Exam 1 Study Guide
Be able to recognize the following verses and their references. Romans 3:23-For all have sin and fall short of the glory of God. Romans 6:23-For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. Isaiah 64:6-But we are all like an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are like filthy rags. Titus 3:5-Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the holy spirit. Romans 5:8-But god demonstrates his own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. 1 John 1:5-God is light and in him is no darkness at all.
Romans 10:9–10- That if you confess with your mouth the lord jesus and believe in your heart tht God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes to righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made to salvation.
Questions taken from “The Call” by Dr. Gutierrez – Chapter 1 Can one receive a full, clear teaching of any biblical concept from just a few verses? One can not receive a full and clear teaching of any biblical concept without research. What is the only way to salvation? Jesus is the only way to salvation. Why can’t spiritual lostness be remedied by human means? Because it is our very nature to sin. Is a person’s salvation based on his/her feelings? No because every attempt to achieve salvation on our own is impossible. What is the true gauge for holiness? God’s holiness,the perfect glory of God- a standard far beyond our ability to reach. Even though an unsaved person can perform charitable deeds and express kindness that reflects Christianity, at best he is performing those actions while wallowing in a sinful state- a realm that is offensive to God. (Be able to complete the sentence). What are some “bargaining” arguments people might use to argue their salvation? Let me remind you who my parents were, here is my stellar history of community service, or look at all my accomplishments. In Matthew 5:3, what does “poor” mean? Someone who is literally has absolutely nothing. When can we understand the true value of the mercy God lavishes on us? As we recognize our guilt and our inability to rectify it, only then do we understand the true value of the mercy God lavishes upon us. The payment of one’s sin must come from a source that is what? That is holy, righteous, and absent of any sin whatsoever. When does a personal relationship with God start? When our sinfulness is dealt with. The Lord Jesus Christ provided a payment for our sin even when we had no idea that we were sinners. (Be able to complete the sentence). People’s souls do not receive punishment because of a lack of an invitation to receive the peace of Jesus Christ, but because they will not accept christ’s payment for sin. (Be able to complete the sentence). Romans 10:9–10 teaches that if we want to accept Christ, we must do what?we must confess with our mouths the lord jesus and believe in our hearts that god rasied him from the dead.and believe righteousness. Before we can confess with our mouth the Lord Jesus Christ, we must have a cognitive understanding of what? The truths of Christ. Be able to define “atonement” and “sufficient.” Atonement means to cover by virtue of providing a payment. Sufficient means that the atonement was not only paid in full, but it was the only payment possible to fully pay for our sins. Is salvation simply a matter of cognitive knowledge? Salvation is not just a matter of cognitive knowledge.
Questions taken from “The Call” by Dr. Gutierrez – Chapter 2 Demons believe that Jesus is God, that Jesus Christ’s sacrifice was indeed sufficient to save sins, and that he rose from the dead. (Be able to complete the sentence). What is believing volitionally? Believing is an act of the will. It is total dependence and trust in Jesus Christ. Biblically speaking, what are the heart and the mind? The...
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