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What word describes receiving the unmerited favor of God?

Grace

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What gave an example of finding one's VALUE and WORTH through self-justification?

Hare

2

Who provided a great example of knowing when to lead others and when to support others?

John the Baptist

3

Who provided an example of frustration & anger because they wanted to live their own way?

Jonah

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In what city did Paul make his address about Christian philosophy?

Athens

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Who wrote the book of Romans?

Paul

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Who wrote the fable of the tortoise and the hare?

Aesop

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In what manner does God call us to treat other people?

Love

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Who was the member of the Jewish ruling council who came to see Jesus at night?

Nicodemus

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What is known as choosing NOT to retain the knowledge of God?

Depraved

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Who gave an example of finding one's VALUE and WORTH through justification by faith?

Tortoise

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Abraham's son who became the forefather of the Jewish faith?

Isaac

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No one has been declared ____________ by following the law of God?

Righteous

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What did God provide for us to make us aware of our sin?

Law

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They were the political ruling government during the time of Jesus?

Romans

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Who was Abraham's wife?

Sarah

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Who gave an example of being justified by having faith that God will provide an answer even when the circumstances don't look like it?

Abraham

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Abraham's son who became the forefather of the Islamic faith?

Ishmael

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Whose well did Jesus meet the Samaritan woman by?

Jacob

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Who was Abraham's wife's maidservant?

Hagar

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In Romans 2, it is written that the consequence for those who "are self-seeking and who reject the truth and follow evil" is "wrath and anger", who is the one responsible for this?
A. Other people
B. Satan
C. God's judgement
D. Ourselves

Ourselves

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What city did God call Jonah to go and preach repentance to?

Ninevah

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The action of breaking through the separation of sin and reuniting with God?

Redeemed

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What does it mean to be seen as guilt- free and pure before God?

Righteous

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To be restored back to our original created state?

Reconciled

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The confidence in claiming that we are pure in the eyes of God by our faith?

Justified

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Who did Jesus interact with to show us an example of true love?

The Samaritan Woman

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What did Jesus say HE DID NOT come into the world to do?

Condemn it

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Which was NOT one of the ways that Satan tempted Jesus?

Lying

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This individual was in the family line of Abraham's son Isaac?
A. David
B. Joseph
C. Moses
D. John the Baptist

B. Joseph

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Which lesson was NOT taught by Jesus' either immediately prior or after his teaching on prayer in Matthew 7?

The parables

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In the beginning, who was with God?
A. Jesus
B. The Word
C. The Holy Spirit
D. All of the above

D. All of the above

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The ultimate purpose of the Old Testament is to?

Prepare the warrior the coming of the Messiah

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The teaching in James 1 and Romans 5, states that we are to respond to problems:
A. By complaining
B. With dedication
C. With joy
D. With perseverance

C. With joy

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The reason the teaching in James 1 and Romans 5 states that we to respond to problems in this manner is:
A. We will receive praise for our efforts
B. Our character and maturity will develop
C. We will feel better about ourselves
D. All of the above

B. Our character and maturity will develop

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What does Romans, ch. 3 teach as the beginning of knowledge?

Humility

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What is the consequence given in Romans, ch. 3 about what happens when people do not fear God?

They don't have peace

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What verse is "All of sinned and fallen short of the glory of God"?

Romans 3:23

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The desire to cause pain, injury, or distress to another?

Malice

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Being rude or impolite: having or showing a lack of respect for other people?

Insolent

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Having no pity: cruel or merciless?

Ruthless

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What does it mean to "worship"?
A. What we promote to others
B. What we pay attention to
C. What we spend money on
D. All of the above

D. All of the above

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Why does Paul describe a life without displaying love to others as "nothing"?

Because loving is our only purpose in life

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Maturity is defined in James, ch. 1 as?

Not lacking

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At the beginning of the Book of Acts, Jesus teaches His disciples to receive ___________ and be His witnesses in Jerusalem, all of Judea, and Samaria and the ends of the Earth.

The Holy Spirit

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What is the job that Jesus each of us to do while on Earth?
A. To condemn people's bad behavior
B. To act right and set a good example
C. To judge people's bad behavior
D. None of the above

D. None of the above

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According to Romans, people who have not heard the word of God will have this consequences at their death?

Will be judged by the secrets of their hearts

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What did Paul mean when he taught that God does not live in temples built by human hands?

God is beyond the understanding of human beings and should be humbly sought after

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What does Psalms 37:4 teach us about how God will grant us the desires of our heart?

We will receive it as a result of delighting ourselves in God

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Why was the Jewish ruling council so upset about Jesus preaching that He was the Messiah?

They didn't want to lose control of the Jewish church

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Romans 2:24 states "God's name is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you." -what is the significance of this verse?
A. You can use it to judge others
B. You can use it to be self-aware
C. You can use it to prove to others you are doing the right thing
D. All of the above

B. You can use it to be self-aware

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What did Paul mean when teaching in the Book of Acts that God determined the times set for them and the exact places where they should live:
A. God' s purpose for our lives is not circumstantial
B. The people in our lives are there for a reason
C. The situations of our lives are not random, they hold significance
D. All of the above

D. All of the above

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When Jesus said he did not want affirmation from man, what did he know was in a man?
A. They weren't trained enough in the Word of God to be trusted
B. They were only looking or give affirmation so they could get something
C. They were looking for popularity
D. None of the above

B. They were only looking to give the affirmation so they could get something

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What did Eve have to believe when she was tempted by the serpent?
A. God was a liar
B. She would become equal w/God
C. She would not be happy the way she was originally created
D. All of the above

D. All of the above

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Paul called the people he spoke to in Athens as very "religious" because they:
A. Were consistent in their worship of God
B. Were consistent in their worship of the latest ideas of the day
C. Were consistent in their worship of Greek gods
D. Were consistent in their worship of themselves

B. Were consistent in their worship of the latest ideas of the day

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When an individual attempts to justify themselves by works, they will:
A. Think they are worthy and valuable because of their accomplishments
B. Think they are worthy and valuable because of their wealth and power
C. Think they are worthy and valuable because of the praise and attention they receive from others
D. All of the above

D. All of the above

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What are the two ways in which God has made a His existence plain to man?

1. Divine Nature
2. Eternal Power

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What are the two primary ways in which we will have credibility in the eyes of others that will allow us the opportunity to evangelize to them about Jesus?

1. Our story
2. Our talents

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Why is "disobeying one's parents" list among the words of depravity like murder, strife, gossip, etc.

You are dismissing their love for you, and looking for love and justification from other people.

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What does Romans, Chapter 1 state that man exchanged the truth of God and the Creator for?

Created things

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What was the reason Jesus said "peace" to the disciples the first time?

He told them that the first time, because they were hiding, still afraid of the Jewish leaders and the Romans.

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What was the reason Jesus said "peace" to the disciples the second time?

The disciples wanted to defeat Rome, but Jesus wanted them to love the very people who wanted to kill them.

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Who did Jesus say that it necessary to forgive and why did Jesus say that it was necessary to forgive them?

Jesus said you had to forgive your enemies and love them, because we are all equal. God cannot forgive you unless you forgive others.

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Who wrote the excerpt above?

Leo Tolstoy

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What does the author mean by finding "their keenest suffering in the glaring contrast between what is and what ought to be"?

Man has to constantly fight doing what they want (being I-centered) and doing what is right (being God-centered).

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Explain how God gives us provision through each line of the Lord's Prayer (Matt. 6:9-13):
Our Father in Heaven:___________________________________________
Hallowed by Your Name: ________________________________________
Your Kingdom Come:____________________________________________
Your Will Be Done:_______________________________________________
On Earth:_______________________________________________________
As It Is In Heaven:_______________________________________________
Give Us Today Our Daily Bread:___________________________________
And Forgive Us Our Trespasses (Sins, Debts):_______________________
As We Forgive Those Who Trespass Against Us:_____________________
Lead Us Not Into Temptation:_____________________________________
But Deliver Us From The Evil One:_________________________________

Our Father in Heaven: Acknowledges God's existence and heaven's as well
Hallowed by Your Name: his name is holy and respected
Your Kingdom Come: you rule over heaven
Your Will Be Done: being God-centered
On Earth: our earthly life, where we evangelize
As It Is In Heaven: where our spirit goes in love
Give Us Today Our Daily Bread: provide for our needs
And Forgive Us Our Trespasses (Sins, Debts): God forgive our sins
As We Forgive Those Who Trespass Against Us: we have to forgive others before we can be forgiven
Lead Us Not Into Temptation: protect us from our own selfishness
But Deliver Us From The Evil One: protect us from the devil's tricks/temptations (mockery, flattery, and appeal to pride)

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Name the 16 ways of love:

1. Patient
2. Kind
3. Doesn't Envy
4. Doesn't Boast
5. Isn't Proud
6. Isn't Rude
7. Isn't Self Seeking
8. Isn't Easily Angered
9. Keeps No Record Of Wrongs
10. Always Protects
11. Always Trust
12. Always Hopes
13. Always Perseveres
14. Does not delight in evil
15. Rejoices in truth
16 Isn't selfish

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Which parable talks about, God will accept all people into Heaven equally the moment they repent, whether it's at the beginning, middle, or end of their lives?

Parable of the workers in the vineyard

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Which parable talks about, upon the return of Christ, those who live in Christ will shine, while those who love evil will be exposed and suffer eternal separation from God?

Parable of the Weeds

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Which parable talks about, the Angels are described as gathering all of humanity and separation the wicked from the righteous?

The parable of the net

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Which parable talks about, we are forgiven by God for our great amount of wrongdoing, therefore we are to forgive others for the wrongs that are done to us?

Parable of the unmerciful servant

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Which parable talks about, showing that actions speak louder than words in displaying who really repents of selfishness and lives by faith?

Parable of the two sons

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Which parable talks about, when given the opportunity to partake in the glory of life, many would rather choose the comfort of remaining in the limited conditions they are in?

Parable of the wedding banquet

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Which parable talks about, the recognition of the incredible value of knowing and applying God's wisdom, rather than spending our time and money in other pursuits?

Parable of the hidden treasure/pearl

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Which parable talks about, wisdom of living in a manner being able to meet the daily call of loving God and loving others and eagerly anticipating that one day we will live in eternity with God, either by Jesus' return or our physical death?

Parable of the ten virgins

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Which parable talks about, the amazing truth about how just a little bit of faith can produce wonders due to the power of God?

Parable of the Mustard Seed/Yeast

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Which parable talks about, the clear consequences of choosing to develop or waste the opportunities and abilities we've been given?

Parable of the Talents

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Which parable talks about, how valuable we are to God, and how intensely He will seek after us?

Parable of the lost sheep

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Which parable talks about, the understanding that we are merely caretakers of the life God has provided us, not the owners of it?

Parable of the tenants

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Which parable talks about, how individuals receive and apply the Word of God into their lives?

Parable of the Sower

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When Jesus was asked by his disciples why He taught in parables, he responded that:
A. Parables contain the secrets of the knowledge of the Kingdom of Heaven for all o seek to understand
B. Parables are simple versions of concepts so that everyone can understand the teaching
C. Parables are a way to keep evil from people understanding the secrets of the Kingdom of Heaven
D. All of the above

A. Parables contain the secrets of the knowledge of the Kingdom of Heaven for all o seek to understand

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What did Pilate believe about truth?
A. That truth was relative to each individual depending on their situation
B. That there wasn't any absolute truth that applied to everyone
C. That truth was a waste of time to even discuss it with Jesus
D. None of the Above
E. All of the Above

E. All of the Above

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Why are we considered "co-heirs" with Jesus Christ?

Through the death of Jesus, we become sons and daughters of God

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In Romans 8:12, it states that we have an obligation to do what?

To love God by being all that He created us to be

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In Romans 8:18, it states that "our present suffering are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us." The significance of this verse is:
A. Focus on how present problems are an opportunity to love God and love others
B. Don't complain about the present, temporary life
C. No matter what happens in life, it will not equal eternity in Heavne with God
D. All of the above

D. All of the above

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How does the Spirit help us in our weakness, especially in prayer?

In intercedes for us and reveals to us what we need

86

What is the significance of Romans 8:8 "Those controlled by sinful nature cannot please God"?
A. When we are focused upon our selfish desires, by definition we are ignoring God's call our lives
B. When given the choice between pleasing God and pleasing ourselves, we choose ourselves
C. God doesn't like that we choose to please ourselves, so we aren't allowed to please Him
D. All of the above

D. All of the above

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What does it mean to be "more than a conqueror"?

We don't focus upon who wins or loses, because we know Christ already conquered all

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What did Jesus say HE DID NOT come into the world to do?

Condemn It

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What did Jesus say He DID come into the world to do?

Bring Truth

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Romans 9:20, states "Who are you, O man, to talk back to God." This verse is in reference to further generations thinking they have the authority to question God's choice to use this individual to play a role in the history of man?

Pharaoh

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In any given moment, what is it called when choosing to please yourself rather than doing something you're supposed to do?

Instant Gratification

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In any given moment, what is it called when you choose to put aside the pleasure you want and do the responsibility you don't feel like at that moment?

Delayed Gratification

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Who or what did Jesus identify as being primarily responsible for His death?

Jewish Leaders

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What was the primary motivation of the Jewish ruling council in seeking the crucifixion of Jesus?

To maintain power

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What was the primary motivation of Pilate in deciding on the crucifixion of Jesus?

To maintain order

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Who was the rich Jewish man whom Pilate allowed to claim and bury Jesus' body?

Joseph of Arimathea

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Who was the former member of the Jewish ruling council that believed Jesus was the Messiah because he was there assisting in the burial of Jesus' body?

Nicodemus

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Who did the Jewish leaders say was their King?

Caesar

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Warned Pilate "not to have anything to do with this innocent man" when he was deciding about Jesus?

Pilate's wife

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Caused Pilate great fear while he was deciding about Jesus?

The Holy Spirit

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Who was responsible for making an attaching the sign of Jesus' cross stating "King of Jews" in three language?

Pilate

102

The language on the sign "King of Jews" that was meant for the popular culture to understand?

Greek

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What is the "wretched condition" described in Romans 7 that all humans need Jesus to save us from?

Our struggle with sin

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The language on sign "King of the Jews" that was meant for the Jewish people to understand?

Aramaic

105

What increases as our sin increases?

God' s grace

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According to Romans 9:14, God's justice "does not depend on man's desire or effort but on _____ _______.

God's mercy

107

List four examples each from Galatians 5 that describe:
The actions of a life led by the sinful nature:
1.
2.
3.
4.

The actions of a life led by the Holy Spirit:
1.
2.
3.
4.

1. Sexual Immorality
2. Envy
3. Hatred
4. Drunkeness

1. Peace
2. Patience
3. Joy
4. Kindness

108

List the ways in which Pilate tried to absolve himself from accepting responsibility for Jesus' crucifixion:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

1. Washed his hands (literally and figuratively)
2. Showed a false display of contempt, by whipping and flogging Jesus
3. Refused to take responsibility by trying to pawn Jesus off to Herod
4. Tried to compromise by giving an ultimatum of either barrabus or Jesus being let free
5. Tried to do one good act, at the end of his life some people speculated he may have been converted into a Christian, there was a book written on it.

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The ________ of society are found in who they _______

Values
Admire

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I. God' s_________
A. This is the ____________ of the __________ of humans
i. His _________ __________ is easily seen in the wonders of this world
ii. His _________ __________ is plain to see- His truth stands the test of time

Wrath
Consequences of the arrogance
Divine Nature
Eternal Power

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II. The result is human ___________ (choosing not to retain the knowledge of God)
A. Caused by exchanging _______for _______
B. Humans _________ the things they have created rather than the __________.

Depravity
exchanging the truth for the lie
Worship
Creator

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III. God's __________ _________.
A. Is that God __________
B. Therefore, God wants us to _________
C. God reminds us that _________ is for all
D. Humans have the opportunity to ________ and accept _______ _______.

Righteous Judgement
Forgive us
Forgive others
Eternity
Repent / Jesus Christ

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IV. Humans becomes aware of their _____ through God' s _______.
A. Through our ______, which is a reminder from the _____ ______, we recognize when we don't follow he law .
i. Now we understand that _____ is actually bad- we don't want to do it.
B. By our ___________ through _______
i. We now believe that the _____ is good- we begin to live in faith, trusting God.

Sin /Law
Sin/ Holy Spirit
Sin
Justification/ faith
Law

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V. As a result, humans experience ______ and _______.
A. Because they are _______ to their ___________.
i. Humans find _____ in the moment because they have _____.
ii. They make the choice to stay ____________ due to their _______ in God's promise
1. By _____________ (which is striving through tough times)
2. They develop ______________ (which is maturity)
3. Which leads to _______ (an excitement of what good is to come)

Joy /peace
Reconciled/ Creator
Joy/ Hope
Uncomfortable/ faith
1. Perseverance
2. Character
3. Hope

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VI. Humans purposely place themselves in __________ where they try to do ______ work
A. They become slaves to _____________, rather than slaves to ______
B. They show their love for God by developing their _________
C. And they show their love for others by using their _________ to do _______ work

Situation/ God' s
Righteousness/ sin
Talents
Talents/ God's

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VII. Humans becomes aware of their ________ with _____.
A. They realize that they are _______ to do what they ______ to do
i. They want to do _______ but end up sinning which causes frustration and confusion
ii. Therefore, humans become aware that _______ lives in them
iii. They ask Jesus for the gift of the _______ _______.

Struggle/ Sin
Not able/ want
Good
Sin
Holy Spirit