Glossary for Lessons 1-6
Glossary for lessons 1-6. SCROLL DOWN to review key names and terms. You may also search for a term by clicking on its first letter below.
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To repeal or do away with a law or agreement.
Term used by some theologians to refer to things that are morally indifferent.
Not subject to ethical evaluation
Medieval theologian who believed that general revelation and existential revelation were sufficient to communicate many moral principles, and that the Scriptures supplemented those teachings.
Doctrine taught in the fourth century AD that denied the Trinity.
Theologian of the fourth century AD who affirmed the Trinity and refuted Arianism.
People who are praised in the Book of Acts for examining the Scriptures to see if the words of Paul were true.
Aspect of the law that gives instructions for worship and the sacrificial system.
Aspect of the law that gives principles for governing society.
Use of the law to restrain sin in society.
A command revealed through God's first acts of creation when He made the heavens and the earth.
God's command that humans expand his kingdom to the ends of the through the development of human culture.
Figured used by John in Scripture to indicate sin.
Dr. Frame defines it for Christians as theology viewed as a means of determining which human persons, acts and attitudes receive God's blessing and which do not.
The practice of deliberately intervening to terminate someone's life in order to relieve their suffering.
Ethical perspective that considers the person, the motives, and the inner leading of the Holy Spirit.
Revelation through persons
Revelation through creation and history
Christ's appointment of the eleven faithful apostles as his authoritative representatives, and his charge to them to spread the kingdom of God throughout the whole world.
The use of exaggeration to make a point.
Figure used by John in Scripture to indicate righteousness.
Sixteenth century author who wrote The Prince. Known for arguing that "the end justifies the means."
A figure of speech in which a word or phrase represents something else.
Aspect of the law that gives general ethical principles, often identified with the Ten Commandments.
City where Church council was held in 325 AD, in which they affirmed the doctrine of the Trinity and refuted Arianism.
Ethical perspective that considers the standards as given in God's Word.
Use of the law to show Christians how to live a more ethical life.
Use of the law to expose sin and drive an unbeliever to Christ.
In theology, this is another term for clarity, used in reference to the Scriptures.
The use of language contrary to its literal meaning in order to criticize or taunt.
City where Church council was held in 357 AD, in which they affirmed Arianism
Ethical perspective that considers the problem itself, the goals, and the consequences.
Revelation that transcends the normal workings of creation
Related to the purpose of something. Another name give by Dr. Frame to the "situational" perspective.
Dr. Frame defines it as the application of the Word of God to all of life.