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MODULE/WEEK 7: CHRISTIAN LIFE Textbook Readings: Questions and Answers

Chapter 7 1. According to the Westminster Confession, what is sin? 2. List the principles that guide the Christian in disciplining his or her life. 3. What are some of the main motivators for a C hristian to discipline his or her life? Disciplines – 1. Christians learn “discipline” by allowing their new nature to control their life 2. Christians learn the discipline of expressing gratitude to God for what Christ has done for 4. What should not be a motivator for discipline? 5. Why is legalism bad? Chapter 12 1. T/F: The author believes that the Great Commission was Jesus’ command to His disciples and therefore it is faulty to apply it to all believers. 2. What are the 2 imperatives in the Great Commission? 3. What are motives for Christians to evangelize non-Christians? 1- Because God’s love is so great. “The love of Christ forces us to tell others the Etzel & Gutierrez: chs. 31–35 1. What is the Great Commandment? 2. How many times is the Great Commission recorded in the Bible? 3. Is renewal in the life of a believer a one-time event or an ongoing process? 4. T/F: The indwelling and filling ministry of the Spirit is referenced exclusively in the New Testament. 5. What are the primary differences between the indwelling and the filling of the Spirit? 6. Which aspect of the indwelling/filling ministry of the Spirit deals with the character of the believer? Online Excerpts: “Habits of the Heart” 1. How does the author define “character”? 2. Where a spirituality results in inner power to do good, character results in your habits that make you do good. 3. Belief is more than a decision to accept Christ. It is the conviction that something is true. 4. You cannot determine your circumstances, but when you have the right 5. A person with character is able to carry out a decision long after the 6. What do you think was the most helpful portion of this article? Why? 7. Do you think you will change anything in your approach to life based on this article? Why or why not? 8. Did you agree with the article? Why or why not? 1. What are the 7 kinds of prayer that the article lists? 1. Prayer of intercession for others. 2. What are 7 conditions that hinder prayer? “What is Revival?” 1. What church’s revival does the author recount in this reading? 2. What started the revival in that church? 3. T/F: According to the author, revival is only a recent phenomenon, a unique cultural event erupting in the late 19th and early 20th century. 4. How does the author define revival? “The Greatness of the Great Commission” 1. Geographically, to what portions of the world did Jesus command his disciples to take the Good News? 2. What significant response did the disciples show Jesus when he appeared to them the third time? 3. What was Jesus’ systematic plan to preach the gospel to the world? They are to leave Jerusalem and go to Samaria, the next closest group of people. Then they are to reach out into Judea, and finally to the ends of the earth. 4. What was Jesus’ last commandment called? What did it entail? 5. What are 4 lessons that the author suggests for the individual? 6. What are 4 lessons that the author suggests for the church? “Simple Steps to Solid Study” 1. List and explain MacArthur’s Five Step Bible Study method. “But What Does it Mean to Me?” 1. What does MacArthur feel about the belief that we should guard against preachers whose emphasis is on interpreting Scripture rather than applying it? It is not wise counsel 2. According to MacArthur, “There is no danger of irrelevant doctrint the real threat is an undoctrinal attempt at relevance.” 3. We do not make the Bible relevant; it is inherently so, simply because it is God’s Word. 4. What are your thoughts on this excerpt? 1. What are the 10 questions that the author suggests you should ask in order to make hard decisions easy

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