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Give two beliefs about the trinity

God is a relationship of love between the father son and Holy Spirit
God the Holy Spirit is God’s power at work in the world


Give two quotes for the trinity

“We believe in one God”- the Nicene creed
“Now the lord is spirit”


Give two beliefs about the creation

Liberal Christians believe the creation story may not be scientifically accurate but does contain religious truths
Fundamental Christians believe God literally created everything in six days


Give two quotes for the creation

“In the beginning god created the heavens and the earth”
“The word was with god and word was god”


True or false the Holy Spirit was active in the creation



How does the creation story link to the trinity

The Holy Spirit was active showing all parts of god are active in the creation


What does genesis 2 explain

How humans were made


Give two quotes from genesis 2

“Then God formed a man from the dust from the ground”


Give two beliefs about the incarnation

Jesus is god in the flesh
The virgin conception shows jesus is part of the trinity


Give two quotes for the incarnation

“She was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit”
“The word became flesh”


Give two beliefs about the crucifixion

Jesus forgave those who crucified him
Jesus suffered which showed he was fully human


Give two reasons why the crucifixion is important for Christians today

Shows that sins will be forgiven
God understands human suffering


Give two quotes for the crucifixion

“Father into your hands I commit my spirit”
“Father forgive them”


What happened in during the resurrection

-Mary and Mary went to jesus’ tomb
-he wasn’t there
- an angel said he has risen
- jesus appeared to many people


Give two ways in which the resurrection is significant to Christians

Shows sins will be forgiven if they follow god’s laws
Shows Christians should not fear death as they will be resurrected if they follow jesus


Give two quotes for the resurrection

“He has risen”
“For as in Adam all die so in Christ all will be made alive”


What happened during the ascension

-happened 40 days after the resurrection
- jesus asked his descriptors to carry on his work
- he ascended into heaven


Give two reasons why the ascension is significant to Christians today

Shows jesus is with god in heaven
Paves a way for god to send the Holy Spirit


Give two quotes for the ascension

“I am leaving this world and going back to the father”
“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit is upon you”


Give four beliefs about the resurrection and life after death

- some Christians believe the soul is resurrected
- other Christians believes the dead will be resurrected and judgement day
- Roman Catholics believe the resurrection is both physical and spiritual
- some other Christians believe it’s just spiritual


Give quotes for resurrection and life after death

“It is raised in power; it is sown in a natural body; it is raised in a spiritual body”
“If Christ has not been raised your faith is worthless”
“The word I have spoken will judge him on the last day”


Give two impacts of the belief in the resurrection

Inspires Christians to live life how god wants them to
Shows Christians how much god loves them


Give two beliefs about the after life

People are resurrected and receive eternal life
You are judged by god on judgement day or after death


Give two beliefs about judgement

You are judged based on your actions
You can go to heaven/have a good judgement of you have faith and follow God’s teachings


Give two quotes about judgement and the afterlife

“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat”
“No one comes to the father except through me”


Give two beliefs about heaven

It’s a place of eternal happiness with god
People who are Christians, have pleased God or baptised go to heaven


Give two beliefs about hell

It’s a place away from god and eternal punishment
It’s for people who do not acknowledge god or use his teachings


Give two quotes for heaven

“Wipe every tear”
“I give three eternal life and they will never perish”


Give two quotes for hell

“For the wages of sin is death”
“Depart from me (...) into the eternal pit of fire”


What is purgatory

The catholic belief which is a place between heaven and hell where souls are cleansed


Give a quote for purgatory

“For we must all appear before the judgement seat of Christ”


Give two beliefs about sin

It separates humans from God
Catholics believe we sin as a result of original sin


Give a quote about sin

“Therefore just as sin came into the world through one man”


What is salvation

Being saved from sin so we can receive eternal life


Give two ways we can receive salvation

Through doing good works and following God’s teachings
Through grace by Jesus’s sacrifice as a gift out of God’s love


What is the role of Christ in salvation

Jesus sacrificed himself through crucifixion so we can be forgiven
God viewed Jesus’ resurrection as atonement


What does atonement mean

It removes the effect of sin and restores the relationship between God and humanity


Give two quotes for the role of Christ in salvation

“For the wages of sin is death”
“He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins”