Basic Christian Theology Quiz

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1: Select the true statement.
A. The Bible consists of edited writings, collected and put together at one point in history.
B. Part of the Bible is wise instruction from men, and part is from God.
C. The entire Bible is inspired.
D. A and B.
E. All of the above.
2: Select the true statement
A. We find the writings of John in the Old Testament.
B. The four Gospels are Psalms, Proverbs, Isaiah, and Daniel.
C. The New Testament has no relation to the Old Testament.
D. Many books in the New Testament were letters to different Churches and groups.
E. All of the above.
3: God's record of the creation of the world is found in the Book of:
A. Genesis.
B. Jeremiah.
C. Psalms.
D. Job.
E. All of the above.
4: Select the true statement.
A. The only people who can truly understand the Bible are those who attend seminary.
B. There is no need to study the Bible because God can teach us through our experiences.
C. The most important thing we can achieve from our study of the Bible is the large amount of facts that come in handy in debates.
D. Memorizing God's Word enables us to use the sword of the Spirit to overcome Satan.
E. A and B.
5: Select the true statement.
A. Scripture is the Christian's most powerful tool in sharing Christ.
B. God uses pastors to teach us truths they have found in Scripture.
C. It is important to establish regular habits and times for your study of the Bible.
D. Reading the Bible gives us an overall picture of God's Word.
E. All of the above.
6: The Bible describes Jesus as
A. A man.
B. Messiah.
C. God.
D. An angel.
E. All of the above.
7: While on Earth, Jesus
A. Grew tired.
B. Was hungry.
C. Lied.
D. A and B.
E. All of the above.
8: Which statement below is false?
A. Jesus Christ could forgive men their sins.
B. Following conception, Jesus Christ was born, grew and developed as all other men.
C. Others who knew Jesus Christ believed that He was God.
D. Jesus Christ was half God and half man.
E. B and D.
9: Which statement below is false?
A. Jesus fulfilled all the messianic prophecies of the Old Testament.
B. Jesus claimed to be the only way to God.
C. Jesus created the universe.
D. Jesus died.
E. All of the above.
10: Jesus
A. Is fully human.
B. Is fully God.
C. Visited Sarah, the wife of Abraham in the Old Testament.
D. A and B.
E. All of the above.
11: Select the true statement.
A. Jesus Christ was only a good example for us to pattern our lives after.
B. Men can reach God without having to come to Jesus Christ.
C. Jesus Christ's death took place in history and has no effect for us today.
D. God offers the gift of eternal life to all men.
E. None of the above.
12: Select the true statement.
A. God is just, therefore He must punish people for their sins.
B. When Jesus Christ died on the cross, God saw His death as the payment for the sins of all people.
C. Faith is simply believing intellectually that Jesus Christ is God.
D. One need not repent of his sins to make a commitment of his life to Jesus Christ.
E. A and B.
13: Select the true statement.
A. In order to keep our salvation, it is necessary to continually do good.
B. God loves all people and wishes they all could be saved.
C. One can acknowledge Jesus as Lord and Savior apart from the Holy Spiritís working his heart.
D. A and B.
E. All of the above.
14: Select the true statement.
A. The believerís body is the temple of the Holy Spirit.
B. It is the work of the Spirit to convict the world of sin.
C. The Scriptures teach that the Holy Spirit had a part in the creation of the world.
D. A and B.
E. All of the above.
15: Select the true statement.
A. The natural man understands the things of the Spirit of God.
B. The believer is filled with the Spirit by yielding himself wholly to God.
C. Believers are filled with the Holy Spirit when they are baptized.
D. The Holy Spirit has a body, since He is part of the Body of Christ.
E. All of the above.
16: Select the true statement.
A. The fruit of the Spirit is the outward sign of oneís claim to the indwelling and filling by the Spirit.
B. Grieving the Spirit will cause the believer to lose the sense of the Holy Spiritís blessing.
C. The Holy Spirit indwells the believer.
D. A and C.
E. All of the above.
17: Select the true statement.
A. God is limited to working within time.
B. God changed His goals He had for mankind after they rejected His Son and crucified Him.
C. Every person of the Godhead has every divine attribute common to the others.
D. The Holy Spirit is less powerful than Christ, just as Christ is less powerful than God the Father.
E. None of the above.
18: Select the true statement.
A. Satan is equal to God.
B. Satan is equal to Jesus.
C. God does not always know what we are thinking or what we might do next.
D. The universe and everything in it could exist without God.
E. None of the above.
19: Select the true statement.
A. God is not interested in our personal lives, therefore does not listen to our prayers.
B. The only effective prayer is given when a person is alone on his knees.
C. Prayer is communicating with God.
D. We pray in Christ's name because the words trigger God's reply.
E. C and D.
20: Select the true statement.
A. God answers our prayers when we pray according to His will.
B. God will not answer the prayers of the one who harbors unconfessed sin.
C. God is glorified when we pray according to His will.
D. God does not always give everything one asks for.
E. All of the above.
21: Select the true statement.
A. Godís forgiveness depends upon what we do to deserve it.
B. Sin is breaking a set of rules established by man.
C. We confess our sins so that God will forgive us.
D. Repentance is feeling sorry about your sin.
E. None of the above.
22: Select the true statement.
A. If we fail to confess our sins, we can lose our salvation.
B. Though the believer may feel unclean, he has been cleansed, purified and washed clean of sin.
C. We can be assured of eternal life if we continue to behave righteously.
D. There is a limit on Godís forgiveness of our sins (e.g., mortal sins).
E. All of the above.
23: Select the true statement.
A. The justified believer stands before God not just as a forgiven sinless man, but as a righteous man.
B. Redemption refers to the price Jesus Christ paid for our sins.
C. The unbeliever is enslaved to Satan.
D. God justifies us on the basis of our best efforts to live the Christian life.
E. A, B, and C.
24: Select the true statement.
A. A Christian finds it easy to do what is right.
B. All Christians have the same ability to resist temptation.
C. Our heart is described as being purely motivated and righteous.
D. Our desires are a major source of temptation.
E. All desires are evil.
25: Select the true statement.
A. The Church is a building utilized for religious purposes.
B. Fellowship with a local group of believers is optional.
C. Formal ministry is more important than informal ministry.
D. Ministry is receiving.
E. None of the above.

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