“New Testament: Matthew–John Learning Assessment Study Guide,” Seminary Learning Assessments (2016)
“New Testament: Matthew–John,” Seminary Learning Assessments
Doctrinal mastery questions: Understand the doctrines taught in the doctrinal mastery passages.
Context and content questions: Understand some of the key accounts and associated principles.
Jesus is baptized: truths learned about the Godhead (see Matthew 3:16–17)
Jesus is tempted: lessons learned about overcoming temptation (see Matthew 4:3–11)
Jesus calls His Twelve Apostles: what the Apostles received after they were called (see Matthew 10:1–4)
Peter walks on water: lessons learned about overcoming our fears and doubts (see Matthew 14:28–31)
The tradition of washing hands: lessons Jesus taught about what defiles us (see Matthew 15:10–20)
Peter’s testimony: lessons learned about gaining a testimony (see Matthew 16:13–19)
The Lord’s teachings on marriage: lessons learned about marriage (see Matthew 19:3–9)
The Savior’s instructions to the Apostles after He was resurrected (see Matthew 28:19–20)
Jesus counsels a rich young man: truths that will help us gain eternal life (see Mark 10:17–22)
Know who the messenger was who was sent to prepare the way for Jesus Christ (see Luke 7:27–28).
The parable of the good Samaritan: a truth that can help us gain eternal life (see Luke 10:25–37)
The parables of the lost sheep, the lost coin, and the prodigal son: lessons learned about helping others who are lost (see Luke 15)
The Savior teaches Nicodemus about what is needed to be spiritually reborn (see John 3:3–5).
The symbolism of Jesus Christ as a shepherd (see John 10:11–15)
Jesus washes the feet of the Apostles: lessons learned about service (see John 13:12–17)
How we can show our love for the Savior (see John 14:15)
Something the Savior taught was essential in order to obtain eternal life (see John 17:3)
Doctrines and principles: Understand major doctrines and principles taught in the New Testament.
Following the teachings and commandments of Jesus Christ helps us become like our Father in Heaven (see Matthew 5:48).
Preparing for the Lord’s Second Coming (see Joseph Smith—Matthew 1:38–54)
Purposes for the Sabbath day (see Mark 2:23–3:6)
How to gain a testimony of the doctrine Jesus Christ taught (see John 7:16–18)
Be able to explain the role of Jesus Christ in the plan of salvation and give reasons why He had to be the one to make the Atonement.
Be able to explain the need for and results of the Atonement of Jesus Christ.
Be able to share truths you have learned that have helped you come closer to Jesus Christ.
Be able to give an example of something you are doing this school year to draw closer to Jesus Christ.
Key scripture phrases: Understand the meaning and significance of key scripture phrases.