There is general agreement on the nature of the image of God through the history of the church.
Work is a result of the fall of humanity.
The creation of humans is not distinct or different from other created beings.
The cultural mandate of Genesis 1:28 was addressed to man and woman equally.
Heterosexuality is not always God’s norm for sexual expression.
Christian teaching believes our constitution does not include a material aspect.
The first thing the Scriptures teach about human beings is that we are created beings.
The ability to have a relationship with God is what makes us special in the created order.
Work did not exist before the fall of man.
A sin of omission does not carry the same weight of guilt in regards to judgment; Scripture makes a clear distinction between sins of commission and sins of omission in this regard.
The Augustinian View of imputation is also known as which of the following views?
According to the textbook, the serpent that tempted Eve was not an actual serpent, but rather was a figurative picture depicting Satan.
This incorrect view of sin allows for the continuous existence of both good and evil (sin is a necessary element to balance the universe).
When it is said that the sin of Adam is imputed to his posterity, it is not meant that they committed his sin, nor were agents of his act, but that his sin is the judicial ground for the condemnation of his race.
The Old Testament gives a basic thrust of sin to include the idea of physically missing the mark or transgressing a known law or principle.
The author of the textbook concludes that God and Adam entered into a “covenant of works” which Adam then proceeded to break through disobedience.
The biblical definition of temptation equates temptation with sin in such a way that the one who experiences temptation is already guilty of the sin in which he is tempted.
Conditional sin describes the state in which man is born, while actual sin refers to the actual act of man whereby he chooses to disobey a known law of God.
True or False? Rivera explicitly recommends against using various conventional methods of evangelism.
According to this view of imputation, the genetic nature of the entire human race was corrupted by the act of Adam, so that all who were born in Adam were also born in sin.
Total depravity is twofold. First, it teaches that the influence of sin extends to every part of man’s nature. Second, it teaches that man can do no spiritual good toward his salvation from God’s point of view.
The textbook concludes that the “tree of life” from the Garden of Eden contained an innate element that somehow would ensure immortality to those who partook of its fruit.
According to this view of imputation, Adam was sovereignly appointed by God to act as the representative of the entire race (under the covenant of works). With the failure of Adam (the representative), the penalty of the deed was then passed on to the whole of humanity.
Total depravity suggests that fallen man no longer possesses any conscience and that only the regenerate believer is given a conscience.
Unlike the sin of presumption in which there is a definite intent to purposely do evil, the sin of commission does not possess such an insolent attitude.
The law has an external aspect in that it is expressed in precepts, prohibitions and dictates.
The Bible does state that God will tempt man to sin as a means of proving man’s faithfulness to him.
The New Testament tends to reveal a deeper concept of sin than the Old Testament by focusing on not only the outward acts of sin, but also the inward disposition towards rebellion.
According to Rivera, regardless of which evangelistic method is used, that evangelistic method should be combined with: