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1

What percentage of the worlds population is Christian

A third

2

What belief is Christianity founded on

That 2000 years ago Jesus died and rise from the dead

3

What are the three main branches of Christianity

Catholic, orthodox and Protestant

4

What does monotheistic mean

A religion with one god, that creates and sustains all that exists

5

What other religion has strong roots with Christianity

Judaism

6

What traditional characteristics does god portray

Male and female, being strong and powerful yet gentle and loving

7

What does holy mean

Something set apart from everything else for a special purpose, and worthy of worship

8

Why did god make humans

Because he is all loving and desired to bestow his love upon creatures

9

What is god described as to do with justice

The perfect giver of justice

10

Name the trinity

God the son, god the father and god the Holy Spirit

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What does the trinity describe

There is only one god, each person is fully god yet they are not the same

12

Which is the first of the trinity

The father

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Which is the second in the trinity

The son

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What is the fathers job

He is believed to be the creator of the earth and all living things

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What is the son of god

He incarnated onto earth in the form of Jesus

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What does the spirit do

Influence, guide and sustain earth and all life on it

17

What is the main belief with creation

That everything was created good

18

What is “The Word”

A term used at the beginning of creation when referring to the son of god

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How was the whole trinity involved in creation

The “spirit of god” was mentioned to be “hovering over the waters”, The Word aka god the son was mentioned too

20

What is Jesus

Incarnate, which means made of flesh and is in fully human form yet fully god form

21

How long did god show himself as a human being

30 years

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What does incarnation mean

Becoming flesh, taking human form

23

What does Latin “Christos” mean

The anointed one

24

What do Jews not accept

That Jesus was the messiah

25

Who believes Jesus was the messiah

Christians but they believe he is a spiritual one rather than a political one

26

What happened when Jesus was baptised

A voice from heaven said “you are my son”

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What does blasphemy mean

Claiming to be god

28

Who sentenced Jesus to death

Pontius Pilate

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What do Christians believe about the pain Jesus suffered

That just because he was the son of god doesn’t mean he was spare of the pain and horror of his crucifixion

30

Why did Jesus forgive the guards who crucified him

Because they did not realise the significance of what was going on