CWV Study Guide 4

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Read Philippians 2:5-8 and briefly describe the direction Jesus’ life took
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• Servant • Humble • Obedient to God
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Read John 1:1-3. What other familiar passage in Scripture does this remind you of?
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• Like Genesis when God says \”In the beginning God made the heavens and earth\”
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In what ways does the textbook say that Jesus is similar to Moses and David?
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• Great leaders
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Briefly summarize the Parable of the Sower from Mark 4.
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• Pursue God and not the things of the world, God will fulfill your heart and things of this world cannot
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Briefly list the three temptations of Jesus from Matthew 4.
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Stones to become bread. • Throw yourself down, and the angels will catch you. • Bow down and worship me and I’ll give you all of the land and kingdoms
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How is Jesus described in 1 Corinthians 1:24 and John 1:1?
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• Jesus is described as the word. In the beginning was the word, the word was with god, the word is god
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In the lecture, Jesus is described as fully God and fully man; now briefly describe the Trinity and Jesus’ position in the Trinity.
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• Jesus does things that only god can do, and he spreads the word that god is good and real
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Briefly describe the kingdom of God as taught in the textbook.
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• Hope of the nations • Place of peace • Beacon of justice
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Read John 10:1-18 and briefly summarize how Jesus cares for His sheep.
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• He would lay down his life for his sheep • He knows his sheep and his sheep know him
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Briefly summarize the context and story of the Parable of the Good Samaritan in Luke 10:29-37.
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• Man was on his way from Jericho to Jerusalem • He was robbed and stripped of his clothing • Then was beaten and left for dead • Priest looked at him and kept walking • Levite looked at him and also kept walking • A Samaritan saw him beaten and took him in • The Samaritan cleaned his wounds, and took him to an inn
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According to the lecture, what is the atonement and where in the Old Testament is this referred to in prophecy seven times?
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• Isaiah 53 • the reconciliation of humanity with God through the sufferings and sacrificial death of Christ.
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What does the incarnation refer to?
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• The son of god became united to Jesus Christ
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According to the lecture, what three reasons are stated in Scripture for why God became a man in the person of Jesus Christ?
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• Came to serve • God loved the world so much he gave his only son (to die) • The incarnation is proclaimed clearly throughout the New Testament (Luke 1:35; John 1:14; Phil. 2:5-7)
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Read 1 Corinthians 1:18-25. What is the Apostle Paul referring to when he says at the end that \”the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men?\”
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• God knows of all. God cannot be broken down. He is perfect!

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