NBST 620 Quiz 4

NBST 620 Quiz Issues in 2 Timothy

  1. 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.
  2. After meeting Paul during the winter months, 2 Tim. 4:10 notes that Titus headed to which area?
  3. Paul concluded each of his epistles by wishing his readers “grace.”
  4. Paul reminded Timothy that because he was a representative of the Gospel, God would protect him from suffering.
  5. In addition to 2 Timothy, what other Pauline epistle contains Paul’s description of himself as being poured out like a drink offering?
  6. According to Towner, most scholars understand the reference to Paul’s “rst defense (2 Tim. 4:16)” as a reference to his rst Roman imprisonment.
  7. 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?
  8. What is the name of the individual who left Paul because of his love of the world and departed to Thessalonica?
  9. In the rst century, the belief that moral decay will precede the return of the Lord was unique to Paul.
  10. Paul’s statement that “the Lord knew those who were his (2 Tim. 2:19)” is a quotation from what Old Testament writing?
  11. In 2 Tim. 1:12, Paul stated that he was not ashamed for which two reasons (select two options)?
  12. According to Towner, the “youthful lusts” which Timothy was to avoid (2 Tim. 2:22) should be identied specically as the sensual lusts of youth.
  13. According to Towner, what is the “rm foundation of God” that stands rm (2 Tim. 2:19)?
  14. 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?
  15. According to Towner, the “sacred writings” mentioned in 2 Tim. 3:15 likely refers to the entire Christian Bible.
  16. What are the three metaphors Paul uses in 2 Tim. 2:4–6 to emphasize the importance of faithfulness and dedication to the Gospel?
  17. According to Paul’s second epistle to Timothy, an abundant life devoid of persecution is generally experienced by those who follow Christ.
  18. The “last days” referred to by Paul in 2 Tim. 3:1 is the period between Christ’s rst and second coming.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. According to Towner, Paul’s instruction to “fan into the ame 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.
  22. In 2 Tim. 4, Paul requested that Timothy bring him the cloak that he left in which city?
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. Paul reminds Timothy of the laying on of hands in both 1 and 2 Timothy.
  27. What is unique about the doxology of 2 Timothy?
  28. According to 2 Tim. 2:18, what did Paul and Timothy’s Ephesian opponents deny?
  29. 2 Tim. 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 rst defense.
  30. Timothy’s mother and grandmother were apparently faithful Jews but were not Christians.
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