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1

What two treasures are found within that ultimate Truth?

Wisdom and Knowledge

2

The gathering of factual information.

Knowledge

3

The proper application of factual information to real-world situations.

Wisdom

4

This conference was an attempt by man to capture the infinite essence of God’s nature.

Westminster Confession

5

In seeking for understanding about eternal life, _____________ was seeking satisfaction in life.

Samaritan Woman

6

In seeking for understanding about eternal life, ____________ were seeking for evidence through the works being done on Earth.

Jewish People

7

In seeking for understanding about eternal life, ____________ were seeking miraculous signs.

The disciples

8

In seeking for understanding about eternal life, _________ was seeking factual evidence.

Nicodemus

9

True or False. The search of the Word of God contains the answers to eternal life.

False (found only in Jesus).

10

How will people have eternal life?

Whoever looks to Jesus and believes in Him

11

Who did Jesus pray for just prior to His crucifixion?

For all of humanity

12

What did Jesus ask God for those in His prayer in the question above?

That all humans may know God and Jesus

13

Where in scripture is Jesus’ prayer to God found?

John 17:1-3

14

Hosea 6:6 and Jeremiah 9:23-24 shows that the knowledge of God is living by:

Faith

15

Hosea 6:6 and Jeremiah 9:23-24 shows that the knowledge of man is seeking:

Evidence

16

Where in scripture does it state that “the Word of God” stands forever?

1 Peter 1:24-25

17

What are the two manners in which we can trust the Word of God?

It is living and active

18

Where in scripture can you find the claim that we can trust the Word of God because of these two manners?

Hebrews 4:12

19

20. Those who do not believe in the Word of God will try to ________ it and _______ it.

Discredit, Minimize

20

In 1776, ________ mocked those who believed in God by stating that within 100 years of his death Bibles will only be found in museums.

Voltaire

21

In 1985, ___________ attempted to discredit the authority of the Bible by using science methods to conclude that 82% of the words attributed to Jesus were not spoken by Him.

Jesus Seminar

22

What is the primary reason why people will try so vehemently to attack the Word of God?

Because the Word of God gets in the way of their selfish desires

23

God shows His protection of us through his jealous protection of what we believe. The name of God that describes this is:

El Qanna

24

Through this jealous protection of us, God shows His _______ when sin threatens our _________ relationship with Him.

Zeal, Covenant

25

Proverbs 12:1 teaches that we are to love __________ because God uses correction to keep us from living in a ______________ of following sin.

Discipline, Lifestyle Pattern

26

Those who do not know God, will be able to hear it through our:

Love

27

The intense, committed study of the Word of God makes us all:

Theologians

28

Who stated that non-believers have to come to be open to discovering an understanding about the existence of God and the trustworthiness of God’s Word in order to believe?

R.C. Sproul

29

What does history provide?

Reminders of what God has done through man

30

Using history to tell the story of humanity is known as a:

Meta Narrative

31

What is significant about 1859?

Darwin’s “Origins of Species” was published

32

According to Historical Revisionism, what happens if you rewrite the past?

You can make people believe whatever they want in the present

33

What was the example of Historical Revisionism given from Jesus’ death?

The Roman guards false reporting of how Jesus’ body left the tomb

34

What was the example of Historical Revisionism given from the beginning of all Creation?

Satan questioning Eve about “Did God really say……”

35

What was the example given of Historical Conditioning?

The number 911

36

What is Natural Myopia?

Nearsightedness (only focusing upon the present, not the future impact one will make)

37

What is the Pilgrim’s Providential View of History?

We are laying the stepping stones for future generations.

38

Who will be unable to lay stepping stones for the benefit of those who follow them in history?

Selfish individuals

39

What is the post-modernists view of the past?

Everyone has their own past, there isn’t one true history that applies to all and therefore there isn’t a meta-narrative

40

According to the Truth Project, what you believe in the present is determined by what four components of your past?

a. Your education
b. Through experiences
c. Formal training
d. What you observed

41

According to 2 Corinthians 10:5, we are to take _______ every thought and make it _________ to Christ.

Captive, Obedient

42

What verse discussed the concept of Memorial Stones?

Joshua 4:1-7

43

What are Memorial Stones and what is there purpose?

Items that remind people of what they have gone through

44

What is the lesson about History taught to us in Judges 2:10?

It only took one generation to forget the provisions of God

45

Who said that we are receivers of tradition and that life does not begin and end with you?

Dalrymple

46

This individual also stated that without history there isn’t any __________ or ___________ to the present

Context, Meaning

47

Who said that without history there is no sense of identity or wisdom of why and how we move forward?

R.C. Sproul

48

What is the Mayflower Compact?

The first written framework of government established in what is now the United States, and it cannot be understood without recognizing their faith in God.

49

How many years after the following events or individual’s life were the oldest manuscripts of the following ancient works published:

- Homer’s Iliad: 500 years
- Julius Caesar’s Gallic wars: 1,000 years
- Pliny’s History: 750 years
- Thucydides’ and Herodutus’ History: 1,300 years
- The New Testament: 25 years

50

According to the Truth Project, the basis for the three branches of government comes from Isaiah 33 – what were the three descriptions and the branches described in Isaiah 33?

a. Lawgiver – Legislative (House and Senate)
b. Judge – Judicial Branch
c. King – Executive Branch

51

Who stated that “because men are not angels, we need rule of law”?

James Madison

52

Who stated that “religion and morality are indispensable for human freedom”?

George Washington

53

What two actions were considered essential to education in early America?

Biblical Doctrine and Prayer

54

What were the two best-selling books in early America used to accomplish the essential actions of education?

The Bible and New England Primer

55

What evidence is there that the earliest universities in America promoted the importance of Christianity in education?

Mottos

56

Which university was founded to “teach the Truth of God”?

Harvard

57

Which university was founded for the purpose of training missionaries to serve Native American communities?

Dartmouth

58

Which university was founded for the purpose of returning higher education to “teaching the truth of God”?

Yale

59

Which university was founded for the purpose of training students as “Christian Leaders”?

Princeton

60

Which famous United States document stated that an individual’s “inalienable rights” came from God?

Declaration of Independence

61

Whose historical writings in which book were used as a model for the “inalienable rights” concept?

John Locke, "Two Treatises of Government"

62

Which Christian university was Humanist Manifesto; secular education proponent John Dewey a professor at?

Columbia

63

What examples in Washington, DC were given to illustrate the history of Christianity in America?

Murals, Inscriptions and Statues

64

Who made the observation in early America, that liberty and virtue were connected in the relationship between church and state?

Alexis de Tocqueville

65

Colossians 2:2-3 states that the Ultimate source of Truth is:

Christ

66

Who stated “only a virtuous nation can be free”?

Benjamin Franklin

67

Who stated that religion is the only solid basis of good morals; therefore education should teach the precepts of religion and the duties of man towards God”?

Gouverneur Morris

68

Who stated that “without virtue there can be no liberty”?

Benjamin Rush

69

Who stated that “our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other”?

John Adams

70

Who stated that “the great pillars of government and social life are virtue, morality, and religion”?

Patrick Henry

71

Who stated that “religion and good morals are the only solid foundations of public liberty and happiness”?

Samuel Adams

72

The founders of the Constitution established the separation of church and state in order to:
Where is this found?

a. Protect citizens form the government establishing an official religion
b. Protect the government from having a religion imposed upon it
Found in the 1st Amendment

73

The founders believed that individual Christians in the US performed their roles in order to _______ society, rather than to ____________ upon society.

Serve, Impose Gods Will

74

In 1869, Charles Elliott became the new president at Harvard and installed Christopher Columbus Langdell as the new head of Harvard law school – what method of law did he replace?

Blackstone

75

What method did Langdell replace it with?

Case Study Method

76

What is Legal Positivism?

The belief that the foundations of all law is determined by the state

77

What is Sociological Jurisprudence?

The belief that the law must change as the culture changes

78

What US Supreme Court justice promoted sociological jurisprudence?

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

79

Western Civilization is a combination of what four contributing cultural influences?

Christianity, Judaism, Roman law, Greek culture

80

Explain why Christians have a unique understanding of sovereignty.

Sovereignty is freedom from external control. In order to be free from sin we are required to give up our freedom to choose selfishness & submit to a higher authority

81

To impact the culture, we are to develop strong Christian _________, which will become a _________ that impacts the culture

Habits, Lifestyle