PRINCE OF PEACE EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH AND SCHOOL CONFIRMATION EXAMINATION

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  • PRINCE OF PEACE EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH AND SCHOOL CONFIRMATION EXAMINATION
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  • MARTIN LUTHER was born in a. 1547 in Rome, Italy b. 1483 in Eisleben, Germany c. 1898 in Cleveland, Ohio Becoming and living as a monk did this for Luther a. Increased his anger and frustration with Gods holiness b. Gave him the peace he needed c. Made earning heaven easier
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  • In Luthers day (as in ours) the sale of indulgences was going on. Whats an indulgence? What life altering news did Luther discover while reading the Bible? a.Those who do enough good will go to heaven. b. In Christ a righteousness from God is revealed. c. He should start his own religion.
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  • Why the cross at the center? Why is the cross black?
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  • Explain why the heart is a part of the seal: Why is the heart RED?
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  • Why the color BLUE for the background? Why do you have sure hope?
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  • Why the golden ring or circle around the seal? Until heaven what are you and I to be doing i.e. the leaves are often what color and why?
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  • Here I Stand Discuss the reason for these most definitive words of Luther. Discuss the significance of these words for YOU a modern day Christian.
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  • What do we know about God, without the Bible? From Nature / Creation: From conscience: Why do we ultimately need the Bible?
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  • Into how many PARTS is the Bible divided? What are the names of those parts? How many books are in the Bible? a. 66b. 60 c. 75
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  • What language was the Old Testament written in? What language was the New Testament written in? How many books are in the Old Testament? How many books are in the New Testament?
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  • Whom did God inspire to write the books of the Old Testament? Whom did God inspire to write the books of the New Testament?
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  • EVALUATE: All Scripture is inspired in the same sense that someone is inspired to write poetry, etc. The Holy Scriptures were written by well- intentioned men of God. They wrote what they believed to be from God, but they were also affected by the cultural beliefs and influences of their times. Whats this Evangelical Lutheran Church of America statement say about the Bible? Is that what the Bible says of itself?
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  • All Scripture is God-breathed.
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  • So the verbally inspired Bible means: A.The main thoughts in the Bible came from God. B. God gave the general outline and man filled in the rest. C. Every word in the Bible comes from God.
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  • What is the CHIEF purpose of the Law? HOW US UR IN
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  • No one will be declared righteous in his sight by observing the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of sin.
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  • What does God teach us by His Gospel? A. Whoever believes in Jesus has forgiveness of sins and eternal life. B. Whoever believes and does enough good works will go to heaven. C. Whoever lives a good life earns salvation.
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  • Again SOS but this time: HOWS US UR AVIOR
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  • God so loved the world, that He gave His one and only Son that whoever believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life.
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  • KEY TERM What does the word Gospel mean? In what two ways did God give us His LAW? Natural Law written on ___ Written Law written in ____
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  • Who is the only true God? The only True God is KEY TERM What does the term triune mean?
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  • Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
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  • If one were to diagram the Triune God such as this What word(s) would you place in the solid blue blanks? What word(s) would you place in the broken line red blanks?
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  • What is the FIRST commandment? What does God demand WE DO in this first commandment? How do we break this commandment? Open Idolatry -- Secret Idolatry--
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  • Have you ever broken the FIRST COMMANDMENT? Unfortunately, HOW OFTEN? Give a modern day example of how someone might fear something else ABOVE God: Will you be entering Gods heaven based on your performance of this commandment?
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  • What is the SECOND commandment? What is Gods name? Why did God give us His name?
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  • Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.
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  • How are we to use Gods name properly? How are we FORBIDDEN to use Gods name? Whats at stake when Gods name is misused?
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  • What is the THIRD commandment? What does the word sabbath mean? How does Jesus give us true Sabbath-rest for our souls?
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  • How then do we break the third commandment?
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  • Blessed rather are those who hear the Word of God and obey it.
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  • How then do you plan to obey or keep in your life Gods Word?
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  • What is the FOURTH commandment? What do we OWE those whom God has placed over us? WHERE has God placed His representatives over us?
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  • Honor your father and mother which is the first commandment with a promise that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.
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  • What is the FIFTH commandment? Why does the Bible, and therefore, why do we call LIFE a time of grace? A persons life is their only
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  • How do we break this FIFTH commandment? A. Thoughts -- B. Words -- C. Deeds -- How do we KEEP this commandment?
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  • What is the SIXTH commandment? What blessings is God protecting with this commandment? ____________ & ___________
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  • WHAT IS MARRIAGE? Gods definition that is!
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  • What are the three PURPOSES for which God gave us sex and marriage? CCCCCCCCCCCC hildren ompanionship hastity
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  • How do married people keep this commandment? How do married people break this commandment? 1.2. What are typical ways ALL people, married or unmarried, break this commandment?
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  • What is the SEVENTH commandment? Who is the owner and giver of EVERYTHING? PSALM 24:1 says: The earth is the Lords and everything in it, the world and all who live in it.
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  • What is a steward? HOW are we Gods stewards? We are stewards of our TTTTTTTTTTTT ime alents reasure
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  • All of which comes from ____ And all of which he expects us to use _________________. How do we break this 7 th commandment?
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  • What is the EIGHTH commandment? What is false testimony? How then do we break this 8 th commandment? How then do we keep this 8 th commandment?
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  • What are the 9 th and 10 th commandments? What does it mean to COVET? Cite a Bible account where one coveted: Coveting often leads to breaking what other commandments? And how so?
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  • What do we mean by sin of omission? What do we mean by sin of commission? How does God DEMAND His law be kept?
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  • Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
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  • Will this work for you? Whats this called? Why doesnt it work?
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  • Can anyone keep the LAW the way God demands it be kept? ALL have sinned and fall short of the glory of God
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  • What USE is Gods Law then: 1) As a _______ it shows us our sin. 2) As a _______ it keeps sin in check. 3) As a _______ it teaches Christians how to live life pleasing to the Savior God.
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  • What CURSE do we deserve because of our sin? The wages of sin is death
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  • How did Jesus save us (YOU) from that curse of the Law? Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us,
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  • Again, the only True God is God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Cite the Bible Account where ALL 3 persons of the One True God showed themselves at the same time: Mt. 3:16,17 God the Father was God the Son was God the Holy Spirit was
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  • What characteristics has God shown Himself to have? What does it mean when we say I believe in God? Why do we confess God the Father is the Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth?
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  • What does the Bible mean when it says mankind was created in the image of God? What happened to that image of God after the Fall into sin? In the explanation of the 1 st Article we recall that God daily and richly provides for me How does God take care of me day by day?
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