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1

What are 2 of the 4 aspects of the unique beauty of the Bible?

Production
Preservation
Proclamation
Product

2

What are 2 of the 4 basic questions of life?

1. Who am I?
2. Where did I come from?
3. Why am I here?
4. Where am I going?

3

God loves us and desires for us our highest good. What is that highest good?

Conformity to the character of His Son.

4

Who was present with Jesus when He was transfigured?

Moses & Elijah

5

According to Wilkinson & Boa, what is the central event of history?

the Cross

6

In your own words, what are 3 things that are unique about the PRODUCTION of the Bible?

Diverse styles (historical narratives, letters, stories, poetry)

Produced over a span of 1500 years

Diverse authors (40 - judges, sheep breeder, priest, statesman, king, scribe, prophet, etc.)

7

In your own words, share 3 things that are unique about the Bible's PRESERVATION.

Translated into over 1700 languages.

Criticism

Perversion - doctrinal errors

8

According to Wilkinson & Boa, what is the greatest work of literature, history, and theology ever written?

the Bible

9

What are the 4 divisions of the Old Testament that Christians use today?

Law (5)
History (12)
Poetry (5)
Prophecy (17)

10

From what mountain did Moses view the Promised Land before his death?

Mt. Nebo

11

The book of Genesis is divided into 11 separate units by the repetition of what phrase?

Generations: "These are the generations of"

12

TRUE or FALSE: The book of Genesis ends some 3 centuries before Moses was born.

True

13

TRUE or FALSE: Moses had been providentially prepared to understand and integrate, under the inspiration of God, all the available records, manuscripts, and oral narratives on which the book of Genesis depends.

True

14

The book of Genesis can be divided into 3 sections which cover approximately...

2000 years
193 years
93 years

15

The Abrahamic Covenant, reconfirmed Genesis 15, emphasizes 3 facts? What are they?

Land promise
Great Nation (population of descendants)
Great personal & spiritual blessings

16

Name 3 of the 4 people from the book of Genesis who are considered types by Wilkinson & Boa.

Adam
Abel
Melchizedek
Joseph

17

List the 4 great events (from Genesis 1-11) and the 4 great people (from Genesis 12-50) around which the content of Genesis is built.

Creation
Fall
Flood
Babel

Abraham
Isaac
Jacob
Joseph

18

Give 2 of the 4 principles that Merrill suggests to assist in the INTERPRETATION of texts.

Genre - each demand interpretive methods unique to itself.

Compare Genres - to shed light on the obscurity of a solitary text.

19

What are 2 of the 4 structural clues (mentioned by Merrill) that set the OT apart from common historiography?

1. Chronological order for long sections of historical matters.

2. Thematic order for grouping material together.

20

Abraham was born about?

2161 BC

21

Abraham's life was overlapped that of Shem by?

150 years

22

What OT personage could have known both Adam & Shem?

Methuselah

23

Who said it? "Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to harken that fat of rams. For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, he hath also rejected thee..."

Samuel

24

Explain in what sense Abraham is "the father of all them that believe"

Abraham was a father in a figurative sense. An example, or "teacher"

25

According to Major Ian Thomas, what is the curse of Christendom?

To piously dedicate to God all that you presume to find good in the flesh which God has condemned.

26

TRUE or FALSE: In obedience, man offers to God his own will, in rational and spiritual worship.

True

27

According to NA Woychuk, what alone can induce a person to abandon the allurements of this world, and commence a pilgrimage toward heaven?

Real faith in the Gospel of Christ.