Unit 1 Nature of God Overvuew

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Unit 1 Nature of God Overvuew

  1. 2. God’s activity in the world Why do they believe? The Bible Unit 1 The Nature of God What is God like?
  2. 3. <ul><li>Why do Christians believe in God? </li></ul><ul><li>The universe is so beautiful and perfect it must have a designer. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Why do Christians believe in God? </li></ul><ul><li>The universe is so beautiful and perfect it must have a designer. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a cause for everything so there must be a 1 st cause that started it all. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Why do Christians believe in God? </li></ul><ul><li>The universe is so beautiful and perfect it must have a designer. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a cause for everything so there must be a 1 st cause that started it all. </li></ul><ul><li>Some people claim to have experienced God. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Why do Christians believe in God? </li></ul><ul><li>The universe is so beautiful and perfect it must have a designer. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a cause for everything so there must be a 1 st cause that started it all. </li></ul><ul><li>Some people claim to have experienced God. </li></ul><ul><li>Some people say the fact that we feel guilt means there is a God. </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>What is God like? </li></ul><ul><li>All Powerful (omnipotent) </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>What is God like? </li></ul><ul><li>All Powerful (omnipotent) </li></ul><ul><li>Everywhere (Omnipresent) </li></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>What is God like? </li></ul><ul><li>All Powerful (omnipotent) </li></ul><ul><li>Everywhere (Omnipresent) </li></ul><ul><li>All-knowing (Omniscient) </li></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>What is God like? </li></ul><ul><li>All Powerful (omnipotent) </li></ul><ul><li>Everywhere (Omnipresent) </li></ul><ul><li>All-knowing (Omniscient) </li></ul><ul><li>Loving </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>What is God like? </li></ul><ul><li>All Powerful (omnipotent) </li></ul><ul><li>Everywhere (Omnipresent) </li></ul><ul><li>All-knowing (Omniscient) </li></ul><ul><li>Loving </li></ul><ul><li>Trinity 3 in 1 </li></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>What is God like? </li></ul><ul><li>All Powerful (omnipotent) </li></ul><ul><li>Everywhere (Omnipresent) </li></ul><ul><li>All-knowing (Omniscient) </li></ul><ul><li>Loving </li></ul><ul><li>Trinity 3 in 1 </li></ul>
  12. 15. <ul><li>The Bible </li></ul><ul><li>Old Testament </li></ul>
  13. 16. <ul><li>The Bible </li></ul><ul><li>Old Testament </li></ul><ul><li>New Testament </li></ul>
  14. 17. <ul><li>The Bible </li></ul><ul><li>Old Testament </li></ul><ul><li>New Testament </li></ul><ul><li>The exact word of God. </li></ul>
  15. 18. <ul><li>The Bible </li></ul><ul><li>Old Testament </li></ul><ul><li>New Testament </li></ul><ul><li>The exact word of God. </li></ul><ul><li>Inspired by God written by men. </li></ul>
  16. 19. <ul><li>The Bible </li></ul><ul><li>Old Testament </li></ul><ul><li>New Testament </li></ul><ul><li>The exact word of God. </li></ul><ul><li>Inspired by God written by men. </li></ul><ul><li>Advice for life. </li></ul>
  17. 20. <ul><li>The Bible </li></ul><ul><li>Old Testament </li></ul><ul><li>New Testament </li></ul><ul><li>The exact word of God. </li></ul><ul><li>Inspired by God written by men. </li></ul><ul><li>Advice for life. </li></ul><ul><li>The teachings of Jesus </li></ul>
  18. 21. <ul><li>The Bible </li></ul><ul><li>Old Testament </li></ul><ul><li>New Testament </li></ul><ul><li>The exact word of God. </li></ul><ul><li>Inspired by God written by men. </li></ul><ul><li>Advice for life. </li></ul><ul><li>The teachings of Jesus </li></ul><ul><li>Read in Church. </li></ul>
  19. 22. What do Christians think about the Bible? <ul><li>Not all Christians think the same thing about the bible. Some say that the bible is the exact word of God so it must be taken seriously, they might keep their heads covered and not let women speak in church. </li></ul><ul><li>Others say that the bible is inspired by God and written by men. This means that it may have some errors in it, mainly due to the fact that it was written 2000 years ago. </li></ul>
  20. 23. <ul><li>God’s activity in the World </li></ul><ul><li>Miracles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jesus </li></ul></ul>
  21. 24. <ul><li>God’s activity in the World </li></ul><ul><li>Miracles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jesus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now </li></ul></ul>               God find me somewhere to park! God, make me walk! God, stop the rain!
  22. 25. <ul><li>God’s activity in the World </li></ul><ul><li>Miracles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jesus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lourdes </li></ul></ul>
  23. 26. <ul><li>God’s activity in the World </li></ul><ul><li>Miracles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jesus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lourdes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gone away </li></ul></ul>
  24. 27. (a) What reasons might Christians give to support their belief in God? (8 Marks) Not all Christians would give the same reason for their belief in God. Some… Others… Others… Others…
  25. 31. 1 mark – One point no support 2 marks – One point simple backup or two simple statements 3 marks – Two points one backed up 4 marks – Two points with simple backup 5 marks – Two points with simple backup plus more detailed explanation of one point 6 marks - Two points with detailed backup 7 marks – Two or more points with detailed explanation of one point. 8 marks – Two or more points with detailed explanations
  26. 32. <ul><li>1 Christianity </li></ul><ul><li>Describe the reasons Christians might give in support of their belief in God. [8] </li></ul><ul><li>Explain how believing that the Bible is the word of God might affect the lives of Christians. [7] </li></ul><ul><li>‘ There is no way of knowing what God might be like.’ Do you agree? Give reasons to support your answer and show that you have thought about different points of view. You must refer to Christianity in your answer. [5] </li></ul>
  27. 33. Describe the reasons Christians might give in support of their belief in God. [8] Christians believe in God because they told to by vica.
  28. 34. Describe the reasons Christians might give in support of their belief in God. [8] Some Christians believe in God because they think the world is designed.
  29. 35. Describe the reasons Christians might give in support of their belief in God. [8] Some Christians believe in God because they think the world is designed so there must be a designer.
  30. 36. Describe the reasons Christians might give in support of their belief in God. [8] Not all Christians would give the same reason for their belief in God. Some Christians would say that the fact that we feel guilt for the things we do wrong is evidence for God. Others might believe that the universe needs an ultimate cause and only God can explain this. Other Christians might have a personal experience of God, for example they may have prayed for healing and felt that God cured them.
  31. 37. Describe the reasons Christians might give in support of their belief in God. [8] They mite sey that god is creator, cause theyre must be a first cause or they say that the werld is very clever like a wathch so somebody must have made it they mite also say that you feel bad when you do something like kill a cat so it’s god what is making you feel it. They might prey and god helps them so they belive. Christians say they is reincarnated so they might rember god from past life or that elephat headed buddah thingy.
  32. 38. Describe the reasons Christians might give in support of their belief in God. [8] Not all Christians think the same. Some say there is a God cause he answers prayers. Some say there must be a creator, cause how did we get here.
  33. 39. Describe the reasons Christians might give in support of their belief in God. [8] I don’t believe in God because there is all sorts of rubbish in the world and if God was all-powerful he would sort it out!
  34. 40. Explain how believing that the Bible is the word of God might affect the lives of Christians. [7] Not all Christians think the same thing about the Bible. Some say that the Bible is the exact word of God. These people might follow all the rules in the Bible exactly, cover their heads, women not speak in Church etc. They might try to make their friends Christians because they believe in Hell. Other Christians might say that the bible is inspired by God so they would follow the general teachings of the Bible , they would try to do the loving thing in all situations because that is the greatest command according to Jesus. All Christians think the Bible is special and they would read it and treat it with respect.
  35. 41. Explain how believing that the Bible is the word of God might affect the lives of Christians. [7] They might read it.
  36. 42. Explain how believing that the Bible is the word of God might affect the lives of Christians. [7] They might read it and do what is says like cover their heads and not shave the hair on the sides of their heads.
  37. 43. Explain how believing that the Bible is the word of God might affect the lives of Christians. [7] They might read it and do what is says like cover their heads and not shave the hair on the sides of their heads. They might put it on a big gold eagle in church.
  38. 44. (c) ‘There is no way of knowing what God might be like.’ Do you agree? Give reasons to support your answer and show that you have thought about different points of view. You must refer to Christianity in your answer. [5]
  39. 45. (c) ‘There is no way of knowing what God might be like.’ Do you agree? Give reasons to support your answer and show that you have thought about different points of view. You must refer to Christianity in your answer. [5] I agree Because no one has ever seen him or got any proof. Other people might say that they have felt God at work in their life or that there is no proof against God. Christians say that God has shown what he is like in the Bible and in Nature.

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