BIBL 425 Test 4 Liberty University

  1. According to 15:30, Paul does not want the Roman Christians to pray for him. He had rather struggle alone.
  2. What is significant about the command to offer our bodies to God (12:1)?
  3. What single point does the paragraph in 13:1‐7 focus on?
  4. Romans 15:33 echoes the beginning of the letter (1:7) by referring to God’s peace?
  5. A list of Christian moral imperatives makes up the section 12:9‐21. What is the heading of this section (12:9a)?
  6. According to 12:3, the standard for assessing ourselves is “the measure of faith God has given you.” This most likely refers to
  7. Who is everyone ultimately personally accountable to for our actions?
  8. What OT text does 16:20 allude to?
  9. Moo offers four arguments that combine to support a certain view concerning the identity of the “weak” in 14:1‐15:13. Select that view from the list below.
  10. The command to “offer” ourselves in 12:1 is reminiscent of what other chapter in Romans?
  11. What does “salvation” (soteria) in 13:11 refer to?
  12. According to 14:17‐18, what are the characteristics of God’s kingdom in contrast to the “disputable matters” that were a source of division and tension?
  13. Explain the sudden introduction of “neighbor” in 15:2.
  14. According to Moo, Romans 12:1‐2 contain the “essence of the believer’s response to God’s grace in the gospel of Jesus Christ.”
  15. What is Paul’s purpose for going to Jerusalem according to 15:25‐26?
  16. Define the word krino in 14:13.
  17. The Gentile Christians should be willing to share in the contribution to the poor saints in Jerusalem because since they are obligated to the Jews spiritually, they should be willing to help them materially (15:27)?
  18. One great purpose for proclaiming the gospel is that all nations might believe in Jesus Christ (16:26).
  19. What analogy does Paul use in 12:4‐5 to illustrate the unity of the church in Christ?
  20. Why has Paul written so “boldly” to the Roman church (15:15‐16)?
  21. Which is not one of the three facets of the Roman church that Paul touches on in 16:1‐ 16?
  22. How does 15:18 echo the letter’s opening (see 1:5)?
  23. Identify the “strong” in 14:1‐12.
  24. Who is Tertius in 16:22?
  25. What is Paul’s main concern for laying out his travel plans to the Roman church in 15:22‐29?
  26. According to 15:7, what is the basis for mutual acceptance?
  27. What does the term adiaphora refer to?
  28. The quote from Proverbs 25:21‐22a “you will heap burning coals on his head” in 12:20 most likely is to be taken literally.
  29. Define the word krino in 14:13.
  30. Paul uses an analogy from the Temple worship to express the nature of his ministry to the Gentiles (15:16). He expresses his ministry as a priest who offered sacrifices to God. This analogy emphasizes Paul’s intercessory ministry to the Gentiles.
  31. What is the general principle that Paul formalized in 14:21?
  32. What does the word “gift” (charisma) denote in 12:6‐8?
  33. What is the theme of 13:8‐10?
  34. Distinguish between the dynatoi and adynatoi in 15:1.
  35. What motif unifies the section in 15:14‐33?
  36. What does “salvation” (soteria) in 13:11 refer to?
  37. According to 12:3, the standard for assessing ourselves is “the measure of faith God has given you.” This most likely refers to __.
  38. Who is Tertius in 16:22?