Quiz 5 - of promise are nice, (wedding rings, cross...

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Quiz 5 1. In the Old Testament, the story of creation is not so much about God building the earth, but about how he leads his people and how they should exercise faith in him. While the past and peoples heritage may be important, it should not be a focus as they continue to grow and act. As far as contemporary society, this means that people should be less concerned about their history and past, but instead focus on their faith and following God in the future. 2. The story of Abraham is about the fulfillment of promises. It tells us that while we may display signs that represent our promise to God (ex. Circumcision) it is more important to follow through with the promise and actually follow him. For contemporary society this means that while displays
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Unformatted text preview: of promise are nice, (wedding rings, cross necklaces, etc.) it is much more important to actually follow through and uphold the promises being represented. It is more important to follow the promise than display the signs. 3. The entry into the promise land tells us that it is more important to focus on the religious aspects than the historical ones. By being religiously obedient that is how you will really earn your identity as a Christian and gain the connection to the Lord. This means for contemporary society , similarly to question one, it is more important for people to focus on faith and listening to God rather than dwelling on the past and history....
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2011 for the course REST 200 taught by Professor Sand during the Spring '11 term at Marist.

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