In preparation for this lesson, read Isaiah 58:13-14 and Romans 14:5-6. Write down your thoughts about how the application of the fourth commandment, the Day of Rest, has changed.
This lesson has four main sections:
Content of Revelation
Nature of Revelation
Strategies toward Revelation
Application of Revelation
Goals and Objectives of Lesson 5
In this lesson, we would like to accomplish the following:
1. We hope you will become convinced of the importance of taking into account the situation when making ethical decisions.
2. We hope you will make use of all the resources and activities of the lesson to learn the biblical teaching about how to take into account the situation in making ethical decisions.
3. We hope you make some changes in your life as a response to the teachings of this lesson, especially that you begin to properly consider the situation when you make ethical decisions.
When you have done the following, it will show that the goals are met:
1. Use all the resources and complete all the written assignments of the lesson, expressing your own thoughts and attitudes regarding how we should take into account the situation when we make ethical decisions.
2. Obtain a satisfactory grade on the test, demonstrating that you can identify key biblical teachings about the situational character of revelation, that you can identify the meaning of goals and means, that you can identify incorrect strategies for taking into account the situational character of revelation, and that you can identify examples of changes in application of ethical principles in different periods of the Bible, especially with regard to dietary laws.
3. Answer the application questions in the study guides, showing how you have applied the teachings of the lesson to your life.
Carefully read the "Instructions for Lesson 5." You may want to print them out so that you can refer to them as you proceed through the assignments.
If you need a little reminder of how to do the assignments, go back to the instructions of lesson one and read the "General Instructions for Assignments" again.