3.2 Judge and Jury Key Concept “We do not invent morality; we discover morality.”
3.2 Judge and Jury Romans 1:20; 2:14-16 “Ever since the creation of the world God’s eternal power and divine nature, invisible though they are, have been understood and seen through the things he has made. So they are without excuse.” “When Gentiles, who do not possess the law, do instinctively what the law requires, these, though not having the law, are a law to themselves.
3.2 Judge and Jury Romans 1:20; 2:14-16 They show that what the law requires is written on their hearts, to which their own conscience also bears witness; and their conflicting thoughts will accuse or perhaps excuse them on the day when, according to my gospel, God, through Jesus Christ, will judge the secret thoughts of all.”
3.3 War Key Concept Christianity is unique in acknowledging evil as a reality, refusing to trivialize human suffering, and for providing a holistic response to the problem.
3.3 War Revelation 21:3b-5a “And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “See, the home of God is among mortals. He will dwell with them as their God; they will be his peoples, and God himself will be with them; he will wipe every tear from their eyes.
3.3 War Revelation 21:3b-5a Death will be no more; mourning and crying and pain will be no more, for the first things have passed away.’ And the one who was seated on the throne said, ‘See, I am making all things new.’”
3.4 Moral Stories Key Concept “Evil is ultimately that which violates the purposes of God for life and for living in community with each other.”
Romans 6:21c-23 “So what advantage did you then get from the things of which you now are ashamed? The end of those things is death. But now that you have been freed from sin and enslaved to God, the advantage you get is sanctification. 3.4 Moral Stories
Romans 6:21c-23 The end is eternal life. For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” 3.4 Moral Stories