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What are two of the three target truths about Submission and Obedience?
- A. They are something we do for our good, not just out of duty to someone else.
- B. Our attitude is just as important in Obedience as our actions.
- C. When we are disobedient to authority we are disobedient to God as well
We should submit to God in the area of what?
What are the two purposes of Righteous Living?
- So that others will see and it will bring glory to God .
- We have a judgment day awaiting, so live right because of the judgment seat.
We should live righteously for God for and with our what?
We should also have submission to God in this area?
Why do we obey civil authority?
It is the will of God and to silence and muzzle critics of the gospel and enemies of Christianity.
Thirdly, we should have submission to God in the area of?
What is the verse that supports the obedience of Earthly Masters?
I Peter 2:18
“Your level of submission...
..is not dependent upon the actions and attitude of your earthly authority.”
Who is an example of an Earthly Master?
What is the world’s philosophy of respect to employers?
Respect towards employers comes from the selfish desire for promotion.
What should be the Christian’s
perspective towards employers?
We should consider ourselves to be servants and take the perspective that success is not measured by promotion or advancement, but by how we can contribute to the success of others.
What is a second example of Earthly
Pastors and Church Leaders.
What is the world’s perspective/philosophy toward church leaders and pastors?
They deny their legitimate authority and they believe that if they follow them they will rob them of their personal rights and freedoms.
What should the Christians view of the world’s perspective/philosophy toward church leaders and pastors be?
We should strive to never be abusive, never be self-seeking, and always exercise benevolence to others.
What is a third example of Earthly
Of the Ten Commandments which set deals with your relationship with God?
Of the Ten Commandment which set deals with your relationship with others?
Which commandment deals with honoring your father and mother?
The 5th Commandment.
How can we honor our parents?
By Obeying them.
What is in the same list as murderers, haters of God, and inventors of evil things?
Disobedience to parents.
The disobedient will one day become
such is something doesn’t change soon. Who was the Bible character used as an
example of this?
What are the four stages children normally go through with their parents?
- A. Idolizing- My mom/dad can do no wrong.
- B. Demonizing- everything
- is my parents fault.
- C. Utilizing- Teenagers are nice so they can use their parents to obtain something.
- D. Humanizing- They eventually realize their parents are human, have weaknesses, and make mistakes.
What was the two fold purpose of the 5th commandment in the Bible?
If God’s people would honor their parents they would remain in the promise land.
“If you ______ to your parents they will help
you develop ______/_______ in your life
that will tend to make you live a _______, ______ life.”
Listen, habits/choices, happier, longer.
“If you do that which “______ _____ ____ _ ___” you are inviting circumstances which tend to shorten your life.”
Seemth right unto a man.
What does the word fear in verse 18 mean and to whom should we fear?
According to the verse the fear stated here is not a fear it is a reverential fear. We should be reverential to God as Christians but we should also be reverential to our earthly masters showing them the respect and submission they should expect from us.
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.
But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.
The words of the Lord are pure words: as silver tired in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.
But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised: so shall I be saved from mine enemies.
The Lord liveth; andblessed be my rock; and let the God of my salvation be exalted.