Flashcards in Winter Exam 3 Deck (40)
What year were Jews in Rome? As early as what date?
From approximately 139 B.C.
Where did Paul write Romans?
Written from Corinth
For the promise to Abraham and his offspring that he would be heir of the world did not come through the law but through the righteousness of faith.
How many times does the word power (Dynamis) occur in Romans?
What city is known for the Temple to the goddess Athena?
How were Paul's visits to Corinth? Always positive or negative?
Paul faced extreme challenges, but still had hope for the church in Corinth. It was a broken, but holy church.
How is the Holy Spirit seen in 2nd Corinthians?
The Holy Spirit is seen as a deposit, of what is to come at the second coming of Jesus.
What year were Jewish slaves taken to Rome? As early as what date?
What year was Corinth destroyed by the Roman Empire?
Who was Aphrodite?
A temple was built in Corinth to the Goddess Aphrodite, the goddess of love beauty and fertility. The Roman equal to this Goddess was Venus.
What was Corinth's geographical location? Along or around what body of water?
Corinth was a Pagan City built along the Aegean and Adriatic seas.
When were Jews expelled from Rome?
Around 49 AD
How many letters in total did Paul write?
13 New Testament letters to the churches.
Corinth was known as what?
A Pagan City with; commercial, travel, and sports.
In what order to the letters in the New Testament tend to be listed in?
Longest to shortest.
In 1st Corinthians, what theological issue did Paul face with the people?
Teaching on the Resurrection.
In Romans 1:18-3:20 what were the reasons for condemnation of the Gentiles?
Is the whole world lost? Gentiles are condemned for ; denying God's existence, exchanging God's glory for self glory, they worshipped their own image,
destined to death.
1st Corinthians was written on which of Paul's missionary journeys?
Paul's third missionary journey.
Remus and Romulus were raised how?
They were raised by a she-wolf and a woodpecker, and eventually taught by Faustus and his wife Larentia.
Describe all the divisions of the book of Romans
5 major divisions; condemnation, Salvation, Vindication, Exhortation, Identification
In Romans, what was Paul's argument about the final state of Israel?
That all of Israel will be saved!
In the book of Romans, what are the 6 statements about the promises of God?
Promise comes by righteousness through faith (4:13)
Promise is worthless if one has to work for it (4:14)
Promise by faith a gift to the world (4:16)
Promise dependent of God’s faithfulness (4:20)
Promise connected to faith in God (9:8)
Promise is confirmed by God speaking (9:9)
The Romans road to Salvation; citing Scriptures, KNOW THIS!
Romans 3:10; No one is Righteous, not even one.
Romans 3:23; All of sinned and fall short of the Glory of God.
Romans 5:8; But God demonstrates his love for us in this; that while we were all sinners Christ died for us.
Romans 6:23; For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Romans 10:9-10; If you declare with your mouth Jesus is Lord, and believe in your heart, God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart, that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved.
Romans 10:13; For whosoever will call upon the name of the Lord will be saved.
From Romans 7, describe the Law and Me
Romans 7 is sometimes called the "I" chapter. The focus is on I, Me, My with focus on the spirit only once. The three attitudes about the Law are; Fear it, despise it, delight in it.
For if it is the adherents of the law who are to be the heirs, faith is null and the promise is void.
Why was 2nd Corinthians written?
Written to effect reconciliation between Paul and His converts.
What is the main theme of 1st Corinthians?
Resolving issues in the church
What are the problems listed about the church in 1st Corinthians?
Behavioral issues; Excess, Sex and Marriage, Property and legal issues, Idolatrous meals, No head coverings, Disorder in worship
How was Rome founded?
According to Legend, by the two brothers, demi-Gods Remus and Romulus