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Question 1: When the Israelites returned to Jerusalem from Babylonian captivity, did they
set up a government patterned after Babylonian-style of rulership?___________

Question 2: History is replete with man’s use of__________________________________

Question 3: Babylonian-style central government has been used throughout history to

Question 4: Do the terms “authority” and “power” refer to the same concept?__________

Question 5: True authority can ONLY come from________________________________.

Question 6: When authority is delegated, the grantor does not give up his authority but

Question 7: What does the Greek word dunamis indicate?__________________________

Question 8: Man has the tendency to exercise____________________power and establish
his own_____________________authority.

Question 9: Is it true that man’s idea of government is the control and subjugation of

Question 10: To protect themselves and their privileged positions of lordship, the Judean
rulers decided to do what to the Messiah?_______________________________

Question 11: Is it true that the New Testament nowhere indicates that the Judean
government tried to force its authority upon the apostles and prevent them from
carrying out YEHOVAH’s work?______________

Question 12: What was the source of Saul’s (Paul’s) authority to arrest Christians?

Question 13: Man-made centralized power can be likened to what in I Peter 5:8?

Question 14: Were the Judean leaders true benefactors of the Judean people?___________


The answers will be found in the next lesson. Approximately 3 weeks after receiving Lessons
17 through 20, you will receive a mail-in test that covers these four lessons. The test will be
returned to you after grading. Following the completion of the Hope of Israel Bible
Correspondence Course you will receive a Certificate of Completion. If you complete the
course with a grade of 75% or better you will also receive an Outstanding Student Award.

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