212 Study Guide_Final

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Unformatted text preview: Rel. 212 Study Guide Final Exam I have provided the following as an aid for your study. It is not intended to be exhaustive, but representative. The best study guide you can have is to take detailed notes in class. Exams will be extremely difficult for students who only take a few notes for each class. Please remember that there are some comprehensive questions on the final so you will need to review the first two exams. People: Know the relationship of the following people to the Apostles, the Church, and/or epistles: Aaron, Abraham, Diotrephes, Domitian, James, Jude, Melchizedek, Moses, Peter, Nero, Timothy, Titus Geography: Know the major cities of Paul’s journey to Rome and the 7 cities of Revelation. On Blackboard I have posted two maps: one with the names of all of the cities in the ancient Mediterranean that you will need to know, and one without the names of the cities. I will use the latter map on the exams. Terms: Antichrist, apocalupsis, calling and election made sure, “catholic” epistles, charity (agapē), diligently (spoudē), docetists, elect, more sure word of prophesy, knowledge (epignōsis & gnōsis), overcome (nikē/nikaō), pastoral epistles, the provocation, pure religion, rest, royal law, virtue (aretē) Be able to discuss in detail the following questions: • • • • • • Know, as far as possible, the context that led to the writing of each of the epistles and Revelation How are the epistles of Paul arranged, for the most part, in the New Testament? Paul’s discussion on women in 1 Timothy 2; 1 Corinthians 11, 14. What is the JST change for 1 Corinthians 14:34? According to Pres. Packer, what is the “immunization” against the wickedness in the last days? According to 2 Timothy 3:16, what are the purposes or characteristics of scriptures? According to Hebrews 8:2, what is the “true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, and not man”? Be able to draw and label the tabernacle. What does Hebrew teach about the tabernacle under the Mosaic law, and now under Christ? Who is our High Priest? • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • What is the “provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness” (Hebrews 3:8)? How does D&C 84:24 define “rest”? What are the “catholic” epistles? How does Martin Luther characterize the epistle of James? Why? The epistle of James has been describes as “string of pearls.” What are the pearls that we discussed in class? According to our class discussion, what is the “string” that holds these pearls in place? How does James define “pure religion”? What does he identify as the “royal law”? Peter’s teachings on salvation for the dead in 1 Peter 3:18–20; 4:6. What is the greatest scriptural commentary on these verses? What do we learn from this commentary about Jesus ministry to the “spirit prison”? What is the spirit prison that Peter refers to? Who did the Prophet Joseph say, “penned the most sublime language of any of the apostles”? Ladder of perfection in 2 Peter 2. Be able to draw, label, and explain Peter’s “ladder of perfection.” Who are the specific antichrists that John confronts in both his gospel and his epistles? What are the four strands of “spiritual DNA” John identifies for someone who has been born of God? According to John, what is the purpose for identifying “spiritual paternity”? What two non ­canonical texts does Jude quote in his epistle? The nature and purpose of apocalyptic literature and its symbolic basis What is the greatest scriptural commentary on the book of Revelation? Who are the 7 churches of Revelation? Identify the individual promises given to each the churches if they “overcome.” Be able to discuss the use of symbols in Revelation. What is the major symbol that the book of Revelation uses for Christ? What do the 7 golden candlesticks and the 7 stars represent in Revelation 1? What does the rainbow represent in Revelation 4:1–4? Identify the “one [who] sat on the throne” in Revelation 4:1–4. According to Elder McConkie, who is/are the “angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach”? What do the seven seals represent in Revelation 5:1? In the book of Revelation, how does Christ overcome Satan? ...
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