Benchmark – Creator and Redeemer




In 1250-1500 words, respond to the following prompts regarding sin and God as Creator and Redeemer:

  1. Explain how sin entered the world and analyze the implications and consequences of sin for the human condition, focusing on how this issue appears in the history, literature, and theology of the Old Testament. Identify New Testament teachings that align with Old Testament history, literature, and theology.
  2. Explain the classical theological notion of sin as a privation of the good and show how this view is beneficial to understanding the biblical idea of sin.
  3. Explain how God is Creator and Redeemer, supporting your position using the most significant passages of the Old and New Testament.
  4. Describe God’s response to human sin and identify how several of his attributes inform how he deals with sin.

Use three academic resources as well as the Bible and the textbook to support your explanations.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

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This benchmark assignment assesses the following competencies:

CoT Program Competencies for the BA-Worship Arts

1.1: Demonstrate an understanding of the history, literature, and theology of the Old Testament.

1.4: Demonstrate an understanding of God as Creator and Redeemer.