NT Use of the OT -- Test Your View!

NT Use of the OT -- Test Your View!

by: zondervanacademic

Only 7 questions long, this quiz reveals your view of how the NT authors understood and used the OT in their writings. Though a simplification of a complex topic, it places participants into one of three categories (or "views"). It's meant to be fun and informative. For a full treatment of the subject, see the book "Three Views of the New Testament Use of the Old Testament" (November, 2008), in which Walter C. Kaiser Jr., Darrell L. Bock, and Peter Enns each represent a particular view.

  1. 1

    If OT authors had the opportunity to see how NT authors used their writings, which of the following would be true?

  2. 2

    As the OT authors wrote their words, did they always know what the Divine Author was intending by those same words?

  3. 3

    When the NT authors utilized the OT, which of the following was true?

  4. 4

    When Peter applies David's words, "you will not let your holy one see decay" (Acts 2:25-28 from Ps 16:8-11), to Jesus' resurrection, which of the following is true?

  5. 5

    When Matthew quoted the words, ". . . out of Egypt I have called my son" (Matthew 2:15 from Hosea 11:1), which of the following is true?

  6. 6

    Did the OT prophets know where their prophecies were heading, even those that involved more than one fulfillment?

  7. 7

    Which of the following is true of the Scriptures?

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