RLGN 335 Exam 3

RLGN 335 Exam 3 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. Match the following view with its corresponding definition.
    1. The Penal Substitution View
    2. The Christus Victor View
    3. The Moral Government View
  2. The Calvinist position accepts absolutely no distinction between God’s moral will and his sovereign will; they are the same.
  3. Open theists (those who hold to the open view of foreknowledge) concede that God does sometime predict or predestine some aspects of the future, but not all aspects of the future, therefore, at least some aspects of the future are partially unsettled.
  4. The Old Testament sacrificial system most closely foreshadows which view of the atonement?
  5. On the subject of limited atonement, most Calvinists today prefer the terms “particular redemption” or “definite atonement,” as theyclaim that this doctrine does not limit the sufficiency of the atonement, but only its intention (the intention of the cross was to save only the elect).
  6. The open view of foreknowledge understands passages that describe God changing his mind as anthropomorphism or phenomenological language, while the classical view takes these passages literally.
  7. Roman Catholicism holds that man is not “totally depraved”; the Fall made man morally sick but not dead in sin. This view is in contrast to that of Luther, and in line with that of Erasmus.
  8. According to Augustine, man is born with original sin, but has the freewill to nevertheless choose to follow God by accepting the work of Christ as a propitiation for sin.
  9. John Wesley, while an advocate of Calvinism, was nevertheless tolerant toward the views of Arminianism.
  10. Jacob Arminius drafted five articles to respond to Calvinism. These articles followed after the death of Calvin, and are in­tune with Semi­Pelagianism.
  11. According to the Arminian position, the problem of evil can be explained in that it results in the greater good of…
  12. According to Pelagius, children are born neutral as was Adam; in other words, they are born without original sin.
  13. The terms “compatibilism” and “incompatibilism” deal with the question as to whether or not human freedom can or cannot be understood as compatible with the belief that God controls everything.
  14. The key difference between Calvinism and Arminianism is that Calvinism teaches that election is biblical, while Arminianism believes that election as a concept is not found in Scripture.
  15. According to the Calvinist view of God’s providence, all evil actions and events are ordained by God so as to bring about a greater good.
  16. The Calvinist response to the passages which teach that God wants “all the world” to be saved is that God will draw his elect from all nations (Jews and Gentiles); his love for mankind is without distinction in terms of ethnic race and origin.
  17. Currently, the moral government view of the atonement has the highest level of support among evangelicals.
  18. Luther taught that salvation is by God’s grace, but God looks to the sinner to contribute the faith by which he may be saved
  19. The classic Arminian interpretation of “biblical election” is that God elected people on the basis of his foreknowledge of their faith; essentially, the knowledge of who would choose him, as opposed to the knowledge of whom he would choose.
  20. In reference to providence, he Arminian position does not deny the capacity or ability of God as to his sovereignty; the position simply states that Godchooses not to meticulously control everything.
  21. Match the following concept with its corresponding definition.
    1. Total Depravity
    2. Unconditional election
    3. Limited atonement
    4. Irresistible Grace
    5. Perseverance of the Saints
  22. In the debate between Erasmus and Luther, at stake is the question of whether or not man can, on his own, turn away from sin to God. This debate then centers on the willpower of the unconverted.
  23. According to Calvinists (or the third point of Calvinism – Limited Atonement), Christ did not die for all men in general but gave himself only for the church, or the elect.
  24. The preaching of Jonathan Edwards, along with first Great Awakening (1740­1760), was largely Calvinistic in its theological underpinnings.
  25. The following view was the predominant view of the atonement in the early church:

Set 2

  1. The open view of foreknowledge teaches not only the freewill of man, but also that the future is left open so far as God’s foreknowledge is concerned, namely because of that freewill.
  2. The following view was the predominant view of the atonement in the early church:
  3. The Synod of Dort convened in 1618 to respond to the five articles of the Remonstrance (the views of Jacob Arminius). Out of the Synod of Dort came the famous “Five Points of Calvinism.”
  4. Erasmus taught that unconverted man has the power to choose God ­­ in other words, man chooses God; God does not choose man by special election.
  5. According to the Arminian position, the problem of evil can be explained in that it results in the greater good of…
  6. According to the Calvinist position, due to the sovereign hand of God in all things, man has no real responsibility in making moral decisions.
  7. According to the Calvinist view of God’s providence, all evil actions and events are ordained by God so as to bring about a greater good.
  8. The Calvinist response to the passages which teach that God wants “all the world” to be saved is that God will draw his elect from all nations (Jews and Gentiles); his love for mankind is without distinction in terms of ethnic race and origin.
  9. The classic Arminian interpretation of “biblical election” is that God elected people on the basis of his foreknowledge of their faith; essentially, the knowledge of who would choose him, as opposed to the knowledge of whom he would choose.
  10. On the subject of limited atonement, most Calvinists today prefer the terms “particular redemption” or “definite atonement,” as they claim that this doctrine does not limit the sufficiency of the atonement, but only its intention (the intention of the cross was to save only the elect).
  11. The preaching of Jonathan Edwards, along with first Great Awakening (1740­1760), was largely Calvinistic in its theological underpinnings.
  12. According to Augustine, man is born with original sin, but has the freewill to nevertheless choose to follow God by accepting the work of Christ as a propitiation for sin.
  13. The open view of foreknowledge understands passages that describe God changing his mind as anthropomorphism or phenomenological language, while the classical view takes these passages literally.
  14. Jacob Arminius drafted five articles to respond to Calvinism. These articles followed after the death of Calvin, and are in­tune with Semi­Pelagianism.
  15. According to Pelagius, children are born neutral as was Adam; in other words, they are born without original sin.
  16. The Calvinist position accepts absolutely no distinction between God’s moral will and his sovereign will; they are the same.
  17. Match the following concept with its corresponding definition.
  18. According to Calvinists (or the third point of Calvinism – Limited Atonement), Christ did not die for all men in general but gave himself only for the church, or the elect.
  19. Calvinists hold to what is known as the “classical” view of foreknowledge, while Arminians hold to what has come to be termed the “open” view of foreknowledge.
  20. Luther taught that salvation is by God’s grace, but God looks to the sinner to contribute the faith by which he may be saved
  21. Currently, the moral government view of the atonement has the highest level of support among evangelicals.
  22. The five points of Calvinism are rife with logical inconsistencies in how the points are interrelated; there is little or no logical coherence between the five points of Calvinism.
  23. According to the open view of foreknowledge, the Scriptures teach that the future is settled to the extent God wills it, but not that the future is exhaustively
  24. The Old Testament sacrificial system most closely foreshadows which view of the atonement?
  25. Match the following view with its corresponding definition.
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