Flashcards in New Testament FINAL EXAM Deck (88)
The "end" of love
Philemon: When I remember you in my prayers, I always thank my
God because I hear of your love for all the saints and
your faith toward the Lord Jesus. I pray that the
sharing of your faith may become effective when you
perceive all the good that we may do for Christ. I
have indeed received much joy and encouragement
from your love, because the hearts of the saints have
been refreshed through you, my brother
main theme of Philemon
Owning slaves in the early church
The undisputed letters of Philemon
Freedom in slaves (Gal 3:28), Advice to slaves, Chloe's people (1 Cor 1:11)
Rhetorical situation of Philemon
Paul wants Philemones manumit Onesimus
Slave of Philemon whom Paul sent back to his master. Paul's letter to Philemon gives instructions on how Philemon needs to treat Onesimus
Owner of Onesimus and primary addressee of one of Paul's letters
Paul's letters (date)
1 Peter (date)
2 Thessalonians, Colossians, Ephesians (date)
2 Peter (Date)
Johannine Epistles (date)
Pastoral Epistles (date)
the belief that Jesus did not have a physical body, but was a spiritual presence on earth. John opposes this theory
most thought it the world was a lowly place and they wanted to escape.
If a book is pseudonymous it means that the book is written by someone other than who claims to be the author. Most apocalyptic books are
second series of letters written in Paul's name.
Title Slide: 2 Thessalonians
The End of Eschatology: As to the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being
gathered together to him, we beg you, brothers and sisters, not
to be quickly shaken in mind or alarmed, either by spirit or by
word or by letter, as though from us, to the effect that the day
of the Lord is already here. Let no one deceive you in any
way; for that day will not come unless the rebellion comes first
and the lawless one is revealed, the one destined for
destruction (2 Thess 2:1-3)
Man of Lawlessness
We do not know who this is but he appears in 2 Thessalonians as evidence of the day of the lord has not come yet. he lived in the late 1st century
What is the argument in 2 Thessalonians?
The day of the lord has not yet come
What does eschatology bring?
Hope and encouragement
Title Slide: The end of the Church
Colossians and Ephesians So then you [Gentiles] are no longer strangers and aliens, but
you are citizens with the saints and also members of the
household of God, built upon the foundation of the apostles
and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the cornerstone. In
him the whole structure is joined together and grows into a holy
temple in the Lord; in whom you also are built together
spiritually into a dwelling place for God (Eph 2:19-22).
Colossians and Ephesians pseudonomy
Colossians is believed by 60% to be pseudonomous while Ephesians is believed by 80%
Colossians opposes certain beliefs and writings. What are they?
Involving the Torah and visions
What does it mean to "seek the things that are above?"
This is from Colossians and it means to live in a proper manner in all aspects of life. This includes sexual sins, anger, and slander.
What does it mean to be baptized
Colossians touches on this and it means to become indemnified with Christ and count on him for your salvation
When was Ephesians written in relation to Colossians?
A little bit after because the author uses some phrases and themes.