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Explain God's sovereignty

God is the provinator and does what he pleases
He makes and executes descisions
He decrees things for his own glory
He orders the world
We can have confidence because God is in control, because he loves beauty, is kind, and loving
He is giving us purpose and destiny

2

Linear history

History is going somewhere
Not random

3

Theocrat

Sovereign God
theo= God
Crat= rules

4

Why did things last so long in the middle ages?

People had a multi-generational vision
They built things to last over many generations

5

Intricate

Intricate craftsmanship added the essence of Christendom
Nothing is neglected and everything has a purpose
Attention to detail..not just pretty, but also useful

6

Sacrificial

Every mundane task must receive our best effort

7

Ecclesiastical

Church feeds all of life
People happy to invest themselves in multigenerations

8

Biblical

People must have a biblical worldview
Saw biblical values in everything
Thought in terms of biblical categories

9

Theological

Theological insights woven into everh part of people's lives
Things had deeper theological meanings
Ral sense of profound optimism

10

Maturity

We don't have to live life in the moment
We can defer gratification
We have God in our view
We work towards maturity

11

Reformation

We need to reform the world
Pleasure comes from reforming things
Requires investment

12

Investment

Reformation requires investment, sometimes longer than we can foresee
Need to have visions for the future

13

Christian Asthetics

Intricate
Spiritual
Ecclesiastical
Biblical
Theological

14

Christendom view on lasting things...

Permanancy was very important
There was a commitment to enduring things
Commitment to build lasting buildings as legacies