Group Work
Christ and Christians
Ferguson, pp. 99-102


  1. What close term does Christ call those whom He saves?

  2. What three messianic titles are also given to His people?

  3. What four individuals or groups are called "chosen" in scripture?

  4. What pattern of singular and plural is usually used for the word "chosen"?

  5. What other English word is sometimes used for translating the same Greek word that is translated "chosen"?

  6. What other English word is sometimes used for translating the same Greek word that is translated "holy"?

  7. Who calls Jesus "the Holy One" in John? Who in Mark?

  8. What two groups are called "the holy ones" in scripture?

  9. What two terms are associated in Daniel 7?

  10. How did later Christian usage change the reference to "holy ones" after the first century?

  11. On what two significant occasions is Jesus called "Beloved"?

  12. When is the term "beloved" used of Christians in both the singular and the plural and when is it used only in the plural?

  13. What are three significant facts that grow out of the usage of the same terms for Christ and for Christians?

  14. From what language is the ending of "Christian" taken? What does it mean?

  15. What is the resulting meaning of the term "Christian?

  16. What does the term "Christ" mean that Christians also share?

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