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What are the 2 main sections of Bible?
The Old & New Testament
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What are the 4 main types of literature in the Old Testament?
Law,History,Wisdom & Prophecy
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Give an example of Law in the Bible?
10 commandments
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Give an example of History in the Bible?
Stories about early jews-these stories were included to help later generations avoid those mistakes
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Give an example of Wisdom in the Bible?
Include a mix of psalms,prayers,books of advice e.g.Proverbs.These help people understand faith & live their lives in a way pleasing to God
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Give an example of Prophecy in the Bible?
Books of Prophets e.g.Isiah. These books taught people that God was still active in the world & challenged people to remain faithful to God
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What 4 sections can the New Testament be divided into?
Gospels,Acts of Apostles,Epistles & Book of Revelation
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What is the Gospel?
Means good news.Covers the actions & teachings of Jesus
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What is Acts of Apostles?
Tells some of the events in the early church
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What is the Epistles?
letters that were written by the apostles & discuss how to follow Jesus' teachings in everyday life
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What is Book of Revelation?
Written by apostle John.It includes his own mystical visions,which some Christians believe describe the End of the world
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Why were these early Christian writings accepted into the New Testament?
1)They were backed up by authority of 1 of apostles/close to 1 of apostles.2)written early on (mostly before end of first century) 3)agreed with other teachings & accounts of christian beliefs.4)Accepted by all Christian churches at the time
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How many books in Catholic Bible?
73 books
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How many books in Protestant Bible?
66 Books
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Why are there fewer books in Protestant Bible?
Cos P.Bible doesn't contain the Apocrypha unlike the Catholic Bible
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Give 2 ways the Bible is used for Worship
Public(in mass or school) & Private Worship(for advice,prayer)
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What is the Bible?
The sacred book of Christianity containing Old + New Testament
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Why do Christians believe the Bible is the word of God?
1)God guided the writing of Bible through the Holy Spirit 2)Bible contains the word of God given by Prophets 3)Bible tells of the actions & teachings of Jesus in the Gospels 4)Bible contains writings of apostles in Epistles
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What is Inspiration?
Inspiration is the the guidance God/Holy Spirit provides people.The writers of the Bible were 'inspired' by the Holy Spirit
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Why is the guidance from the Holy Spirit a good thing?
The Holy Spirit represents God's prescence & love in this world-who guides people to do the right thing & know God's will
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Explain the significance of the prophets writing the Bible?
Prophets were people inspired by God.As they warned people to remain faithful to God-they passed on God's word & message
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How does God speak thru Jesus?
Jesus is the Word of God made flesh.Thru Jesus God speaks directly to everyone
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Why is the writings by the apostles the Word of God?
This is because the apostles were Jesus' closest followers & were filled with the Holy Spirit-inspired them to preach + teach God's word
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What is the Magisterium?
The teaching authority of the Catholic Church,exercised by the Pope & Bishops.They have the authority to shape & confirm the Church's teachings-including the bible
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Who guides Catholics thru the interpretation of the Bible?
The Magisterium.Catholics believe that this authority is being continually inspired by the Holy Spirit-means they can trust their interpretations
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