Flashcards in New Testament Survey Deck (13)
List all the NT Books IN ORDER.
What are the 3 categories of the NT Books?
JESUS - whom gave Himself for the remission of sins
CHURCH - the people who have received His salvation
SALVATION - the redemption of fallen man through Christ.
Divine preparation came through 3 cultures:
1. Jewish Nation
- Religious Climate
2. Greek Language
- World Speech
- System of Roads
What 3 cities had the greatest impact on Judaism?
Who were the Sadducees and what do they believe?
A political party of the Jewish aristocratic priesthood.
They believed that man was the master of his own destiny.
Who were the Pharisees and what did they believe?
Religious leaders often identified with the scribes
1. Immortality of the soul, messianic hope, and divine providence.
2. That salvation came by obedience to the law.
3. Christ would come and establish an earthly Kingdom.
Who were the Sanhedrin?
Jewish council of supreme authority which met in Jerusalem
Consisted of Pharisees and Sadducees.
Supreme authority of interpreting the mosaic law
Governed civil affairs and tried certain criminal cases
What 4 NT Books are included in the Synoptic Gospels?
(Stress the humanity of Christ)
(Stresses the deity of Christ)
What are the Synoptic Gospels?
Twofold Divisions Of Gospels
They have the same point of view with regard to the life of Christ; agreeing in subject matter and order.
Portraits of Christ:
Matthew = the Prophesied King
Mark = the Obedient Servant
Luke = the Perfect Man
John = the Mighty God
Style of the Gospel Authors:
Matthew = Teacher
Mark = Preacher
Luke = Historian
John = Theologian
Culture of the Original Readers:
Matthew = Jews
Mark = Romans
Luke = Greeks
John = Church