Flashcards in Mid-terms Deck (35):
What 2 things do all issues of holiness start with?
God is God and we are not. He is the creator and knows best.
Can we trust God has our best interests at heart and how do you know?
Yes. God's track record.
List an example of God's wisdom blessing people beyond their knowledge?
Levitical law and how to treat the dead.
What is the gift of holiness and its purpose?
God intends for us to be saved from corruption of the world through lust.
What is not a good definition of freedom?
Freedom to do what you want.
What is the highest level of freedom?
Freedom to do what you should.
Does the Bible say anything about non-functional ornamentation or Jewelry? If so what?
What does Paul say in 1 Cor. 10:11 about the OT examples?
They were examples for us.
What does the Bible say colorful cosmetics are consistently tied to?
Can we find prescriptions against make-up and Jewelry in the NT as well, and if so where?
Yes. 1 Peter 3:3-5.
List a scripture that deals with the separation of the sexes in dress.
What must always be asked in conjunction when talking about women's pants, "Are women's pants or..."
What does Deut. 22 call mixing dress?
An abomination unto the Lord
What other sexual perversions are called an abomination?
Homosexuality, bestiality, and pedophilia.
According to the Bible who alone is permitted to wear garments that are functionally able to "gird the lins?"
What did girding the loins do for men and when was it used?
When they went to work and war. Pull back of the garment forward and tuck it into the front belt.
As discussed in class, what is the separation of sexes clear as?
What are some cultural sayings that inform the issue of separation of sexes in dress? "You can ... in that family." "When do I get to ...?"
1. tell who wears the pants. 2. wear the pants.
What does a look at holiness from history show us?
Apostolic's did not create it, we just continued it.
What is a starting point for us to tell other denominations?
You use to do this too.
Where is God's opinion?
Why do we believe men and women are to be marked different by their hair?
It's in the Bible.
What does "Ordinances" mean in 1 Cor. 11?
Specific teachings of the Church.
According to Paul what is the woman's covering (2 words)?
What does shorn mean?
Cut or clip.
Paul says if a woman's hair is "shorn" or cut she is "uncovered" and the same as what in God's view?
When Paul says it is a "shame" for a woman to have cut or shaved hair, what should she do about these two "actions"?
What does Scripture mean when it says it is a shame for a women to be "shorn or shaven"?
It is a sin.
What does the word translated "shame" also mean?
What two things does Paul say to women coming into the Church who are "shorn or shaven" in regards to cut or shaven hair?
1. Don't do it. 2. Cease the action.
What sin ultimately causes people to be lost?
What two things does cut hair on a woman indicate?
1. not knowing God's direction 2. rebellion
Does Paul mean that any contentious should know it's no big deal really, do what you want?
What two sources does holiness protect us from?
1. world 2. enemy