Apologetics- Chapter 3
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What is the "heart of apologetics"?
It is about being mastered by the Christian faith so that its ideas, themes, and values are deeply imprinted on our minds and in our hearts. (It's not about form letters)
The best apologetics is done from what standpoint?
The best apologetics is done from the standpoint of the rich vision of reality characteristic of the Christian gospel, which gives rise to deeply realistic insights into human nature.
With what picture of Jesus does Mark provide us?
Mark leaves us with the impression of an utterly compelling figure who commands assent by his very presence.
Philip does not _______ _____ Jesus- he _______ ____ Jesus.
argue for; points to
How does the author describe faith?
Faith is the response to the realization of the full majesty, glory, and wonder of Christ.
On what does apologetics depend?
Apologetics thus depends upon the grace of God and the divine capacity to heal and renew.
How was the mountain scene analogy helpful?
The guy showed the girl the beauty of the mountain, because he had been there many times and understood it well. She had never been there before and was showed the greatness of the view.
How was the prism analogy helpful?
It showed the we need to look at different parts of the gospel through different lenses. It would be foolish to assume that all of the Bible should be interpreted in the same way.
[First aspect of Jesus' life]
The essential of His person
"What I do determines who I am."
Jesus claimed to be equal with _____.
The purity of man is the ________ of something.
The purity of Jesus is the ______ of something.
Why did the people abandon their gods?
Their gods became so depraved.
[2nd quality of essence]
Model in charity
There is never any reason to be ______.
The Gospel of Mark is the gospel of ______.
Jesus Christ compels you to radically redefine what you mean by ____.
What is the Shroud of Turin?
It was worn by a man with piercings in his hands, feet, and side. It may be the shroud of Jesus.
Jesus doesn't only change what you do, he changes what you ______.