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Quiz Your Knowledge of the Canons of Dordt (5)

Quiz Your Knowledge of the Canons of Dordt (5)

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.

Today, we begin with Head Two. To start from the beginning with our Canons quiz series, click here to see the 1st quiz on Head One.

Or, continue on for the 1st quiz on Head Two.

 

Quiz 5 on Canons Head Two

  1. The Second Head of the Canons is titled, “Of the Death of Christ and the ______________ of Men Thereby.”

  2. True or false: God is supremely merciful, and also supremely just. 

  3. True or false: God’s mercy cancels out his justice so that he forgives sin without satisfaction.

  4. True or false: Our sins are so serious because they are committed against God’s infinite majesty.

  5. True or false: Our sins deserve to be punished only with temporal, but not eternal punishment.

  6. True or false: Satisfaction means that a sufficient payment is made to the justice of God.

  7. True or false: Satisfaction is made when Jesus Christ pays a price to the devil. 

  8. True or false: We are unable to make satisfaction to God for our sins in our own persons.

  9. True or false: We are unable to deliver ourselves from the wrath of God. 

  10. True or false: God has given his only begotten Son for our surety. 

  11. True or false: Atonement is the covering up of sin by the payment of a price to God’s justice. 

  12. True or false: Jesus came into the world to persuade God to love us. 

  13. True or false: Jesus came into the world because God already loved us.

  14. True or false: Jesus was made a curse for us and in our stead.

  15. True or false: God’s curse is the word of his wrath making the sinner unspeakably miserable forever.

  16. True or false: God’s blessing is the word of his favor making us wonderfully blessed forever.

  17. True or false: Jesus died for the benefit of sinners, but not in their place, or as their substitute.

  18. True or false: Jesus’ sacrifice is of limited value because it was offered for the salvation of a limited number.

  19. True or false: Jesus’ sacrifice of such infinite value that it is sufficient to expiate the sins of the whole world. 

  20. True or false: Jesus’ sacrifice is only effective if we believe in him.

  21. True or false: Jesus who died on the cross is a real man and perfectly holy.

  22. True or false: A surety is one who takes upon himself the legal obligations which belong to another.

  23. True or false: Jesus who died on the cross is of the same eternal and infinite essence with the Father and the Holy Spirit.

  24. True or false: The qualifications of Jesus to be Savior are his true humanity, his deity, & his personal holiness.

  25. True or false: The death of the cross is an atoning death because it came with a sense of God’s wrath and curse.


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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!

Edit 2/5/2024 at 12:16PM. An earlier version of this quiz included a typo in question 8 (and in the original answer key) which has now been corrected. Thank you to those readers who caught the mistake and let us know!

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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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