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Cru IBS ICT
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Fundamental doctrines essential to salvation in such a way that rejection of these doctrines is cause for damnation.
Doctrines about which we are personally certain but can still fellowship with other Christians who disagree since they are not matters central to the gospel and/ or the historic Christian faith.
Matters on which believers may legitimately differ because one correct answer is not taught in scripture.
The behavioral practice and lifestyle of theology
The revealing of God through nature and creation to all men.
The revealing of God through historical acts, dreams and visions, divine speech, and the incarnate Son.
The recording of divine revelation through the supernatural influence of the Holy Spirit.
One theory of Inspiration where God dictated these precise words to the human author. (the author's personality doesn't matter)
Verbal plenary inspiration
One theory of Inspiration where God providentially directed the circumstances of each author such as their life/education etc... So that the words in Scripture are all the words of God.
Greek word that means rule. These are writings through which God rules his people. An authoritative list of books belonging to OT & NT
These books were included in the early centuries and in the 16th century the council of Trent declared them to be canonical. Later they were said not to be.
The doctrine that teaches that the Bible is entirely truthful and without error in all that it affirms in its original manuscripts.
Attributes we do not share with God
Attributes we share with God in a creaturely way.
erases distinctions between persons (faces)
the idea that there are 3 gods - b/c they were Jews
Christ had a beginning making him a creature
Leads to naturalism, happened with no god
There is a gap between Gen 1:1 and 1:2, each day represents a long period of time, and each solar day opens a new creative period.
Young earth creationism
God created everything in a short period
Image of God
Humans are more like God than anything else in creation, and this is expressed in two genders of male and female. Shown in four ways: capacity to choose, capacity for relationship, stewardship of creation, and ethical qualities. Also our capacity to relate to God.
God holds us accountable for the sin of Adam and Eve because Adam was our representative and his sin was imputed on every human. i.e. because of Adam's sin, all humans are born guilty.
Because of Adam's sin we also inherit Adam's corruption. This extends to all of who we are mind body and soul. We lack any spiritual good before God and are incapable of saving ourselves. i.e. because of Adam's sin all humans are born depraved.
Humiliation of Christ
The incarnation, sinless life, and crucifixion
Exaltation of Christ
resurrection, ascension, sitting at God's right hand, second coming, future reign
Offices of Christ
Prophet greater than Moses, Priest greater than Aaron, King greater than David.
What are 7 ways that Christ makes atonement for our sin?
Makes a peace with God, God's wrath was satisfied, he set us free, we were pardoned and counted righteous, we have victory over the enemy, and restoration.
6 actions of the HS
1. Teaches 2. Comforts 3. Speaks 4. Makes decisions 5. grieves over sin 6.Testifies
Baptism of the HS (Pentecostal)
The second blessing that Pentecostals believe Christians should seek after salvation
Biblical view of baptism of the HS
1. It happens at conversion
2.Your body is a temple of the HS
3. You were sealed with the HS
Filling of the HS
This is a repeated experience that occurred in the OT and NT. It is not necessarily experienced by all and can be lost, but it results in power and occurs throughout the Christian life.
Pentecostals say that because conversion and reception do not occur at the same time, we see in the Bible that sometimes Christians did not yet possess the HS, people should seek this after conversion.
God's choice of people to be saved. It is believed to be either God's choice alone or based on foreseen faith.
Universal Gospel Call
This is indiscriminately addressed to all people to whom the gospel is sent.
This is an act of God the Father, speaking through the human proclamation of the gospel in which he summons people to himself in such a way that they respond in saving faith.
This Wesleyan view is that this overcomes the effects of human depravity so people are able to respond to the gospel but not so they must respond.
The act by which the triune God imparts new spiritual life to God's children. It is instantaneous, completely a work of God, and results in a changed life.
This represents the human response to God's divine initiative. It is a single entity with two distinguishable yet inseparable elements: repentance and faith.
This represents the first installment in God's double-cure for sin and deals with inherited guilt. It is a right standing before God. It is a legal declaration before God.
This is a compilation of Gospel promises, a changed life, and witness of the HS
The admission of a believer into the family of God.
This begins at conversion and will be completed at death for our souls and when Jesus returns for our bodies.
A genuine Christian cannot lose their salvation. This is divinely grounded in the unalterable purposes of the triune God. It is rooted in the Father's purpose, the Son's death, and the Spirit's regeneration.
This represents a group of believers meeting together
This represents the totality of all believers in Christ throughout history.
This represents a body of people who profess in Christ.
This represents a body of people who possess in Christ.
Kingdom of God
This is distinct from the church and it is the rule of God. It is both a present and future reality.
A group of people who band together to advance the gospel.
This is the doctrine of last things that represents the consummation of Christ's redemptive work.
Return of Christ
This is the central focus of the NT proclamation and is a conviction level doctrine.
Key elements of Christ's return: 5
5. Triumphant and glorious.
The time when Christ will reign in his second coming.
Scripture CANNOT error.
Imputation and the 3 shown in scripture
To think of as belonging to someone, and therefore to cause it to belong to that person.
1:Adam's sin to the human race
2. Man's sin to Christ
3. Christ's righteousness to believers.
God's self existence
God is dependent on nothing outside of himself
God is unchanging in his being perfections purposes and promises
God does not have a size or special dimensions and is present at every point of space with his whole being yet God acts differently in different places.
God's goodness directed towards those in misery
God's goodness which spares us from punishment
God's goodness shown to those who deserve punishment
God's goodness that appears when it conveys God himself.
God acts in accordance with what is right and is the standard of what is right.
God intensely hates all sin
God continually seeks to protect his own honor
The act of the Son whereby he took to himself a human nature.
Heresy that says Jesus was not God
Heresy that says Jesus was not fully God
Heresy that says Jesus was not human
Heresy that says Jesus was not fully human
Heresy that Jesus was two distinct persons
Heresy that Jesus had one blended nature.
Two key affirmations about JC
Jesus Christ's divine and human natures are distinct. JC's divine and human natures are united in one person.
Representations of the HS 8
Gift, dove, pledge, fire, oil, seal, water, wind
A theological tradition that seeks to preserve the free choices of human beings and denies God's providential control over the details of all events.
evolution + creation
one's identification with a people group, biblical category
group of people identified together on the basis of similar physical characteristics (e.g. skin color)
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