It is not the Lord’s fault that we are separated from sin, but it is our fault, because of our sins
What does the prophecy in Genesis 3:15 known as and what does it mean?
There will be one born of man who will crush the serpents head, this is the coming of the messiah.
Main idea according to the history of humanity
Which books in the Bible starts with the story of Moses?
What kind of prayer is found in Nehemiah 9, and how does it contrast people?
Rehearsal of history in a selective way: while humanity is unfaithful, God is always faithful.
How extensively does this original sin or depravity affect us according to Romans 3:10-23
All natural born human beings
How did the Fall (sin of Adam and Eve) affect the world according to Genesis 3:16-19.
Imperfect: pain, guilt, shame, sinful in nature
What metaphor does the textbook use to describe idolatry?
Infidelity: unfaithfulness in a relationship
According to the textbook, what was the primary message of the Old Testament prophets?
To get the people to flee from idolatry and return to God
List the names of Israel’s first three kings
Saul, David, Solomon
What nation did Judah fall into?
According to the textbook, the wisdom literature (Job through Ecclesiastes) has what central theme?
Fear of the lord
What is the problem with the world in the reading of “The Mystery of the Original Sin”
He is the problem with the world, referring to his own corruption
Why might God want us “to believe, trust, and obey him even when there is not a reason to do so that we can wrap our minds around?”
God should be the center of our lives just as the tree was the center of the garden
humans have not evolved or been created, they have always existed
We are animals who rise above natural world through uniquely human choices = the set us apart from animals
Atheism: Secular Humanism
We are animals/machines, our purpose or salvation is to advance scientifically and technologically and to be happy
No God exists, or any kind of supernatural being s or immaterial substance = people are only matter.