Synoptic Gospel Quizzes

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  1. According to Blomberg, the "hinge" that seperates the two havles of Marks Gospel is
    A. The First Passion Prediction
    B. Peters Confession
    C. The Transfiguration
    D. The Third Passion Prediction
    E. The Second Passion Prediction
    B. Peters confession
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Blomberg sees the "rock" on which Jesus said he would build his church on as...
    A. The cornerstone of the Jerusalem temple
    B. Peter's confession of Christ as the Messiah
    C. Sylvester Stalone
    D. Peter Himself
    D. Peter Himself
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. According to Blomberg, when Jesus told His disciples that some of them would not taste death before they saw the kingdom coming with power, he most likely referred to . . .
    A. His resurection
    B. Pentecost
    C. His second coming
    D. His transfiguration
    D. His Transfiguration
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. T/F That Jesus said, “Get behind me, Satan” to Peter suggests that a Christian can be demon possessed.
    False
  5. The transfiguration narrative makes several parallels between Jesus and . . .
    A. Israel
    B. John the Baptist
    C. Abraham
    D. Moses
    E. Adam
    D. Moses
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Blomberg argues that “little ones” (Mt 18 and elsewhere) is a favorite term of Matthew for . . .
    A. Those weak in faith
    B. Children
    C. The twelve
    D. Fellow-Believers
    D. Fellow-Believers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. To treat someone as a “pagan or tax collector” most likely means to . . .
    A. Deliver them over to Satan
    B. Spit on their mother's Grave
    C. Refuse to admit them to exclusively Christian Gatherings
    D. Shun them entirely
    E. Pray for their Destructon
    C. Refuse to admit them to exclusively Christian gatherings
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. T/F According to Blomberg, when Jesus told the disciples that they would not finish going through the cities of Israel “before the Son of Man comes,” He was referring to the never-ending nature of the Jewish mission.
    True??
  9. What cultural value does Jesus seem to dethrone in the home of Mary and Martha?
    A. Individual vs. Group
    B. Limited Good
    C. Honor-Shame
    D. Hospitality
    D. Hospitality
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Blomberg argues that forgiveness “70 times 7” (Mt 18) assumes in this context that the church should:
    A. Keep exact count of how many times a believer sins
    B. Lavish forgiveness on believers who change their behavior
    C. Make no boundaries to minimize possible future offenses
    D. Return someone to exactly the kind of relationship as before the offense
    B. Lavish forgiveness on believers who change their behavior
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. T/F According to Blomberg, the “two or three” gathered in Jesus’ name actually is teaching nothing about Jesus being present in every small prayer group.
    False
  12. According to Blomberg, with what does Jesus’ parable of the friend at midnight most have to do?
    A. Giving to God
    B. How we Pray
    C. Giving to others
    D. Forgiving others
    B. How we pray
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. T/F According to Blomberg, Jesus’ parable about the master’s beating of wicked servants seems to imply that there are degrees of punishment in Hell.
    False
  14. What cultural value or operating principle did Jesus overturn when he instructed his host who to invite to his banquet?
    A. Limited Good
    B. Individual vs. Group
    C. Honor-Shame
    D. Reciprocity
    D. Reciprocity
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. What does Blomberg suggest as the best indication that a person truly is saved?
    A. Hospitality
    B. The sinner's prayer
    C. Perserverance over the long haul
    D. Raised hands in response to evangelistic appeal
    C. Perseverance over the long haul
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. According to Blomberg, what does “hate” (“If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother…—yes, even his own life— he cannot be my disciple.”) in Lk 14:26 mean?
    A. Limited Good
    B. Zero Sum Game
    C. Semetic hyperbole to stress family values
    D. Love less
    D. Love less
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. T/F Blomberg suggests that the parable of the prodigal son teaches only one theological truth.
    False
  18. Which of the following best illustrates the fact that the earthly element of a parable is not always admirable.
    A. The unjust steward
    B. The lost coin
    C. The friend at midnight
    D. The pumpkin seed
    A. The Unjust Steward
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. T/F According to Blomberg, the story of Lazarus and the rich man is a parable.
    True
  20. In Luke 17:21 Jesus says, “The kingdom of God is [entos] you.” Although the Greek preposition entoscan mean either “within” or “among,” according to Blomberg, the context of Jesus’ saying clearly favors the meaning . . .
    A. within you
    B. among you
    A. within you
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