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10 - The Holy Spirit and the Conversion of the Sinner
(Note: Although these questions arise from
specific sections of the chapter, please allow
the whole chapter to possibly supplement your
four works listed in the third article of the
Augsburg Confession does KOLB note as being worked
by Christ through the Holy Spirt?
is the "one" work, and means for this
work, of the Holy Spirit highlighted from the
the four points that KOLB highlights in support
for the Confessions that the Holy Spirit is Lord
What is the twofold goal of the Holy Spirit as
"Giver of (New) Life"?
does the Holy Spirit always point us and our lives?
voice comes from outside us." His word is
an external word, an externum verbum. Discuss
the significance of this and give some examples.
the five forms of the external word or "Gospel"
which Luther listed in the Smalcald Articles.
the aim of the Holy Spirit?s Work through the
viva vox evangelii, the "living voice of
the Gospel." (Also see pages 191-193).
What are the two sacramental forms of the Word?
are the three elements which define a sacrament
in the Lutheran churches?
the hearing and reading of the Word, receiving
[the Word] sacramentally works faith and works
through faith. Without faith the benefits do not
penetrate our lives." Discuss. What is the
danger from the Medieval Roman posistion? What
is the danger from the "some Protestants"
what does KOLB attribute the lack of a "strong
sense" of sin in the "Greek tradition"?
total responsibility for our lives contradicts
total human responsibility, it seems." What
are the two "logical" human answers?
July 17, 1984 I asked Jesus to come into my heart."
Assuming that the speaker is a Christian, discuss
the contributions that a person makes to his conversion.
prepared to be an effective witness to God's saving
love and power entails what two burdens?
process of re-creation is instantaneous and at
the same time lasts throughout human life."
viva vox evangelii
ex opere operato
Council of Constantinople, 381