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Test 8 – Lessons 29-32
Bible Correspondence Course
Test 8 – Lessons 29-32

Day of Atonement – The World at One with God (Lesson 29)
1. The real rulers over today’s world are
the politicians, generals and heads of state.
God the Father and Jesus Christ.
Satan the devil and other evil spirit beings.
wealthy businessmen and international bankers.
2. Which one of the following statements is FALSE?
Since Christ has already died, all humanity is now reconciled to God, at one with Him.
Satan deceives the world and influences mankind to sin.
Mankind is not at one with God because sin cuts us off from God.
The world cannot have peace so long as Satan is able to influence humanity to disobey God.
3. When Christ returns to earth, He will
depose Satan, who will be bound for l,000 years.
take over the supreme government of this world.
rule all nations with a rod of iron and enforce peace.
All of the above.
4. The binding of Satan is
the seventh step in God’s Master Plan of salvation.
pictured by the Day of Atonement.
an event that took place more than 1,950 years ago.
to occur 10 days before Christ’s Second Coming.
5. The Day of Atonement is
on July 10.
to be observed only by the Jews.
a holy convocation, a commanded assembly.
a day of penance.
6. The rituals God gave His Levitical priests were
to remind the Israelites of their sins and that they would need a Savior.
to pay the penalty of the Israelites’ spiritual sins.
rendered obsolete when Jesus was born.
designed primarily to make the people respect the priestly class.
7. We can understand the symbolic meaning of the rituals
because they are still performed by the Jews today.
because commentaries reveal the full spiritual meaning clearly.
even though they are no longer to be performed.
only if we perform them.
8. The Most Holy Place in the Tabernacle
was where the high priest offered sacrifices.
represented God’s throne in heaven.
contained the altar.
All of the above.
9. The Levitical high priest entered the Most Holy Place
as often as he wished.
twice each day.
only on the Day of Atonement – thus symbolically linking this day with man’s access to God.
only if two or three witnesses were with him.
10. Before the Levitical high priest could represent Christ in the ceremony on the Day of Atonement, he had to
make sacrifices for his own sins.
wear special garments.
All of the above.
11. On the Day of Atonement, the high priest took two young goats from the congregation. These goats represented
Jesus Christ and Satan the devil.
the Old and New Testament periods.
Jesus Christ before and after His resurrection.
the world today and the world tomorrow.
12. The goat that was sacrificed
pictured the death of Satan.
was buried outside the city.
was not to be a sin offering.
pictured the sacrifice of Christ.
13. Which one of the following statements is FALSE?
Christ, after His death and resurrection, ascended to God’s throne in heaven.
The goat’s blood was poured onto the altar.
When the high priest went into the Most Holy Place, he symbolized Christ’s work in heaven as our High Priest.
Both the goat that was sacrificed and the high priest represented Christ.
14. When the high priest came out of the Most Holy Place, he
washed himself and went home.
took the other goat into the wilderness.
symbolized Christ’s return to earth.
killed the other goat.
15. Which one of the following statements is TRUE?
The azazel goat represented the resurrected Christ.
Azazel was an ancient Arabic bedouin name for Satan the devil.
The goat was chosen for azaze1 because of its unique appearance.
The azazel goat was sacrificed in the wilderness.
16. After Jesus Christ returns to earth,
Satan’s part of the blame for mankind’s sins will be put on him.
Satan will be removed from the presence of mankind.
mankind will be reconciled with God – made at one with Him.
All of the above.
17. After the azazel goat was led into the wilderness, it was
released alive, picturing the fact that Satan, a spirit being, cannot die.
ceremoniously killed, symbolizing the destruction of Satan.
led back to civilization to be used in other rituals.
burned alive to symbolize the ultimate fate of sinners.
18. Which one of the statements below is FALSE?
On the Day of Atonement, the Israelites were to fast.
We should fast on the Day of Atonement by abstaining from food and water.
Fasting was a priestly ritual that is now obsolete.
The fast on the Day of Atonement should be from sunset to sunset – a period of 24 hours.
19. What connection is there between fasting and the removal of Satan at Christ’s return?
Absolutely none.
During the Millennium, no one will have to eat or drink.
Satan is the author of eating and drinking.
Fasting draws us closer to God and therefore decreases Satan’s influence in our personal lives.
20. Which one of the following statements is TRUE?
In ancient Israel, fasting was not commanded for Gentiles who wanted to worship God.
People may provide food on the Day of Atonement for their little children.
God’s law and God’s Church do not permit anyone to be exempted from fasting on the Day of Atonement.
Fasting is a form of punishment for our sins.
21. In the book of Acts, chapter 27, Luke mentioned “the fast.”
explaining that it was only a Jewish observance.
but noted that the Apostle Paul did not observe it.
meaning the Day of Atonement.
a nautical term for the spring season.
22. The Jubilee, which occurred every 50th year.
began on the Day of Atonement, connecting this Holy Day with a release from bondage.
was the occasion when debts were pardoned, and Israelites who had sold themselves into servitude were freed.
required that land lost through poverty be restored to the family originally owning it.
All of the above.
23. Should Christians occasionally fast on other days?
Yes, so we can draw closer to God at any season of the year.
Yes, so we can experience the pangs of hunger and thirst.
No – fasting reduces our faith in Christ’s mercy.
No – we should never hunger or thirst for anything except God’s righteousness.
24. Which one of the following is NOT a spiritual reason for fasting?
We should fast to humble ourselves before God, to better realize how much we need Him.
Fasting will force God to answer our prayers.
Fasting should help us draw closer to God and accept His will.
When done in a right attitude, fasting can help strengthen our faith.
25. After Satan has been put away,
all mankind will immediately want to obey God.
there will be no war from then on.
human beings as a whole will come to seek God and His way, and become at one with Him.
mankind will remain essentially rebellious for 1,000 years.
Feast of Tabernacles – When the Whole World Will Be Called (Lesson 30)
26. After Christ has returned to earth and deposed Satan,
the 1,000-year reign of the Kingdom of God on earth will begin.
the firstfruits of God’s spiritual harvest – pictured by the festival of Pentecost – will join Christ in ruling the earth.
the great spiritual harvest of humans will begin.
All of the above.
27. The Feast of Tabernacles
begins seven days after the Day of Atonement.
is the sixth of God’s seven annual Festivals picturing His plan of salvation.
concludes the spring harvest season in Palestine.
pictures the 1,000 years of desolation of the earth after Christ returns.
28. The New Testament Church of God taught
throughout the Roman Empire the truth about the restoration of the government of God over the earth.
that God’s Master Plan was complete when the Church was established.
that the Roman Empire was the Kingdom of God.
nothing about the rule of Christ and the Spirit-born saints.
29. Which one of the following statements about the Feast of Tabernacles is FALSE?
The Feast begins with a Holy Day on which all ordinary work is forbidden.
It was also called the Feast of Ingathering.
The Feast lasts for a full eight days.
It pictures the future ingathering of the great harvest of Spirit-begotten humans during the Millennium.
30. Who decides where the Feast of Tabernacles is to be observed?
Individual members, who vote once a year.
God, who works through the government He has placed in His Church, leads those in charge to select appropriate sites.
Nothing is mentioned about this in the Bible.
None of the above.
31. Which one of the statements below is FALSE?
King Jeroboam, without God’s approval, changed the date the Feast was to be observed.
The Israelites, and later the Jews, were transported into slavery because of their failure to keep the weekly and annual Sabbaths.
After their return from captivity, the remnant of Jews began to keep the Feast of Tabernacles.
The ancient Israelites throughout their history faithfully kept the Feast in the way and manner God commanded.
32. The account in John 7 shows that
Jesus kept the Feast of Tabernacles, even though faced with dangerous circumstances.
the Jews did not expect Jesus to be in Jerusalem to observe the Feast.
New Testament Christians do not need to keep the Feast.
Jesus’ brothers and sisters did not keep the Feast.
33. In the Millennium,
Gentile nations will not be required to keep the Feast of Tabernacles.
observance of the Feast of Tabernacles will be optional.
nations that refuse to keep the Feast will first suffer from drought, and later plagues, until they submit to God.
Christ will abolish God’s annual Holy Days.
34. God intends for His people to
rejoice during the seven days of the Feast of Tabernacles.
save a second tithe (10th) of their income throughout the year to be spent in traveling to and attending the Feast.
experience during the Feast a foretaste of the prosperity, happiness and peace the whole world will enjoy.
All of the above.
35. When God’s Holy Spirit is poured out freely in the Millennium,
humans will have little desire to learn God’s way of life.
people will begin to express outgoing love and concern for others.
there will be little change in the basic attitude or nature of humans.
None of the above.
36. The coming government of God will
be a democracy similar to that in the United States today.
rule only over the 12 tribes of Israel.
be administered by Christ and the Spirit-born saints.
be only temporary.
37. The resurrected saints will
have little to do with education in tomorrow’s world.
educate as well as rule over people.
rule, but not educate in the Millennium.
always conduct their duties mysteriously and invisibly.
38. Worldwide obedience to God’s law in the world tomorrow will
result only in material blessings.
have no effect on world peace.
result only in spiritual blessings because God’s law is spiritual.
result in universal peace, prosperity and happiness for 1,000 years.
39. The Spirit-born leaders in the Millennium will
be appointed by Christ.
not have been tested and proved in advance during their mortal lifetime.
Be elected to their positions.
be susceptible to influence by lobbyists and special interest groups.
40. In the millennial world pictured by the Feast of Tabernacles, people will
be faced with many pressures to compromise with God’s law.
worry about their physical needs.
no longer have the influence of Satan to contend with.
convert their farming tools into weapons of war.
41. Christ’s government will
provide true justice for all.
create fear and unhappiness.
enforce harsh laws.
not abolish the fear of war.
42. How will mankind be liberated from fear of sickness and disease in the Millennium?
Through doctors, who learn medicine through experimenting on animals.
Through miraculous healing and obedience to God’s health laws.
Christ will suspend the laws governing health.
Through “miraculous” drugs that will prevent illness.
43. Cities in the world tomorrow will be
governed according to God’s law.
safe to walk in at night.
filled with radiantly happy families.
All of the above.
44. Which one of the following will NOT be true in the world tomorrow?
The whole earth will undergo remarkable changes – most of the land’s surface will become productive.
Material abundance will become commonplace because of widespread obedience to God’s law.
The earth will remain as it is today.
Christ will establish a pure language.
45. In the Millennium, the 12 tribes of Israel will
for the first time become God’s model nation – the leaders all nations will soon want to emulate.
not accept Christ’s rule over them.
refuse to enter into a “perpetual covenant” with Christ.
have a relatively minor influence in world affairs.
46. With whom will Christ enter a marriage agreement at His return?
The physical descendants of ancient Israel who are alive at His coming.
Spiritual Israel – which will have “made herself ready.”
All nations.
He will rule all nations but will marry no one.
47. During the seven days of the Feast of Tabernacles, God’s people
are to live in temporary accommodations such as motel and hotel rooms.
rejoice greatly, thus picturing the universal happiness and joy that will exist during the Millennium.
receive instruction from God’s Word to help them further prepare to rule and teach in the Millennium.
All of the above.
48. Staying in temporary dwellings – “booths” – during the Feast
has no special meaning.
was not intended to remind Israel of their 40-year sojourn in the wilderness.
is to remind us that, this physical life is only temporary – that God’s people are merely pilgrims in this present life, waiting to inherit the Kingdom of God.
does not typify the fact that human life and society throughout the Millennium will be temporary.
49. Which one of the statements below is FALSE?
The Apostle Peter did not compare his physical body to a temporary “tabernacle” (2 Pet. 1:14).
True Christians are “strangers and pilgrims” in this physical life (1 Pet. 2:11).
Abraham, Isaac and Jacob were heirs – not yet inheritors – of God’s promises to them (Heb. 11:9-13).
God’s Spirit-begotten children are in the wilderness of this world, but are not of it (John 17:11-14).
50. God intends the Feast of Tabernacles to
separate and free His people from the evil influences of the world.
give His people a special time and setting to think more about the purpose of life and how to attain it.
be a time of rejoicing for the entire family.
All of the above.
Last Great Day – God’s Master Plan Completed! (Lesson 31)
51. Most people who have heard the true Gospel have
had their opportunity for salvation.
known it was the truth but rejected it.
not understood that message.
become true Christians.
52. Which one of the following statements is FALSE?
Humans cannot come to Christ unless God the Father calls them.
God does not intend for everyone to understand His truth at this time.
God allows spiritual blindness to affect the vast majority.
God is trying as hard as He can to save the world now.
53. If God had sent Jesus to perform miracles in the ancient cities of Tyre and Sidon,
He would have destroyed the cities.
the people would have repented.
He would have been unable to do very many works because of their unbelief.
the people would have accused Him of blasphemy and crucified Him.
54. When will the people of Tyre, Sidon, Sodom and Gomorrah – and everyone who has not had an opportunity for salvation – be given their opportunity to be saved?
After the third resurrection.
After the Millennium.
During the Millennium.
55. Of God’s seven annual Sabbaths, the last one is
the closing or seventh day of the Feast of Tabernacles.
a distinct festival, the day immediatelv after the close of the Feast of Tabernacles.
no longer observed.
the only one Jesus did not observe.
56. Which one of the statements below is TRUE?
Christ will judge non-Christian peoples by the morals of the societies they lived in.
Jesus lived a good life so that those who don’t know any better don’t have to.
It is not possible to be saved in any way except through belief in Christ and His shed blood, followed by spiritual conversion and growth.
The vast majority are eternally “lost.”
57. In Paul’s day, the majority of Israelites were
blinded to the truth.
converted to Christianity.
living in Judea.
saved through their belief in Judaism.
58. Those who are spiritually blinded now
will probably be converted before Christ’s return.
must all be taught the truth before Christ returns.
will have a future opportunity for salvation.
have committed sins that cannot be forgiven.
59. In Revelation 20:5, the phrase “the rest of the dead”
refers to those who have not yet heard or understood the true Gospel.
is better translated “the sleep of the dead.”
is a mistranslation; most Greek texts say that the unsaved will be eternally tormented in hell.
refers to those who will be in the first resurrection.
60. Jesus spoke of a time of judgment in which peoples who lived in ancient times would
rise to be condemned by the Jews of Jesus’ time.
be tormented for 100 years and finally repent.
go to heaven.
be resurrected at the same time as the first century Jews.
61. Ezekiel’s vision of the valley of dry bones
pictures the time when unsaved dead will be resurrected to mortal life and offered God’s Spirit.
is not explained in the Bible.
shows that most Israelites are either in heaven or in hell.
pictures a resurrection to eternal life.
62. In Revelation 20:12, the “books” that are opened are
used to eternally condemn the unrighteous.
the books of the Bible, opened to the understanding of the people.
found to be empty, corresponding to the people’s empty lives.
filled with a listing of the people’s sins.
63. In addition to the “books,” what else will be opened during the Great White Throne Judgment period?
The gates of Dante’s inferno.
The gates of heaven.
The Book of Life.
All of the above.
64. Which one of the statements below is FALSE?
By the end of the Millennium, all who can be saved will have been saved.
God judges His people by evaluating how well they live by His written Word.
During the coming judgment period, people will be required to act on the knowledge God will give them.
During the coming judgment period, people will be given time to learn to choose righteousness.
65. The people who will rise in the second resurrection will learn that
they are guilty of sin.
they deserve the death penalty.
Jesus Christ has paid the penalty of sin for them, if they accept Him as Savior.
All of the above.
66. When people in the second resurrection are taught the truth, they will
generally reject it and stubbornly insist on living Satan’s way.
never think to compare the truth with what society had been taught during the first 6,000 years of human experience.
be offered the spirit of repentance.
be thrown into the lake of fire.
67. Why will the people in the second resurrection be allowed a lifetime of experience?
To demonstrate their evil natures.
Learning and building character takes time.
To suffer the results of their sins.
Punishment isn’t effective unless it lasts for a long time.
68. Christ instructed His apostles to observe a memorial of His death
but He said nothing about His birthday.
and His birth and resurrection.
in a communion every Sunday morning.
but those instructions don’t apply to Christians today.
69. Which one of the following statements is FALSE?
Christ was not born in December.
Many Christmas customs originated long before Christ.
Christmas and its customs have almost nothing to do with Christ’s birth.
Christ is pleased with those who celebrate His birthday by giving gifts to others.
70. Christ rose from the grave
on Sunday morning, just as He said He would.
and Easter celebrates this every year.
on a Saturday, three days and three nights after His burial on a Wednesday.
not at the moment He said He would, but He is the Messiah nevertheless.
71. What does God say about adopting ancient customs to worship Him?
It was forbidden in the Old Testament, but it doesn’t matter today.
We should be careful to give Christian meanings to the old customs.
It’s probably all right because most everyone does it.
He says: “Learn not the way of the heathen” and “Thou shalt not do so unto the Lord thy God.”
72. Which one of the statements below is FALSE?
An unforgiveable sin involves the attitude in which a person refuses to repent, even though he knows God’s way.
Those brought back to life in the third resurrection will repent of their sins.
In the second resurrection, people will be given an opportunity to repent.
God will forgive any sin that is repented of.
73. What will happen to those who will appear in the third resurrection?
Actually, there will not be a third resurrection.
Sinners will be eternally tormented in hell.
Unrepentant sinners will be thrown into the lake of fire to be consumed, their lives terminated forever.
They will be given eternal life in the new Jerusalem.
74. After the surface of the earth is baptized with fire,
the new Jerusalem will come to earth and become the headquarters of the universe- ruling Family of God.
God’s people will all go to heaven to live at ease for eternity.
everyone will weep, lamenting the destruction.
the planet will remain a charred relic – a monument to the results of sin.
75. True Christians observe God’s Holy Days each year
to be reminded annually of their part in God’s Master Plan.
in obedience to God’s commands.
to learn more about God’s plan of salvation.
All of the above.
A New Beginning! (Lesson 32)
76. The knowledge God has revealed to you through your studies is
understood by most people today.
not relevant in our advanced technological society.
priceless knowledge for which vou will be held accountable.
not being proclaimed to the world by God’s Church.
77. The most astounding truth your studies have revealed is that
God is a Family, and that God is reproducing Himself through mortal human beings.
Christ, working through His Church, is trying to save the whole world now.
all life will be destroyed in the coming nuclear World War III.
God’s plan was thwarted by Satan in the Garden of Eden.
78. As humans, we
like to admit wrong belief’s and customs.
don’t like to change.
are very careful in the formation of our beliefs.
place little importance in the word my.
79. The key to our future survival is
mastering the self-help techniques advocated by modern psychologists.
moving to the deserts or mountains.
our willingness to repent of our own ways and begin to obey God.
hoping that everything will be all right.
80. Before committing ourselves to living God’s way of life, we must
seriously count the cost.
seek permission of family and friends.
overcome all wrong habits and sins.
forsake everything to do with this world and become hermits.
81. Answering God’s calling – becoming a true Christian – requires
a genuine sense of urgency.
putting all other pursuits second.
forsaking all the false ways of the world and being willing to take whatever consequences come.
All of the above.
82. What is the beginning of real repentance?
Merely being sorry for one’s sins.
Doing perhaps the most difficult thing for any human – admitting one has been wrong.
Fasting and afflicting one’s body.
Comparing one’s way of life with the standards of this world.
83. A newly begotten Christian has
made a commitment to serve God for the remainder of his or her life.
repented, been baptized and received God’s Holy Spirit.
embarked on a new life of spiritual growth and overcoming.
All of the above.
84. Repentance is
simply an emotional “feeling” we must somehow work up to become a Christian.
merely “accepting Christ.”
a new beginning – the first step toward becoming a true Christian.
not really necessary for salvation.
85. To repent
has nothing to do with making a total commitment to following God’s way of life.
means to “change direction” – to go the opposite way; in this case, God’s way.
does not involve a change of direction in any facet of one’s way of living.
means to stop transgressing one’s conscience, without referring to the Bible for further instruction.
86. The natural mind, as influenced by Satan,
does not want to submit to God.
seeks to minimize or explain away sins.
rejects God’s way of life in order to keep the traditions of men.
All of the above.
87. What are we to repent of or turn from?
Certainly not any enmity against God’s law.
Sin, as defined by God’s Word – the Holy Bible.
Only our breaking of man’s laws.
Only of our breaking the Ten Commandments in the letter.
88. Repentance
means unconditional surrender to God – giving one’s life in total obedience and service to Him.
involves merely going to church once a week.
is not something God grants through His Spirit.
is a matter of giving up everything good – choosing a life of poverty and self-denial.
89. The three deadly enemies true Christians face
tend to discourage us from overcoming sin and developing God’s holy, righteous character.
can separate us from God – if we allow them to.
must be defeated and God tells us how to do it.
All of the above.
90. The first enemy in our daily spiritual warfare
does not cause us to rationalize deceitfully.
is our human nature with its ungodly characteristics (Gal. 5:19-21).
does not encourage wrong habits and impulses.
None or the above.
91. The society of this world
is not a deadly enemy of true Christians.
has little influence on most people’s ideas and beliefs.
can distract a Christian from following Christ, if he is not careful.
is not motivated by vanity, self-centeredness, lust and greed.
92. The third great enemy of every Christian
is Satan the devil, who is ultimately responsible for inspiring all the evil in this world.
cannot force people to obey the impulses he broadcasts to their minds.
flees if resisted steadfastly.
All of the above.
93. How can a Christian successfully wage spiritual warfare against Satan’s evil influence?
By just knowing the Word of God thoroughly.
Simply by fleeing from the devil.
By putting on the whole spiritual armor of God, as described in Ephesians 6.
By diligent, fervent prayer only.
94. Which one of the following statements about the armor of God is FALSE?
The “shield of faith” protects us from the attacks and enticements of Satan.
The “helmet of salvation” keeps us properly oriented toward our spiritual goal.
The “sword of the Spirit” is our only offensive weapon.
The “breastplate of righteousness” is the occasional keeping of God’s law.
95. Spiritual growth and overcoming
requires putting forth diligent effort on our part.
is not a lifelong process.
does not involve “works” – it is simply a state of mind.
will earn us our salvation – eternal life in God’s Kingdom.
96. The faith that enables one to overcome and live the Christian way of life
is supplied by each Christian.
does not need to grow – it is whole and complete at the moment one receives God’s Spirit.
can be “worked up” if one is a true believer.
is the very faith of Jesus Christ imparted by the Holy Spirit.
97. Why is it important for Spirit-begotten Christians to grow spiritually and overcome sin in this life?
So they can be perfect now.
They won’t enter God’s Kingdom if they don’t grow and overcome.
Whatever the reason, it has nothing to do with developing God’s character.
So they can qualify for salvation.
98. God expects all Christians to grow and overcome spiritually
in equal amounts regardless of their natural ability.
only after they are resurrected and/or changed to immortal life.
in whatever circumstances they may find themselves.
only if they are naturally very talented.
99. How can we qualify to rule with Christ in the world tomorrow?
By neglecting our physical possessions.
By failing to develop our talents and abilities.
By not learning to control our emotions.
By learning to properly manage our own affairs and responsibilities today, no matter how small they may be.
100. The more we overcome the sinful pulls of the flesh, the world and the devil, the
greater the responsibility we will be given in the Kingdom of God.
less we will build God’s holy, righteous and perfect character.
smaller our reward will be in God’s Kingdom.
None of the above.