Old Testament

NAME: _____________________________________ 

1. What is the UNIVERSIAL MORAL LAW? _____________________________________________
 

2. What are the three promises God made to Abraham in Genesis 12:1-3?

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b. ___________________________________

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3. Briefly explain: “Although the Bible was written for us it was not written to us?

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4. Define:

a. Exegesis _______________________________________________________________

b. Eisegesis_______________________________________________________________

c. Covenant ______________________________________________________________

d. Torah _________________________________________________________________

e. Theocracy _____________________________________________________________

f. Decalogue______________________________________________________________

g. Apodictic Laws__________________________________________________________

h. Deuteronomic Formula___________________________________________________

i. Casuistic Law____________________________________________________________

5. Where are the three [3] Decalogues found in the Pentateuch & explain their differences?

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6. What is the cycle of Judges?

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7. List and explain 3 of the 6 Values of the Law:

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8. What is Apostasy and list the three [3] ways it brings harm?

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9. In Judges Israel’s Moral Relativism presented them with what four [4] specific difficulties?

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10. Judges presents a quandary for Israel in that it demonstrates what two [2] qualities?

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Old Testament Class Assignment Name: ____________________________________

1. What is MORAL RELATIVISM?

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2. What is ABSOLUTE TRUTH?

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3. In YOUR opinion is there any such thing as ABSOLUTE TRUTH? [ ] Yes [ ] NO

4. Read Genesis 2:16-17

a. What right did YAHWEH assert? ___________________________________________

b. What should be humanities response?______________________________________

6. Read Genesis 6:5 & 6:11 

a. What is the condition of humanity? ________________________________________

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b. Does this even matter? [ ] Yes [ ] No Why? or Why Not? _____________________

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7. Read Exodus 20:3 

a. How is humanity expected to respond? ______________________________________

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b. What is the purpose of this command? ______________________________________

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8. Read Judges 21:25

a. What can happen? ______________________________________________________

9. Deuteronomy 30:15-20

a. What is asked of His people by YAHWEH? ____________________________________

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b. What does this say about Israel’s future? ____________________________________

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10 Read Isaiah 5:20-24

a. What warning is given? __________________________________________________

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b. How is character defined in this passage? ____________________________________

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c. What penalty is interjected? ______________________________________________

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What society allows us to do may not be what God’s Word allows us to do and so our ethics should be based on: 

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What is Indoctrination: ___________________________________________________________

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What part does Inclusiveness play in biblical life: _____________________________________

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Which is more important and why; truth or unity? ____________________________________

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What might be the problem[s] of situational ethics: __________________________________

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Are secular and biblical philosophies compatible and how or how not? ___________________

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