1. The best synonym for the word SACRAMENT is:
2. Which is NOT true about a New Covenant sacrament?
A. It is used according to Christ's own appointment.
B. It involves an outward, visible sign.
C. It signifies an inward, spiritual grace.
D. A person cannot be saved apart from it.
3. T or F: The sacraments of the New Covenant reflect its superiority over the Old Covenant.
4. Complete the verse: "For as often as you eat this bread and drink this cup, you the Lord's death till He comes."
5. T or F: IMMERSION (in which a person is completely submerged in water) is the only valid mode for the administration of baptism, because it pictures Jesus' burial and resurrection.
6. Christian baptism is . That is, it is done in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
7. In 1 Corinthians 15:3-6 we read that "...Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures, and that He was seen by Cephas, then by the twelve. After that He was seen by over five hundred brethren at once..."
T or F: These five hundred were the same people that Jesus Himself had baptized during His earthly ministry.
8. Besides Baptism and the Lord's Supper, what other New Covenant sacraments are there?
B. Marriage and Ordination (of elders and deacons).
C. Extreme Unction and Confirmation.
D. Censure and Excommunication.
9. How often should Baptism and Communion occur in a Christian's life?
A. Baptism as an infant then again at conversion, communion yearly.
B. Baptism once and communion frequently.
C. Baptism after every time of backsliding, communion occasionally.
D. Baptism once, and the Lord's supper when one's spiritual walk is without sin.
10. One might say that when they pursued the Israelites, the Egyptians were immersed in the Red Sea. However, Paul the apostle writes that the Israelites themselves, who miraculously went through it dry shod, were " into Moses in the cloud and in the sea..."
11. The elements to be received in the Lord's Supper (Communion) are:
A. Any solid food and any drink.
B. Bread and the fruit of the vine.
C. Kosher, unleavened bread and fermented, kosher wine only.
D. Bread only, baked into small, thin wafers.
12. Jesus taught that the new birth, or birth from above, is essential for salvation. The doctrine that water baptism "automatically" effects the new birth is called:
13. T or F: The baptism of John the forerunner of Jesus differs from regular New Covenant baptism.
14. Complete the verse: "Or do you not know that as many of us as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into His ."
15. Who should NOT partake of the Lord's Supper?
A. Someone who has never been baptized.
B. Someone whose own conscience leads him to abstain.
C. Someone who is interested in Christianity, but has yet to profess the faith.
D. All of the above.
16. Which is NOT a Biblical term for the holy meal sometimes called Communion today?
17. Circumcision and water baptism are:
B. Both to be applied to males only.
C. The Old Covenant and New Covenant sign/seal of Covenant membership.
D. Rituals of the age of Law and the age of Grace, respectively.
18. God's promises are:
A. To believers and their children.
C. To be kept in little boxes and read when one is in trouble.
For those who successfully keep His Law.
19. Jesus instituted the sacrament of Communion or the Lord's Supper on:
20. Speaking of the Lord's Table, Paul the apostle wrote: "For he who eats and drinks in an unworthy manner eats and drinks judgment to himself, not discerning the Lord's body." He then added immediately:
A. "For 'the earth is the Lord's, and all its fullness'."
B. "Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than He?"
C. "You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons; you cannot partake of the Lord's table and of the table of demons."
D. "For this reason many are weak and sick among you, and many sleep."
21. T or F: The New Testament records the baptism of at least three entire households.
22. In the Lord's Supper:
A. The bread and the fruit of the vine BECOME the physical flesh and blood of Jesus.
B. The physical flesh and blood of Jesus are received WITH and UNDER the bread and the fruit of the vine.
C. Christ Himself has given true believers a special means of grace, although the bread and the fruit of the vine retain their ordinary nature.
The death of Jesus is simply being memorialized, the bread and the fruit of the vine are merely symbols.
23. The best "Gospel algebra" is:
A. grace + zero = faith + justification + works.
B. faith + zero = justification + works.
C. works + zero = justification.
faith + works = justification
24. Although the other three Gospels do so, the Gospel according to does not record Jesus' institution of the Lord's Supper.
25. The essence of the concept of "Covenant" in Scripture is:
A. God gives man an opportunity to be saved.
B. God promises to save man the utterly helpless.
C. God and man peacably agree to share in the work of man's salvation.
D. God's Moral Law for man; The Ten Commandments.