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1. How many dispensations did you learn in class?

7: Innocence, Conscience, Government, Promise, Law, Grace, Millennial Kingdom

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2. Meaning of Apocalyptic

Apokalupto= to unveil, uncover, reveal
Form of Jewish and Christian writings produced between 200 B.C. and 200 A.D.
Apocalyptic (literary form) not the same thing as eschatology (doctrine of the end times)

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3. Author of Revelation

John

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4. List and define 2 ways to interpret Revelation

Preterism-
Preter =past
Revelation describes events that took place in the first century or started then and took time to complete.
Two views: It reflects the Jewish revolt and the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem. Some extend the timeline to the fall of the Roman empire (5th C)
Idealism:
Sometimes called the "spiritualist" view. Revelation describes the continuous struggle between good and evil Christ and his followers will eventually triumph

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5. Explain the New Jerusalem

(Revelation 21 - 22)
Prepared as a bride
12 gates, 12 foundations
Perfect cube
No temple
River of the water of life, tree of life

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6. What are the genuine Christian Teachings in 1st John?

- Faith (Belief in Jesus as the incarnate Christ)
- Righteous living
- Love for other believers
- Reassurance of the faithful
- Genuine forgiveness in community -1:9
- Walk in love - 2:10
- Not be ashamed of Christ's return - 2:28
- Prayers are answered - 3:22

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7. Name three of the triads found and three things that made them up.

o 3 Ways to help others: help doubters, save others from destruction, and carefully rescue others without being taken down
o 3 Blessings: mercy, peace, and love
o 3 Ways to depend on the Trinity: build up your faith, pray in the Holy Spirit, and stay in God's love

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8. 3 blessings in the book of Jude

Mercy
Peace
Love

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9. 2 disciples of John

Papias & Polycarp

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10. The book of 3rd John was written to whom

Gaius

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11. 2 negative examples of people in Jude

Reject authority, and slander angels

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12. Docetism

a view that Jesus only seemed to be human (a view that he could not be both human/material [therefore evil], and divine/spiritual [therefore good], at the same time).

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13. The negative example of man in 3rd John

- Diotrephes (9-10) - Not very nice (John's action: vs. 10)
- Wants to be first in all things [WANNA-BE-LEADER] - MY WAY OR THE HIGHWAY
- Not welcoming traveling Christians
- Spreads rumors/gossips
- Prevents those who want to help traveling believers

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14. The Three sets of seven visions in Revelation

Vision 1- Seven Churches
Vision 2- Judgement
Vision 3- Conquest

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15. Know the 4 horsemen (what were they like and what did they represent?)

White: bow and crown; conqueror
Red: sword; power to take peace
Black: pair of scales; inflated prices
Pale: rider named Death

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16. List and describe the views of the millennium

Postmillennial View:
We are in the age of the church (millennium) during which the world will be won for Christ through preaching the gospel to all people (Matt. 24:14)
Christ's return, the resurrection of the dead, and the final judgment will all come at the end of time
Amillennial View:
There will be no literal thousand-year reign of Jesus on earth- it is the present church age
Jesus reigns in heaven now, using the spiritual ministry of the church
Historic Premillennial View:
Christ's return and the resurrection of believers precedes a literal millennium
Christ reigns with the saints on earth for a thousand years before the final judgment
Dispensational Premillennial View:
Believers will be raptured to escape the tribulation
The purpose of the tribulation is to restore Israel
Christ returns at the end of the tribulation to reign on earth for a thousand years before the final judgment

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17. The reason of Revelation was written

Meant to offer hope and assurance that the coming of the Lord is to come

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18. The themes of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd John

1st John: Tests of fellowship with God: faith (Christology), righteous living, love
2nd John: Christian truth and love
3rd John: Christian hospitality

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19. Which book was written to the chosen lady and her children?

2nd John

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20. Which OT books are the most quoted in the book of Revelation?

Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel

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21. What concept (Love, light, truth, know, world) appears the most in the book of 1st John?

Love

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22. 1st John contains many of the same keywords as one of the gospels. What is it?

Love
Light
Truth
Know
World
Life

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23. The shortest book in the NT

2nd John

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24. A book of Righteous Anger

Jude

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25. Jude’s warning about false teachers

False teachers slipped in (3-4)
Character of false teachers (8-19)
Resistance against false teachers (20-23)
God is able to keep us from falling (24-25)

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26. The theme of 1st Peter

Encouragement in Time of Suffering

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27. 2nd Peter was written before or after Paul’s epistles?

After

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28. Format of the book of 1st John

No Letter Format