Flashcards in Test 2 Q3 Deck (81):
What two treasures are found within that ultimate Truth?
Wisdom and Knowledge
The gathering of factual information.
The proper application of factual information to real-world situations.
This conference was an attempt by man to capture the infinite essence of God’s nature.
In seeking for understanding about eternal life, _____________ was seeking satisfaction in life.
In seeking for understanding about eternal life, ____________ were seeking for evidence through the works being done on Earth.
In seeking for understanding about eternal life, ____________ were seeking miraculous signs.
In seeking for understanding about eternal life, _________ was seeking factual evidence.
True or False. The search of the Word of God contains the answers to eternal life.
False (found only in Jesus).
How will people have eternal life?
Whoever looks to Jesus and believes in Him
Who did Jesus pray for just prior to His crucifixion?
For all of humanity
What did Jesus ask God for those in His prayer in the question above?
That all humans may know God and Jesus
Where in scripture is Jesus’ prayer to God found?
Hosea 6:6 and Jeremiah 9:23-24 shows that the knowledge of God is living by:
Hosea 6:6 and Jeremiah 9:23-24 shows that the knowledge of man is seeking:
Where in scripture does it state that “the Word of God” stands forever?
1 Peter 1:24-25
What are the two manners in which we can trust the Word of God?
It is living and active
Where in scripture can you find the claim that we can trust the Word of God because of these two manners?
20. Those who do not believe in the Word of God will try to ________ it and _______ it.
In 1776, ________ mocked those who believed in God by stating that within 100 years of his death Bibles will only be found in museums.
In 1985, ___________ attempted to discredit the authority of the Bible by using science methods to conclude that 82% of the words attributed to Jesus were not spoken by Him.
What is the primary reason why people will try so vehemently to attack the Word of God?
Because the Word of God gets in the way of their selfish desires
God shows His protection of us through his jealous protection of what we believe. The name of God that describes this is:
Through this jealous protection of us, God shows His _______ when sin threatens our _________ relationship with Him.
Proverbs 12:1 teaches that we are to love __________ because God uses correction to keep us from living in a ______________ of following sin.
Discipline, Lifestyle Pattern
Those who do not know God, will be able to hear it through our:
The intense, committed study of the Word of God makes us all:
Who stated that non-believers have to come to be open to discovering an understanding about the existence of God and the trustworthiness of God’s Word in order to believe?
What does history provide?
Reminders of what God has done through man
Using history to tell the story of humanity is known as a:
What is significant about 1859?
Darwin’s “Origins of Species” was published
According to Historical Revisionism, what happens if you rewrite the past?
You can make people believe whatever they want in the present
What was the example of Historical Revisionism given from Jesus’ death?
The Roman guards false reporting of how Jesus’ body left the tomb
What was the example of Historical Revisionism given from the beginning of all Creation?
Satan questioning Eve about “Did God really say……”
What was the example given of Historical Conditioning?
The number 911
What is Natural Myopia?
Nearsightedness (only focusing upon the present, not the future impact one will make)
What is the Pilgrim’s Providential View of History?
We are laying the stepping stones for future generations.
Who will be unable to lay stepping stones for the benefit of those who follow them in history?
What is the post-modernists view of the past?
Everyone has their own past, there isn’t one true history that applies to all and therefore there isn’t a meta-narrative
According to the Truth Project, what you believe in the present is determined by what four components of your past?
a. Your education
b. Through experiences
c. Formal training
d. What you observed
According to 2 Corinthians 10:5, we are to take _______ every thought and make it _________ to Christ.
What verse discussed the concept of Memorial Stones?
What are Memorial Stones and what is there purpose?
Items that remind people of what they have gone through
What is the lesson about History taught to us in Judges 2:10?
It only took one generation to forget the provisions of God
Who said that we are receivers of tradition and that life does not begin and end with you?
This individual also stated that without history there isn’t any __________ or ___________ to the present
Who said that without history there is no sense of identity or wisdom of why and how we move forward?
What is the Mayflower Compact?
The first written framework of government established in what is now the United States, and it cannot be understood without recognizing their faith in God.
How many years after the following events or individual’s life were the oldest manuscripts of the following ancient works published:
- Homer’s Iliad: 500 years
- Julius Caesar’s Gallic wars: 1,000 years
- Pliny’s History: 750 years
- Thucydides’ and Herodutus’ History: 1,300 years
- The New Testament: 25 years
According to the Truth Project, the basis for the three branches of government comes from Isaiah 33 – what were the three descriptions and the branches described in Isaiah 33?
a. Lawgiver – Legislative (House and Senate)
b. Judge – Judicial Branch
c. King – Executive Branch
Who stated that “because men are not angels, we need rule of law”?
Who stated that “religion and morality are indispensable for human freedom”?
What two actions were considered essential to education in early America?
Biblical Doctrine and Prayer
What were the two best-selling books in early America used to accomplish the essential actions of education?
The Bible and New England Primer
What evidence is there that the earliest universities in America promoted the importance of Christianity in education?
Which university was founded to “teach the Truth of God”?
Which university was founded for the purpose of training missionaries to serve Native American communities?
Which university was founded for the purpose of returning higher education to “teaching the truth of God”?
Which university was founded for the purpose of training students as “Christian Leaders”?
Which famous United States document stated that an individual’s “inalienable rights” came from God?
Declaration of Independence
Whose historical writings in which book were used as a model for the “inalienable rights” concept?
John Locke, "Two Treatises of Government"
Which Christian university was Humanist Manifesto; secular education proponent John Dewey a professor at?
What examples in Washington, DC were given to illustrate the history of Christianity in America?
Murals, Inscriptions and Statues
Who made the observation in early America, that liberty and virtue were connected in the relationship between church and state?
Alexis de Tocqueville
Colossians 2:2-3 states that the Ultimate source of Truth is:
Who stated “only a virtuous nation can be free”?
Who stated that religion is the only solid basis of good morals; therefore education should teach the precepts of religion and the duties of man towards God”?
Who stated that “without virtue there can be no liberty”?
Who stated that “our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other”?
Who stated that “the great pillars of government and social life are virtue, morality, and religion”?
Who stated that “religion and good morals are the only solid foundations of public liberty and happiness”?
The founders of the Constitution established the separation of church and state in order to:
Where is this found?
a. Protect citizens form the government establishing an official religion
b. Protect the government from having a religion imposed upon it
Found in the 1st Amendment
The founders believed that individual Christians in the US performed their roles in order to _______ society, rather than to ____________ upon society.
Serve, Impose Gods Will
In 1869, Charles Elliott became the new president at Harvard and installed Christopher Columbus Langdell as the new head of Harvard law school – what method of law did he replace?
What method did Langdell replace it with?
Case Study Method
What is Legal Positivism?
The belief that the foundations of all law is determined by the state
What is Sociological Jurisprudence?
The belief that the law must change as the culture changes
What US Supreme Court justice promoted sociological jurisprudence?
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Western Civilization is a combination of what four contributing cultural influences?
Christianity, Judaism, Roman law, Greek culture
Explain why Christians have a unique understanding of sovereignty.
Sovereignty is freedom from external control. In order to be free from sin we are required to give up our freedom to choose selfishness & submit to a higher authority