What is the relationship between works and
Faith is prompted by God's love to do good works
Why do Christians do good works?
1) The love of God
3) The command from the bible
What did European missionaries do wrong in their
Rather than allowing the Gospel to transform the culture it touched, they often imposed a European culture on a People struggling with the implications of the Gospel in their own life.
What is "trickle down" influence?
When a native chieftain of a tribe is converted and he decrees that everyone become a Christian
What is "bubble up" influence?
Begins in the heart of individuals when they are converted. Salvation transforms their values and attitudes.
Which is more effective, the "trickle down"
influence or "bubble up" influence? Why?
The bubble up influence because it doesn't need laws passed to change people or society.
When is a nation considered to be "Christianized"?
When Society assumes Christian values and attitudes.
T/F Oikos conversion in the New Testament is the
promise that the presence of one Christian in a family guarantees the eventual conversion of all other family members of his family
What is a "people movement"?
Where many People make an individual decision to believe in Jesus Christ, but they make the same decision with others, simultaneously, and all become Christians.
How did the term "the Protestant work ethic" come
Family values changed in many homes touched by Protestantism, and a major change was the attitude toward work and leisure. Protestant ministers taught people their primary goal is to give God the Glory
What does "Redemption and Lift" refer to?
As a secondary impact of that work ethic. Those who work the hardest are rewarded financially
What started the revival in that Church?
...A lone Student confessing his sins and weeping at the pulpit
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.
How does the author define revival?
...An extraordinary work of God in which Christians repent of their sins as they become intensely aware of HIS presence in their midst, and they manifest a positive response to God in renewed obedience to the known will of God, resulting in both a deepening of their individual and corporate experience with God, and an increased concern to win others to Christ.
What percentage of converts did the lecturer say
he found were falling away from the faith?
What was the lecturer's point with his illustration
about the 2 men on a plane?
...The horrific consequences of disobeying Gods law. Have the right motive
What was the lecturer's point concerning
...We preach the Gospel of grace without the sacrifice. They are not convinced of the disease so they can appreciate the cure
Why does the lecturer suggest that when sharing
our faith we should start with the natural and then go to the spiritual?
...Because the natural Man will not receive the spiritual things of God
According to the lecture what did John Wycliffe,
Martin Luther, John Wesley and Charles Spurgeon have in common in the gospel message?
...They have so much conviction