Flashcards in Mid-Term Deck (35)
What do all issues of holiness start with?
Can we trust God has our best interests at heart and how do you know?
Yes. His track record
List an example of God's wisdom blessing people beyond their knowledge.
The Black Plague
Who's the gift of holiness and its purpose?
To be saved from corruption of the world.
What is not a good definition of freedom?
The freedom to do what you want.
What is the highest level of freedom?
The ability to be free to do what you should.
Does the Bible say anything about non-functional ornamentation or jewelry? If so what?
Yes, they were required to strip off the ornaments before entering the promise land.
What does Paul say in I Corinthians 10:11 about OT examples?
They were used for examples.
What does the Bible say colorful cosmetics are consistently tied to?
Heathen and unfaithful women.
Can we find prescriptions against make-up and jewelry in the NT as well, and if so where?
Yes. I Peter
What must always be asked in conjunction when talking about women's pants? "Are women's pants or..."
"...men's dresses okay?"
What does Deuteronomy 22 call mixing dress?
What other sexual perversions are called an abomination?
Homosexuality, pedophilia, and beastiality.
According to the Bible, who alone are permitted to wear garments that are functionally able to gird loins?
What did girding the loins do for me and when it was used?
Adjusted their robes to fight or work.
What is the separation of sexes clear as?
As the bathroom door.
What are some cultural sayings that inform the issue of separation of sexes in dress?
• "You can tell who wears the pants in that family."
• "When do I get to wear the pants?"
What does a look at holiness from history show us?
Apostolic's didn't start holiness.
What is a starting point for us to tell other denominations?
They used to practice holiness too.
Where is God's opinion?
Why do we believe men and women are to be marked different by their hair?
A woman's hair is her covering. It dishonoreth a man to have long hair.
What does "Ordinances" mean in I Corinthian 11?
Specific teachings to the church by the Apostles.
According to Paul, what is the woman's covering?
What does shorn mean?
Paul says if a woman's hair is shorn she is uncovered and the same as what in God's view?
When Paul says its a shame for a woman to have cut or shaved hair, what should she do about these two actions?
To cease. (stop)
What does scripture mean when it says it is a shame for a woman to be shorn or shaven?
Cole, disgrace, reproach, and dishonor.
What does the word shame translated mean?
Sin or reproach.
What two things does Paul say to women coming into the achieve who are shorn or shaven in regards to cut or shaven hair?
Don't do it.