OBST 650 Quiz 3

OBST 650 Quiz 3 Liberty University

  1. According to Allen Ross, the promises God gives Abram in Genesis 12:1-3 are conditioned upon Abram’s obedient faith.
  2. A key word of Genesis 12:1-3 that illustrates the major purpose of the many promises made to Abram is                     .
  3. The scope of the implications of God’s promise to Abram in Genesis 12:1-3 is limited to the people of Israel
  4. Which of the following character’s example of immediate obedience is most like that of Abram’s in Genesis 12?
  5. Which people group proves to be a recurring antagonist in the book of Genesis?
  6. Abram’s immediate obedience, worshipful response to the promises of God, and initial faithfulness to the Lord’s command together help demonstrate that he was the proper choice to be the channel of blessing for all the families of the earth.
  7. The scheme that Abram created upon entering Egypt in Genesis 12 regarding his wife came from faith.
  8. The end of Genesis 12 teaches that God will always immediately deliver his people from their predicaments.
  9. As land is divided between Lot and Abram, Abram allows Lot to pick  first where he and his family will settle.
  10. Throughout the book of Genesis the promise of land is connected to the promise of                        .
  11. Genesis 14 suggests that Lot had moved rather quickly from tenting next to Sodom to dwelling in it and suggests that had he not dwelt there, he might not have been captured and Abram might not have been drawn into war.
  12. Abram warmly accepted the offer of Sodom following the conflict between the two of them.
  13. Melchizedek serves as a type of Christ and demonstrates that Jesus would be a coming priest from the tribe of Levi.
  14. Under prevailing customs in Abram’s day, if a man died childless, the inheritance would be passed down to his servant.
  15. The two most important words in Genesis 15:6 (pertaining to Abram’s salvation)  are                                .
  16. God promises nothing but good things for Abram and his people.
  17. Sarah’s solution to the problem of not have a child was in keeping with social customs of the day.
  18. The name “Ishmael” means                      .
  19. The changing of Abram’s name to Abraham is the first and only time God alters someone’s name in the Scriptures.
  20. Circumcision existed in the ancient world before it was instituted by God in connection with Abraham’s family.
  21. According to Allen Ross, circumcision in the Old Covenant is most analogous to which sign/practice of the New Covenant?
  22. Which of the following names were either established or altered directly by God in Genesis ?
  23. According to Allen Ross, which other ancient work contains stories of divine visitors appearing to humans in a translatable way?
  24. God’s comment in Genesis 18:20-21, specifically as it regards his outcry against the grievous sin of Sodom and his coming down to see if it was that bad, is an example of anthropomorphism.
  25. In Abraham’s negotiation with God for the city of Sodom, the bids start at          righteous people and moves all the way down to              righteous people.
  26. God warns the people of Sodom before their ultimate destruction.
  27. The wicked men of Sodom accepted Lot’s offer of his daughters in the place of the angelic messengers.
  28. Lot negotiated for a little city with the same kinds of motivations that Abraham demonstrated in his negotiation for Sodom.
  29. “Moab” is a play on the word                       .
  30. Which of the following themes surface in Genesis 19?
  31. According to the account in Genesis, threats to the Abrahamic covenant are relatively rare.
  32. in Genesis 20, the response of Abimelech to God’s warning reveals that contrary to Abraham’s fears, he was a God-fearing individual.
  33. Which of the following verbs is important in the beginning of Genesis 21 as it describes a divine intervention in someone’s life. This verb is used elsewhere to announce the fulfillment of the promise of the seed and a future fulfillment of the promised deliverance from Egypt (see also Gen. 50:24).
  34. Laughter is used in connection with which of the following in Genesis?
  35. In Genesis 21, Sarah’s plan concerning Hagar and Ishmael involved lower Hagar’s status from handmaid to “slave” and distinguishing Ishmael as “her [Hagar’s] son” from Isaac as “my son, even Isaac.”
  36. Genesis 21 teaches that the sending away of Hagar and Ishmael was less about divine abandonment of Ishmael and more about the protection and preservation of Isaac.
  37. The latter part of Genesis 27 reveals that often disputes must be dealt with by force and even violence.
  38. According to Allen Ross, the narrative of Genesis 22 might be referred to as an example of a                               narrative.
  39. Allen Ross argues that from Abraham’s perspective, God was calling him to do something that he would have never imagined and Abraham did not know ahead of time that this was a test.
  40. YHWH yir’eh (Jehovah Jirah) can either mean “the Lord sees” or                                 .
  41. Why was Abraham forced to purchase land in order to bury Sarah?
  42. Genesis 23, in part, teaches that God’s promises outlast those that he uses to instigate them.
  43. In the introduction of Rebekah, the text demonstrates that while Rebekah is virtuous, she was not attractive as Sarah was. described earlier.
  44. Literary clues at the end of Genesis 24 demonstrate that Rebekah replaced Sarah as the matriarch of the family and Isaac replaced Abraham as patriarch.
  45. is the name of Abraham’s second wife.
  46. Abraham died at the age of                     .
  47. Isaac was the only son of Abraham involved in his burial.
  48. What is true about where Isaac settled after Abraham’s death?
  49. Sarah lived to be                    years old.
  50. What became of Hagar and Ishmael?
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