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The Jimi Hendrix Biblical Ethics Midterm Study Guide


(1)    Define civility.
(2)    What was Aristotle’s statement about civility?
(3)    Civility is more than external and must be based on what two things?
(4)    Hebrews 12 tells us to…
(5)    Four things civility is not:
(6)    Define empathy, curiosity, and teachability.
(7)    Three wrong ways to do speech:
(8)    Two rules of thumb for dealing with people with whom you disagree:
(9)    Pluralism means…
(10)  Is pluralism good or bad?
(11)  Give two examples of pluralism.
(12)  Be able to identify five principles on civility and sexuality.
(13)  What is the traditional teaching on hell? What is universalism? Is it civil to believe in or talk about hell? Why or why not?
(14)  The traditional teaching on hell shows us three things, which are…
(15)  What is meant by “all truth is God’s truth”?
(16)  A biblical example of someone who was faithful to God in a culture that did not honor God was…
(17)  Know details of the lives and ministries of Abraham Kuyper and Mother Teresa.
(18)  Five principles as we serve a slow God.
(19)  Be able to define the following: goals, motives, means.
(20)  What does God want our motives, means, and goals to be?
(21)  What was of primary importance during the pre-philosophical era?
(22)  What culture led the way in the transition from the pre-philosophical era to the philosophical era?
(23)  Who was Socrates and why was he important?
(24)  Who was Plato and why was he important?
(25)  Who was Aristotle and why was he important?
(26)  Who was Epicurus and why was he important?
(27)  Who was Zeno and why was he important?
(28)  Who was Augustine and why was he important?
(29)  What is egg nog pie and why is it important?
(30)  Who was Thomas Aquinas and why was he important?
(31)  Who was Thomas Hobbes and why was he important?
(32)  Who was David Hume and why was he important?
(33)  Who was Friedrich Nietzsche and why was he important?
(34)  Be able to define: deontological ethics, teleological ethics, and relativism ethics.
(35)  Be able to identify and give examples of: divine command, natural law, utilitarianism, and ethical egoism.
(36)  Is the Old Testament a carefully organized system of ethics or a mixture of different types of moral reasoning?
(37)  Be able to identify and describe the four types of moral reasoning found in Scripture.
(38)  The foundation of Old Testament ethics is the ______.
(39)  Be able to identify and describe the three categories of Old Testament law. What part(s) should the church still obey today?
(40)  What is the central theme that unifies Old Testament ethics?
(41)  What is the Hebrew word for “holy” What were some ways Israel was set apart as a nation?
(42)  What did obedience to the Law prove?
(43)  How are the Ten Commandment different from other legal codes?
(44)  Be able to identify anything that can happen without a good, reliable ethical map.
(45)  Be able to identify the four moral action guides: principle, rule, law, command.
(46)  What is a cover principle?
(47)  Be able to give an example of a cover principle.
(48)  What is an area principle?
(49)  Be able to give an example of an area principle.
(50)  Who/What is the central figure in Christian ethics?
(51)  Who/What is the atlas of Christian ethics?
(52)  Who/What helps teach and interpret Christian ethics?
(53)  Who/What contributes ethical guidance as well, but shouldn’t be our first resort in Christian ethics?
(54)  What are the three purposes of Christian ethics?
(55)  Name the four cover principles of Christian ethics.
(56)  “Decalogue” means _______ words/sayings.
(57)  According to Rabbi, what is the most important part of the Ten Commandments? Why?
(58)  What is God? God is a…
(59)  Name and describe the four stages in God’s story.
(60)  Define what a covenant is.
(61)  Covenant of works: place in Scripture, major promise, and symbol.
(62)  Covenant of grace: place in Scripture, major promise, and symbol.
(63)  Noahic covenant: place in Scripture, major promise, and symbol.
(64)  Abrahamic covenant: place in Scripture, major promise, and symbol.
(65)  Mosaic covenant: place in Scripture, major promise, and symbol.
(66)  Davidic covenant: place in Scripture, major promise, and symbol.
(67)  New covenant: place in Scripture, major promise, and symbol.
(68)  When God commands Israel not to worship other gods, does that mean those gods exist?
(69)  Be able to name the five pagan assumptions we make in our relationships with God.
(70)  Why is the first commandment critical?
(71)  In the first commandment, we _________________ other gods and we are invited to __________________ the God of the universe.
(72)  What kind of relationship has God designed us to have with him?
(73)  What is a god?
(74)  What makes the first commandment so powerful?
(75)  The major difference between the true God and the false gods of our lives is…
(76)  Be able to identify the various pagan deities that surrounded Israel in the ancient Near East.
(77)  What are the distinguishing principles between the first and second commandments?
(78)  Why is it not enough to turn our backs on false gods?
(79)  Why were no images of God to be used in worship?
(80)  What are the three ways of misunderstanding God that result from the use of idols?
(81)  What are some things in the Bible that God allowed for word pictures for his people?
(82)  Be able to intelligently discuss the use of art and icons in worship (including historical details about icons).
(83)  What’s the difference between latria and dulia?
(84)  What temptation always makes the second commandment relevant? In what ways do we see this in our lives (think: the performance treadmill)?
(85) Our image of who God must be is shaped by the…
     à _____________ word, which is _______________
     à _____________ word, which is _______________
     à _____________ Word, which is ______________
(86)  How does the Bible indicates alcohol can be used?
(87)  Know the general costs of alcoholism if ask to compare situations.
(88)  Where does the word “alcohol” come from?
(89)  Alcohol is a by-product of ____________.
(90)  What is fermentation? What happens during it?
(91)  What is distillation?
(92)  What is proof?
(93)  How does alcohol get into the bloodstream? To the brain?
(94)  How does the liver eliminate alcohol?
(95)  When does alcohol act as a stimulant? As a sedative?
(96)  What blood alcohol level (BAL) is considered in most states to be legally “under the influence”?
(97)  Be able to distinguish the three stages of alcoholism.
(98)  What is a drug? Are you selling?
(99)  What is an addiction?
(100) Be able to identify the following illegal drugs: marijuana, cocaine, crack, LSD, Mizzou’s rushing defense, heroin, crystal methamphetamine, and Ecstasy.
(101) Be able to identify the names of God in Old Testament, both in terms of what the Hebrew name means in English and what characteristic of God it is describing.
(102) Be able to identify the titles of Jesus in the New Testament, what the titles mean and what they reveal about Jesus.
(103) What is perjury?
(104) What is blasphemy?
(105) What was Bret “Hitman” Hart’s finishing maneuver?
(106) What is profanity?
(107) What is hypocrisy?
(108) What is magic?
(109) What are general vulgarity/expletives?
(110) What are personally directed expletives and why are they worse than the general variety?
(111) What are the four principles of the fourth commandment? Hint: cease, rest, embrace, feast.
(112) Where is the Bible does the Sabbath tradition begin?
(113) Why did God rest on the seventh day?
(114) Does the Sabbath tradition precede or follow the Ten Commandments?
(115) What are the positive and negative ways of remembering the Sabbath?
(116) The command to work six days shows we should be ________________ when we are not resting.
(117) What two equally ethical bad extremes are we to avoid?
(118) Sabbath means…
(119) Labor is…
(120) What is the best way to reform our time?
(121) What day was the Sabbath in the Old Testament? In the New Testament with the church? Why was the change made?
(122) What is the “larger principle” about the Sabbath for Christians?
(123) Be able to recall what the following passages teach about the Sabbath: Romans 14:5-8; Colossians 2:16-19; Hebrews 4:9-11; Hebrews 10:25.

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à 100 multiple choice questions
à 20 true/false questions
à Complete the Ten Commandments


    12 pieces of bacon
    Pinch or more of brown sugar per slice

    Place bacon on a baking sheet/aluminum pan. Rub brown sugar on each slice. Bake at 350 degrees, turning every five minutes until done.

What you need:
1 1.8 lb. package Fudge brownies
2 3.8 oz. packages instant chocolate pudding or chocolate mousse
8 - 3 MUSKETEERS® FUN SIZE® Mint with Dark Chocolate Bars
1 tablespoon whipping cream
8 ounces Lady Finger cookies (about 10 cookies), chopped, divided
16 ounces thawed frozen whipped topping such as Cool Whip, divided
What to do:
    Prepare brownies according to package directions and cool completely. Cut into 1-inch squares and set aside.
    Prepare chocolate pudding or mousse according to package directions and set aside in refrigerator.
    Combine 3 MUSKETEERS® FUN SIZE® Bars and cream in a double boiler over low heat. Cook until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
    Place half of the brownie pieces in the bottom of a deep glass bowl or trifle bowl. Spoon half of the chilled pudding over brownies and spread to coat completely. Sprinkle 1/3 of the chopped ladyfingers over pudding. Drizzle half of the warm chocolate-cream mixture over the ladyfingers. Dollop with 1/2 of whipped topping (about 3 cups). Repeat layers 1 time, ending with whipped topping. Sprinkle final layer of topping with the remaining chopped ladyfingers.
    Cover and chill until ready to serve.


Ingredients: 1 nine-inch baked pastry shell; 1 six-serving size package cook ‘n serve vanilla pudding mix (NOT instant); ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg (plus more for garnishing); 1 ½ cups egg nog; 2 tablespoons rum (optional); 1 pint heavy whipping cream, whipped.

Directions: In medium saucepan, combine pudding mix, ¼ tsp nutmeg, and egg nog; mix well. Over medium heat, cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat; stir in rum, if desired. Cool or chill thoroughly. Beat until smooth. Fold in whipped cream. Spoon into prepared pastry shell. Garnish with additional nutmeg. Chill four hours or until set. Refrigerate leftovers.


[1] Thanks to Mike Scott, WCA Class of 2014, for this recipe!

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