Lesson 14: Humanity and Sin: Essential Human Nature (Part 2)


Read Know the Truth: Chapter 9: Essential Human Nature (Pages 126-136)

Questions for Discussion

1. In your view, is the human person bipartite, tripartite or something else? Show how your answer finds support in Scripture.

2. ‘Man is man-in-community.’ Examine the biblical teaching relevant to this claim and explore its implications for (a) society, (b) marriage and family, (c) the church.

3. Explore the relevance of Genesis 2:18–25 to (a) Christian marriage, (b) human sexuality, (c) today’s marital confusions.

4. What do the terms ‘dominion’ and ‘stewardship’ mean with reference to a Christian response to the natural environment? Why, and to what extent, should a Bible-respecting Christian be a ‘green’?

Milne, Bruce (2012-11-28). Know the Truth: A Handbook of Christian Belief (p. 137). InterVarsity Press. Kindle Edition.

Scripture Reading, Scripture Memory and Catechism

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