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Lesson 9 – Overview of articles 1-12; Articles 7 & 8: About the Church;

What the Church Is (29 points)



  1. Put articles 1-12 of the Augsburg Confession in the correct order. (5 points) 将奥格斯堡宣言的第1-12个信条按照顺序排列起来。

    About Original Sin 论原罪

    About the Son of God 论神子

    About God 论神

    What the Church is 教会是什么

    About the Lord’s Supper论圣餐

    About the Ministry 论圣工

    About Repentance论悔改

    About the Church 论教会

    About New Obedience论新的顺服

    About Justification 论称义

    About Baptism 论洗礼

    About Confession 论认罪

    Article 1 第1条

    Article 2第2条

    Article 3第3条

    Article 4第4条

    Article 5第5条

    Article 6第6条

    Article 7第7条

    Article 8第8条

    Article 9 第9条

    Article 10第10条

    Article 11第11条

    Article 12第12条

  2. Which articles of the Augsburg Confession apply to every human being? (4 points)


  3. Which articles of the Augsburg Confession apply to the person who believes in Jesus? (4 points)


  4. Which articles of the Augsburg Confession apply to the Church; to the gatherings of those who believe in Jesus? (4 points)


  5. We call the Holy Christian Church “invisible” because… (3 points)


    a. ____ The Holy Christian Church is the gathering of those who have faith


    b. ____ Faith in Jesus is a matter of the heart


    c. ____ Only God can see into the heart to know if a person believes in Jesus


    d. ___All of the above _____ 以上所有选项。(正确)

  6. Where will the Church be found here on earth? (3 points)


  7. What is the basis for true unity in the Church? (3 points)


  8. What gives Baptism its power to forgive sins and to work faith in those who are baptized? (3 points)


    a._____The water that is used must be blessed by a priest or a deacon before it is used in Baptism.


    b.____ The words of Jesus, “in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit” make Baptism a washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit.


    c._____The person who does the baptizing has attended seminary and has been ordained.


    Lesson 10 – Augsburg Confession Article 9 - About Baptism (15 points)


  9. Where does the Bible record Jesus’ words by which Jesus instituted Baptism for the Church to use until Jesus returns on the Last Day? (3 points)


  10. Choose the best answer. Jesus directs his Church to baptize… (3 points)


    a. _____ People who already have faith in Jesus.


    b. _____ People who are old enough to understand what Baptism is.


    c. ____ People who request Baptism for themselves or for their children


  11. What gives Baptism its power to save people? (3 points)


    a. _____ The person who performs the Baptism

    _____ 从施行洗礼的人那里。

    b. _____ The words of Jesus used with the water of Baptism


    c. _____ The purity of the water that is used in Baptism

    _____ 从洗礼中使用的水的纯洁而来。

  12. True or False: Baptism is able to work faith in a little child and in babies. (2 points)


  13. Cite two evidences that the ancient church baptized babies. (4 points)


    a. From the Bible:


    b. From the history of the ancient Church:


    Lesson 11 – Augsburg Confession Article 10 - About the Lord’s Supper (20 points)

    第11课—奥格斯堡宣言 信条第10条—论圣餐(20分)

  14. What is the single truth confessed in Article 10, About the Lord’s Supper (2 points)


  15. What is the Lord’s Supper according to Martin Luther’s Small Catechism? (2 points)


  16. Which are the two earthly elements used in the Lord’s Supper? (2 points)


  17. What does Jesus give to us through these earthly elements? (2 points)


  18. Which Church bodies deny that we receive the earthly elements in the Lord’s Supper? (4 points)


  19. Which grouping of Christians say we receive only the earthly elements in the Lord’s Supper? (4 points)


  20. Why do we believe that in the Lord’s Supper Jesus gives us his true body and his true blood together with the bread and the wine? (4 points)


    a. _____ This makes logical sense.

    _____ 这样合乎逻辑。

    b. _____ The Church says this is true.

    _____ 教会说这是真实的。

    c. _____ Jesus promises to do this when we receive the Lord’s Supper.

    _____ 耶稣应许在我们领受圣餐时他要做这件事。(正确)

    Lesson 12 – Augsburg Confession Article 11 - About Confession (20 points)

    第十二课— 奥格斯堡宣言 信条第11条— 论认罪(20分)

  21. Which Bible message proclaims that heaven is closed to sinners? (3 points)


    a. ____ the Law

    _____ 律法 (正确)

    b. _____ the Gospel

    _____ 福音

  22. Which Bible message proclaims that heaven is open to all believers? (3 points)


    a. ____ the Law 律法

    b.____ the Gospel 福音 (正确)

  23. What are the two parts of Confession? (6 points)


    a. ___________________________

    b. ___________________________

  24. What should the person who hears confession say to the person who confesses his/her sins? (4 points)


  25. Gospel forgiveness removes: (4 points)


    a. _____ the guilt of all our sins 我们所有的罪过。

    b. _____ the temporal and eternal punishment we deserve to suffer for our sins 我们因犯罪而该受的暂时和永恒的惩罚。

    c. _____ both the guilt of our sins and the punishment we deserve to suffer for our sins. 我们罪过和我们因罪而该受的惩罚。

    Lesson 13 – Augsburg Confession Article 12 - About Repentance

    (16 points)

    第13课—奥格斯堡宣言 信条第12条—论悔改

  26. Is it possible for a Christian to lose his/her faith? Cite a Bible passage that supports your answer (4 points)


  27. Is it possible for the person who loses his/her faith to return and to trust in Jesus again and be saved? Cite a Bible passage that supports your answer (4 points)


  28. How is the Church to deal with those who fall from faith when they repent? (4 points)


  29. Which message makes us sad and afraid because of the sins we have committed? (2 points)


    a. Law 律法

    b. Gospel 福音

  30. Which message gives us joy because it says our sins are forgiven? (2 points)


a. Law 律法

c. Gospel 福音