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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How do the New Testament Jews refer to God?
(c) Great God Almighty.
2. What do 1st century Jews and modern evangelical Christians have in common?
(a) Both want a conquering hero as Messiah.
(b) They have nothing in common.
(c) Used the scriptures as a guide.
(d) Same determination to be right.
3. Who writes the poem that opens Chapter 12?
(a) Robert Frost.
(b) Robert Byrns.
(c) Emily Dickinson.
(d) King David.
4. What does Yancey say the epicenter of the disciples belief is?
(a) Miracles of healing.
(b) Jesus's teaching.
(d) Jesus's birth.
5. How many times does the word "kingdom" appear in the gospel of Matthew?
Short Answer Questions
1. Yancey says that by ascending Jesus took the risk of what?
2. What did Martin Luther encourage his students to do?
3. What is missing from Thomas Jefferson's version of the New Testament?
4. Did Jesus call himself a Messiah?
5. What does the Bible say about why Judas betrayed Jesus?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the significance of the grandmother's tombstone, which says, "Waiting"?
2. What is the ultimate portrait of Jesus that Yancey comes up with?
3. What is ironic about Jesus entering into Jerusalem on a donkey?
4. Who were the first witnesses to the risen Christ?
5. What is unusual about leprosy patients and their illness?
6. What does Yancey reveal in Chapter 11 about why he believes in the resurrection?
7. Does Yancey think Jesus wanted to leave?
8. What did the Zealots want to do in the 1st century?
9. What did Mother Teresa say about what she tried to provide for the ill?
10. What did Yancey's study of the Old Testament teach him about the word Messiah?
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