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BEREAN STUDIES ON THE ATONEMENT
THE TEXT BOOK USED FOR THIS COURSE IS SCRIPTURE STUDIES, SERIES V. (E)*
*Five years ago DAWN-STUDIES, VOL. V., was reset, and unfortunately the type was not exactly same size as before; and hence page for page they differ. The references given in these Berean Studies apply to the present edition, a copy of which postpaid will cost you but 30c. But keep your old edition, for unfortunately the New Bible helps refer to its pages.
Questions on Study IV.— The Author of the Atonement
(58) Was faith in the unreasonable and unscriptural made a test of orthodoxy and its disbelief threatened with eternal torment and was the error thus fastened? P.64.
(59) Is the Hebrew name Jehovah properly shown in our common Bibles? How many times does it occur? How many times is it correctly rendered and how many times incorrectly? P.65, par. last.
(60) What motive seems to have led to this kind of hiding of the Truth? P.65, foot-note.
(61) What about the word elohim—how frequently does it occur? What does it signify, and to whom is it applied? P.66, par. 3.
(62) What Hebrew words are used as titles for our Lord Jesus? P.66, par. 4.
(63) When elohim, the Hebrew word usually translated God, is used in (Psa. 8:5) and translated angels, is it a mistaken translation or not? Prove it. P.67, par. 2.
(64) Is the Hebrew word elohim, usually translated God, ever applied in the Scriptures to the heathen or false gods? If so, how many times? Give some illustrations. P.67, par. 3 and on.
(65) Is this same word elohim ever applied in the Scriptures to men in olden times? If so, give illustrations. P.68, par. 3-8.
(66) Is this word elohim ever used prophetically in reference to the saints of this Gospel Age? If so, give quotation and explain. P.68, par. 9,10, and foot-note P.69.
(67) Is elohim otherwise rendered in the Old Testament? P.69, par. 1.
(68) What are the facts respecting the terms God and Lord in the New Testament? Give illustrations. P.69, par. 2, and P.70.
(69) What about the word Godhead of the New Testament—how many times does it occur, and is it always from the same Greek word? P.71, par. 4.
(70) What is the ordinarily understood meaning of this word Godhead, and is it the proper thought of any of the three Greek words used?
(71) Give the Greek words mistranslated Godhead and show the meaning of each. P.71, par. 5 and on.
(72) Did the fact that Jesus was “worshiped” by his disciples and others, and the fact that he received such worship without protest, prove that he was Jehovah, his own Father?
(73) Prove the answer by Scriptural citations. P.72, 73.
(74) Our Lord Jesus said explicitly, “I and my Father are one” (John 10:30.) Does this prove that he was both Father and Son, or that the one person filled these two offices? P.75, par. 1,2.
(75) When our Lord prayed for his followers, “that they all may be one” (John 17:21), does it signify that he expected or desired that all of his followers should ultimately become one person or one in heart-harmony and purpose?
(76) How, then, must his statement of the next verse be understood, viz.: “that they may be one even as we are one“? P.75, par. 3,4.
(77) If “no man can see God and live” (Exod. 23:20), what could our Lord Jesus have meant when he said, “He that hath seen me hath seen the Father” (John 14:7-10)? P.76,77.
— June 1, 1908 —