What Point Does The Author Illustrate With An Elephant And 4 Blind Man

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Module/Week 3: Mankind and Sin

Textbook Readings:

Towns: Chs. 8 & 10

Chapter 8
1. What point does the author illustrate with an elephant and 4 blind men?
…Comparing it to the way people describe and see life and the world

2. Do Moslem leaders claim that Christianity and Islam are alike in that Allah was “the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ?”


3. What are the 4 questions that Darwinians have not been able to answer?

- Where is the missing link
- How can man evolve to be the apex of living beings if the fact suggest the process of evolution goes the other way
- Where life originated.
- Refuse to believe or even explore data that suggest intelligent design.

4. What question did the old
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What are the two types of sin that exist?

- Actual Sin
- Conditional Sin

2. Does God tempt man to sin?

No, God does not temp man to sin.

3. Is it a sin to be tempted?

Temptation is not to be equated with sin.

4. What are the four kinds of sin discussed in the article?

- Presumption
- Ignorance
- Commission
- Omission

5. What are the spiritual consequences for sin?

- The bliss of the creature enjoying the fellowship with the Creator was suddenly shattered.
- Lossof original righteousness
- Original guilt
- Original pollution or sinful nature
- Altered inmage of God in man,
- Spiritual Death

"The Material and Immaterial Aspects of Man"

1. What terms are usually used to describe the various aspects of the immaterial nature of man?

- Basor, soma - body. These words refer to the elementary fact that man has a material part. - Sarx - flesh. (a) Sarx is sometimes referred to as the tissue that covers the body

- Body of sin (Rom. 6:6) refers to man’s sin nature or to the body, the vehicle through which sin is manifested.

- Body of death (Rom. 7:24) speaks of our mortality as a result of our sin.

- Body of humiliation (Phil. 3:21) describes our current material body as contrasted to our future glorified body

- Earthen vessel (2 Cor. 4:7) highlights this inherent finiteness of our mortal bodies with no reference to moral ability.

- Natural body (1 Cor. 15:44) is an