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What are the 2 main sections of the bible?
The old testament and the new testament
What do we mean when we say that the Bible is "inspired"?
God used men to write exactly what he wanted
What warning does God give us about the words of the Bible?
We are not to add or subtract anything
from the Bible
What are the 2 main teachings of the Bible?
The Law and the Gospel
What does the Law show us?
The law shows us our sin
What does the Gospel show us?
The gospel shows us our Savior
How many Gods does the Bible say there are?
There is one God
How many persons are in that God?
There are 3 persons-Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
How did the universe come to be?
God created it
With what did God create the world?
He created the world out of nothing with the power of His word
How long did it take for God to create the world?
It took six twenty-four hour days
How does God preserve (take care of) his creation?
Usually by natural means, sometimes by miracles
What is sin?
Any disobedience to God's laws
Who is guilty of sin?
All people are born sinful
What is the result of sin?
Eternal punishment is the result of sin
What is God's solution for sin?
He sent a Savior named Jesus Christ
What does the name Jesus mean?
What does the name Christ mean?
Anointed or Chosen One
How do we know Jesus is God?
1)He is called God 2) He is described as man 3) He acts like God
How do we know Jesus is man?
1) He is called man 2) He is described as man 3) He acts like man
What are the 3 offices Jesus holds?
Prophet, Priest, King
What do we mean when we say Jesus "redeemed" us?
Jesus " brought us back" from sin, death, and the devil
With what did Jesus redeem us?
Jesus redeemed us with His holy, precious blood and His innocent suffering and death
What was Jesus' humiliation?
The time when He gave up the full use of His divine power
What are the steps of Jesus' humiliation?
He was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried.
What was Jesus' exaltation?
The time when He made full use of His powers as the God-man
What are the steps of Jesus' exaltation?
He descended into hell, the third day He rose again from the dead, He ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of God the Father Almighty, from there He will come to judge the living and the dead
Why is it important for you that Jesus physically rose from the dead?
It means He will raise me from the dead
When will Jesus return?
No one knows when Jesus will return
What will Jesus do when He returns?
He will send those who do not believe in Him to Hell,
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