NT Exam 1

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Rule on God’s behalf

What did God create humans to do?

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God’s promises have not been fulfilled

How does the OT end?

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Within 40 years

How many years were the documents of the NT in the making?

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Anonymous; Matthew

Who is the author of Matthew? Who is it attributed to?

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New Moses, God with humanity, Messiah from David

Matthew’s purpose is to connect Christ with what OT expectations?

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He inserts narratives of Jesus’ life which parallel key events in Moses’ ministry

How does the author connect Jesus to Moses?

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Old Testement

What was the Pharisees understanding of the Messiah based on?

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He is the rightful king

What does Jesus’ cleansing of the Temple signify?

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Suffering Servant songs of Isaiah

Which OT passage is Matthew drawing upon to explain Jesus’ death?

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Peter

Early church historians claim that Mark recorded the testimony of which apostle?

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Jesus is the Messiah, but not the one they expect

What is Jesus’ point in the parables about the kingdom of God in Mark?

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Victorious Jewish king vs. suffering servant

What is the difference between Peter's understanding of Messiah and Jesus' understanding of Messiah?

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To cause readers to be challenged as to whether they will run from Jesus Messiah or accept him as Messiah king.

According to the Bible Project narrator, the abrupt ending of Mark is intended to do what?

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Luke

What is the first part in the two part work by Luke the physician?

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It previews the role of each child in his Gospel

Why does Luke include the poems which John the Baptist and Jesus' parents speak?

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Adam

Luke’s genealogy ends with what biblical character?

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Being a part of Jesus' mission and making it your own.

In Luke's Gospel, being a disciple means what?

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It is the reversal of what we typically think of in regard to power: Jesus' power- sacrifice and love

What is the "upside-down" nature of Jesus' Kingdom?

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Eyewitness

The Gospel of John was written by what kind of person?

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Genesis 1:1

John’s Gospel begins with an allusion to what OT passage?

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It is a symbol that tells us something about Jesus.

What does John mean by a "sign"?

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It refers to a quality of life: a life infused with God's love.

What is "eternal life" in John's Gospel?

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God reveals himself as a God of self-giving love.

Jesus' footwashing of his disciples tells us what about God?

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Jesus’s resurrection

The seventh sign in John refers to what event?

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Story

This thing determines and provides context for whether a behavior is good or evil.

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Interlude, Acts 4. 5. and 6

What acts of God’s narrative are we focusing on in this course?

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various reactions to Hasmonean and foreign rule.

What prompted the beginning of the formation of the Sadducees, the Pharisees, the Zealots, and the Essenes?

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NO

Did Jesus live through the Maccabean revolt?

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Jesus is the fulfillment of OT expectations

Matthew’s ‘Jesus Portrait’

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Jesus is the model disciple who exhibits faithfulness in suffering.

Mark’s ‘Jesus Portrait’

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Jesus is the Savior of the World

Luke’s ‘Jesus Portrait’

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Jesus is God who is sent by the Father

John’s ‘Jesus Portrait’

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Mark

Which gospel begins with Jesus as an adult beginning his ministry?

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Different

Are Matthew and Luke’s genealogies different or the same?

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Luke

Which gospel is the only gospel to contain a narrative of Jesus as a child?

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the Holy Spirit is the coming of the New Age predicted by Ezekiel's New Covenant.

How does Luke portray the arrival of the Holy Spirit in his Gospel?

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indirectly through Jesus' miracles over creation, directly through Jesus' use of the OT about himself, through the proclamation of unclean spirits/demons.

How does Mark portray that Jesus is God?

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95AD

When was John’s gospel most likely written?

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He is Israel’s true king

When Jesus claims "I am the good shepherd" what is he stating when read in light of the OT?

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Greek

What language was the Septuagint written in?

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Apocrypha

Jewish literature well known and appreciated, found in Roman catholic and Greek orthodox bibles, not canon.

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Sadducees

This group supported the Hellenizing of Jewish culture; the rich and elite in Jewish society. Did not believe in the resurrection.

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Pharisees

This group was conservative, Mosaic law abiding teachers of the day who arose in response to the laxness of the Hasmonean rulers.

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Zealots

This group believed that God would enable them to overthrow Rome and bring in the promises of God through military might; officially formed after Jesus’ resurrection.

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Essenes

This group was similar to the Pharisees. Formed as a reaction to increased Hasmonean failure; they believed Israel had lost their way and that God would only save a small remnant who were faithful.

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AD 70; late 50s-60s

When was Matthew’s gospel likely written?

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David’s heir

What does Matthew’s genealogy points to Jesus as who’s heir?

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possible mid to late 50s

When was Mark’s gospel likely written?

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60s AD

When was the possible writing date of Luke’s gospel?

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Luke

Who was the only (likely) gentile author of the Bible?

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Theophilus

Who was Luke adressed to?

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provide an orderly account of Jesus life

What was Luke’s purpose in writing Luke?

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No specific audience

Who was the audience of John’s gospel?

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To argue for Jesus as Messiah in opposition to Jewish leaders of Jesus’ day

What is the primary purpose of John’s gospel?

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Binary opposites

What is a common literary feature of John’s gospel?

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7 ‘I am’ Statements

John’s gospel doesnt contain exorcisms, parables, and is very different than the other gospels. What statements are important in John?

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Not clearly stated, but appears to be written to Jewish People

Matthew’s intended audience

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Demonstrate that Jesus is the fulfillment of the OTs expectations

What is the purpose of Matthew’s gospel?

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Unknown, but thought to be Roman churches

Who was the intended audience for Mark?

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½ Jesus’ Ministry, ½ Jesus Passion week

What is the structure of Mark?

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Infancy, 5 main sermons, resurrection

What is the structure of MAtthew?

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Infancy, Intro to ministry, Jesus in Galilee, Travel to Jerusalem, Ministry in Jerusalem, Passion and Resurrection

What is the structure of Luke’s gospel?

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Intro, 7 signs and discourses, Passion, resurrection. (book of signs, book of glory)

What is the structure of John?

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God’s kingdom

What is present on earth (already but not yet) because Jesus is present on earth?

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