Flashcards in Midterm Deck (35)
What 2 things do all issues of holiness start with?
God is God and we am not, He is the creator and knows best.
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?
Levitical Law and the treatment of the dead
What is the gift of holiness and its purpose?
God intends for us to be saved from the corruption of the world through lust.
What is not a good definition of freedom?
Freedom to do what I want to do
What is the highest level of freedom?
Freedom to do what I should do
Does the Bible say anything about non-functional ornamentation or Jewelry? If so what?
Yes, it condemns them.
What does Paul say in 1 Corinthians 10:11 about the OT examples?
they are 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 were?
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 calls mixing dress?
abomination unto the Lord
What other sexual perversions are called an abomination?
homosexuality, bestiality, pedophilia
According to the Bible who alone are permitted to wear garments that are functionally able to “gird the loins?”
What did girding the loins do for men and when was it used?
making a breeches-like affect
Work and war
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 tell who wears the pants in that family."
What does a look at holiness from history show us?
We didn't start holiness, we just still believe it
What is a starting point for us is to tell other denominations?
You use to believe this too
Where is God’s opinion?
Why do we believe men and women are to be marked different by their hair?
Command of scripture
What does “Ordinances” mean in 1 Cor. 11?
The specific teaching of the church by the apostles
According to Paul what is the woman’s covering (2 words)?
What does shorn mean?
clip or to cut
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”?
Stop or cease
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?