Flashcards in Oral Exams 10/29/13 Deck (34):
Pope Urban II
Officially called for the crusades to win back the Holy Land from the Muslims 1095
Greatest Popes. 2 Crusades under his belt. Called the 4th Lateran Council
N. French Protestant Reformer/Theologian. Successor to Calvin. Opposed absolute Monarchy.
Morning Star of the Reformation 1300's. First hand written English translation of Bible. Opposed Papal Authority, Monasticism.
Bible translator. first english translation of N.T> from original languages and part of O.T. Martyrd.
Bohemian Priest, followed teachings of Wycliffe, burned at the stake.
German priest/theolgian - founder of the Moravian church.
2nd Council of Constantinople 561
561 - Dealt with Monophytism - Through the incarnation his human and divine natures combined as 1 nature.
3rd Council of Constantinople 680-681
680-681 - Dealt with Monotheletism
Summary of Anglican doctrine written in short dogmatic statements -
First congregational summary of doctrine and church order. Written by most of the signers of the Westminster Confession of Faith.
Evangelicals and Catholics together
Failed attempt to pursue culture war co belligerency across theological borders.
British pastor/theologian - prolific writer and defender of orthodoxy
Last conservative president of Princeton Theological Seminary 1887-1921. Successor to AA Hodge.
Open Brethren Evangelical - Started mission to orphans.
When and where was the first Presbytery
Auburn Affirmation of 1924
Document authored by ministers in the PCUSA who objected to the General Assembly requiring ministers to agree to the 5 fundamentals in addition to Bible and the Westminster Standards. This was significant as it it was signed by both conservatives and liberals. Those who refused to sign, including Machen, went on to start the Orthodox Presbyterian Church.
january 2002, Potomac grew to large and needed to split in order to better manage.
Calvin and Luther
primary area of disagreement - Lord's Supper
Luther - Consubstantiation
Calvin - Mystical presence of Christ via Holy Spirit.
What are the Marks of the Church of Jesus Christ
The Marks of the Church are the maintaing of the Word and Sacrament in their fundamental integrity - WCF Preaching, Sacraments and Church Discipline.
Assistant pastors vs. Associate Pastors
Assistant Pastors - Called by Session, members of Presbytery, not part of the session and the Session sets their role and responsibilities.
Associate Pastors - Called by Congregation, members of Presbytery, part of the session. Congregation sets their role and responsibility.
Scripture defend Infant baptism
I Corinthians 7:14 "14 For the unbelieving husband is made holy because of his wife, and the unbelieving wife is made holy because of her husband. Otherwise your children would be unclean, but as it is, they are holy."
Children are holy through the faith of the believing parent(s) therefore the sign of the convent should be applied to them. Also, Acts 2 - Applied to families. Colossians 2
An ACT of God's free grace whereby we are brought into the number and have a right to all the privileges as son's of God. - Abba Father, Sonship, (Romans 8)
Jesus was both fully God and Fully man at that same time and in one person.
Image of God.
Man was created in the Image of God in that we are like God (Gen. 5:1) in true knowledge (Col 3:10, Ephesians 4:24), righteousness, holiness and is given dominion over all the creation. (gen. 2, I Cor. 11:7)
Propitiation is the removal of the Wrath of God
Expiation is the removal of Sin.
Propitiation presupposes expiation.
Romans 3:25, Hebrews 2:17)
Election is God's active work of salvation where he chose his children at the foundation of the world. (Eph. 1)By doing so he passed over some and passively chooses them for destruction. (Romans 9)
Start with positive affirmation-
God created the world ex nihillo (Out of nothing)
He created it Good
He created it in his image.
The Ordo Salutis are merely aspects of a person's union with Christ.
I chose to refute this because I took the words 'merely aspects' to diminish the significance of the Ordo Salutis. However, I do believe that it is our Union with Christ is the foundation for the Ordo Salutis and after reading Murray have no issues with calling them aspects.
God makes a General Call and those that respond in faith are effectually called.
God makes a general call with a twofold effect of both hardening and softening of hearts.
Not all the called are chosen, but all the chosen are called.
I would disagree with the statement in that it places faith before effectual calling. Romans 8:30 says calling comes before justification/faith.
I John 5:13 - I write these things to you who believe in the Son of God that you may know that you have Eternal Life.
I would not consider myself a Xian Recon. In that I do not believe support the enforcing of the O.T. Civil laws and their punishments/consequence. Jesus came to fulfill the Law. matthew 5:17-18
Who are part of the visible church
All who profess the true religion and their children. WCF 25.2