Establish a definition of Christian ethics, examine the threefold criteria of good works and present a biblical threefold process for making ethical decisions.
Making biblical decisions
Explore the authority of God and his word in ethics.
Explore the proper standards for ethical decisions by investigating the divine authorship and the attributes of Scripture.
Examine the different ways the various parts and aspects of Scripture communicate God’s norms to us.
Focuses on how a proper understanding of situations can help us understand God’s revelation.
Focuses on the overarching goal that God has laid before us, namely, the success and triumph of his kingdom as it spreads from heaven to cover the whole earth.
Identifies the major components of the ethical situation we encounter in the modern world, and to explain how each component bears on the ethical decisions we must make.
Explores the existential perspective by looking at the relationship between goodness and our being, focusing on how goodness relates to who we are.
Investigates the existential perspective on ethics by looking at the ways our motives and intentions affect the morality of our decisions.
Explore how Christians actually make ethical decisions, how we go about choosing good.