2015 Fall Session Lecture 1 Review Questions

Lecture 1

* 1. The entry to church teaches
  1. The notion that the Christian marriage is the kingdom of God.
  2. The ceremony results in unity as they enter separately and exit together.
  3. Both
  4. None
* 2. What is the most important reason to get married in the Christian view?
  1. To live a meaningful prosperous life.
  2. To have children.
  3. To practice a lawful sexual relationship.
  4. For spouses to help each other for salvation
  5. Not to feel lonely.
* 3. What is the purpose of the declaration?
  1. To announce the starting of the ceremony.
  2. To declare that this man is for this woman and this woman is for this man and not to any one else.
  3. To announce to that the couple has succefully completed engagement.
  4. None of the above.
  5. All of the above.
* 4. What is the deeper meaning of putting the rings on?
  1. So that people would know that you got married.
  2. To provide a precious gift to show love to your spouse,
  3. A memory of marriage from each spouse to the other.
  4. A symbol of Giving oneself to each other and accepting each other.
* 5. Which of the following is a teaching in the Pauline of the crowning ceremony (eph5: 22-6:3)
  1. It instructs wives to submit and respect and husbands to love.
  2. It explains the issue of the serving headship of the husband.
  3. It describes that the two become one body with no separation.
  4. It explains that each of the spouses has a role.
  5. All of the above.
* 6. In the prayer of submission the teaching is:
  1. The wife submits to the husband, so decisions are easily taken.
  2. Both submit to each other, so they are the same.
  3. Both submit to the Lord, so selfishness has no place and the “ego” disappears.
  4. All of the above.
  5. None of the above.
* 7. The anointment with oil symbolizes:
  1. They are like prophets who receive the message of God and declare it to their children.
  2. They are like priests to offer spiritual sacrifices.
  3. They are like kings as they are enthroned over their new kingdom, which is their household to rule according to God’s commandments.
  4. None of the above
  5. All of the above.
* 8. What are the deeper meanings of putting the crowns on the heads of the spouses?
  1. That the two are equal in worth as a king and queen.
  2. That they are a royal couple in the kingdom of God and will be rewarded if they strive in love.
  3. That they are the most important couple in the ceremony.
  4. None of the above.
  5. All of the above.
* 9. What exactly happens in the Invocation Prayer?
  1. The priest calls upon the Holy Trinity to crown, bless and sanctify the couple.
  2. The priest brings their two heads together as a symbol of completing the unity.
  3. The priest gives the hand of the bride to the groom just like God did with Eve and Adam.
  4. A and b.
  5. All of the above.
* 10. What are the widely spread wrong practices to avoid?
  1. The bridal parties entering are not virgins.
  2. The bridal party entering holding hands.
  3. Inappropriate dressing that does not match the sanctity of Church.
  4. The ungodly style of reception celebration indicated by not even able to invite the priests not to mention the Lord Himself.
  5. All of the above.

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