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Lecture 1- New Testament Exam
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Who said "Behold, the Lamb of God which takes away the sin of the world."
B. John the apostle
C. John the Baptist
D. Joseph, Mary's husband
John the Baptist
In order to understand the statement "Behold, the Lamb of God which takes away the sin of the world" all of the following Old Testament backgrounds must be understood EXCEPT
A. The sacrificial system
B. The Feast of Pentecost
C. The temple cult
D. The levitical movement
The Feast of Pentecost
What institution did Moses announce in Deuteronomy 18 that Jesus would fulfill?
How will Jesus be beyond the Old Testament vision of the prophet as pointed out in John 1?
A. Jesus would say "Thus saith the Lord"
B. Jesus would predict the future in the Olivet Discourse
C. Jesus would tell the people to repent like a prophet
D. Jesus would be the "word" of God incarnate
Jesus would be the "word" of God incarnate
John said while the prophets spoke the word of God, Jesus in himself would be the word of God. What Greek word is used for Jesus being the "word"?
Malachi ended the Old Testament about what date?
A. 250 BC
B. 400 BC
C. 586 BC
D. 333 BC
What did the people of Jesus' day ask him based on Malachi 4 at the end of the Old Testament?
Who did Jesus identify as Elijah who was to come as predicted by Malachi?
A. John the Baptist
B. Paul, the apostle
John the Baptist
Jesus as the "Son of David" fills what Old Testament institution?
When did the people cry out that Jesus was the "Son of David"?
A. When he was crucified
B. When Jesus entered Jerusalem on Palm Sunday
C. When Jesus came down from the Mount of Transfiguration
D. When Jesus entered the temple area
When Jesus entered Jerusalem on Palm Sunday
How is Jesus the fulfillment of the Abrahamic covenant?
A. His body stands for the land that Abraham was promised
B. He was the seed that was promised
C. He was the king who would sit on the throne of Israel
D. He was the way the all nations would be blessed
He was the way the all nations would be blessed
How does the sign over Jesus' head when he was crucified a fulfillment of an Old Testament institution?
A. "Behold the lamb of God"
B. "Here is Jesus, King of the Jews
C. "Israel, here is your Elijah"
D. "Jesus of Nazareth the prophet from Galilee"
"Here is Jesus, King of the Jews
What tribe is Jesus from that gives him access to the title "king"?
What tribe is Jesus from that gives him access to the title "priest"?
What line in the tribe of Levi did priests have be from?
While Jesus is not of the Aaronic priesthood, of what order of priests does he derive from?
Right from the start the New Testament let's know what is the main function Jesus will fulfill?
A. The one who would take away the sin of the world
B. The one who would bring justice to the earth
C. The king who would inaugurate the kingdom of God on earth
D. The one would to speak to us for God as a prophet
The one who would take away the sin of the world
What tension or conflict can be seen between Peter and Mark?
A. Peter said God doesn't want any to perish but Mark says Jesus told parables so some would not understand
B. Peter said he was the Rock and Mark said that Jesus was the rock
C. Peter said slaves were to obey but Paul said they were to be set free as brothers in Christ
D. Peter says that Abraham was saved by what he did and Mark said Abraham believed God and was saved
Peter said God doesn't want any to perish but Mark says Jesus told parables so some would not understand
How do Mark and Matthew conflict?
A. Mark says Abraham was saved by faith and Matthew says it was by what he did
B. Matthew said God doesn't want any to perish but Mark says Jesus told parables so some would not understand
C. Mark says Jesus nullified the Mosaic dietary laws while Matthew says Jesus said nothing from the law would disappear
D. Matthew said slaves were to obey but Mark said they were to be set free as brothers in Christ
Mark says Jesus nullified the Mosaic dietary laws while Matthew says Jesus said nothing from the law would disappear
Who is often contrasted as one saying salvation is by faith alone and the other says it is by works that one is saved?
A. Matthew versus Mark
B. Peter versus Mark
C. Paul versus John
D. Paul versus James
Paul versus James
Who talks about slaves being equal to those who own them and yet says slaves should obey their master's?
When a single writer of the New Testament says things that are in conflict often one must seek the solution in _______
A. Is the translation at fault
B. Were there different situations
C. Were there different editors
D. Is one figurative and the other literal
Were there different situations
With what can one contrast to the theology of the cross and suffering of Paul?
A. The theology of victory in James
B. The theology of glory in Luke
C. The gospel of prosperity
D. The theology of salvation
The theology of glory in Luke
What is the Old Testament covenant promises to Israel contrasted to?
A. The Abrahamic covenant where the world would be blessed
B. The Davidic covenant with his rule over the Gentiles
C. The prophecies of the turning away of the Jews
D. The new covenant with its focus on the Gentiles
The new covenant with its focus on the Gentiles
What did the New Testament writers not do?
A. Try to harmonize their diverse messages
B. Edit their books to make them agree
C. Collect the books that agreed with one another
D. Write from a unified perspective
Try to harmonize their diverse messages
What does the diversity of the New Testament text confirm?
A. That God respects different people and allowed them to speak their minds
B. That there are many ways to interpret the Bible
C. That the Bible is the word of God and that nobody "fixed" it
D. That everyone can interpret the Bible as they like
That the Bible is the word of God and that nobody "fixed" it
What two things were used to account for the diversity of the New Testament text?
A. Different levels of maturity and different ways of seeing the world
B. Different writers with different perspectives and different situations
C. Different audiences and different interpreters
D. Different languages and different cultures
Different writers with different perspectives and different situations
Paul in Galatians 4 says that Jesus came __________
A. To destroy the works of Satan
B. To Bethlehem fulfilling prophecy
C. By the will of God
D. At the right time
At the right time
When was Jesus born?
A. 0 AD
B. 3 BC
C. 2 AD
D. 5 BC
The New Testament was originally written in what language?
The Old Testament was largely written in what language?
When did the Jews switch to speaking Aramaic?
A. When they were taken to Babylon
B. When they were scattered by the Assyrians
C. When they were conquered by the Persians
D. When Seleucus took over Palestine
When they were taken to Babylon
When did the Jews switch from the Semitic languages [Hebrew/Aramaic] to a western language [Greek]?
A. During the reign of the Persians
B. During the Babylonian captivity
C. During the time when Rome took over Israel
D. During the rule of Alexander and his followers
During the rule of Alexander and his followers
When was the New Testament written down?
A. 5 B.C. - 100 A.D.
B. 50 A.D. to 95 A.D.
C. 32 A.D. to 70 A.D.
D. 70 A. D. to 125 A.D.
50 A.D. to 95 A.D.
Where did Paul usually begin his ministry when he entered a new town?
A. In the church
B. In the city gate
C. In the synagogue
D. In the city temple
In the synagogue
Who were a couple Pharisaic leaders in the time of Christ?
A. Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus
B. Caiaphas and Annas
C. Pilate and Herod
D. Agabus and Ananias
Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus
In the Fertile Crescent which river is to the east?
A. The Nile
B. The Jordan
C. The Euphrates
D. The Tigris
What group of people came down from the Caucasians and not Arabs?
A. The Iraqis
B. The Iranians
C. The Saudis
D. The Egyptians
The Iranians are descended from what ancient Empire?
B. The Babylonians
C. The Persians
D. The Assyrians
The Persian Empire extended to what river on the East?
Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther were during what international empire?
A. The Persians
C. The Babylonians
D. The Assyrians
Nineveh is the capital of what great empire?
A. The Persians
C. The Babylonians
D. The Assyrians
Nineveh is located on the north of what river?
A. The Euphrates
What city is located between the Tigris and Euphrates south of Nineveh in what is called Iraq today?
Damascus is the capital of what country?
Asia Minor in New Testament times is called ________ today?
What ancient nation was considered the breadbasket because they supplied the world with wheat and barley?
A. Asia Minor
In what country were the ancient papyri found because it was so dry?
Which city in Greece is on the Peloponnese?
What Greek city was the city of the Parthenon, Socrates and Plato?
Alexandria was built in what country?
A. Asia Minor
What would Alexandria be most famous for in the ancient world?
A. A large shipping port
B. A great military base
C. A golden throne
D. A huge library
A huge library
Macedon is located directly north of what country?
B. Asia Minor
What was Antioch in Syria famous for in the New Testament?
A. The first Christian martyr
B. The place believers were first called Christians
C. The place where persecution first broke out against the church
D. The port from which Paul sailed to Rome
The place believers were first called Christians
All of the following cities are located in the western part of Turkey or Asia Minor EXCEPT?
What city will be named after Alexander's father?
In what city will Paul spend 3 years on his third missionary journey?
Mount Olympus is closest to what city?
What city is on an isthmus in Greece between Athens and Sparta?
Nineveh is the capital of __________ and will fall in 612 BC.
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