Test For Lucan Theology: A Brief Sketch Lesson
Saint Luke Evangelical School Of Biblical Studies

Instructions: Fill in the blanks with the correct answers.

1. _______________ has been looked on as one of the greatest writers of early Christian literature.

2. Luke is one of the three ____________________ gospels, ____________________ and _______________ are the other two (so called because of the _____________________ of their materials allows one to lay them out in ____________________ columns and take all three at one glance).

3. St. Luke was a __________________, a ____________________ and a companion of St. _______________. He was a well-educated ____________________, whose written word was ____________________ and ____________________.

4. This Gospel is dated _____-_____ AD, and by _____ AD Luke's gospel was well known in early church circles.

5. Luke seldom quotes the _______________ _____________________, gives Hebrew words as Greek equivalents, e.g. instead of rabbi he uses ____________________, instead of scribe he uses ____________________.

6. Luke often shows Jesus at ____________________: at His ____________________ , before He chose the ____________________ , at the _________________________ , upon the ____________________ , and only Luke writes of Jesus praying for ____________________ in his hour of testing.

7. The most beautiful prayers are found only in this Gospel: the ____________________, the ____________________ and the ____________________ ____________________.

8. Luke, as he also wrote in Acts, emphasized the importance of the ____________________ ____________________.

9. Luke writes about women who accompanied Jesus; ____________________ ____________________, ____________________ whose husband Chuza was an officer in Herod's court, ____________________ and many other women who used their own resources to help Jesus and His disciples.

10. Jesus is the ____________________ of all men. He draws no lines of _______________ or _______________.

11. The parables of the Good Samaritan, the Prodigal Son and the Pharisee and Publican highlight the ____________________ of the Good News of Jesus Christ.

12. The Acts is the only real ____________________ we have of the ____________________ of the Church. It covers the period of ____________________ to the imprisonment of St. ____________________ in Rome, about the first ____________________ years of the history of Christianity.

13. Scholars have long held that the author of Acts was St. Luke, due to each of the books are addressed to the same person, ____________________.

14. The main theme of Acts is describing how ____________________ promised to Israel in the Old Testament and accomplished by Jesus, has now under the guidance of the ____________________ ____________________, been extended to ____________________.

15. St. Luke perceives the action of God in history laying open the ____________________ of all ____________________.

16. The crux of St. Luke's theology, is that the ____________________ of our Lord and Saviour Jesus is for the ____________________ of all humans throughout history.