New Testament Survey II Final

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  1. How does the salutation of the letter relate to the letter's theme and purpose for writing?
    • Clarification concerning this “grace-enrichment” (1:5-8)
    • Confirmation is in the testimony
    • The spiritual gift is a result of the confirmation.
    • You are confirmed by your giftedness, and
    • God will confirm you at the end of the age.
    • Gifts are for unity of the Body
    • *All believers belong to the Lord
  2. What are the causes of divisions within the Corinthian Body? What is the cure?
    • The life of a sexually immoral man
    • Pride
    • Jealous of gifts
    • Factions
    • Divisions at the Lord's table
  3. Write an essay on I Cor 3:10-17, with previous and following context.
    • Same Conviction
    • Servant buildings working together to construct "God's building"
    • Building the church with human wisdom is foolishness
  4. Discuss the relationship of 3:1-4 to the Corinthians' misunderstanding of "True wisdom"
    They were not united/of the same mind
  5. Discuss that the "Deep things" of God actually are. Validate with context 2:10
    • 2:10-13 Paul offered an expanded explanation as to how the “hidden wisdom in a mystery” is received by “those capable of understanding” The mystery is Christ revealed.
    • Deep Things of God: Are Jesus Christ and Him Crucified.
    • 2:14-16 Paul sketched out why the natural man cannot understand “Christ crucified” and can not examine the spiritual person who actually does understand it as true wisdom.
  6. What is "True wisdom" according to chap 1-4? Discuss true wisdom vs preaching and teaching in the local church
    • Christ crucified is a stumbling block
    • The message of the cross is inherently foolish
    • This is a mystery of the cross
  7. Discuss the offense of the cross in detail. What does "foolishness" mean? What does stumbling block mean? Should we remove the offense in our preaching?
    • Foolishness to Gentiles
    • Stumbling to Jews
    • No
  8. What does mystery mean? What is the content of the mystery? Is the natural man able to recognize this mystery?
    • 2:10-13 Paul offered an expanded explanation as to how the “hidden wisdom in a mystery” is received by “those capable of understanding” The mystery is Christ revealed.
    • Deep Things of God: Are Jesus Christ and Him Crucified.
    • 2:14-16 Paul sketched out why the natural man cannot understand “Christ crucified” and can not examine the spiritual person who actually does understand it as true wisdom.
  9. What does it mean to go beyond what is written in 4:6?
    • The standard was Jesus Christ and Him crucified. What is written is what was written in the last three chapters.
    • Do not go beyond Christ and Him crucified
  10. Discuss you are not your own as a major theme in I Cor
    You are not your own means that you belong to Christ
  11. What pagan custom does the phrase, "down alongside the head" refer to in 11:4?
    The pulling up of the cloak/tunic/robe to cover the sides of the face. This was practiced as a sign of devotion and focus while praying to pagan gods.
  12. Discuss the specific idolatry in chap 8
    It was hard to find meat to eat, it was expensive. Unless you attended a party at a pagan temple. But what if a new Christian sees you eating there?
  13. Discuss the specific idolatry in chap 10
    Allowing other gods to infiltrate the camp
  14. Are tongues normative for today? Defend answer with chap 12
    • No, according to chapter 12 different gifts are given to different people. "to another different kinds of languages." and "to another interpretation of languages."
    • Key verse: 11, the Spirit does the distributing
  15. What is the specific nature of the theological problem in chap 15?
    That there was confusion in the Corinthian church about resurrection.
  16. Discuss the professor's understanding of the contrast of two groups in II Cor 2:14-16
    Those dying physically vs those dying spiritually.

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