptism?
It anointed Him to fulfill His messianic mission.
Which of the following Gospels do not include any of Jesus' parables?
Which of the following Gospels includes the parables of the Good Samaritan and Prodigal Son?
According to the Bible Dictionary, what is the reason the Savior taught in parables?
To veil the meaning
In the Savior's explanation of the parable of the sower, what did the soil represent?
The heart of the individual hearing the message
In the Savior's explanation of the parable of the sower, what did the sun represent?
Persecution, tribulation, and temptation
In the Savior's explanation of the parable of the sower, what did the thorns (or weeds) represent?
the cares of this world, the deceitfulness of riches, the lusts of other things, and the pleasures of this life
Which of the following Gospels is the only one to include the Parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard?
Which of the following does NOT describe why those who had labored long in the vineyard were upset the lord of the vineyard paid all the workers a penny?
The lord of the vineyard had agreed to pay them more than a penny
After seeing what the first paid received, they expected they would receive more than a penny
They felt it was unjust for the other laborers to be made equal to them
They felt their labor was more difficult than those who had not labored long in the vineyard
According to Matthew 20, what are the 2 reasons the lord of the vineyard gave for paying a penny to those who had labored long in the vineyard? (Mark all that apply)
He can choose to do what he wants to do with his own money
He gave them the amount they had agreed to before they started working
In the parable of the Good Samaritan, the "certain man" was journeying from which city to which city?
Jerusalem to Jericho
Which of the following phrases is not found in the parable of the Prodigal Son?
"But when he came near to his father's house, his father saw him, and had compassion..."
In the parable of the prodigal son, how did the second son refer to the prodigal?
his father's son
Which parable did President Dallin H. Oaks apply to those who are texting, whispering, or playing video games during the ordinance of the sacrament?
True or false: According to Matthew 20, the lord of the vineyard explained that he gave a penny to those who had labored for the longest time in the vineyard because they had never agreed on a wage.
Which of the following phrases is not found in the parable of the prodigal son?
"And not many days after the younger son gathered most of his goods together, and took his journey"
The Savior's miracle of raising Lazarus from the dead was recorded by which Gospel author(s)?
Which of the Savior's miracles is recorded in all four Gospels?
Jesus feeds 5,000
True or False: All of the miracles recorded in the Gospel of Mark are also recorded in one or more of the other Gospels.
True or False: For faithful Jews in Jesus' day, the raising and eating of pigs was against the Law of Moses.
The writer of the Gospel of Matthew likely wrote the 10 miracles of Matthew 8-9 in a strict chronological order.
Which miracle from the Gospel of John shows that Jesus does not need to be physically present for healing to take place?
Jesus heals a nobleman's son
Which miracle from the Gospel of John was associated with the Pool of Siloam?
Jesus heals a blindman
How many miracles performed by Jesus are mentioned in the Gospel of John?
According to the Gospel of John, this was the first of the Savior's miracles.
Turning water into wine
According to John, how long had Lazarus been dead when the Savior arrived in Bethany?
What question was asked when the disciples brought five barley loaves and two small fishes to the Savior?
What are they among so many?
Which of these miracles involves a verse consisting of only two words: "Jesus wept"?
raising Lazarus from the dead
In which Gospel were the recorded miracles likely meant to point the reader to the Savior's divine nature?
Which of the following miracles is only recorded in the Gospel of John?
Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead
Which of these miracles involves the Savior interacting with His mother, Mary?
Turning water into wine
Which of the following Gospels have at least one miracle that is found only in that Gospel? (Check all that apply.)
Matthew Mark Luke John
All of them
What is the Magnificat? Select all that apply.
One of the ways that Luke introduces Jesus's acts of and teachings on compassion
A song of praise by Mary that reflects on her invitation to become the mother of God's son
Which Old Testament prophet did Jesus quote as he taught in the Nazareth synagogue?
According to the passage of scripture that Jesus quoted in the Nazareth synagogue, what is the "anointed" person expected to do? Check all that apply.
Give sight to the blind
Preach the gospel to the poor
Heal the broken hearted
Liberate those who feel broken or oppressed
What is the Jewish Year of Jubilee?
A time of release when all debts were cancelled, and prisoners were set free
What did the word "poor" mean in Luke's world? Select all that apply.
To not have very much money
To have low status in the community because of gender
To have low status in the community because of family lineage
To have low status in the community because of a lack of religious purity
According to Luke's version of the Sermon on the Plain, who will be a part of the kingdom of God?
How did Jesus respond to the ruler who asked Him, "Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?" Choose all that apply.
Come, follow me
Sell all you have and give unto the poor
According to King Benjamin, imparting of their substance to the poor was one evidence that that his people were doing what?
Retaining a remission of their sins
Which of the following were expectations of what the "Coming One" would do? Choose all that apply.
Preach the "good news" (the Gospel)
Raise the dead
According to Luke's version of the Sermon on the Plain, to whom does the kingdom of God belong? Choose all that apply.
Foreigners living among the Israelites
What is the most important focus in the story of the widow of Nain?
Jesus had compassion of the widow
In this story, we learn that the owner of the house was a Pharisee. Which of the following statements represent elements of Pharisaic belief that are particularly relevant in this story?
Pharisees were deeply concerned with issues of purity
Why did Simon decide that Jesus could not be a prophet?
Because Jesus would have known that the woman was a sinner
How does Jesus show Simon that he is indeed a prophet?
By showing Simon that Jesus knew his thoughts
In the parable of the Two Debtors, the first debtor owed 500 denarii (pence). About how much would that be worth for a day laborer in the first century?
About 20 month's wages
In Jesus's parable of the two debtors, who does the debtor who owes 50 denarii (i.e., pence) represent?
In Aramaic, Jesus's native language, what does else the word for debt (ḥōba') also mean?
In Jesus's parable of the two debtors, who does the debtor who owed 500 denarii (i.e., pence) represent?
Why did the woman enter Simon's home?
She entered because she wanted to express her great love for Jesus
What is the prophet Joseph's "key" by which he understands the Scriptures?
Know the question that led to Jesus's teachings
What was the first question that the lawyer asked Jesus and led to his teaching of the Good Samaritan?
What shall I do to inherit eternal life?
What was Jesus's initial answer to the first question?
Live the two great commandments
What was the followup question that the lawyer asked Jesus?
Who is my neighbor?
According to the story of the Good Samaritan, who is the neighbor that we must love?
Those with whom we have strained relations
What is the point that Jesus is teaching when he gives the story of the Good Samaritan?
If we want eternal life, we must help those who are in need
Luke uses some literary devices in his telling the story of the woman who washed Jesus's feet. One of them is that she remains nameless in the story so that each of us can identify our story with hers. Which of the following is probably the most important way in which we can identify with her?
We are all sinners who are in need of Jesus's compassion.
What is the purpose of Jesus's interaction with Simon the Pharisee?
to help Simon see the woman as Jesus did: as a redeemed woman who had been forgiven
Which of the following statements best represents the principle that Jesus wants us to understand from the story of the Good Samaritan?
To receive eternal life, we must help those who are in need.
What is the major focus in Luke's account of the raising of the widow of Nain's son from the dead?
that Jesus had compassion on a vulnerable widow
Which of the following statements reflects Mary's rejoicing in her Magnificat and thus sets up one of the major themes in Luke's Gospel?
"He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree"
Which of the four Gospels contains 5 distinct sermons from Jesus?
True or False? Jesus characterizes the Law of Moses as "bad" and his new law as "good"?
Which of the following is not a member of the original 12 apostles listed in Matthew 10?
Which of the four Gospels contains the Bread of Life sermon from Jesus?
True or False? According to the Gospel of John, after the Bread of Life Sermon many of those thinking of following Jesus now "walked with him."
The Bread of Life Sermon may be foreshadowing what future event in the Savior's life?
The institution of the sacrament
Which of the four Gospels contains the most personal conversations between Jesus and various individuals?
Which of the following Old Testament stories did the Savior use to teach Nicodemus?
Moses lifting the serpent on his staff
When this person spoke of the future Messiah, the Savior responded, "I that speak unto thee am he."
The woman at the well.
When some of the disciples said to Him, "This is an hard saying, who can hear it?" what had the Savior just taught?
"except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, ye have no life in you"
True or false: All four of the Gospel authors (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) are listed in the original twelve apostles in Matthew 10.
How many distinct sermons from Jesus are found in the Gospel of Matthew?
Which Gospel(s) describe Jesus washing the disciples' feet?
At the Last Supper, Jesus instituted a new covenant. This appears to be textually related to which of the following covenants?
A covenant instituted with Moses
Which Gospel(s) describe Jesus instituting the sacrament at the Last Supper?
Matthew, Mark, and Luke
Which of the following was the final command Jesus gave his disciples before entering Gethsemane?
Love one another as I have loved you.
Jesus taught that eternal life is to ________.
know God and Jesus Christ
Which Gospel uses the phrase, "The Garden of Gethsemane"?
Which Gospel(s) describe Christ's sweat being like blood in Gethsemane?
In the final 24 hours of Christ's life, which group appears to most vigorously oppose him?
The Chief Priests
What is a lesson we can draw from Peter's denial of the Savior and the angel's declaration after the Resurrection?
Christ doesn't give up on us.
Which of the following best describes why Pilate most likely found Jesus Christ to be guilty?
Pilate wanted to protect his reputation
Which of the following best describes what happened in the story of those who went to Caesarea to protest the standards posted by Pilate?
Pilate moved the standards out of Jerusalem
According to some ancient manuscripts, what was the first name of Barabbas?
Which of the following was required by Pilate?
In which gospel does Jesus not receive help carrying his cross?
Which aspect of Christ's atoning for our sins is most heavily emphasized in scripture?
Christ dying for our sins on the cross
Which aspect of Christ's atoning for our sins has most frequently been stated by church leaders in General Conference?
Christ dying for our sins on the cross
Who of the following is stated as being present at the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ in the Gospel of Matthew? Select all that apply.
Mary the mother of James
Who of the following is stated as being present at the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ in the Gospel of Mark? Select all that apply.
Mary the mother of James
Who of the following is stated as being present at the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ in the Gospel of Luke? Select all that apply.
The women of Galilee
Who of the following is stated as being present at the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ in the Gospel of John? Select all that apply.
Mary the mother of Jesus
The phrase "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me" comes from which Gospel?
Matthew and Mark
The phrase "Father forgive them, for they know not what they do?" comes from which Gospel?
The phrase "It is finished" comes from which Gospel?
Which of the following is one of the stories told by ancient historians about Pilate?
The sons of Herod the Great wrote a letter to the emperor protesting Pilate's actions.
When Joseph F. Smith received the revelation that became Doctrine and Covenants Section 138, what passage of scripture had he been studying?
True or False? While in the spirit world the Savior taught the gospel to all the spirits of the dead in three days.
According to Doctrine and Covenants 138, what happens to the faithful members of the Church when they depart from this mortal life?
They continue their work preaching the gospel
In the earliest manuscripts of which Gospel do we find reports of the resurrection of Jesus, but no accounts of an appearance by the resurrected Jesus?
According to the Bible Dictionary, which of the Savior's miracles is his greatest of all?
Which of the four Gospels contains the story of two disciples on the Road to Emmaus?
Which of these accounts of the resurrected Jesus visiting someone is unique to the gospel of John?
Jesus talking alone with Mary Magdalene
According to the Gospel of John, what question did the resurrected Lord ask Peter three times?
Lovest thou me?
According to the Gospel of John, who is the first person to witness the resurrection of Jesus?
In a discussion with a friend, you are asked for scriptural evidence that the resurrected Christ had a tangible body. Which of the following would be most helpful?
the angel in the tomb in the Gospel of Mark
According to the Bible Dictionary, when do miracles cease to be improbable?
when one believes in the Resurrection of Jesus
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