The Bible

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  • The Bible
    • God reveals himself in the Bible
      • Christians believe the Bible reveals the truth about God
        • Some say it is totally true
        • Some interpret it differently
    • The Bible as the Word of God
      • The teachings in the Bible tell Christians what God wants, and how he wants them to live.
      • Old Testament
        • Contains the same books as the Jewish Scripture
        • The first 5 books are known as the Torah
        • There are 39 books
        • Other books contain literature, law, prophecy, history, liturgy and poetry.
        • Relationship between God and humanity
        • Prophecies about the Messiah, who would suffer for people's sins, (known as the suffering servant) were found in the book of Isaiah.
      • New Testament
        • Contains the writings of the early Christians
        • Contains 27 books
          • 4 Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John)
          • The Acts of the Apostles
          • 21 Epistles (Letters)
          • The Book of Revelation
            • A vision or dream that describes the Day of Judgement
        • Only agreed in 367CE what books were to be put in
    • Used for...
      • Meditation
      • Public worship
      • Decision- making
      • Inspiration
        • Writing prayers and modern songs
        • Church liturgy
      • Private Worship
    • Authority of the Bible
      • Fundamentalists (Literalists or Creationists)
        • They believe that everything in the Bible is literally true
      • Many take a more liberal view
      • The Catholic View
        • The Holy Spirit inspired the people who wrote the books
      • Atheists reject the divine inspiration of the Bible as they see no need of God for the Universe to exist
      • Evangelical Protestants
        • Accept the authority of the Bible comes from God not through the Church (Conservative)
    • Different translations of the Bible
      • OT Hebrew, NT Greek. 5th Century Latin, translated in 1494 to English
  • Authority of the Bible
    • Fundamentalists (Literalists or Creationists)
      • They believe that everything in the Bible is literally true
    • Many take a more liberal view
    • The Catholic View
      • The Holy Spirit inspired the people who wrote the books
    • Atheists reject the divine inspiration of the Bible as they see no need of God for the Universe to exist
    • Evangelical Protestants
      • Accept the authority of the Bible comes from God not through the Church (Conservative)

Comments

Miss KHP

Fantastic mind map to give you a better idea of the Bible for OCR GCSE RE students.

You can test yourself after so it is really helpful.

hermione123

v. helpful!!!:)

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I met the man who invented windowsills

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Can you tell me what to call someone from Corsica?

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Corsican

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This song's called subraction

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take it away!

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My friend Michaelwave said he was going to dress up as a small island of the coast of Italy

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I said dont be Sicilly

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i dropped my scrabble set on the road

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what's the word on the street?

Interyournan

sup bois

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sup bois

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