CHMN 201 Quiz 1 Teaching

CHMN 201 Quiz 1 Teaching the Truth

Covers the Learn material from Module 1: Week 1 — Module 2: Week 2.

  1. According to Melanchthon in his Loci Communes (1543), “the marks which point out the church are the pure gospel and the proper use of the sacraments.”
  2. Thom Rainer in The Post Quarantine Church explains that his hopeful attitude for the future of the church is based on what?
  3. According to Thom Rainer in The Post Quarantine Church, “people are the church; they don’t go to the church.”
  4. According to Dever, “We must understand God’s truth as a coherent whole, coming to use rst and foremost as a revelation of himself.”
  5. According to Dever, expositional preaching is not only the rst mark, but the most important of them all because if you get this one right, _________________.
  6. According to one church consultant, sermons should be what?
  7. Expositional preaching is preaching that takes for the point of the sermon the point of a particular passage of Scripture.
  8. Why were church finances a primary issue in the early days of the quarantine?
  9. “It is problematic to believe in relative truth because you are going to rely on your heart and human, fallen, limited wisdom; then you are relying on an unreliable source!” What Scripture supports this statement by declaring that the heart is more deceitful than anything else?
  10. According to Mark Dever, which of the following are serious problems facing the church today?
  11. According to Dever, “Biblically, we must realize that the size of what our eyes see is rarely a good way to estimate _________________.”
  12. According to Dever, what is one of the most painful tasks pastors face as a result of the work of evangelists?
  13. According to Dever, “If we want healthy churches…we must be especially careful to pray for leaders in the church to have __________________.”
  14. “You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” Where is this found in Scripture?
  15. Mark Dever in Nine Marks of a Healthy Church says, “Churches reach perfection when they reach full health.”
  16. Before the pandemic, according to Thom Rainer, the most active church members were often the least evangelistic members because they spent so much time inside the building instead of out in the community.
  17. Who produced the Forty-Two Articles of the Church of England in 1553?
  18. Where is this verse found? “Surely he took up our infirmities and carried our sorrows, yet we considered him stricken by God, smitten by him, and afflicted. But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.”
  19. According to Dever, “To charge someone with the spiritual oversight of a church who doesn’t in practice show a commitment to hear and to teach God’s Word is to hamper the growth of the church, in essence allowing it to grow only to the level of the pastor.”
  20. What does Mark Dever consider the single most important aspect of the church’s life?
  21. The following are all marks of a healthy church except what?
  22. According to Dever, “a preacher should determine what he wants to say and then find Scripture to support it.”
  23. According to Pastor John MacArthur, “The discerning person is the one who draws a clear contrast between truth and error…No one can be truly discerning without developing skill in separating
  24. According to Gutierrez in chapter 18 of Everyday Ministry, “we minister in order to counteract the cultural tendency to ignore, discredit, and diminish biblical truth!”
  25. According to Mark Dever, God “calls us more fundamentally to a relationship of trust with him than to a full understanding of him and his ways.”
  26. According to Thom Rainer, “Having become accustomed to doing without our buildings for many weeks, we’re now able to look at our church facilities with different eyes. We can see them
  27. “As Christians, we need to know that God will continue to care for us, and that his continuing care is based on our faithfulness.”
  28. What third mark of the church, has often been added according Mark Dever in his introduction of Nine Marks of a Healthy Church?
  29. “The topic of the church did not become a center of widespread formal theological debate until ______.”
  30. “In the Old Testament, this idea of atonement is linked with sacrifice as the way God provides for us to make reparation and to restore our relationship with him.”
  31. In Nine Marks of a Healthy Church, Mark Dever quotes David Wells as saying, “…it is not until we experience a holy dissatisfaction with things as they are that we ______________________.”
  32. According to Dever, “It is in ________ that the Word of God has fully and finally come to us.”
  33. According to Dever, why is the Word of God central as an instrument in creating faith?
  34. According to 2 Timothy 3:16, what matures us from being spiritual infants/children in Christ into spiritual “men” (or women)?
  35. What church model is found today in the Southern Baptist Convention, according to Mark Dever?
  36. According to Dever, “For confessing Christians to resist the idea of God’s sovereignty in creation or salvation is to flirt with pious paganism.”
  37. According to Dever, in an attempt to be successful in evangelism, both the liberal and seeker-sensitive models tried to do what?
  38. “The patron saint of traditional evangelical churches could be said to be ________.”
  39. What preaching will most edify the church?
  40. According to Dever, “A preacher can take a piece of Scripture and exhort the congregation on a topic that is important, but that isn’t really the point of that particular passage.”
  41. According to Mark Dever, liberal, seeker-sensitive and traditional churches all assume that evident relevance and response is the key indicator of success.
  42. While it is good to preach the truth; it is even better to preach in such a way that people can see ____________.
  43. What words summarize what the Bible teaches us about God?
  44. Who wrote in Institutes of the Christian Religion, “Wherever we see the Word of God purely preached and heard, and the sacraments administered according to Christ’s institution, there, it is not to be doubted, a church of God exists.”
  45. According to Gutierrez in chapter 18 of Everyday Ministry, “One of the enemy’s current strategies involves replacing absolute truth with _________.”
  46. “God uses his Word to sanctify his people and to make them more like himself.”
  47. A topical sermon takes a subject and talks about it.
  48. According to Dever, “we need churches that are ________________.”
  49. According to Everyday Ministry chapter 18, how does the Word of God meet the needs of those going against a culture that is adrift in relative morality?
  50. According to Dever, “Questions of who God is and of what he is like is of little importance to the practical matters of church life.”


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