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Acts was written by __
the same person who wrote Luke
Acts is addressed to ___
Theophilus
Acts focuses on ___
the development of the church
In the first 7 chapters of Acts, the church is located in ___
Jerusalem
Acts 1:8 is the ____
"blueprint"
the "blueprint" in Acts 1:8 is ____
Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and the uttermost parts of the Earth
Pentecost is ____
a harvest festival held 50 days after Passover
Glossolalia means
speaking in other languages
Glossolalia is a sign of ___
the presence of the Holy Spirit
The first martyr of the New Testament church was ___
Stephen
Followers of Jesus were at first called ____
followers of the way
the first reference to Jesus' followers as Christian was in ____
Antioch (Acts 11:26)
Saul's epiphany on Damascus Road was ____
he saw the Risen Christ
Early evangelism beyond Jerusalem was (2) ____
Philip and Ethiopian eunuch (Acts 8: 25-40) and Peter and Cornelius (Acts 10:1-48)
Philip's vision of clean and unclean animals taught him ___
that God is no respector of persons; the Gospel is for Jew and Gentile
For Gentiles to speak in tongues was a confirmation sign that ____
the gospel is for ALL people
On missionary journeys, Paul's pattern was to ____
speak in synagogues to Jews first, and then go to the Gentiles after Jews rejected his message
The details of Paul's death are unclear, what are 3 ways he could have died?
1. in prison
2. executed
3. gone to Spain on a missionary journey and died there
who is the only historical person who is both a major character in a NT book and the author of NT books himself
Paul
Define Amanuensis
a scribe or assistant who wrote for the writer and may have improved the grammar
what is the most systematic theological work attributed to Paul
Romans
Philippians was written from
Prison
Philippians is known as a____
letter of Joy
Why did some people challenge Paul's apostolic authority?
because he had not been with Jesus during His earthly ministry
Why did the notion of a crucified Messiah offend many Jews?
the Messiah was supposed to be a victorious conqueror, not an executed criminal
what is known as the "love chapter"
1 Corinthians 13
what chapter discusses spiritual gifts
1 Corinthians 12
Paul is the Gentile form of the Jewish name ___
Saul
Did paul have his name changed?
NO
What is the 1 Corinthians Limits on Christian freedoms?
Christians are not bound by the Torah, but that does not mean they may do anything they please (1Cor 5)
What does 1 Corinthians say about Lawsuits among Christians
believers should settle their differences within the church, rather than the civil courts where unbelievers might see un-Christ-like behaviors
The celebration of the Lord's Supper (1Cor 11) is to ___
remember His sacrifice and look forward to His return
For spiritual gifts to be most effective, believers must show what type of love
Agape
what are the 3 types of love and what do they mean
1.eros: romantic love
2. philos: brother love;love of friends
3. agape: God kind of love
in Philippians (letter of Joy) what is mentioned and how many times
concept of rejoicing is mentioned 16 times in 4 chapters
Two quarreling women in Phil 4:2 are ___
Euodia and Syntyche
When discussing "general" epistles, we cannot be absolutley certain about ____
who wrote them
the identity of the Hebrew writer is known only to ____
God
a general epistle is _____
not addressed to a specific person of congregation
the thesis in Hebrews 1:1-2 is through Jesus...___
God gives the ultimate revelation of spiritual reality
define dualism
earthly events and human institutions are relections of heavenly realities
What book and chapter is known has the "Hall of Fame"
Hebrew 11
in James 2:17, Faith without works is ___
dead
Who is the only NT writer to define religion
James (James 1:27)
James 1:13-14 states that Human temptations arise from ____
within a person; God does not tempt anyone
James 4:17 states that to one who knows the right thing to do and does not do it...___
it is sin
Who may have written James?
James, the (servant) half brother of Jesus
1Peter 2:13 encourages the reader to ____
voluntarily submit to those in authority
1 Peter may have been written____
earlier than the first Gospel Mark
What was the last canonical book written?
2Peter
What is the only NT book in which the writer claims define inspiration for his work
Revelation
What is an example of apocalypses in the OT/NT
Daniel(OT), Revelation(NT)
Phenomenological language attempts to ____
describe the undescribable
What is the last book of the NT
Revelation
the last surviving original disciple may have written ___
Revelation
Revelation is the only canonical work by a ____
Christian prophet
define symbol
a sign or object that represents something other than itself
the letters to 7 churches open with _______
Jesus identifying Himself as the sender
Each of the 7 letters addresses the church's _____
spiritual condition
Most letters mentiona church's weaknesses except ____
Philadelphia
Each letter promises a reward to the ____
faithful ones who over come
Define dispensationalists
people who believe that each church in Rev. represents an age or stage in church history
Who is the only NT writer to define religion
James (James 1:27)
James 1:13-14 states that Human temptations arise from ____
within a person; God does not tempt anyone
James 4:17 states that to one who knows the right thing to do and does not do it...___
it is sin
Who may have written James?
James, the (servant) half brother of Jesus
1Peter 2:13 encourages the reader to ____
voluntarily submit to those in authority
1 Peter may have been written____
earlier than the first Gospel Mark
What was the last canonical book written?
2Peter
What does 2Peter say about the delay of the parousia
it is not slowness, but grace, because God is not willing that any should perish, but that all might repent (2Peter 3:9)
what is the only new testament to argue that the present world will be destroyed by fire?
2 Peter 3:10
1John opens by talking about ___
the logos/word
1John was the
Logos
1John emphasizes ____
LOVE, (1John 4:8-10)
1John 4:20 states that a person cannot love God and ___
hate his brother
Define apocalypsis
an unveiling/uncovering of something that was hidden
Revelation was written by
John of Patmos (Christian)
For Gentiles to speak in tongues was a confirmation sign that ____
the gospel is for ALL people
Beginning in Acts 11, church activity begins to shift to ___
Antioch
On missionary journeys, Paul's pattern was to ____
speak in synagogues to Jews first, and then go to the Gentiles after Jews rejected his message
on the second missionary journey, who goes north and who goes south?
Paul and Silas go north; Barnabas and John Mark go south
The details of Paul's death are unclear, what are 3 ways he could have died?
1. in prison
2. executed
3. gone to Spain on a missionary journey and died there
who is the only historical person who is both a major character in a NT book and the author of NT books himself
Paul
Define Amanuensis
a scribe or assistant who wrote for the writer and may have improved the grammar
what is the most systematic theological work attributed to Paul
Romans
Philippians was written from
Prison
Philippians is known as a____
letter of Joy
Why did some people challenge Paul's apostolic authority?
because he had not been with Jesus during His earthly ministry
Why did the notion of a crucified Messiah offend many Jews?
the Messiah was supposed to be a victorious conqueror, not an executed criminal
the first reference to Jesus' followers as Christian was in ____
Antioch (Acts 11:26)
Why did some people challenge Paul's apostolic authority?
because he had not been with Jesus during His earthly ministry
Why did the notion of a crucified Messiah offend many Jews?
the Messiah was supposed to be a victorious conqueror, not an executed criminal
define phenomenological language
attempts to describe the undescribable
the Letters to 7 churches open with Jesus____
identifying Himself as the sender
each of the 7 letters addresses
the church's spiritual condition
the only letter not to mention a church's weaknesses is the letter to
Philadelphia
Each letter promises a reward to the _____
faithful ones who overcome
Rev. 3:1 ~ Sardis
living but dead
Rev. 3:8 ~ Philadelphia
church with the open door
Rev. 3:15 ~ Laodicea
lukewarm Church
Define Pre-tribulation rapture
belief that all Christians will be raptured or taken out of the world before the Great Tribulation begins
Define Mid-Tribulation rapture
belief that all Christians will be raptured MIDWAY through the Great Tribulation (3.5yrs)
Define Post-Tribulation rapture
belief that all Christians will be raptured AFTER the Great Tribulation
what are the 3 series of judgments?
Seals, Trumpets, and Bowls/Vials
Rev. 7:1-3, interlude between Seal #6 and Seal #7 is so that God can
place His mark on the foreheads of those who follow Jesus as a sign of God's protection over them
Rev. 9:4, 5th trumpet releases ____
locusts who torment everyone without God's mark
the 2 witnesses from the 6th trumpet ____
preach 3.5yrs, cannot be killed, can destroy with fire from the mouth
at the appointed time, the 2 witnesses are ___-
killed and their bodies lie in the street for 3.5 days then they come back to life and ascend to Heaven (Rev. 11:11)
"dragon"
Satan
"beast from the sea"
false prophet/false religion
"beast from the land"
antichrist (666) Rev. 13:18
in the Battle of Armageddon spoken words of the Risen Christ ____
destroy armies of the antichrist and the antichrist and false prophet are thrown in the "lake of fire"
in the "supper for the birds" the birds ____
gorge themselves on the flesh of the soldiers killed in the Battle of Armageddon
define Millennial Kingdom
1000 years of righteousness on earth, as Jesus and His faithful ones rule the earth(the dragon is in chains)
at the end of the millennial kingdom...____
the dragon is released and deceives kings and armies into joining him to do battle against God
define the Great White Throne Judgment
lost dead are condemned and cast into hell(Rev.20:11-15) b/c thier names are not found in the Book of Life
What is the warning at the end of Rev
do not add to or take away from what John has written (rev 22:18-19)