CHRISTIAN LIFE RESPONSE:Evaluate the challenges and celebrations of living a Christian life.

: Evaluate the challenges and celebrations of living a Christian life. We know the Christian life includes the highs and lows with the joys and difficulties of the challenges and celebrations we experience as Christians. Honestly evaluating all aspects of our Christian life can allow us to better respond to the challenges and view them as opportunities while rejoicing in the celebrations that should resound with our praise to God. Activity #3: Christian Life Responses Read Book 4 (Beyond Personality: Or First Steps in the Doctrine of the Trinity) in the textbook by Lewis titled Mere Christianity. Then answer the following questions: What is the difference between making and begetting? What is the difference between “Bios” and “Zoe” (Making and Begetting)? What happens when we pray? What does Lewis mean when he calls theology an experimental science (The Three-Personal God)? What does Lewis mean when he says that God is outside of time? If we understand that God is beyond time, what difficulties does it solve (Time and Beyond Time)? How does Lewis understand that the statement “God is love” demands that the Trinity be at least two persons? What is the “good infection” (Good Infection)? How does Christ help us overcome our obstinate character (The Obstinate Toy Soldiers)? Describe the essence of each of the two notes (Two Notes). What are the two approaches to pretending? Describe the two discoveries that Lewis makes (Let’s Pretend). What does Christ demand of each Christian? What is the function of the call to perfection (Is Christianity Hard or Easy?)? How does the illustration of a father’s joy at his child’s first steps illustrate God’s view of the Christian life (Counting the Cost)? What did it cost God to create people who could have rebellious, truly free wills (Nice People or New Men)? Why must a person surrender himself or herself to God to attain his or her greatest potential (The New Men)?