bible test 1
Card Set Information
bible test 1
first step in gaining true knowledge
the fear of the Lord
What is the fear of the Lord?
the Lord himself is watching and evaluating every word, thought, action, attitude, and motive of your heart
What do we see about fools?
they despise wisdom and instruction
vs 8 &9 : Why is it important not to forsake your parents teaching?
we may be blocked by barriers that make us face the future realistically
unaware problems could exist - naive --> awareness
not concerned --> concern
don't want to deal with it --> responsibility
Why don't they climb over the barriers?
don't want to grow up
it won't be cool to think like an adult
they will lose prestige
they haven't decided yet which model to accept
what is maturity?
The Home and Family: on what major issues should you now be forming opinions and convictions?
becoming an adult
courtship and marriage
knowing God's will
The Home and Family: "and they lived happily ever after"
don't count on it
Romantic, erotic love, sensual love
focused on self; based on physical attraction, unstable (selfish, changes a lot, "puppy love")
family, based on filial attraction;
love with in a family, natural, undeserved, but strengthened by performance and communication
friends, deep affection; based on mutual interests
based on communication and relationship
Unconditional , unselfish love
based on the character of the one loving, unrelated to the character and performance of one being loved
diagram on love
Ranking of love for marriage:
: +3 - hollywood--> divorce so quickly\
Phileo +8 - friendship is good for a relationship
Agape +10 - essential for life
do not set yourself up to fall in love until you are marriageable
guard your heart against falling in love
don't put yourself in circumstances that would cause you to fall in love prematurely