THEO 650 Exam 1

THEO 650 Exam 1 Liberty University

  1. Humility is shown when we pretend to be less than we really are, and denigrate our strong traits while focusing attention on our weaknesses and failures.
  2. Ethical living is a matter of
  3. The biblical use of “law” especially by Paul harks back to
  4. According to Jesus the sum of our ethical obligation is
  5. Our creation in the image of God
  6. The Bible makes it clear that drunkenness is a sinful habit that calls for confession and repentance
  7. “Theological Ethics” is “transcendent”—that is, it is rooted in
  8. Pride is a sin that distorts our picture of reality—about ourselves, others, and God.
  9. The moral issues Christians contend for are important, and it is proper to defend them with a contentious and aggressive spirit, so that people will know that we have deep convictions.
  10. Being “free from the Law” means that
  11. To follow “the Spirit of the Law” rather than the letter means to avoid strict obedience to God’s commands, and doing, instead, whatever “feels” right in our hearts.
  12. Impulse giving—in response to an emotional appeal on TV, for example, is a proper and mature response to needs in the world.
  13. The idea of there being a hierarchy of sins—some sins being worse than others—is completely exploded by the clear teaching of Jesus in the New Testament.
  14. The objects of biblical love are best described as
  15. Thoughts and motives play a key role in whether a behavior is sinful.
  16. Humility is self abasement—seeing ourselves in the lowest and worst possible light, so as to prevent ourselves from falling into pride.
  17. The love of God is best demonstrated in
  18. When discussing ethical questions it is best to
  19. While hope is “future oriented” it must be anchored in reality if it is to be genuine hope.
  20. We should deny our _______ self and yet affirm our __________ self.
  21. Sin finds its origin in
  22. Sin has a moral dimension to it but also
  23. Biblical love is
  24. Although they often becomes the sources of temptation to sin, food sex and sleep are properly seen as divine gifts.
  25. Biblical commands to love are primary, and other commands may be ignored or minimized.
  26. Sin is always a matter of doing something wrong—the “sins of omission” concept is a false one that we should abandon.
  27. A law is
  28. Biblical ethics is the best foundation for ethical decision making—all other ethical systems are completely false and offer us nothing worthwhile.
  29. Which of the following best describes the relationship of Ethics and Atheism:
  30. Sin has a moral dimension to it but also
  31. Write an essay of at least 150 words that makes clear the biblical perspective on covetousness and greed versus Contentment and generosity. Include at least three scripture references in your essay, and discuss their meaning.
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