Intercontinental Church of God Correspondence Course - Lesson Eight of Bible Course--Answers

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Lesson Eight - Mankind - Answers

This table shows the correct answers to the questions for Lesson 8.  The questions are generated from the doctrine on Mankind.  To check the text of the doctrine for each question and answer, go to the Check Text Page.

1] The ultimate purpose of man is to become an angel being and exist in heaven forever?  True or False?   (False.  Man's purpose is to enter God's family and become literal sons of God.)

2] Human beings are physical beings with no inherent immortality?  True or False?    (True)

3] One must earn eternal life?  True or False?    (False, it is a gift of God)


4] Man was made wholly flesh and blood in ________ (whose) image?  (God's image)


5] One can find the phrase "immortal soul" in the Bible?  Yes or No?   (No)


6] The Hebrew word for "soul", nephesh is used for both human and animal life.  True or False?  (True)

7] The soul that sinneth, it shall _______ (what)?  (die)


8] No murderer hath _______________ (what) abiding in him.  (eternal life)


9] King David is:   a) dead and buried OR b) presently in heaven?  ( a) dead and buried)


10] Man can think and reason because of something called, __________________ (what)?   (spirit in man)


11] The "spirit in man" is immortal. True or False?  (Absolutely False)


12] The spirit of man is not the man, but rather a spiritual essence which provides man with his utterly unique characteristics of self-awareness and mind.  True or False?  (True)


13] In this doctrine on mankind, the brain is likened unto a cassette tape recorder.  The "spirit in man" is likened unto ______________________ (what)?   (recording tape)


14] At death, the "spirit in man" returns to God but has no consciousness.  True or False?   (True)


15] Physical life provides the arena for man to learn the object lessons necessary to develop the character of _________ (whom)?  (God)

16] Man was created a) with an evil nature OR b) upright?   (upright)


17] It is impossible for man to obey God in the full spirit of the law without ____________ (what)?  (the Holy Spirit)


18] Because of the "spirit in man" the human mind operates with a spiritual dimension, and that means _________ problems. (what kind of problems?)  (spiritual problems)


19] Though man has spiritual problems, he possesses only _____________ solutions.  (what kind of solutions?)  (physical)


20] Conversion is accomplished by the ___________________ (what)?   (Holy Spirit)


21] If the spiritual essence God gives us at baptism continues to grow within us, we will personally be born into ________________ (what) at the resurrection?  (God's family)


22] Does anyone ever get a second chance or opportunity at Salvation?  Yes or No?  (No)


23] Everyone who has ever lived will have their opportunity to know truth, have access to the Holy Spirit, enter the Salvation Process, and, if successful there, enter into the Family of God with eternal life.  True or False?  (true)


24] In Genesis 1 and 2 we see the physical creation of man.  God is now working with man _____________ (how) (spiritually)

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