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S-080 Basic Christian Doctrine
A Preseminary Class

Class 7 Chapter 6
Date: 10-24-02

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For next week:

Chapter 7 — The Person of Christ

(Note: Although these questions arise from specific sections of the chapter, please allow the whole chapter to possibly supplement your answers.)


Be familiar with the basic contents of the following Bible passages and how each relates to the
Person of Christ. You will want to be able to identify the passage when either its content or its
significance is referenced. You will want to be able to identify the content and significance when
the passage is referenced.


Matt. 16:13-20



2 Sam. 7:4-17



Dan 7:8-14



Matt. 26:57-68



Isa. 42, 49, 50, 52, 53



John 20:24-31



Phil. 2:4-11



Heb. 1:10-12



John 1:1-14



Heb. 1:1-2



Titus 2:11-14



Col. 1:15-29



Col. 2:9-10



What is important to remember about the varying titles and descriptions of Jesus, both from the Bible and Early Church?


What two things are affirmed by the doctrine of the Virgin Birth?


What two challenges did the Church meet by domatizing its teaching on the Person of Christ?


The last paragraph discusses the distinction between the "Person of Christ" and the "Work of Christ."

To what significance does KOLB draw the readers attention?




"Messiah" or "Christ"

"one like a son of man", "Son of Man"

"Suffering Servant"

"Yahweh" compared to "Lord"

"Lord" compared to "Savior"


"Son" compared to "Father"




dynamic monarchianism








"personal union" or Hypostatic union"


"communication of attributes"


genus idiomaticum (principle of properties, principle of characteristics, principle of attributes)


genus majestaticum ( principles of majesy)


genus apotelesmaticum ( principle of actions/office)

(Know dates, Councils and Christological positions for the following persons)


Paul of Samosata(look up dates)









(Know dates, personalities, and Christological topics for following councils)


Council of Nicea


Council of Constantinople


Council of Ephesus


Council of Chalcedon









Modified: 10-31-02
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