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The first person to propose the end times scenario adopted by Left Behind was a nineteenth century Anglican priest turned traveling evangelical preacher to the United States?
John Nelson Darby
Expanded on Darby's teachings and laid them out in his influential Scofield Reference Bible?
Cyrus Scofield
Deals with the millennium, the rapture, the Antichrist, and Armageddon?
premillennial dispensationalism
All-time best-selling Christian fictional series?
Left Behind
Historic position of most Christian churches (including the LCMS)?
amillennialism
Takes a literal view of all descriptions of the end times in the Bible, and reads much of the Book of Revelation as a straight line of chronology?
premillennial dispensationalism
a period of time in the unfolding of God's dealings with humanity?
dispensation
(before the fall)
Innocence
(the fall of Noah)
Conscience
(Noah to Abraham)
Human Government
(Abraham to Moses)
Promise
(Moses to Christ)
Law
(the Church)
Grace
(the millennium)
The Kingdom
the secret return of Christ when all believers and children not yet at "the age of accountability" are invisibly taken to heaven?
rapture
This view deals with the end being marked by the return of Christ, the final judgement, and the new heavens and new earth?
Amillennialism
Center of biblical revelation according to the Lutheran Church?
justification by grace through faith
Latin for "caught up"
rapture
the relationship between the Old Testament nation of Israel and the New Testament church?
premillennial dispensationalism
According to the Left Behind view, the Kingdom was offered by God and was refused by these people, and it will be offered to them again in the future?
Jews
Left Behind views this as the beginning of these events?
The creation of the political state of Israel in 1948
An Old Testament believer in Yahweh (the Lord), the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob?
Israelite
Used by Israelites in the OT to identify themselves to non-Israelites?
Hebrew
This term indicates an ethnicity and/or an adherent to Judaism?
Jew
A citizen of the 1948 state of Israel, which is not the same as the Israel of the Old Testament?
Israeli
Referred to as "the supersign of biblical prophecy" according to the Left Behind view?
The creation of 1948 state of Israel
Number of persecuted Jews who come to faith in Christ and begin to convert many Gentiles?
144,000
Great battle toward the end of the seven-year tribulation?
Armageddon
1. The Seven Seals
2. The Seven Trumpets
3. The Church and Satan
4. The Seven Bowls
5. The Overthrow of Babylon
6. The Binding of Satan and his destruction
Six visions of the end times
There will be no further opportunity for this after Christ's second (and final) coming?
salvation
The two events are the same thing?
Rapture and Second coming of Christ
Interpretive key to understanding the OT?
NT
The second coming will be this and not the beginning of the age?
End
The entire Bible points to this "super sign" that God's promises have been fulfilled?
Jesus
Believes there will be no ("a") literal thousand (mille) year visible earthly kingdom of Jesus?
Amillennialism
A political ruler who manifests the fourth kingdom of Dan?
Antichrist
Last major onslaught of Satan before the second-and final-coming of Christ?
Armageddon
Means "uncovering" or "revelation"?
apocalyptic
Genre of literature that frequently uses visions, colors, numbers, and vivid symbolism to make a theological point?
Apocalyptic Literature
This is a system of biblical interpretation that distinguishes between seven distinct periods in biblical history?
Dispensationalism
Study of the end times of the world?
Eschatology
This is the view of the Left Behind novels, namely, that Christ's second advent will occur before ("pre") the "millennium," understood as a thousand-year rule of Christ on earth?
Premillennialism
Term to signify the intensified persecution that will occur after the rapture and before Christ's thousand-year reign on earth. It will last for seven years?
Tribulation
Seventh Lutheran credal document of the Book of Concord?
The Tractate
Author of The Tractate who completed it on February 17, 1537, during the assembly of princes and theologians in Smalcald?
Philip Melanchthon
1. The Pope is not head of the Christian Church and superior to all other bishops by divine right.
2. The Pope and bishops do not hold civil authority by divine right.
3. The claim of the Bull that obedience to the pope is necessary for salvation is invalid since it contradicts the doctrine of justification by faith.
Three main points of the Tractate
Issued the Papal bull on November 18, 1302?
Pope Boniface VIII
plenitudo potestatis?
Plentitude of power
Mainly reasserted the spiritual power and the "plenitudo potestatis" of the papacy?
Innocent III
A voice heavily noticed in the bull and who some hold might have been the actual writer of the bull?
Egidius Romanus
Writing in which Giles voices the supremacy of the Roman Pontiff over the material world?
Ecclesiastical Power
(70th Week of Daniel 7)
Reign of AntiChrist
(7 Years)
Tribulation
(Satan Bound)
Millennium