NBST 620 Exam 4

NBST 620 Exam 4 Liberty University

  1. The reference to the various types of vessels/utensils and the honor/shame language of 2 Tim. 2 may also be observed in which other Pauline writing?
  2. Paul concluded each of his epistles by wishing his readers “grace.”
  3. According to Towner, the “sacred writings” mentioned in 2 Tim. 3:15 likely refers to the entire Christian Bible.
  4. According to Towner, what is the “firm foundation of God” that stands firm (2 Tim. 2:19)?
  5. Paul reminds Timothy of the laying on of hands in both 1 and 2 Timothy.
  6. What is the name of the individual mentioned in 2 Tim. 4 who is also mentioned in Rom. 16 and on an inscription in Corinth?
  7. According to 2 Tim. 2:18, what did Paul and Timothy’s Ephesian opponents deny?
  8. List your top three takeaways from this course on the Pastoral Epistles. Your answers should focus on things you learned about the Pastoral Epistles, ministry insights you have gained or any personal development that has occurred as a result of the teaching in these letters.
  9. According to Towner, Paul’s instruction to “fan into the flame the gift of God, which is in you,” implies that Timothy had grown despondent and had failed at various points in his ministry at Ephesus.
  10. According to Towner, Paul’s instruction to pass on the things he had taught to “faithful men” should be understood as a reference to apostolic succession.
  11. Timothy’s mother and grandmother were apparently faithful Jews but were not Christians.
  12. The “last days” referred to by Paul in 2 Tim. 3:1 is the period between Christ’s first and second coming.
  13. The description of Paul’s situation in 2 Timothy seems to indicate that his current imprisonment was decidedly more severe than the one described in Acts 28.
  14. According to Paul’s second epistle to Timothy, an abundant life devoid of persecution is generally experienced by those who follow Christ.
  15. In 2 Tim. 1:12, Paul stated that he was not ashamed for which two reasons (select two options)?
  16. Paul’s statement that “the Lord knew those who were his (2 Tim. 2:19)” is a quotation from what Old Testament writing?
  17. 4 reveals that while Paul was disappointed that he was not released from his imprisonment, he took comfort that many individuals stood by him during his first defense.
  18. After meeting Paul during the winter months, 2 Tim. 4:10 notes that Titus headed to which area?
  19. What is unique about the doxology of 2 Timothy?
  20. Paul reminded Timothy that because he was a representative of the Gospel, God would protect him from suffering.
  21. In 2 Tim. 4, Paul requested that Timothy bring him the cloak that he left in which city?
  22. Although his immediate circumstances were not ideal at the time he wrote 2 Timothy, Paul expressed his gratitude that those in Asia had remainded faithful to him.
  23. In addition to 2 Timothy, what other Pauline epistle contains Paul’s description of himself as being poured out like a drink offering?
  24. Towner argues that the word graphē (γραφή) in 2 Tim. 3:16 is most likely used as a general reference to the entire body of Scripture rather than as a reference to every individual text of Scripture.
  25. According to Towner, the “youthful lusts” which Timothy was to avoid (2 Tim. 2:22) should be identified specifically as the sensual lusts of youth.
  26. According to Towner, most scholars understand the reference to Paul’s “first defense (2 Tim. 4:16)” as a reference to his first Roman imprisonment.
  27. In the first century, the belief that moral decay will precede the return of the Lord was unique to Paul.
  28. According to Towner, the statement “If we are faithless, he remains faithful (2 Tim. 2:13)” is probably best understood to mean that Christ will execute judgment on deserters and apostates.
  29. What are the three metaphors Paul uses in 2 Tim. 2:4–6 to emphasize the importance of faithfulness and dedication to the Gospel?
  30. What is the name of the individual who left Paul because of his love of the world and departed to Thessalonica?
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