Flashcards in Session 1 Study Questions Deck (27):
What are 2 of the 4 aspects of the unique beauty of the Bible?
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?
God loves us and desires for us our highest good. What is that highest good?
Conformity to the character of His Son.
Who was present with Jesus when He was transfigured?
Moses & Elijah
According to Wilkinson & Boa, what is the central event of history?
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.)
In your own words, share 3 things that are unique about the Bible's PRESERVATION.
Translated into over 1700 languages.
Perversion - doctrinal errors
According to Wilkinson & Boa, what is the greatest work of literature, history, and theology ever written?
What are the 4 divisions of the Old Testament that Christians use today?
From what mountain did Moses view the Promised Land before his death?
The book of Genesis is divided into 11 separate units by the repetition of what phrase?
Generations: "These are the generations of"
TRUE or FALSE: The book of Genesis ends some 3 centuries before Moses was born.
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.
The book of Genesis can be divided into 3 sections which cover approximately...
The Abrahamic Covenant, reconfirmed Genesis 15, emphasizes 3 facts? What are they?
Great Nation (population of descendants)
Great personal & spiritual blessings
Name 3 of the 4 people from the book of Genesis who are considered types by Wilkinson & Boa.
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.
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.
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.
Abraham was born about?
Abraham's life was overlapped that of Shem by?
What OT personage could have known both Adam & Shem?
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..."
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"
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.
TRUE or FALSE: In obedience, man offers to God his own will, in rational and spiritual worship.