The Pauline Epistles, Part 1

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The Pauline Epistles, Part 1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Paul's epistles fall into two categories: nine written to churches, and four (pastoral) written to specific people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Paul was born a Jew in the city of Jerusalem, and was a tent-maker by profession.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    While on the road to Damascus, Paul had an encounter with the glorified, resurrected Jesus. He then went back to his home territory, and little is known of his activities for the following 8-10 years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Romans was written to address specific problems in the church.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The epistle to the Romans is more formal than Paul's other letters, and sets forth the doctrine of justification by faith in a systematic way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Paul presents Jesus as the second Moses whose righteousness and substitutionary death have provided justification for all who place their faith in him.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The epistle can be divided into three sections: 1) doctrinal (1-8), 2) national (9-11), and 3) practical (12-16).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Paul first preached in Corinth on his second missionary journey, when he lived with Aquila and Priscilla and worked at making tents with them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Corinth had a reputation for deep devotion to God, and the city was full of synagogues.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    One of the reasons Paul wrote 1 Corinthians was because he had heard of many problems in the church, including immorality and division.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    1 Corinthians chapter 13 includes one of the greatest explanations of faith ever written.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Bible experts think that, although only two letters to the Corinthians are included in the Bible, Paul may have actually written four letters to them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    When writing 2 Corinthians, Paul was concerned by the presence of false teachers in the church who promoted their own ideas while discrediting Paul and his teaching.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    One of Paul's reasons for writing 2 Corinthians was to remind them to take up an offering for impoverished believers in Judea.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Galatians contains powerful arguments against the "Judaizers" and their teachings of legalism. They taught that the ceremonial practices of the Old Testament were still required for believers in the New Testament church.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The concepts of "justification by faith" and "freedom from the Law" were not important to the book of Galatians.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Paul claimed, "I have been crucified with Christ."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon are referred to as the "prison epistles" because they were written while Paul was confined or in chains.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    One of Paul's purposes for Ephesians was to describe the wealth of blessings that believers have in Christ.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Ephesians chapter two contains a well known section on the believers warfare against Satan, and the Christians armor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Ephesians contains the phrase "in Christ" or "with Christ" about 35 times, more than any other epistle. Paul is describing all that believers have through their position in Christ.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The theme of Philippians might be summarized as "joy and unity in Christ."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The key word of Philippians, found in some form about 16 times, is the word "prayer."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Paul claims that his aim is to know Christ, experience the power of his resurrection, share in his sufferings, and be like him in his death.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The theme of Colossians is the supremacy, headship, and utter sufficiency of Christ to the church which is his body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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