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What were the 2 most important components of Jesus' ministry during this year of public favor?
(his second year)
- profound teaching

- compassion to those in need (miracles of healing)
Mention 2 differences between Jesus and the Jewish religious leaders which brought about this opposition.
(his third year)
- Jewish leaders paid attention to obeying detailed laws and traditions

- Jesus rejected acts of ritual purification

- Jesus' teaching about the Sabbath
Mention several important events that occurred during the last week before Jesus was crucified.
- triumphant entry into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday)

- celebration of Passover/ Last Supper with his disciples

- driving the money changers out of the temple
Mention several pieces of evidence for Jesus' resurrection.
- his body was missing from the tomb

- the boldness of his disciples in the face of persecution

- the existence of the Christian Church
The theme of the New Testament book of Hebrews is the "superiority" of Jesus Christ. In what ways is Jesus presented as being superior in this book (6 ways)?
- Jesus Christ is superior to the prophets

- Jesus Christ is superior to angels

- Jesus Christ is superior to Moses

- The superiority of Christ's priesthood

- The superiority of Christ's covenant

- The superiority of Christ's sacrifice
Explain the different ways that the Revelation of John can be understood or interpreted.
- Spiritual: the signs and symbols are allegorical representations of the conflict between good and evil, truth and error, God and Satan.

- Preterist: the book has mainly been fulfilled as a result of the fall of the Roman empire

- Historicist: chapters 6-19 have been fulfilled in the unfolding history of the Christian church up until the return of Christ

- Futurist: the books is a prophecy of future events which lead up to and include the end of the present age
Name at least 3 purposes for which the Revelation of John was written.
- To show the final outcome of world powers.

- To confront Domitian who crowned himself "Lord of Lords" - to show that Jesus Christ is Lord, not the emperor of Rome.

- To complete the prophetic picture provided by the Old Testament.

- To reveal Christ in His glory in the consummation of God's program.

- To provide comfort and hope for Christians experiencing persecution and suffering.
Describe 4 ways in which the Eastern Orthodox Church is different from the Roman Catholic Church.
- The patriarchs of the EOC refused to accept the authority of the pope in Rome.

- The EOC placed great emphasis upon the use of icons in worship.

- The RCC allowed baptism by sprinkling while the EOC emphasized immersion.

- Catholic clergy must be celibate while Orthodox clergy allowed marriage before ordination.

- The EOC used Greek as its language of worship while the RCC used Latin.
Mention at least 4 important decisions that were made during the Council of Trent that relate to Roman Catholic belief and practice.
- Catholic tradition is co-equal with Scripture as a source of truth for Christians.

- The Latin Vulgate was to be the true sacred canon of the Church.

- Only the Roman Catholic Church had the right to interpret Scripture.

- The 7 traditional sacraments were reaffirmed.

- Veneration of the saints and the use of sacred images were strongly supported.

- The sale of indulgences was controlled and other abuses of the medieval church were corrected.
Which of the Roman Catholic beliefs and practices discussed during the Council of Trent are not held by most Protestants?
- Protestants don't believe in having a pope as head of the church

- The Protestant Church said they had a right to interpret the Scripture too

- Most Protestants do not venerate saints

- Not all Protestants agree with the Roman Catholic view of the Eucharist