Flashcards in Multiple Choice 2 Deck (28)
Which is the best translation of Acts 2:38?
"Into" remission of sins.
How are we moved from the position of sinful to having sins remitted?
Does the resurrection just point to a future physical resurrection?
No, new life in the Spirit.
If not how does Christ's resurrection apply to us in this life? (Resurrection pointing to future physical)
The promise of new life in the Spirit.
In what key verse does Peter set forth the salvation experience?
What does Peter show in this passage? (Salvation experience)
How to identify with death, burial, and resurrection of Christ.
How does one become theologically "hid in Christ"?
Repentance, baptism, and the Holy Ghost.
What is the difference between the titles "Holy Ghost" and "Holy Spirit"?
The term Holy Ghost most frequently refers to what?
God's activity among and in humanity.
What do the terms "baptized with the Holy Ghost" and "filled with the Spirit" mean?
Both describe the initial experience of receiving the Spirit of God to dwell in one's life.
Are these terms (baptized with the Holy Ghost & filled with the Spirit) contradictory?
Can one be "filled with the Holy Ghost" after initial salvation?
What does it mean for a saint to be "filled with the Spirit"?
The same as being baptized with the Holy Ghost, to be yielded the Spirit.
What can the phrase "filled with Spirit" mean according to Scripture?
"To walk after the Spirit."
Is there a difference between the baptism of the Spirit & all OT experiences with God?
How did the presence of God work with the OT saints?
It "moved on" the OT saints.
What must we do after being baptized in the Spirit?
We must seek to be renewed continually by submitting to the leading of the Spirit, letting Him have full control, and bearing the fruit of the Spirit.
Is Spirit baptism a second or third "work of grace" or an experience after conversion?
Does the witness of Church history hurt us as Apostolic Pentecostals?
No, it helps us.
What must all doctrines concerning salvation based on?
What doctrinal bias of modern church historians might cause them misread Church history?
They interpret from the perspective of their own beliefs, finding teachings that simply are not there.
What doctrinal bias of ancient church writers may cause people today to misread history?
They sometimes distorted or misrepresented the views of their doctrinal opponents.
Do all existing documents from antiquity reflect views of the average believer of that time period?
What affect does "history is written by the victors" have on the record of Church history?
Many who opposed officially accepted doctrines were persecuted so that they had little opportunity to leave an adequate written record of their beliefs.
Does the fact that a document is old guarantee it is authentic?
What did the leaders of the early post-apostolic era (AD 90-140) teach about baptism?
Baptism was for believers only and that repentance was necessary for baptism to be of any value.
As other methods of baptizing were being developed what was predominant & preferred mode?