Thesis Statement: The thesis statement is the main idea of the essay is stated in a single sentence. You must limit your entire essay to the topic you have introduced in your thesis statement.
Sample Essay Question : Explain C. S. Lewis’ argument that Jesus Christ must be the Lord, a liar or a lunatic. Provide at least three examples from scripture to support your argument.
Sample Thesis Statement ( the first sentence in the essay! ): Jesus Christ must either be a liar, a lunatic, or the Lord God Himself. ( Sentences supporting the thesis) Jesus said that he was divine, and therefore we must not make the mistake of claiming him to be a good moral teacher or prophet. A sound moralist or prophetic figure would not claim to be someone he is not, for the man must not be separated from his message…
Choose a Topic: For example, Michael Jackson, Hannah Montana, or the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Think of what you want to say…
Compose Your Thesis Statement: Example: The Steelers are the most successful team in the National Football League.
Compose Sentences Supporting the Thesis: Pittsburgh has won more Super Bowl titles (6), won more AFC Championship Games (7) and hosted more conference championship games (10) than any other AFC or NFC team. The Steelers are also the defending Super Bowl champions.
You will be able to choose between two of these questions on the test, so you’ll need to prepare to answer two of them to be safe.
Write an essay entitled: “The Holy Spirit: The Primary Factor of the Church’s Growth.” Demonstrate, using at least four examples from the Acts of the Apostles, how the Holy Spirit empowered Jesus Christ’s followers to spread the Gospel.
Explain C. S. Lewis’ argument that Jesus Christ must be the Lord, a liar or a lunatic. Provide at least three examples from scripture to support your argument.
Compare Peter’s ministry with that of St. Paul. Give your opinion of who you think did more to spread the Gospel, support your answers with examples from scripture