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  1. MINISTERIAL ETHICS CLASS 1, Section 1 INTRODUCTION Moral AUTHORITY CRISIS

  2. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • CLASS NUMBER 1 • SECTION ONE • AUTHORITY CRISIS • COURSE REVIEW. • Intro to current MORAL AUTHORITY CRISIS. • What does the Bible say about ethics and moral leadership?

  3. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • CLASS NUMBER 1 • SECTION ONE • AUTHORITY CRISIS • What does the Bible say about recovery of the MORALLY fallen ministers of the Gospel of Jesus Christ?

  4. MINISTERIAL ETHICS “…a system of moral principles: the ethics of a culture. The rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or a particular group,” THE WORD “ETHICS”

  5. MINISTERIAL ETHICS “…of, pertaining to, or concerned with the principles or rules of right conduct or the distinction between right and wrong; ethical” THE WORD “MORAL”

  6. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • Part 1: • The basis for Christian ethics. The morality and ethics of Jesus Christ. • The basis for Biblical morality. The Ten Commandments, etc. WHAT WE WILL STUDY

  7. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • Part 1: • The translation from LAW to GRACE. • The Ethics and Moral doctrine of the early Church and its traditions. WHAT WE WILL STUDY

  8. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • Part 2: • The REAL work of the HOLY SPIRIT to change the lifestyles of God’s leaders and ministers. • Morality with an ETERNAL VIEW. WHAT WE WILL STUDY

  9. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • Part 2: • Situational Ethics and the new contemporary Moral world view. • Divorce and remarriage. • Homosexuality. • Governmental honour. WHAT WE WILL STUDY

  10. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • Part 3: • Moral leadership for God’s congregation. • Practical moral leadership using practical and real principles. WHAT WE WILL STUDY

  11. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • Part 3: • Ministers and their PEERS. Maintaining good, healthy MORAL and HOLY relationships. WHAT WE WILL STUDY

  12. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • Part 3: • MONEY, MONEY, MONEY! It’s a rich man’s world. Pastors and leaders justifying great wealth in a starving world. WHAT WE WILL STUDY

  13. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • Part 3: • MORAL LEADERSHIP and SEX. Sex is God’s idea! How can we keep from dishonouring it? WHAT WE WILL STUDY

  14. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • Part 3: • The Minister and moral failure. God’s M.A.S.H. units. • Handling POWER and AUTHORITY. How to remain authentic. WHAT WE WILL STUDY

  15. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 4:1-7 Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, and said, “I have acquired a man from the Lord.” 2 Then she bore again, this time his brother Abel. MORAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  16. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 4:1-7 Now Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground. 3 And in the process of time it came to pass that Cain brought an offering of the fruit of the ground to the Lord. MORAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  17. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 4:1-7 4 Abel also brought of the firstborn of his flock and of their fat. And the Lord respected Abel and his offering, 5 but He did not respect Cain and his offering. MORAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  18. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 4:1-7 And Cain was very angry, and his countenance fell. 6 So the Lord said to Cain, “Why are you angry? And why has your countenance fallen? 7 If you do well, will you not be accepted? MORAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  19. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 4:1-7 And if you do not do well, sin lies at the door. And its desire is for you, but you should rule over it.” MORAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  20. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • How we view God and His authority shows the foundations of our ethics and our morals. • Offerings are atool that exposes our ethics and morals. THE BIBLE ON MORAL ETHICS

  21. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • God expects us to overcome our own selfishness and through His power, achieve a lifestyle of “BLAMELESSNESS”. THE BIBLE ON MORAL ETHICS

  22. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • When we refuse to surrender our natural ideas of morality to God, we will become abusers, destroyers and murderers. THE BIBLE ON MORAL ETHICS

  23. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 4:16-24 And the Lord said to him, “Therefore, whoever kills Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold.” And the Lord set a mark on Cain, lest anyone finding him should kill him. MORAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  24. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 4:16-24 Then Cain went out from the presence of the Lord and dwelt in the land of Nod on the east of Eden. 17 And Cain knew his wife, and she conceived and bore Enoch. MORAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  25. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 4:16-24 And he built a city, and called the name of the city after the name of his son—Enoch. 18 To Enoch was born Irad; and Irad begot Mehujael, and Mehujael begot Methushael, MORAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  26. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 4:16-24 and Methushael begot Lamech. 19 Then Lamech took for himself two wives: the name of one wasAdah, and the name of the second was Zillah. 20 And Adah bore Jabal. MORAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  27. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 4:16-24 He was the father of those who dwell in tents and have livestock. 21 His brother’s name was Jubal. He was the father of all those who play the harp and flute. MORAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  28. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 4:16-24 22 And as for Zillah, she also bore Tubal-Cain, an instructor of every craftsman in bronze and iron. And the sister of Tubal-Cain wasNaamah. MORAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  29. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 4:16-24 23 Then Lamech said to his wives: “Adah and Zillah, hear my voice;Wives of Lamech, listen to my speech! For I have killed a man for wounding me, even a young man MORAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  30. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 4:16-24 for hurting me. 24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold,then Lamech seventy-sevenfold.” MORAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  31. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • SIN BEGETS SIN. Good and righteous ethics and moral living are a STANDARD, a WALL, a BULWARK against destruction. When it is breached it flows fast. THE BIBLE ON MORAL ETHICS

  32. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • SIN creates streams of decay in relationships. First, there was murder between family then there was unfaithfulness among husband and wife. THE BIBLE ON MORAL ETHICS

  33. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 9:1-11 So God blessed Noah and his sons, and said to them: “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth. 2 And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be on every beast of the earth, ORIGIN OF GOVERNMENTAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  34. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 9:1-11 on every bird of the air, on all that move on the earth, and on all the fish of the sea. They are given into your hand. 3 Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. ORIGIN OF GOVERNMENTAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  35. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 9:1-11 I have given you all things, even as the green herbs. 4But you shall not eat flesh with its life, that is, its blood. 5 Surely for your lifeblood I will demand a reckoning; ORIGIN OF GOVERNMENTAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  36. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 9:1-11 from the hand of every beast I will require it, and from the hand of man. From the hand of every man’s brother I will require the life of man. 6 Whoever sheds man’s blood, ORIGIN OF GOVERNMENTAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  37. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 9:1-11 by man his blood shall be shed;For in the image of God He made man.7 And as for you, be fruitful and multiply; Bring forth abundantly in the earth and multiply in it.” ORIGIN OF GOVERNMENTAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  38. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 9:1-11 8 Then God spoke to Noah and to his sons with him, saying: 9 “And as for Me, behold, I establish My covenant with you and with your descendants after you, 10 and with every living ORIGIN OF GOVERNMENTAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  39. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 9:1-11 creature that is with you: the birds, the cattle, and every beast of the earth with you, of all that go out of the ark, every beast of the earth. 11 Thus I establish My covenant with ORIGIN OF GOVERNMENTAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  40. MINISTERIAL ETHICS GENESIS 9:1-11 you: Never again shall all flesh be cut off by the waters of the flood; never again shall there be a flood to destroy the earth.” ORIGIN OF GOVERNMENTAL ETHICS FROM THE BIBLE

  41. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • The believer in Jesus Christ, who is truly a committed Christian, understands that Ethics and Moral code goes well beyond human opinion and societies of man. THE BIBLE ON MORAL ETHICS

  42. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • Good, moral, life-giving ethics comes from HEAVEN NOT FROM EARTH. • Without God, where can man possibly derive his MORAL foundations? THE BIBLE ON MORAL ETHICS

  43. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • KEY QUESTIONS: • What do you think is a better world to live in: one in which man makes all the rules or one in which man is accountable to a higher power?

  44. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • KEY QUESTIONS: • Does the government of DEMOCRATIC or REPUBLICS of men affect MORAL life or REFLECT moral codes of society?

  45. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • KEY QUESTIONS: • Do the laws of a society change the society or does the law of a society reflect the society in which they are made?

  46. MINISTERIAL ETHICS • KEY QUESTIONS: • Who is in the best position to EFFECTIVELY teach an ethical, moral lifestyle to our children: • GOVERNMENT? • CHURCH? • SCHOOLS? • FAMILIES?

  47. MINISTERIAL ETHICS CLASS 2, Section 1 Pages 1-41 The Basis for Christian Ethics