Search: Quiz 13 (Spring 2018) For each of the following questions, select the answer that most fully or accurately completes the sentence or answers the question and captures the significance of the question. In some cases the responses may range in value from zero to three, and for others more than one response might be worth the maximum of three points. Name In his letter to the Romans, Paul presents himself as one Whom Jesus himself called to 'to bring about the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles' and plans to stop in Rome on his way to Spain where they have not yet received the news of the Jesus movement. Who received knowledge and grace directly from Jesus and will shortly pass that same knowledge and grace on to the Gentiles in Rome. Who was foreordained and called to proclaim the teachings of Jesus, suffer hardships at the hands of the unbelievers, and will ultimately die as witness of Jesus. Whom some of the saints living in Rome has summoned to help them resolve conflicts between the Jews and Gentiles among the followers of the Jesus movement.According to Paul, the advantages of being a Jew consist in Belonging to the people through whom god provided the world with prophesies concerning the coming of Jesus. Belonging to the people with whom god established his covenant and through whom god would bless 'all the families of the earth' (Genesis 12:3). Having lived according to the law that saved them from the idolatry of other religions and has prepared one to receive and understand the teachings of Jesus. Having descended from the same family through whom Jesus, the Messiah, gained his physical incarnation.Jesus' death and resurrection Freed Jesus from the constraints of a physical body and enabled his spirit to dwell in the hearts of his followers. Reversed the effects of Adam's transgression through which human beings became subject to sin and death. Freed Jesus from the dominion of death, so he can free other mortal humans of his choosing. Enabled a resurrection from the dead for human beings who follow his model and suffer a symbolic death through baptism, which consists of dying with regard to the urges of the flesh, 'burying' themselves in the water, and emerging into a new life through the gift of the Holy Spirit.Concerning dietary rules and observing the Sabbath, the followers of the Jesus movement should Avoid judging others according to what they eat or the days on which they honor and give thanks to god. Recognize that all foods are clean and that one should honor and give thanks to god everyday. Decide among themselves as a community what foods they should eat and on what days they will come together as a community and honor god. Follow the conventions of the Romans and avoid giving offense to nonbelievers by rejecting their foods and refusing to participate in their holy festivals.Paul exhorts the followers of the Jesus movement in Rome to Accept and abide by only those rules instituted by political authorities that are consistent with the teachings of Jesus. Pool their resources as a community and collectively honor the financial obligations of the individual followers. Bless those who persecute them. Cease worrying about indebtedness to others and forgive the debts of others because the day of the lord is fast approaching.