ROMANS 15:8 - 16:27   TEST

Observation Part

1. To whom did the Old Testament say Jesus would minister? (Rom. 15:8,9)

2. Why did Paul write boldly to the Romans about certain things? (Rome. 15:15)

3. What did Paul avoid? (Rom. 15:20)

4. Why couldn't Paul go to Rome as he had wanted to? (Rom. 15:25)

5. What did Paul expect would result from doing this new assignment rather than visiting Rome right away as he had originally intended? (Rom. 15:29)

6. While Paul delayed his visit to the Romans, what did he want them to do? (Rom. 15:30)

7. What words are used to describe the following people who illustrated God's will in their lives?

Priscilla and Aquila: (Rom. 16:4)

Mary: (Rom. 16:6)

Amplias: (Rom. 16:8)

Apelles: (Rom. 16:10)

Rufus: (Rom. 16:13)

8. What is the method of people who bring a doctrine contrary to the gospel as they seek to cause divisions and offenses? (Rom. 16:18)

9. Who put his hand to write the Roman letter under Paul's supervision? (Rom. 16:22)

10. How is the gospel made known? (Rom. 16:26)

    For whom is the gospel intended?

    What is one purpose for which the gospel is made known to all nations?

Objective part

Circle your choice as appropriate.

1. Jesus came "to confirm the promises made unto the fathers," revealing that

a) He has a private bias for the Jews above gentiles in as much as Jesus was a Jew.

b) He has a bias against the Jews and for gentiles in as much as the Jews wanted Him killed.

c) His ministry of mercy intentionally includes gentiles and Jews.

2.    T    F    A true believer can be content no matter what he does, even if the job he does is different than what he personally would choose to do and even if circumstances unexpectedly cause him change his job and do another one.

3. The lack of Biblical information about some of the people mentioned in Romans 16 means

a) the verses simply show Paul's personal touch in the letter, especially since he had said some strong things in the letter.

b) the verses are not as important as the doctrinal parts of Romans.

c) we must seek the spiritual rather than the historical message in the verses.

Short answer

Write an answer to ONE of the following questions or requests. The answer must not be longer than one paragraph.

A. How did Paul handle the postponement in his personal plans to visit Rome, and hope that the Romans would handle it?

B. What are the underlying principles that can help believers face a change in plans with peace rather than frustration?

C. What possible value could there be in a verse that contains the only mention of an individual in the Bible?


Write an answer to the following question or request. Limit your essay to two pages double spaced. Support your statements and conclusions with quotes from the Bible and the analysis of Romans.

Find and quote one verse from Romans Chapters 15:8 - 16:27 that shows how either Jesus' life, or how Paul's life or how the life of one of the believer's known to Paul illustrates God's will. Explain. 

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