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Quiz Your Knowledge of the Canons of Dordt (3)

Quiz Your Knowledge of the Canons of Dordt (3)

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 continue with Head One.

Find questions 1 through 25 here.

Find questions 26 through 47 here.

 

Quiz 3 on Canons Head One (Articles 12-18; Rejection of Errors 7-9)

48. True or false: The elect never become assured of their eternal and unchangeable election.

49. True or false: All the elect at all times enjoy the same measure of assurance of their election.

50. True or false: Assurance of election is enjoyed when we walk impenitently in sin. 

51. True or false: Assurance of election is enjoyed as we walk in obedience.

52. True or false: Assurance of election is enjoyed because we walk in obedience.

53. True or false: We can obtain the assurance of our election by inquisitively prying into the deep things of God.

54. True or false: To be assured of our election, we should wait for God to grant us a religious experience. 

55. True or false: The elect attain the assurance of election by observing faith and sorrow for sin in themselves. 

56. True or false: When we observe faith and other spiritual gifts in us, it makes us proud.

57. True or false: The observance of the fruits of election in us gives us a spiritual joy and a holy pleasure.

58. True or false: Faith, filial fear and sorrow for sin are found also in the reprobate. 

59. True or false: These things—faith, filial fear, etc—are called the infallible fruits of election. 

60. True or false: They are called infallible because without fail they manifest themselves in every elect person. 

61. True or false: The elect always live in the fear of God, hunger after righteousness, and are penitent. 

62. True or false: The sense and certainty of our election make us humble, pious, holy, obedient, and thankful.

63. True or false: The consideration of our election leads to carelessness in the keeping of God’s commandments.

64. True or false: Since election is eternal, unchangeable, and unconditional we are allowed to live in ungodliness.  

65. True or false: One who refuses to walk in the ways of the elect should still consider himself to be elect.

66. True or false: Jesus Christ never spoke about the doctrine of election and neither should our preachers.

67. True or false: God gives men over to sin when they vainly speculate about the doctrine of unconditional election without living in holiness.

68. True or false: Since the doctrine of election is complicated, it is better that it never be preached or taught.

69. True or false: The purpose of the preaching of election is God's glory and the comforting of God’s people. 

70. True or false: The best way to preach election is to speculate about details which God has not revealed. 

71. True or false: There is in this life no fruit and no consciousness of the unchangeable election to glory. 

72. True or false: God has decided to leave no one in the fall and condemnation of Adam.

73. True or false: The gospel comes to some nations rather than to others because they are worthier to receive it. 

74. True or false: Not all, but only some, are elected, while others are passed by in the eternal election of God.

75. True or false: God’s good pleasure is something that mere creatures are permitted to criticize and condemn.

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Find the answers to these 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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