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1

What are the five strengths domains identified by the author?

1) Physical
2) Spiritual
3) Psychological
4) Emotional
5) Intellectual

2

In each of the strength domains, we are to first recognize where we are ________

Gifted

3

Next we are to develop an ________ where we develop and maintain our strengths

Attitude

4

Finally we develop our _______ through _________ so we can use them in a life of _________

Gifts, practice, service

5

The author identified that one of the most difficult aspects of our humanity is what?

To discover our own uniqueness and accept it

6

The primary reason discovering our uniqueness is difficult is due to the bombardment of ___________ that comes through advertising/media

Conformity

7

useful or valuable quality or thing that is an advantage or resource

Asset

8

disposition or feeling a person adopts or has with regard to a person or thing

Attitude

9

to deteriorate, dwindle, fail in strength, vigor, character, power, value, etc

Decline

10

combination or plans, organization, details, features, and structure or an entity

Design

11

an area or range of personal distinctness characterized by specific qualities

Domain

12

sensations experienced when one is stirred internally from non-physical sources

Feelings

13

a special ability or capacity, natural endowment, talent

Gift

14

of or relating to holism (a theory that the universe and especially living nature is correctly seen in terms of interacting wholes)

Holistic

15

condition of being only ordinary or of moderate quality; neither good nor bad; barely adequate

Mediocrity

16

capacity to respond to or be susceptible to sensory stimuli

Sensibility

17

excellence in performing in an area in which a person has training, competence, expertise, and experienced

Skill

18

qualities or features that bring power, force, vigor, or sustenance

Strengths

19

achievement of something desired, planned, or attempted

Success

20

to endure, live through, get by, or merely subsist

Survive

21

the interaction of elements in such a way that when they combine, they produce a total effect that is greater than the sum of the contributions made by the individual elements

Synergistic

22

a special natural ability or aptitude that produces a capacity for achievement or success

Talent

23

to flourish, grow or develop vigorously. Achieve something desired, planned or attempted

Thrive

24

state of being the only one or the sole example; single; solitary type; having no like or equal

Uniqueness

25

quality or feature that is inadequate or defective

Weakness

26

the power of control that the mind has over choosing one’s own actions

Will

27

Perspective of strengths focuses upon improving areas of giftedness in our lives

Asset-based

28

Perspective of strengths focuses upon improving areas of weakness in our lives

Liabilities-based

29

Which perspective of strengths leads to mediocrity and why?

Liabilities because we never use our given abilities to become strong

30

Perspective of strengths focuses upon an individual’s multiple areas of intelligence

Holistic-based

31

The holistic-based perspective of strengths was promoted by ____________, a Harvard psychologist

Howard Gardner

32

List the seven areas of intelligence identified by Howard Gardner.

1) Linguistic
2) Logical-Mathematical
3) Musical
4) Body-Kinesthetic
5) Spatial-Visual
6) Interpersonal
7) Intrapersonal

33

What are the three critical actions that the author identifies are necessary to develop our gifts and talents into strengths?

1) Adopt a positive attitude about all five strengths domains
2) Learn about the gifts and talents we have
3) Practice the skills associated with a gift and talent

34

Who gave praise to God because they were “fearfully and wonderfully made”?

David

35

What scriptural account is given to illustrate God’s expectations of how we use our strengths?

The parable of the talents

36

Entirely physical

Brute

37

predominating attitudes, values, and behavior that characterize the functioning of a group of people

Culture

38

difficult to detect, grasp by the mind, analyze, define, or describe

Elusive

39

features or actions pertaining to the body

Physical

40

the capacity of our lives that gives our body distinct features and enables us to perform actions with our body

Physical strengths

41

possibility formed by the capability of being or becoming

Potential

42

structured system of human organization for large-scale community living at the national or multi-national level that furnishes continuity, norms, and a sense of identity for its members

Society

43

qualities or features that bring power, force, vigor, or sustenance

Strengths

44

Millard warns that physical strengths are commonly, and mistakenly, viewed in the area of __________

Athletics

45

When this narrow view is taken, people often incorrectly believe that they don’t have any ____________ strengths

Physical

46

What are the eight broad categories that Millard lists for physical strengths in the text?

1) Brute force
2) Artistry
3) Music
4) Mechanics
5) Craftsmanship
6) Oratory
7) Kinesthetic
8) Physical Appearance

47

Bloom’s quote / Millard’s warning on putting over emphasis on the physical strengths of an individual reinforces the secular competition model of _____________ over God’s design of developing our souls in order to have _______________

Performance/appearance, meaning and significance

48

What model is promoted in the media?

Performance/appearance

49

Understand that in the media there is always a ________ to fill the news of the day (thus giving the false appearance that any one individual can always be a _________)

Winner

50

Multi-billion dollar campaign to promote who are the ________ vs. the message from your family, school, church, etc. that you are to live for the benefit of __________

Winners, others

51

Goleman warns that following the secular cultures sales pitch can lead to _____________

Manic depression

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Millard warns that following the secular cultures sales pitch increases a sense of _________ and ____________

Inferiority, self-doubt

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When we make decisions based on where we fit in the ____________ model, we are focused upon receiving __________ from others

Competitive, approval

54

The person from scripture that the text uses as an example of physical strength in the area of craftsmanship

Bazalel

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The person from scripture that the text uses as an example of physical strength in the area of beauty

Esther

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The person from scripture that the text uses as an example of physical strength in the area of musical ability

David

57

that part of the consciousness that involves feeling and the capacity to detect and respond to sensory stimuli

Emotion

58

the capacity in our lives that enables us to correctly experience and use feelings and sensibility

Emotional strengths

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the totality of surrounding things, conditions, or influences

Environment

60

non-rational, internal sensation not connected with sight, hearing taste, smell, or what is classically correlated to touch

Feeling

61

responsiveness or susceptibility to sensory stimuli

Sensibility

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qualities or features that bring power, force, vigor, or sustenance

Strengths

63

What are the names of the two professors listed in our textbook as proposing the concept of emotional intelligence?

1) John Mayer, University of New Hampshire
2) Peter Salovey, Yale University

64

What is the name of the author of the best-selling book entitled Emotional Intelligence?

Daniel Goleman

65

List the 8 Characteristics given from the book used in class that describes the abilities people with high emotional intelligence possess.

1) Motivate oneself
2) Persist in the face of frustrations
3) Control impulse
4) Delay gratification
5) Regulate one’s mood
6) Keeping distress from swamping your ability to think
7) To empathize
8) To hope

66

Studies have shown that having high EI (Emotional Intelligence) is a better indicator of future success that having a high ________

IQ

67

According to our textbook, the basis for emotional intelligence is made up of what four skills or strengths?

1) Identifying and Expressing emotions
2) Use or Generate emotions
3) Understand Emotions
4) Manage Emotions

68

Right” is defined by what you have ________ in

Faith

69

this is the opportunity to impact the _________ by choosing not to follow the secular call of ________________ , but rather the call from God to _________

Culture, competitive performance/appearance, serve in love

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The identification of the mood requires a _________ of understanding that your ________ to explain what “mood you’re in” is limited by your _________ to express yourself

Humility, ability, ability

71

The two things that may limit your ability to express yourself

1) Vocabulary (reading, studying, etc)
2) Exposure to moods (through media, family, etc)

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Our mood is best exemplified in how we deal with __________

Authority

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Our emotional response to dealing what _________ vs what the __________ dictates provides the opportunity for us to understand our emotion and manage it

We want, authority

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When you are able to discern between different types of emotion, you show the skill of how to

Identify and express emotions

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When you are able to analyze the possible causes of emotions and predict what kind of emotions people will have in different situations, you show the skill of how to

Understand emotions

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When you have the ability to regulate your emotions in yourself and other people, you show the skill of how to

Manage emotions

77

When you have the ability to know which emotions or moods are best for any given situation, you show the skill of how to

Use or generate emotions

78

When you have the ability to recognize the level of intensity of the emotion present, you show the skill of how to

Identify and express emotions

79

Define the psychological strengths domain.

The capacity of your life that enables you to exercise your will in deciding upon courses of action

80

What is the purpose of studying our psychological strengths?

to have a clearer understanding of how we are uniquely made

81

Our psychological strengths often impact the way we ____ the other four strengths domains in our lives.

Exercise

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Up until ____ we make our “decisions” based upon our outlook as a child.

puberty

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After this time in our lives, we become adults. The ______ of our adulthood is dependent upon the decisions we make.

maturity

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At the start of our adulthood we begin to experience our own _____

ego

85

The devil uses our _____ in order to tempt our _______ to believe that we are our own _____

1) ego
2) sinful nature
3) authority

86

The devil uses the same three tactics he used in tempting Jesus. These three tactics are: ___, ____, ____

1) mocking
2) appeal to pride
3) Flattery

87

When we follow the devil’s temptation, we are basing the value of our lives on the vertical model of ____

competition/comparison

88

The two primary measures in the vertical model are:

1) performance
2) appearance

89

What phrase describes the feelings of success (going up on the model) and failure (going down on the model)?

Manic depression

90

Our curriculum states the culture of our modern society often follows this model by ___ certain preferences over others.

valuing

91

Our curriculum identifies that the consequence of pursuing this model, often results in someone trying to be ____

something they are not

92

The curriculum concludes that this pursuit leads to ____ and ___

1) frustration
2) self-doubt

93

The Biblical model we are called to when rst experiencing the power of our ____ is to _________

1) ego
2) submit to God’s authority

94

What was the illustration given in class to describe how to receive and filter information when following the Biblical model?

To filter the information we have coming into us through the Word of God

95

When we do this, what we are able to recognize and resist?

The schemes of the devil

96

When we follow this Biblical model, we are illustrating the horizontal model of _______

co-operation

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When following this model, what are the two reasons we have confidence in ourselves?

1) God’s love for us
2) his unique gifts he's given us

98

When following this model, what are the two reasons we remain humble?

1) Our inherent sinful nature
2) Christ died for us

99

What will illustrate which of the above paths we have chosen?

our actions

100

Knowing what is the correct / moral action to take and choosing not to follow it.

disobedient

101

Promoting others to choose actions that are immoral / incorrect.

obstinate

102

Higher nature in human beings that enables them to reason critically and make moral judgments.

will

103

The science of the mind or of mental states and processes.

psychology

104

A continuous, systematic series of actions taking place in a definite manner directed to some end.

process

105

The act of or need for making up one’s mind.

decision

106

An area or range or personal distinctness characterized by specific qualities.

domain

107

Important or useful knowledge or facts obtained in some manner as input from some source.

information

108

What does Proverbs 26:18-19 state?

Like a madman shooting rebrands or deadly arrows, is a man who deceives his neighbor and says, “I was only joking!”

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The intake of information is a process called?

perceiving

110

The two manners in which individuals prefer to intake information are:

1) sensing
2) institutional

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Once you gather information, you ____ the information in order to come to conclusions.

evaluate

112

The two psychological activities in which individuals operate in are:

1) judging
2) perceiving

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Individuals having the greatest energy by interacting with the external world of people, experiences, and activities are known as:

extroverts

114

Individuals having the greatest energy by interacting with the internal world of ideas, memories, and emotions are known as:

Introverts

115

In combining these psychological preferences is one way better than another?

no

116

Students with a _ preference favor social interaction in classes and studying

feeling

117

If you are an individual who does not know how to express feelings, then you likely have a hard time

Identify and express emotions

118

If you are an individual who does not know how feelings influence thinking, then you likely have a hard time

Use or generate emotions

119

If you are an individual who gets more and more frustrated about the whole quiz each time you miss one of these multiple choice questions, then you likely have a hard time

Manage emotions

120

If you are an individual who is confused why your casual comments upset people, then you likely have a hard time

Understand emotions

121

If you are an individual who can't ever seem to motivate others, then you likely have a hard time

Use or generate emotions

122

If you are an individual who gets quiet and pulls away from people after being rejected, then you likely have a hard time

Identify and express emotions

123

Explain how the scriptural concept of “hope” is illustrated in the studies given on the success optimistic individuals experience in life.

Through our study of scripture we have learned how to “consider it pure joy when we face trials” because we know that it only when we persevere through our trials that we can build our character and mature. This process gives us hope whenever we face future trials.

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Individuals with intrapersonal emotional skills will be able to display which two emotional strengths?

1) self-awareness
2) self-management

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Individuals with interpersonal emotional skills will be able to display which two emotional strengths?

1) social awareness
2) relationship management

126

Who is the individual who did a study on the differences in how optimistic and pessimistic individuals respond to failure?

Martin Seligman

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What is the interpersonal manner an optimistic person will respond to failure?

View the situation as something that can be changed

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What is the interpersonal manner a pessimistic person will respond to failure?

Find who to blame for the failure and attached it to conditions outside their control – which they determine will not change.

129

What is the intrapersonal manner an optimistic person will respond to failure?

View the situation as an opportunity to grow and mature (which is the ONLY place you can develop your Emotional Intelligence)

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What is the intrapersonal manner a pessimistic person will respond to failure?

View the situation as an example of a PERSONAL defect that can’t be corrected

131

What are the three elements of Sociological Stimuli?

1) self, pair, or team
2) feedback from authority
3) variety vs. routine

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What are the four elements of Physical Stimuli?

1) perceptual
2) intake
3) time
4) mobility

133

What are the three elements of Psychological Stimuli?

1) global/analytic
2) right/left hemisphere
3) impulsive/ reflective

134

Who was quoted in Chapter 8's introduction as saying “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death”?

Albert Einstein

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Intellectual strengths provide the dynamic of ________ among the other strengths.

Wisdom

136

to make use of as relevant and important to a situation or action

Apply

137

the power to discern and judge properly what is true or right or of moral value

Wisdom

138

observing and learning about something for the first time in one’s experience

Discovery

139

ongoing process that is constantly making progress in a positive manner

Ever-expanding

140

the capacity of our lives that enables us to acquire knowledge and develop an ever-expanding understanding of this knowledge in a manner that produces wisdom

Intellectual strengths

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perceive the meaning of something learned; grasp the idea of its signi cance; comprehend

Understand

142

capacity for learning, reasoning, understanding, and similar forms of mental activity

Intelligence

143

A strong desire to learn more about something

Curiosity

144

A willingness and eagerness to learn

Teachable spirit

145

A rm and steadfast, continual search for knowledge

Persistence

146

A person who thinks in this manner will rarely accept concepts at face value

Critical thinking

147

The capability of calmly awaiting an outcome or result

Patience

148

The quality of spirit that enables a person to face the unknown

Courage

149

The mental process of organizing concepts that can be applied in life

Systematic thinking

150

Applying knowledge to improve upon what was already known

Advancement

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True or False: A high score on an IQ or SAT type test illustrates that you are more intelligent than other people.

False

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Who did the curriculum use as an example of gaining knowledge due to their steadfast commitment to God?

Daniel

153

What will you find when you are living the life that God has created you and called you to live?

Peace

154

What are the two personal intellectual skills that you are trying to make congruent with the profession you are pursuing?

1) learning capacity
2) learning style

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When deciding on how to respond to all of the information coming into your mind, what is the way to make the best choices?

Use Scripture

156

What does Proverbs 1:7 state?

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline

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What are the three manners the curriculum concludes with when advising on how we are to build our intellectual strengths?

1) Do not try to understand things on our own
2) Acknowledge the Lord in all our ways
3) Build it upon a rightful estimate of God and the role He plays in our minds

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The ability to store and recall information within a few minutes

Short-term memory

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The ability to immediately react to a stimuli or a task

Reaction capacity

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The ability to perform automatic cognitive tasks quickly

Processing capacity

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The amount of specific information acquired and retained by an individual

Informational capacity

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The ability to recognize, manipulate, comprehend, remember and think with concepts and relationships represented by numbers

Quantitative capacity

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The ability to form concepts and solve problems

Reasoning capacity

164

Learning occurs primarily through looking at images, such as pictures, diagrams, demonstrations, and body language

Visual learner

165

Learning occurs through hands-on doing and interacting

Kinesthetic learner

166

Learning occurs primarily through hearing words - both spoken and written

Auditory learner

167

This learning style is also known as being a Tactile learner

Kinesthetic learner

168

You are displaying this discipline with a continual, firm, and steadfast search for knowledge and truth

Discovery discipline

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Students with a _____ preference favor gathering a lot of facts and details.

sensing

170

Students with a _____ preference favor classes and studies that come to clear conclusions.

judging

171

Students with a ____ preference favor classes that give plenty of opportunity for them to talk and discuss ideas.

extraversion

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Students with a ____ preference favor classes that give plenty of opportunity for re ection and deep thought.

introversion

173

Students with a ____ preference favor constantly exploring new ideas related to what they are studying.

perceiving

174

Students with a ____ preference favor looking at bigger concepts and ideas.

intuition

175

Students with a ____ preference critically analyze anything they are studying.

thinking

176

You are displaying this discipline when you are willing to take risks in proposing new ideas or letting go of old ones

Application discipline

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You are displaying this discipline when calmly awaiting an outcome or result - even in the face of challenges or obstacles

Process discipline

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You are displaying this discipline when you interpret the information collected with honesty

Process discipline

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You are displaying this discipline when you openly inquire about why things are the way that they are

Discovery discipline

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You are displaying this discipline when you formulate concepts into an organized set of interrelated ideas or principles

Application discipline

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You are displaying this discipline when you are identifying your unique gifts from God

Discovery discipline

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You are displaying this discipline when you are sharpening your unique gifts from God

Process discipline

183

You are displaying this discipline when you use your unique gifts from God for the betterment of others

Application discipline

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What are the seven key ingredients to see if an individual is emotionally ready to learn?

1) Confidence
2) Curiosity
3) Intentionality
4) Self-control
5) Relatedness
6) Capacity to communicate
7) Cooperativeness

185

What is an external locus of control?

the belief that life and behavior is ruled by other people /
external circumstances

186

What is an internal locus of control?

the belief that life and behavior is ruled by their own personal decisions and actions

187

What are the five steps towards managing your time?

1) become proactive
2) audit your time
3) establish priorities
4) set SMART goals
5) create a workable schedule

188

Fill in the acronym that is used for setting S.M.A.R.T. goals.

Specific
Measurable
Achievable
Relevant
Time-Framed

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When your emotions can often be interpreted from your facial expressions.

Visual

190

When your emotions can often be interpreted from your general body language.

Kinesthetic

191

When your emotions can often be interpreted from your voice quality.

Auditory

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When studying to remember, you learn best when reading it several times and keeping it front of you.

Visual

193

When studying to remember, you learn best when writing it down.

Kinesthetic

194

When studying to remember, you learn best when saying it to yourself over and over.

Auditory

195

While reading a book, frequently move your lips and speak under your breath.

Auditory

196

While reading a book, fidget a lot, because you really do not like to read.

Kinesthetic

197

While reading a book, you stare into space and imagine the scene you just reading about.

Visual

198

While working to solve a problem, make a model of it or walk through possible solutions in your mind.

Kinesthetic

199

While working to solve a problem, you make a list, organize the steps, and check them off when completed.

Visual

200

While working to solve a problem, call your friends and talk to them about it.

Auditory

201

While sitting in class, you take notes with diagrams or pictures re ecting what you’re learning.

Visual

202

While sitting in class, you would rather be somewhere else and end up doodling or daydreaming.

Kinesthetic

203

While sitting in class, you enjoy discussing issues and hearing other points of view.

Auditory

204

When talking to others, you use illustrations to explain your points.

Visual

205

When talking to others, you use a variety of words to make the conversation richer.

Auditory

206

When talking to others, you use your hands to communicate your points.

Kinesthetic

207

The classes in which you usually get the most out of, have video clips and pictures to illustrate points.

Visual

208

The classes in which you usually get the most out of, have a lot of hands-on activities.

Kinesthetic

209

The classes in which you usually get the most out of, have an interesting instructor who gives good lectures.

Auditory

210

When angry or upset, this type of learner will clam up and give others the “silent” treatment.

Visual

211

When angry or upset, this type of learner will be quick to let others know their feelings.

Auditory

212

When angry or upset, this type of learner will clench their fists or storm off.

Kinesthetic

213

What are the three disciplines that make up our intellectual strengths?

1) discover knowledge
2) process knowledge into an understanding of truth
3) apply truth

214

What have we learned about our God-given gifts that parallel the curriculum’s teaching about the three disciplines that make up our intellectual strengths?

1) identify
2) sharpen
3) apply our gifts to the needs of the age

215

List the four skills that make up your Discovery Discipline.

1) curiosity
2) teachable spirit
3) persistence
4) humility

216

List the four skills that make up your Process Discipline.

1) integrity
2) critical thinking
3) patience
4) humility

217

List the four skills that make up your Application Discipline.

1) courage
2) systematic thinking
3) advancement
4) humility

218

What is significant about the one skill that appears in all three disciplines?

Without humility, we can't learn anything

219

What are the five learning atmosphere stimuli described in the curriculum?

1) Environmental
2) Emotional
3) Sociological
4) Physical
5) Psychological

220

What are the four elements of Environmental Stimuli?

1) sound
2) light
3) temperature
4) design

221

What are the four elements of Emotional Stimuli?

1) motivation
2) persistence
3) responsibility
4) structure

222

Students with a ____ preference have a tendency to take action before decisions are clearly thought through.

extraversion

223

Students with a ____ preference have a tendency to make decisions quickly on a premonition or hunch.

intuition

224

Students with a ____ preference have a tendency to believe that making the decision is the most important part of the decision-making process.

judging

225

Students with a ____ preference have a tendency to postpone decisions until they have more facts or information.

sensing

226

Students with a ____ preference have a tendency to make decisions through the internal thought process.

introversion

227

Students with a ____ preference have a tendency to make decisions based on rational arguments that ignore valuable
emotional information.

thinking

228

Students with a ____ preference have a tendency to avoid decisions for fear of bringing pain to another person.

feeling

229

Students with a ____ preference have a tendency to postpone or change decisions whenever any new information comes
to light.

perceiving

230

Which one is correct

> Individuals exclusively use one preference or another.
> Individuals use both preferences with one being more dominant.

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This story from scripture was used in the chapter to illustrate how a group of people can be viewing the same situation at the same time, but process the data differently. .

The twelve spies sent out by Moses to scout out the Promised Land

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Who were the two individuals who viewed the situation differently than everyone else?

Joshua and Caleb

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What was the debate about between the two individuals and the other ten?

Joshua and Caleb: The greatness of the land was evidence of God’s provision The other ten: The Strength of the others made taking the land hopeless

234

How does the story illustrate utilizing (or not utilizing) psychological strengths?

optimism vs. pessimism (attitude)

235

Define the spiritual strengths domain.

The capacity in our lives that enable us to discern and respond in service to transcendental influences that are encountered above or beyond that which is explainable by natural law or phenomena.

236

What is the relationship of your spiritual strengths in relation to the other strength domains?

Spiritual strengths transcend all the other domains because it serves as the primary context for our existence and Life Calling, serving as the guide on how to use all the other domains.

237

What are the four sections of scripture that lists the spiritual gifts that God gives us?

1) Romans 12:3-8
2) I Corinthians 12:7-11
3) I Corinthians 12:28
4) Ephesians 4:11-13

238

In trying to discern which spiritual gift God has given you, what is one of the clearest ways you can discover it?

See a need in others

239

True or False: Everyone has been given a spiritual gift from God.

True

240

True or False: Even if someone doesn’t believe in the existence of God, they can still use their spiritual gifts.

True

241

True or False: Your spiritual gift from God can be taken from you.

False

242

When living by faith, what is the three-step process we use in living out the life God has called us to?

1) Identify – What is God’s call for your life and what are the spiritual gifts he’s given you
2) Sharpening – Developing your gifts & call through study, work, effort
3) Applying – Using your gifts & call in the service of the needs of society

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At which step does spiritual discernment develop?

Sharpening

244

The ability to focus upon the receptive interaction of listening and gaining direction for our lives.

Discernment

245

What is the primary reason that discerning God’s way is more difficult than discerning what you want?

Being selfish comes easy – it’s a natural state of mind, whereas learning about God’s way is more difficult because the following process takes time and effort

246

What are the four choices you have to make in order to develop the ability to discern what God is calling you to do?

1) Choosing to not be selfish
2) Choosing to study/learn about God
3) Choosing to remain disciplined in the learning process
4) Choosing to live by faith and apply what has been learned

247

Spending time by yourself so you can listen to God’s voice in your spirit

Meditational solitude

248

Force that arouses a person to action toward a desired goal

Motivation

249

Joining with other people in small groups and large gatherings to pursue spiritual growth

Fellowship

250

An acquired behavior pattern

Habit

251

Reducing distractions in your life that keep you from hearing God

Simplicity

252

Dialogue with God about both God’s concerns and yours

Prayer

253

Of or pertaining to a Supreme Being/Power in the universe

Divine

254

Admit it to others and God when you’ve done wrong and are seeking forgiveness

Confession

255

Offer reverent honor and homage to God

Worship

256

Beyond ordinary or common experience

Transcendental

257

A decided pattern or engaging with others to solve problems or fill needs

Service

258

Of or pertaining to the aspect of human existence that is apart and distinguished from the physical nature

Spiritual

259

allows you to discern what is morally right and wrong in situations

Proclaiming

260

allows you to discern the emotional needs of others

Comforting

261

allows you to discern the organizational needs others have when working collectively together

Managing

262

allows you to discern encouragement and practical solutions needed for life’s problems

Exhorting

263

allows you to discern the legitimate needs or tasks others have

Helping

264

allows you to discern the truth through careful research

Teaching

265

allows you to discern the financial needs others have in their life or efforts

Giving

266

providing mercy to those in emotional distress

Comforting

267

finding practical ways to provide physical assistance to fulfill needs and tasks

Helping

268

publicly speaking out from internal convictions

Proclaiming

269

presenting truth to others in such a way that it is easy to learn

Teaching

270

organizing, coordinating, and guiding activities and setting goals for projects

Managing

271

financially investing in others

Giving

272

outlining practical steps of action to assist in overcoming problems

Exhorting

273

Seek first the kingdom and his righteousness.

Matthew 6:33

274

There is a way that appears to be right, but in the end it leads to death.

Proverbs 14:12

275

Your word is a lamp to my feet and light for my path.

Psalm 119:105

276

Very truly I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God without being born or water and the Spirit. Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit gives birth to the spirit.

John 3:5-6

277

Who was Jesus teaching in John 3:5-6?

Nicodemus

278

What are the (3) levels of spiritual response?

1) Phenomenal
2) Informational
3) Giftedness

279

Miraculous events that guide or enable our path with no rational explanation

Phenomenal

280

Receiving thoughts and impressions that clearly do not come from our own mind, but provide us crucial guidance

Informational

281

Unique spiritual forces are placed in our lives as a part of God’s calling

Giftedness

282

List the eight habits that lead you toward Spiritual Discernment.

1) Solitude
2) Bible Study
3) Confession
4) Worship
5) Simplicity
6) Prayer
7) Fellowship
8) Service

283

What is the purpose of knowing the Beatitudes?

They are a guide on how to live by faith

284

List the eight Beatitudes.

1) Blessed are the poor in Spirit
2) Blessed are those who mourn
3) Blessed are the meek
4) Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness
5) Blessed are the merciful
6) Blessed are the pure in heart
7) Blessed are the peacemakers
8) Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness

285

List the nine virtues Paul called the “fruit of the spirit” in his letter to the Galatians.

1) love
2) joy
3) peace
4) patience
5) kindness
6) goodness
7) faithfulness
8) gentleness
9) self-control

286

List the eight steps of spiritual development IN ORDER that is taken from 2 Peter 1:5-7.

1) Faith
2) Goodness
3) Knowledge
4) Self-Control
5) Perseverance
6) Godliness
7) Kindness
8) Love

287

Identify the step that results from the elimination of depravity.

Goodness

288

At which step do you think the majority of the virtues showing the “fruit of the spirit” occur?

Godliness

289

What does scripture state is the reason for the Armor of God?

So you can take stand against the devil's schemes

290

List the seven items of the Armor of God described in Ephesians 6:10-18.

1) Belt of Truth
2) Breastplate of Righteousness
3) Shoes of Peace
4) Shield of Faith
5) Helmet of Salvation
6) Sword of the Word
7) Prayer in the Spirit

291

What is the primary danger when taking a Spiritual Wellness Test like the one given at the end of chapter 10?

If we get a low score- that we become depressed in thinking we're not good enough to be loved by God and have failed in our lives
If we get a high score- become manic thinking that the score shows that we are better are following God than others, that God approves us more than others, and that we are a success in our lives

292

List the three elements of spiritual strength.

1) spiritual gifts
2) spiritual habits
3) spiritual truth

293

When you live by faith in God, where does your confidence come from?

God’s love for you; That you have been uniquely created; His promise of irrevocable gifts for you, to be used for a specific life calling

294

When you live by faith in God, where does your humility come from?

That we are naturally sinful, and are in constant need for protection, forgiveness, and learning

295

When you live by faith in something other than God, where does your confidence come from?

Your personal accomplishments, appearance and performance in comparison to others

296

When you choose not to live by faith in God; or even believe in the existence of God; what authority does scripture state that you are under?

The devil's

297

What does Belt of Truth do?

1) holds everything together
2) all other pieces build off of this foundation

298

What does the Breastplate of Righteousness do?

protects our emotional state (irrational fears, manic depression, etc)

299

What do the Shoes of Peace do?

direct us toward righteous places

300

What does the Shield of Faith do?

protects us from outward temptations / situations

301

What does the Helmet of Salvation do?

protects us from the negative thoughts & fears within our own mind

302

What does the Sword of the Word do?

gives us the weapon we need to attack evil forces that come upon us

303

What is prayer in the spirit?

the activity that roots us and gives the reason why

304

The two manners in which individuals prefer to come to conclusions are:

1) thinking
2) feeling