Flashcards in Chapter 15 quiz 1 Deck (14):
God’s first words to man were, “Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth: (Genesis 1:28) Give examples of this:
civilizations in Egypt, Persia, Japan, Mesoamerica, Africa, Europe, and other places.
God also told man to "have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth” (Gen. 1:28). Give examples of this:
The Egyptians harnessed the Nile River. They built pyramids that still awe people today. The Romans built a vast empire of roads that filled Europe, Great Wall of China, etc
True or False: People can do creative, intelligent things because an intelligent God created them to be like Him
The book of Genesis records that the descendants of Adam and Eve’s son, ______, rebelled against God.
True or False: In the rise and fall of civilizations, we have seen God’s mercy in keeping the human race from complete self-destruction.
True or False: Every one of the world’s religions and philosophies formed because people rejected God’s truth. Often people had a concept of God, but they accepted only the features of His character that they liked or feared.
An _______ is a conclusion drawn from the facts given about a topic. It is not something that has been directly stated. It is an idea that seems reasonable based on the facts.
True or False: Early Christians faced persecution, and this difficulty only stopped Christianity from spreading.
Some times persecution had the opposite effect. As believers fled to other parts of the world to escape imprisonment, torture, or death, they carried the gospel along with them
The ______, the message of God’s redemption for man,
True or False: Athanasius was an important Christian leader in the early church in Egypt.
Who's prophecy said "One day the Lord will say, “Blessed be Egypt my people” (Isa. 19:25).
How and why have the Persians harmed Christians since Constantine converted to Christianity?
the Persians feared that the Christians would side with Rome and fight against them. Since that time, Persian Christians have suffered persecution during various periods of history. (Before Constantine, they accepted them)
This poet lived during the fourth century. The lack of persecution gave him the freedom to write sermons about Christianity?
Ephrem the Syrian