Midterm - Wilderness Mentatlities

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Trimester 4 - MidTerm Quiz - Wilderness Mentalities


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  • 1. 

    The Children of Israel took 40 years to make a trip to the Promised Land.  If their hearts had been right, that journey shoudl only have taken them:

    • A.

      Two years

    • B.

      One year

    • C.

      Six months

    • D.

      Thirty days

    • E.

      Eleven days

    Correct Answer
    E. Eleven days
    Explanation
    The correct answer is eleven days because in the Bible, it is mentioned that the journey from Egypt to the Promised Land was supposed to take only eleven days. However, due to their disobedience and lack of faith, the Children of Israel wandered in the wilderness for forty years before finally reaching their destination. This shows that their hearts were not right and they faced consequences for their actions.

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  • 2. 

    When the Israelites came to a trial, they:

    • A.

      Offered a sacrifice of praise

    • B.

      Pressed on, refusing to think about returning to Egypt

    • C.

      Thought they would be better off dead

    • D.

      Prayed and asked God to help them

    Correct Answer
    C. Thought they would be better off dead
    Explanation
    The Israelites thought they would be better off dead. This suggests that they were facing a difficult trial or situation that made them lose hope and believe that death would be a preferable outcome. It implies that they were feeling desperate and overwhelmed, possibly due to the challenges they were facing in their journey or the hardships they were enduring.

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  • 3. 

    When people fail a Wilderness Mentatlity test with God, what happens?

    • A.

      They go on to the next test

    • B.

      They have to retake the test.

    • C.

      They go up to a higher level.

    • D.

      They fail and don't get oanother chance.

    Correct Answer
    B. They have to retake the test.
    Explanation
    When people fail a Wilderness Mentality test with God, they are required to retake the test. This implies that failing the test does not result in immediate consequences or being permanently disqualified. Instead, individuals are given another opportunity to demonstrate their understanding and growth in order to pass the test. The phrase "have to" suggests that retaking the test is mandatory and necessary for their progress.

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  • 4. 

    This course teaches that the man who had been crippled for 38 years by the pool of Bethesada had which one of the following Wilderness Mentalities?

    • A.

      Someone do it for me.

    • B.

      Please make everything easy.

    • C.

      My future is based on my past.

    • D.

      Grumbling, falut finding and complaining

    Correct Answer
    A. Someone do it for me.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Someone do it for me." This mentality suggests that the man relied on others to solve his problems and take care of him, rather than taking responsibility for his own life. He had been crippled for 38 years and had not made any effort to improve his situation or find a solution for himself. This mentality can be seen as a form of dependency and a lack of personal agency.

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  • 5. 

    We are supposed to face suffering:

    • A.

      Without complaint

    • B.

      With a Godly attitude through the suffering

    • C.

      With trust, no matter how things look

    • D.

      By talking about the goodness of God

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above" because the statement "We are supposed to face suffering" implies that we should approach suffering in multiple ways. Firstly, we should face suffering without complaint, accepting it as a part of life. Secondly, we should maintain a Godly attitude, meaning we should strive to remain faithful and righteous even in the face of hardship. Thirdly, we should trust in God's plan and have faith that things will work out, regardless of how bleak the situation may appear. Lastly, we should talk about the goodness of God, emphasizing His love and grace even in difficult times.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is true concerning the attitude that we shouldn't have to wait for anything and that we deserve things immediately?

    • A.

      This attitude is a fruit of pride.

    • B.

      God is not going to allow us to live in abundance until we learn to live in difficult circumstances without complaining.

    • C.

      Like Paul, we are to learn to be content in every situation.

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above". This means that all the statements mentioned in the options are true concerning the attitude that we shouldn't have to wait for anything and that we deserve things immediately. The attitude of impatience and entitlement is considered a fruit of pride. Additionally, it is believed that God will not bless us with abundance until we learn to be content in difficult circumstances without complaining. This aligns with the example set by Paul, who learned to be content in every situation.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following is true concerning patience?

    • A.

      Patience is simply the ability to wait.

    • B.

      Patience is developed in a believer even when there are no trials.

    • C.

      Patience is how we act while we wait.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    C. Patience is how we act while we wait.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Patience is how we act while we wait." This means that patience is not just the ability to wait, but also encompasses our behavior and actions during the waiting period. It implies that patience is not passive, but rather an active state where we remain calm, composed, and exhibit self-control while waiting for something.

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  • 8. 

    Wilderness Mentality #6 is "My behavior may be wrong, but it is not my faoult." This mentality shows itself by which of the following?

    • A.

      Blaming others

    • B.

      Making excuses

    • C.

      Running from the problem

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    This mentality shows itself by blaming others, making excuses, and running from the problem. Blaming others is a way of shifting the responsibility for one's behavior onto someone else. Making excuses involves coming up with reasons or justifications for one's behavior, instead of taking ownership of it. Running from the problem means avoiding facing the consequences or addressing the issue at hand. All of these behaviors reflect the mindset of not taking personal responsibility for one's actions.

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  • 9. 

    The cross we have to carry is:

    • A.

      Suffering for God's glory

    • B.

      To live an unselfish life.

    • C.

      To pursue good works

    • D.

      Spiritual warfare

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. To live an unselfish life.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "To live an unselfish life." This means that the cross we have to carry, or the burden we have to bear, is the responsibility to live a life that is not focused on ourselves but rather on serving and helping others. It implies that we should prioritize the needs of others over our own desires and be willing to make sacrifices for the greater good. This aligns with the teachings of many religious and ethical traditions that emphasize the importance of selflessness and compassion towards others.

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  • 10. 

    In order to receive God's blessings, a person needs to:

    • A.

      Walk before God without sin

    • B.

      Labor diligently so god can reward with blessings

    • C.

      Stirve for holiness and work to get blessings

    • D.

      Love God, seek Him, and learn to receive from Him

    Correct Answer
    D. Love God, seek Him, and learn to receive from Him
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Love God, seek Him, and learn to receive from Him." This answer aligns with the idea that in order to receive God's blessings, a person needs to have a genuine love for God, actively seek a relationship with Him, and be open to receiving His blessings. It emphasizes the importance of a personal connection with God and a willingness to learn and grow spiritually.

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  • 11. 

    In the wilderness, God led the Children of Israel along a difficult way. Why?

    • A.

      To punish the Children of Israel

    • B.

      To teach the Children of Israel how to face hardship and to help their faith grow

    • C.

      The Children of Israel went the hard way by mistake.

    • D.

      The devil deceived them into going the hard way.

    Correct Answer
    B. To teach the Children of Israel how to face hardship and to help their faith grow
    Explanation
    God led the Children of Israel along a difficult way to teach them how to face hardship and to help their faith grow. By experiencing challenges and obstacles, they would learn to trust in God's guidance and provision. This difficult journey would strengthen their faith and prepare them for the trials they would face in the future.

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  • 12. 

    What creature in Proverbs 6 teaches us that we need to do what is right even if nobody is looking?

    • A.

      The ant

    • B.

      The grasshopper

    • C.

      The beaver

    • D.

      The eagle

    Correct Answer
    A. The ant
    Explanation
    The ant is known for its diligent and hardworking nature, as depicted in Proverbs 6. It teaches us the importance of doing what is right and fulfilling our responsibilities, even when no one is watching. The ant's behavior serves as a reminder that integrity and discipline are essential qualities to possess, regardless of external influences or recognition.

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  • 13. 

    God wants believers to consquer the Wilderness Mentatliteis quickly so they can enter the promised land of His blessings.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that believers are encouraged to overcome negative mindsets and attitudes associated with the wilderness mentality, such as doubt, fear, and complaining. By doing so, they can move forward and experience the blessings and promises that God has in store for them. This aligns with the biblical narrative of the Israelites wandering in the wilderness before entering the promised land.

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  • 14. 

    Suffering, no matter what our attitude, still glorifies God.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false because suffering does not necessarily glorify God regardless of our attitude. While some religious beliefs may view suffering as a way to bring glory to God, not all perspectives align with this idea. Different religions and individuals may have different interpretations of suffering and its relationship to the divine. Therefore, it is incorrect to claim that suffering always glorifies God, regardless of our attitude.

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  • 15. 

    The Wilderness Mentality of self-pity is really a form of idolatry and is a pervesrion of the gift of compassion.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that having a wilderness mentality of self-pity is a form of idolatry and distorts the true meaning of compassion. This implies that when individuals constantly indulge in self-pity, they are prioritizing their own suffering and making it the center of their lives, rather than focusing on helping others and showing genuine empathy. Therefore, the statement is true, as it highlights the negative consequences of self-pity and emphasizes the importance of cultivating a compassionate mindset.

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