Flashcards in Ch 2 Deck (17)
What is idolatry?
Worshiping other than God
Were the cherubim mentioned in Exodus 25:18-25 idols? Why or why not?
No, because they weren't being worshipped
Were the cherubim art? Why or why not?
Yes, they were created by humans
What the heck is a 'fiery serpent?'
Nobody actually really knows
Was the bronze serpent mentioned in Numbers 21:4-9 an idol? Why or why not?
No because it's not worshipped
Was the bronze serpent art? Why or why not?
Yes because it was made by humans
Did Hezekiah destroy Moses' bronze serpent 750-800 (est) years later because the artistry had gone out of fashion?
No but he did destroy it because it became an idol
What is the implication of its USE when scriptures note that the people of Israel made offerings to it?
It was used as worship instead of a reminder
What aspect of this art does Jesus reference from John 3:13-16?
He references the serpent being lifted up on a pole so everyone can see it to be forgiven for their sins/saved from dying from flying serpents
How does Jesus USE this artwork in reference to himself? How are they related?
as how Jesus would have died for everyone's sins by dying on the cross on top of a hill for everyone can see.
What has God done with human creativity?
Blessed and mandated
What is the breath of God
God's holy spirit
Hebrew for God
only associated w God