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Flashcards in Doing Right Deck (11):
1

According to Gill, some scholars have argued that the eighth commandment was originally confined to...

Kidnapping.

2

What practice was forbidden among the Isrealites?

Charging interest on loans.

3

Jesus' main focus in his teaching on economics is on simplicity, gratitude, and generosity.

TRUE

4

Our neighbors have a need for certain basic material things, but this doesn't necessarily mean they have a right to their property.

FALSE

5

How is theft bad for the thief as well as the victim?

Stealing is evidence if the thief's slavery to material object.

6

God owns...

The whole earth.

7

The chief reason we are tempted to steal is because...

we live in a materialistic culture of consumption.

8

Too much wealth can lead one away from dependence on God and into a false sense of strength and virtue.

TRUE

9

The organizing, foundational principle of any authentic Christian approach to economic life is...

Stewardship.

10

Biblically speaking, it is a sin to be rich.

FALSE

11

Gill defines stealing as...

Taking by stealth.