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Quiz Your Knowledge of the Canons of Dordt (1)

Quiz Your Knowledge of the Canons of Dordt (1)

The RFPA blog editor, Rev. Martyn McGeown, enjoys teaching the creeds in his capacity as pastor of Providence PRC. To that end, he has written a series of quizzes for our blog readers, to test readers' knowledge of the Canons of Dordt. Try them out, test yourselves and your friends and family, and may the questions spur you on to familiarize yourselves with the confessions.

We begin with Head One (answers can be found in a link at the bottom of this page).

Quiz 1 on Canons Head One (Articles 1-11; Rejection of Errors 1-6)

  1. When was the Synod of Dordt? Choose from the following: A. 1517-1518; B. 1618-1619; C. 1715-1716

  2. Who was the president of the Synod? Choose from the following: A. Simon Episcopius; B. Jan Uittenbogaard; C. Johannes Bogerman.

  3. How many Heads of Doctrine are there in the Canons of Dordt?

  4. The first Head of Doctrine is called “On Divine ________________”

  5. True or false: the Canons mention election in Head One, Article One.

  6. True or false: If God had left everyone to perish, he would have been unjust. 

  7. True or false: God’s love is manifested in the sending of his Son.

  8. True or false: God sends preachers so that men may be brought to believe.

  9. True or false: Gospel preachers call men to repentance and faith in Christ crucified.

  10. True or false: The wrath of God abides on a man only after he refuses to believe the gospel.

  11. True or false: Those who receive Jesus the Savior by a true and living faith are saved from God’s wrath by him.

  12. True or false: God is at fault for the unbelief of unbelievers.

  13. True or false: man receives the credit for believing.

  14. True or false: That some receive the gift of God and others do not proceeds from man’s freewill.

  15. True or false: God graciously softens the hearts of the elect and inclines them to believe. 

  16. True or false: the elect believe because they are naturally less stubborn than the reprobate.

  17. True or false: God leaves the non-elect, or the reprobate, to their own wickedness.

  18. True or false: It is unjust for God to pass by some in the decree of election.

  19. True or false: The elect and reprobate are equally involved in ruin.

  20. True or false: The decree of election and reprobation is discrimination.  

  21. True or false: Unholy and impious souls find great comfort in the doctrine of election.

  22. True or false: Election is God’s eternal, unchangeable, and unconditional choice of particular persons.

  23. True or false: Jesus Christ is the eternally appointed Mediator and Head of the elect.

  24. True or false: The elect are better and more deserving than the non-elect.

  25. True or false: God has decreed to bestow upon an elect number true faith, justification, and sanctification.

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Find the answers to these first few questions here. For more quizzes and other reader activities, visit the RFPA blog next week!

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Martyn McGeown is a pastor in the Protestant Reformed Churches. He is also the editor of the RFPA blog and the author of multiple RFPA publications.






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