Quiz: Introduction and Universal Sinfulness

QUESTION 1

  1. Select the author of the letter to the Roman Christians?

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QUESTION 2

  1. Who served as the apostle Paul’s amanuensis, actually writing down the content of the letter to Romans as Paul dictated it?

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QUESTION 3

  1. Paul most likely composed Romans during his third missionary journey while residing in Corinth, Greece.

     

     

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QUESTION 4

  1. The author of Romans introduces himself with three descriptors in Romans 1:1. Which of the following is not one of those descriptions?

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QUESTION 5

  1. Paul’s letter to the Romans is an occasional letter, meaning that it addresses the specific situation of the Roman church.

     

     

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QUESTION 6

  1. The occasional nature of Romans reflects that it was written to a specific audience in order to address specific concerns.

     

     

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QUESTION 7

  1. Which is not one of the several purposes for Romans?

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QUESTION 8

  1. What is the “common denominator” among the several purposes for Romans?

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QUESTION 9

  1. The apostle Paul most likely composed Romans during his third missionary journey while residing in Corinth, Greece.

     

     

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QUESTION 10

  1. According to the evidence, it is most likely that the apostle Peter founded the church in Rome.

     

     

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QUESTION 11

  1. How did the expulsion of the Jews from Rome in A.D. 49 by Emperor Claudius drastically change the character of the church in Rome?

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QUESTION 12

  1. Which is not one of the key emphases within Romans that indicate a situation in which the Jewish Christians were in the minority?

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QUESTION 13

  1. What is the key word in 1:16–17?

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QUESTION 14

  1. Which is the most likely interpretation of the phrase “a righteousness from God” in 1:17.

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QUESTION 15

  1. The term horizo in 1:4 is best translated “appointed” and means that Jesus was appointed the Son–of–God–in–power at his resurrection.

     

     

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QUESTION 16

  1. According to 2:2, what is God’s judgment based on?

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QUESTION 17

  1. Paul expresses that he is not ashamed of the gospel because it is the power of God that accomplishes salvation to everyone who believes (1:16–17).

     

     

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QUESTION 18

  1. According to 2:6, what is the standard God uses to judge all human beings?

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QUESTION 19

  1. Paul’s description of the Roman Christians in 1:7 reflects Old Testament language about Israel.

     

     

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QUESTION 20

  1. In relation to the purpose(s) for writing Romans, three main theories are offered that focus on Paul’s circumstances.

     

     

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QUESTION 21

  1. Based on the context of Romans 3:9–20, and according to Jewish antecedents, the phrase “works of the law” (erga nomou) (3:20) simply means “things done in obedience to the law.

     

     

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QUESTION 22

  1. Salvation (soteria) and the verb (sozo) often refers to the “final deliverance from sin and evil that will come to the believer at death or the Parousia.”

     

     

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QUESTION 23

  1. What is the theme of Romans?

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QUESTION 24

  1. Paul makes the point in 2:1–5 that God judges Jews and Gentiles on the same basis. The Jew cannot claim immunity from judgment by virtue of being a Jew.

     

     

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QUESTION 25

  1. The term “conscience” (syneidesis) in 2:15 indicates that God has built into all people a fundamental sense of right and wrong.

     

     

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