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1. Read Philippians 2:5-8 and briefly describe the direction Jesus’ life took.
2. Read John 1:1-3. What other familiar passage in Scripture does this remind you of?
3. In what ways does the textbook say that Jesus is similar to Moses and David?
4. Briefly summarize the parable of the sower from Mark 4.
5. Briefly list the three temptations of Jesus from Matthew 4.
6. How is Jesus described in 1 Corinthians 1:24 and John 1:1?
7. In the lecture, Jesus is described as fully God and fully man; now briefly describe the Trinity and Jesus’ position in the Trinity.
8. Briefly describe the kingdom of God as taught in the textbook.
9. Read John 10:1-18 and briefly summarize how Jesus cares for his sheep.
10. Briefly summarize the context and story of the parable of the good Samaritan in Luke 10:29-37.
11. According to the lecture, what is the atonement, and where in the Old Testament is this referred to in prophecy seven times?
12. What does the incarnation refer to?
13. According to the lecture, what three reasons are stated in Scripture for why God became a man in the person of Jesus Christ?
14. Read 1 Corinthians 1:18-25. What is the Apostle Paul referring to when he says at the end, “the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men”?
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Lecture 4. (2017). CWV-101: Christian Worldview. Phoenix, AZ: Grand Canyon University.
Merrick, J. (2015). The wisdom and mercy of God. In Grand Canyon University (Ed.), The beginning of wisdom: An introduction to Christian thought and life (2nd ed.). Available from http://gcumedia.com/digital-resources/grand-canyon-university/2015/the-beginning-of-wisdom_an-introduction-to-christian-thought-and-life_ebook_2e.php