According to Chapter 26, one main theme of the Old Testament is ____________.
For many people salvation is something they have done.
The textbook says that Romans 8:29-30 suggests what about salvation?
What makes grace so hard to grasp is not that it does not make sense intellectually, but that it does not make sense emotionally?
Everyone’s view of salvation is different. The textbook gives a few examples of what this might look like. Which of the following is not one of the specific ways in which people might view salvation?
Salvation was conceived in the mind of God, even before Adam and Eve sinned.
Which of the following terms fits the definition: “to choose””
The question of election is not whether God elects, but how he does so.
Which of the following terms fits this definition: “To set one’s destiny ahead of time”?
Which one of the following Old Testament characters is a specific example of election given in the textbook?
Regeneration occurs after conversion.
Which of the following best fits this definition: “Spiritual birth brought forth by the Holy Spirit at conversion”?
Regeneration is different from conversion because regeneration is a conscious act of repentance toward God and faith in Jesus, and conversion is an unconscious transformation brought about by the Holy Spirit.
Repentance is defined as “a change in one’s mindset.”
In what famous passage does Jesus talk about regeneration?
Which of the following is NOT one of the aspects of sanctification?
What is the primary role of the Holy Spirit?
Which of the following is NOT a spiritual discipline?
Justification before God is something earned through human effort; it is not granted on the basis of God’s grace.
The doctrine of Justification is a point of disagreement between whom?
According to 1 John 2:19, some believers who leave the faith, never truly had faith.
In the book of 1 John, John makes a clear argument that some leaving the community of faith were not leaving because a loss of salvation, but because they never possessed true salvation.
Conversion and calling are not closely intertwined.
Which book of the New Testament discusses evidence of Christian obedience in its entirety?
How does a Christian possess assurance of their salvation?
Baptism is symbolic of the Lord’s death.
There is no need to formally commit church membership to a local congregation.
Jesus said the greatest commandment is to “love your neighbor as yourself.”
What does the Bible refer to with the word “church?”
The Bible refers to the church as a community of believers.
There is evidence in the Bible that the early church took up oﬀ
The church is not corporately more than what we are individually.
According to the reading “trickle down” influence is often more effective than “bubble up” influence because God is more powerful than man.
A “people movement” is when many people make an individual decision to believe in Jesus Christ, but they make the same decision simultaneously and all become Christians.
The mission of the church is to equip the saints for the work of the ministry.
Trickle down influence is when leaders get saved and decree that everyone should become a Christian and Christianbased laws are imposed upon everyone.
“The Protestant work ethic” was a derogatory term used to describe the laziness of noncatholic Christians in comparison to devout Catholics.
The Greek word, baptisma, means “immersion.”
The examples in the New Testament of beleivers professing faith in the risen Jesus are followed by that individual being baptized.
When is a nation considered to be “Christianized”?
Participating in the Lord’s Supper is a step of obedience to the Lord’s command.
“Redemption and Lift” refers to the principle that conversion leads to moral improvement and often better use of their resources.
The first Lord’s Supper was held during the Passover meal.
Scipture teaches that only church leaders should be doing the work of the ministry.
The Bible indicates that the “church” is a building.
Only one church governmental structure is evidenced within Scripture.
Trickle down influence begins in the hearts of individuals and spreads to their families, their occupation, and those around them.
Scripture teaches that Jesus is the head of the church.
According to the reading, how does the New Testament compare the church to a body?
The two ordinances of the church are Baptism and the Lord’s Table.
The chruch is both an organism and and organization.
Scripture teaches that one is justified not because of anything they do, but through the work of Jesus.
The Lord’s Table is a means of edification, fellowship and personal introspection.
According to the reading, how does the New Testament compare the church to a building?
Oikos conversion in the New Testament is the promise that the presence of one Christian in a family guarantees the eventual conversion of all other family members of his family.