Know Your Faith-Week 14: Final Assessment

Final Assessment Week 14


Week 14

  1. Define the following biblical terms:
  1. Covenant:
  2. Pentateuch:
  3. Psalm:
  4. Yahweh:
  5. Exodus:
  6. Pharisee:
  7. Sabbath:
  1. What is the Old Testament?___________________________________


  1. What is the New Testament?___________________________________


  1. Name the four Gospels and explain what gospel means. ___________


  1. What are the epistles?_______________________________________


“The Bible is God’s love letter to us”

Soren Kierkegaard

Answers: Covenant: a formal agreement, pact or contract; in religious terms it describes the special relationship between God and His people.

Pentateuch: First five books of the Bible.

Psalm: song or poem

Yahweh: Hebrew name for God of Israel.

Exodus: mass exit of Israelites out of Egypt, led by Moses.

Pharisee: member of ancient Jewish sect that emphasized the strict interpretation of the laws.

Sabbath: day of rest.

What is the Old Testament.?

The first main part of the Bible; Forty-six books inspired by the Holy Spirit, written before the birth of Jesus and centered on the Covenant between God and His people, Israel, and the promise of the Messiah/Savior. The Old Testament is divided into the Torah/Pentateuch, historical books, wisdom literature and writings of the prophets.

What is the New Testament?

The second main part of the Bible; it is the 27 books inspired by the Holy Spirit and written in apostolic times that center on Jesus Christ and His saving work among us. The main parts of the New Testament are the Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles, the twenty-one NT epistles, and the Book of Revelation.

Name the four gospels and explain what gospel means. Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. The word gospel comes from a greek word meaning “good news”. The Gospel is the Good News of God’s loving plan of salvation, revealed in the Passion, death, Resurrection and Ascension of Jesus Christ. The gospels are the four written accounts of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. The Four Gospels occupy a central place in Sacred Scripture because Jesus Christ is their center.

What are epistles?

The word epistle comes from the Greek word meaning “message or letter.” Epistles are a longer, more formal type of letter. Some of the letters in the New Testament are epistles.

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