In 2 Cor 1:3–11, Paul assures the Corinthians that God brings comfort out of affliction.
Select the term that describes the universal message of God’s saving grace through faith in Christ.
The apostle Paul wrote 1 Corinthians to the church at Corinth while staying in Rome about AD 56.
Select the key verse(s) in Romans.
The key verse for 2 Corinthians states: “Now we have this treasure in clay jars, so that this extraordinary power may be from men and not from God” (4:7).
While the Greek noun charis refers to an unmerited favorable disposition toward someone or something, a better NT definition of charis would be unmerited favor toward an enemy, that is, one who has forfeited any claim on God’s favor because of sin and who deserves God’s judgment.
Select the key word in 1 Corinthians.
The three main sections of 2 Corinthians is built around the theme of ministry and the
Select the key word in Romans.
The root of the Corinthian church’s problem was the need for unity around the gospel message.
According to Rom 1:18–3:20, Paul establishes that __ stands condemned before God, the Sovereign Judge.
What is the key word in Galatians?
Based on Paul’s teaching in Galatians, which item below is not a reason for the law of Moses being given?
Select the recipients of Paul’s letter to the Romans.
The key verse in 1 Corinthians states: “Now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is faith.”
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The stated author of 1 Peter claims to be a “witness of the sufferings of the Messiah.”
Select the correct reference for the following verse: “We know that we live in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit” (NIV 1985).
What metaphor does James use in 2:26 to demonstrate the vital relationship between faith and works?
According to James 1:1–4, 12, which item is one of six aspects of trials?
The body of 3 John consists of commendations for Gaius and Demetrius and a __ for Diotrephes.
The major theme of 1 Peter is living with __ in the midst of suffering.
Which item not one of the arguments against the Pauline authorship of Hebrews?
The key verse in 3 John states: “Dear friend, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil has not seen God.”
The biblical title of the book is the “revelation of __ __” (1:1).
According to tradition, Peter died sometime during the persecution of __ (AD 64– 68).
Jude quotes from the noncanonical books of the Assumption of Moses and __.
James selects two defining moments in the life of __ (2:14–26) in order to define the relationship between faith and works.
According to James, one appropriates wisdom by asking God?
John wrote 1 John in order to (1) teach discernment regarding a proper relationship with God; (2) affirm his readers’ faith; and (3) warn his readers about coming judgment.
The key word in 2 John is “__” (Gk. menō).
The apostle John wrote 1 John sometime between __and __.
The original recipients of 2 Peter were most likely Christians living in northern __.
The traditional view of the Christian church has long held that the Johannine Community authored the book of Revelation.
The key word in 3 John is “__” (Gk. mimeomai).
According to Hebrews 4:14–10:18, Christ is superior to __.
The key verse in 2 John states: “Anyone who does not remain in Christ’s teaching but goes beyond it, does not have God. The one who remains in that teaching, this one has both the Father and the Spirit” (vv. 9–10).
The content of Hebrews suggests the recipients were __ believers.
Jude, the brother of __ wrote his letter to Christians in churches throughout Israel or Asia Minor.
In his second letter, Peter assures believers that the __ __ is certain and inevitable.
The symbol of the __ in Revelation defines the atoning work of Christ.
Jude was probably written sometime between AD 60 and 80.
Which theological truth is not mentioned in James?
Select the biblical text that supports the doctrine of the inspiration of Scripture.
The key word in Revelation is “__” (Gk. marturia).
Jude’s twofold purpose for writing is (1) to appeal to believers to contend for sound doctrine; and (2) to warn against false teachers.
The key verse in Jude states: “Dear friends, although I was eager to write you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write and exhort you to contend for the faith that was delivered to the saints once for all” (Jude 3).
The author of 2 Peter claims to have been an eyewitness of Jesus’ transfiguration.
Which item is not one of the four possible locations for the place of 1 Peter’s origination?
Which item is not one of the three pictures James gives to describe the tongue?
Hebrews 1:1–3 emphasizes the superiority of Christ to the __.
Given the fact that the author of Hebrews does not mention the destruction of the __, which occurred in AD 70, it is likely it was written prior to this date.
Select the correct reference for the following verse: “He [Jesus Christ] is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world” (NIV 1985).
The purpose statement for 1 John is given in 1 John 5:13, which states: “I write this to you so that you will not sin.”
2 John 4–11 cautions believers to __ false teachers.
The author of 2 Peter identifies himself as “Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ.”
John, “the Elder” wrote 2 John to the “Gaius and his children sometime between AD 85 and 95.
Name the recipients of the letter of James.
Jude refers to seven examples from the Old Testament to describe apostasy and to emphasize the certainty of God’s judgment on sinners and apostates.
Which item is not one of the characteristics of the false teaching that is encountered in 1 John?
The author of 3 John identifies himself as “the __” (3 John 1).
The recipients of 3 John are not mentioned in the letter.
Select the reference that clarifies that loving God is incompatible with loving the world.
The two main purposes for writing 2 Peter was (1) to exhort the believers to growth; and (2) to expose false teachers.
When was James most likely written?
Hebrews 1:5–2:18 emphasizes the superiority of Christ to __.