Flashcards in Test 1 Q1 Deck (45):
To be restored back to our original created state is known as being what?
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?
The action of breaking through the separation of sin and reuniting with God is known as what?
Has anyone ever been declared righteous by following the law of God?
How does an "I-centered" philosophy try to argue that they should be declared righteous?
Why are we unable to boast about being justified through Jesus Christ?
Because we didn't do anything to deserve it
What was the name of Abraham's wife?
What was the name of Abraham's wife's maidservant?
What was the name of the son born to the maidservant?
What was the name of the son born to his wife?
Which son became the forefather to the Islamic nation?
Which son became the forefather to the Jewish nation?
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
Who wrote the fable the tortoise and the hare?
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
How does the HARE in the fable illustrate use of talent?
He slept on his talent, instead of developing for the benefit of others
How does the TORTOISE in the fable illustrate faith?
He has faith and hope in persevering even though the situation seems hopeless
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)
What is the state of being pure and innocent in the eyes of God?
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
When we respond in joy to our sufferings, what action do we take?
An act of faith by persevering
When we take the course of action to respond in joy to our sufferings, what develops?
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
Fully complete, not lacking anything
What is the way to have peace, as described in Romans 3?
Having the fear of God before you
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
What is Romans 3:23?
All have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God
When you live by the vertical model, your value and faith is found where?
In competition and comparison with others
When you live by the horizontal model, your value and your faith is found where?
What does it mean to be justified by faith?
That you believe in God's ways even though you can't always see why
What does it mean to be justified by works?
That you believe in yourself and the accomplishments you can see
Sin entered the world through who?
Grace entered the world through who?
The law allows us to be more ________ of our sin
What increases as our sin increases?
The grace of God
What is our "old self" that is described as dying with Christ in Romans 6?
Our selfish ways
What does it mean to have a mortal body?
It has a physical beginning and end
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
The wages of sin is ________
The gift of God is __________
What is the simplistic manner in which humans try to understand the world?
What is the name describes the people humans surround themselves with to support their thinking?
What is the "wretched condition" that Jesus saves humans from?
Our internal war with sin
Give three examples from Galatians 5 of living by the Spirit.
Love, joy, and peace