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1

What does the term "caveat emptor" mean?

Let the buyer beware

2

Sovereignty

Freedom from external control

3

The values of a society is found in who they _______

Admire

4

Who is Paul's anguish in his heart over?

The people of Israel

5

What is Abraham the father of, making us descendants of it?

Faith

6

God's sovereign choice is what?

The right of His authority

7

What is authority in constant conflict with?

An I-centered mindset

8

What is the only resolution to the conflict between authority and an I-centered mindset?

A God-centered mindset (submitting to THE authority)

9

Explain the difference between the concept of authority in childhood vs. puberty.

Childhood- understand that there is an authority in place (parents, teachers, adults, etc) and accepts it
Puberty- YOU become the authority, I-centered, "I'll listen if it's in my best interests"

10

Explain the difference between Lutheranism and Calvinism.

Lutheranism- everyone is included, rejected the authority of the pope
Calvinism- pre-destination, there's nothing you can do to change your fate, humans have no choice, also rejected the authority of the pope

11

What is the ultimate question Christians have to ask when faced with Calvinism?

Do you TRUST in God's justice?
Matter of having faith in His plan

12

What is the "stumbling stone" described by Paul in Romans 9:32?

The belief of justification by works

13

What is the significance of the word "remnant" in Romans 9:27?

A remnant is only a small amount (only a small amount will be saved), Paul's heart is that Israel will be saved

14

How are the Jews zealous for God?

Their zeal is based in their own works (the law), not in the knowledge of God

15

What is the zeal of the knowledge of Christ?

To love God and love others, for God does not withhold His love from us

16

Why does Paul understand the Jews' zeal?

He used to be one of them- "the most zealous" in persecuting Christians

17

What is the righteousness of Christ?

His love never fails

18

What point does Paul make in Romans 10 about calling on God?

You can't call on someone you don't believe in

19

How are the things that come out of your mouth your spiritual acts of worship?

They either communicate you are your own authority or God is your authority, your behaviors illustrate what you believe in your heart

20

Disobedient

Choosing not to follow the directions you've been given

21

Obstinate

Actively promoting others to be disobedient and living a lifestyle contrary to obedience

22

What is the warning given in Romans 10?

To not be among the many in the church who choose not to love

23

Did God reject His people?

Of course not 😋

24

Describe the "remnant".

Know the Word of God, called to be saved and love others, didn't bow their heads to Baal

25

Why should the remnant not be arrogant?

They haven't done anything to deserve the grace or favor of God and they shouldn't brag on their position

26

True/False: Some things in life are circumstantial.

False, NOTHING in life is circumstantial

27

What kind of god was Baal?

Fertility god, worshipped in sexual immorality, synonymous with I-centered mindset, instant gratification

28

What two things do those have who were given "a spirit of stupor"?

Eyes that could not see (can't see the greatness of God, only their selfishness)
Ears that could not hear (can't hear from God)

29

What does it mean to be in a stupor?

Stupid, blindness to the greatness of God and deafness to the things of God

30

What is an ingrafted branch and how are we like ingrafted branches?

When a branch is broken, it can be attached to another one and live
We were broken and separated from God, but have been reconciled

31

Who do the natural branches represent? The ingrafted branches?

The people of Israel, the Gentiles

32

What is the kindness of God?

The opportunity given us to repent

33

What is the sternness of God?

The consequence of rejecting that opportunity

34

Irrevocable

Cannot be taken away

35

When your goal is to please God, you have faith in what and there is no conflict with what?

The consequences, authority

36

When Jesus was overturning the tables in the temple, why didn't individuals react to or fight against Him?

They knew it was wrong, regardless of what the chief priests said
What happens when a legitimate authority walks into a given situation

37

Who was Jesus referring to when He said they were "in a stupor" in John 12:9-11?

The Pharisees