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1

What is Omnipotent?

All powerful

2

What is Omniscient?

All knowing

3

What is omnibenevolent?

All loving

4

What certain truths does the creation story reveal about God?

1. he created everything
2. He is responsible for order in the universe
3. Everything created was good
4. Human’s are made in God’s image

5

What is Justice?

Everyone gets what they deserve

6

What is transcendent?

God is apart from the rest of creation

7

What is the problem of evil?

If God is all powerful, all knowing and all loving - why is there still suffering in the world?

8

What are 2 solutions to the problem of evil?

1. God gave us freewill
2. Suffering is a test

9

Summarise the story of pentecost

Jerusalem filled with pilgrims, holy spirit blessed the disciples with the gift of speaking many different languages with flames upon their head

10

How does the holy spirit change lives?

Giving them courage, gift of healing the sick & tongues

11

What is incarnation? (+why it’s important)

God taking on the form of a man, proves he loves us

12

What is Matthew & Luke’s version of the incarnation?

It was literally true

13

What is John’s version of the incarnation?

‘The word became flesh and dwelt among us’

14

What is atonement?

A relationship being restored

15

Why is the crucifixion important to Christians?

It’s one huge sacrifice for all our sins

16

What 4 things does the resurrection show?

1. Jesus is the son of God
2. Life after death is possible
3. God is more powerful than death
4. Jesus understands what it’s like to be human

17

What is the point of life after death?

It makes life fair

18

What proof is there for life after death?

Resurrection, near death experiences, out of body experiences

19

What is arbitrary?

God picking at random

20

What is partisan?

God picks favourites

21

Give 3 different interpretations of the afterlife

1. Day of Judgement
2. Soul immediately goes to heaven/hell
3. Purgatory, sins

22

What are heaven & hell like? 3 things

1. Desirable to each person
2. Separated / eternity with god
3. Same place

23

How do we get into Heaven?

By doing good works ; helping the most vulnerable members of society

24

How does the afterlife influence us today? 5 things

1. Try to live a good life
2. Grateful for Jesus’ sacrifice
3. Easier to cope with bereavement
4. World seems like a fair place
5. Helps with difficult times

25

What is worship?

Showing God that he is worthy of praise

26

Give 4 details about Liturgical Worship

1. Follows the same pattern every week
2. Catholic & Anglican
3. Set passages from bible
4. Hymns & symbolic actions

27

What are 2 advantages to Liturgical worship?

Unchanging, reminds them of childhood

28

Give 4 details about Non-Liturgical worship

1. No prayer book
2. Baptist or Methodist
3. More participation
4. Still similar from week to week

29

What is a disadvantage to Liturgical worship?

Could be seen as Boring

30

What are 2 advantages to Non-liturgical worship

Welcoming, feels like a community