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1

To be restored back to our original created state is known as being what?

Reconciled

2

When we can be confident in claiming that we are pure in the eyes of God through our faith, we are declaring that we are?

Justified

3

The action of breaking through the separation of sin and reuniting with God is known as what?

Redemption

4

Has anyone ever been declared righteous by following the law of God?

No

5

How does an "I-centered" philosophy try to argue that they should be declared righteous?

Self-justification

6

Why are we unable to boast about being justified through Jesus Christ?

Because we didn't do anything to deserve it

7

What was the name of Abraham's wife?

Sarah

8

What was the name of Abraham's wife's maidservant?

Hagar

9

What was the name of the son born to the maidservant?

Ishmael

10

What was the name of the son born to his wife?

Isaac

11

Which son became the forefather to the Islamic nation?

Ishmael

12

Which son became the forefather to the Jewish nation?

Isaac

13

What does Abraham's story teach us about hope?

That even when situations seem hopeless, we still have hope in God for we have faith that He can do what we cannot see or understand as possible

14

Who wrote the fable the tortoise and the hare?

Aesop

15

How does the HARE in the fable illustrate a self-righteous behavior?

He boasts about his speed and finds value in it- even though he didn't do anything to have the talent in the first place

16

How does the HARE in the fable illustrate use of talent?

He slept on his talent, instead of developing for the benefit of others

17

How does the TORTOISE in the fable illustrate faith?

He has faith and hope in persevering even though the situation seems hopeless

18

How does the fable reinforce the teaching in Romans about boasting?

We boast about our talent and find value in it, even though we did nothing to earn it in the first place (same mindset the hare had)

19

What is the state of being pure and innocent in the eyes of God?

Righteousness

20

Why does Romans 5 and James 1 state that we are to have joy in our sufferings?

Because it is only through problems that we have the opportunity to mature

21

When we respond in joy to our sufferings, what action do we take?

An act of faith by persevering

22

When we take the course of action to respond in joy to our sufferings, what develops?

Our character

23

Why does the process of being pure and innocent, restored to our original state, provide hope?

We have hope when facing the next trial, because we have learned that persevering elevates our character

24

Define maturity

Fully complete, not lacking anything

25

What is the way to have peace, as described in Romans 3?

Having the fear of God before you

26

What does it mean "to have the fear of God before your eyes"?

An attitude of humility- checking to see if we're in alignment with God's way instead of being arrogant in our selfishness

27

What is Romans 3:23?

All have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God

28

When you live by the vertical model, your value and faith is found where?

In competition and comparison with others

29

When you live by the horizontal model, your value and your faith is found where?

In God

30

What does it mean to be justified by faith?

That you believe in God's ways even though you can't always see why

31

What does it mean to be justified by works?

That you believe in yourself and the accomplishments you can see

32

Sin entered the world through who?

Adam

33

Grace entered the world through who?

Jesus

34

The law allows us to be more ________ of our sin

Aware

35

What increases as our sin increases?

The grace of God

36

What is our "old self" that is described as dying with Christ in Romans 6?

Our selfish ways

37

What does it mean to have a mortal body?

It has a physical beginning and end

38

What are the six declarations we make in Romans 6 that illustrate our desire to live for God?

- do not let sin reign in your mortal body
- you won't obey the desires of sin
- do not offer the parts of your body to sin
- offer the parts of your body to God
- sin will not be your master
- God will be your master

39

The wages of sin is ________

Death

40

The gift of God is __________

Eternal life

41

What is the simplistic manner in which humans try to understand the world?

With stereotypes

42

What is the name describes the people humans surround themselves with to support their thinking?

Sycophants

43

What is the "wretched condition" that Jesus saves humans from?

Our internal war with sin

44

Give three examples from Galatians 5 of living by the Spirit.

Love, joy, and peace

45

Give three examples from Galatians 5 of living by sinful nature.

Sexual immorality, idolatry, and hatred