Do You Think Like A Catholic or A Baptist? --- Travis Case

Travis Case, Pastor                                   Northgate Baptist Church

Do You Think Like
A Catholic or A Baptist?

Take this short quiz to find out


Instructions:
Read each pair of statements.
Choose the one that most closely represents your personal beliefs.
Then check the answer __A or __B.


__1-A_ God gives a man right standing with Himself by mercifully accounting him innocent and virtuous.

__1-B_ God gives a man right standing with Himself by actually making him into an innocent and virtuous person.



__2-A_ God gives a man right standing with Himself by placing Christ's goodness and virtue to his credit.

__2-B_ God gives a man right standing with Himself by putting Christ's goodness and virtue into his heart.



__3-A_ God accepts the believer because of the moral excellence found in Jesus Christ.

__3-B_ God makes the believer acceptable by infusing Christ's moral excellence into his life.



__4-A_ If a sinner becomes "born-again" (the regenerating, transforming process of character), he will achieve right standing with God.

__4-B_ If the sinner is granted right standing with God through faith ("born-again"), he will then experience transformation of character.



__5-A_ We receive right standing with God by faith alone.

__5-B_ We receive right standing with God by faith which has become active by love.



__6-A_ We achieve right standing with God by having Christ live out His life of obedience in us.

__6-B_ We achieve right standing with God by accepting the fact that He obeyed the law perfectly for us.



__7-A_ We achieve right standing with God by following Christ's example by the help of His enabling grace.

__7-B_ We follow Christ's example because His life has given us right standing with God.



__8-A_ God first pronounces that we are good in His sight, then gives us His Spirit to make us good.

__8-B_ God sends His Spirit to make us good, and then He will pronounce that we are good.



__9-A_ Christ's finished work on the cross and intercession at God's right hand gives us favor in the sight of God.

__9-B_ It is the indwelling Christ that gives us favor in God's sight.



__10-A_ Only by the imputation of Christ's righteousness through faith can we fully satisfy the claims of the Ten Commandments.

__10-B_ By the power of the Holy Spirit living in us, we can fully satisfy the claims of the Ten Commandments.






Answers:



1-A_Baptist _ God gives a man right standing with Himself by mercifully accounting him innocent and virtuous.

1-B_Catholic _ God gives a man right standing with Himself by actually making him into an innocent and virtuous person.



2-A_Baptist _ God gives a man right standing with Himself by placing Christ's goodness and virtue to his credit.

2-B_Catholic _ God gives a man right standing with Himself by putting Christ's goodness and virtue into his heart.



3-A_Baptist _ God accepts the believer because of the moral excellence found in Jesus Christ.

3-B_Catholic _ God makes the believer acceptable by infusing Christ's moral excellence into his life.



4-A_Catholic _ If a sinner becomes "born-again" (the regenerating, transforming process of character), he will achieve right standing with God.

4-B_Baptist _ If the sinner is granted right standing with God through faith ("born-again"), he will then experience transformation of character.



5-A_Baptist _ We receive right standing with God by faith alone.

5-B_Catholic _ We receive right standing with God by faith which has become active by love.



6-A_Catholic _ We achieve right standing with God by having Christ live out His life of obedience in us.

6-B_Baptist _ We achieve right standing with God by accepting the fact that He obeyed the law perfectly for us.



7-A_Catholic _ We achieve right standing with God by following Christ's example by the help of His enabling grace.

7-B_Baptist _ We follow Christ's example because His life has given us right standing with God.



8-A_Baptist_ God first pronounces that we are good in His sight, then gives us His Spirit to make us good.

8-B_Catholic _ God sends His Spirit to make us good, and then He will pronounce that we are good.



9-A_Baptist _ Christ's finished work on the cross and intercession at God's right hand gives us favor in the sight of God.

9-B_Catholic_ It is the indwelling Christ that gives us favor in God's sight.



10-A_Baptist _ Only by the imputation of Christ's righteousness through faith can we fully satisfy the claims of the Ten Commandments.

10-B_Catholic _ By the power of the Holy Spirit living in us, we can fully satisfy the claims of the Ten Commandments.






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