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Chapter 1: Meaning of Christian Religious Education - Summarized CRE Form 1 Notes

Materials covered include:

  • The Importance of Learning CRE
    • Definition of Christian Religious Education (CRE)
    • Reasons for Studying CRE

Chapter 2: The Bible - Summarized CRE Form 1 Notes

Content covered include:

  • The Bible
    • The Bible as the Word of God
    • The Bible as a Library
  • The Bible: Major Divisions and Its Books
    • The Old Testament
    • The New Testament
  • Major Bible Translations from the Original Languages to Local Languages
    • Translations and Versions used in Kenya today
    • Writing of the Bible
    • The Effects of Bible Translations on African Languages
    • The Effects of Bible translations on Africans Communities

Chapter 3: Creation and the Fall of Man (Genesis 1-3, 6-9, 11) - Summarized  Cre Form 1 Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Biblical Accounts of Creation and their Meanings
    • The Two Creation Stories
    • Differences between the Two Creation Stories
    • Similarities between the Two Accounts of Creation
    • Attributes of God from the Biblical Creation Accounts
  • Traditional African Understanding of Creation
    • Examples of African Creation Stories
  • The Teachings from the Biblical Creation Accounts
    • Responsibilities given to Human Beings by God in the Genesis Stories of Creation
  • Biblical Teaching: The Fall of Man, Origin of Sin and the Consequences
    • Introduction
    • Eve Fall
    • The Consequences of Sin
    • Summary
  • Concept of Evil
    • Introduction
    • What is Evil?
    • What are the causes of evil?
    • Consequences of Evil in Traditional African Society
    • God's Plan of Salvation
    • Similarities and Differences between Traditional African view of Evil and Biblical Concept of Sin

Chapter 4: Faith and God Promises to Abraham - Summarized Cre Form 1 Notes

Content covered include:

  • Background to the Call of Abraham (Genesis 11:24-32, 12)
    • Introduction
    • Background
  • Faith and God's Promises to Abraham (Hebrews 11: 1 – 6)
    • The Meaning of Faith
    • How Abraham Demonstrated his Faith in God
    • God's Promises to Abraham (Genesis 12:2-3, 15:1-21, 21, 17:1-8, 17:15-18)
    • The Relevance of the Promises Made by God to Abraham to Christians Today (Gen. 12: 2 – 3, 15: 1 – 21, 21:1 – 7, 17: 15 – 18)
  • Covenant
    • Definition
    • Characteristics / components of a covenant
    • Examples of covenants in the Bible
    • God’s Covenant with Abraham and its Importance (Genesis 15:1-19)
    • Importance of the Covenant Between God and Abraham (GEN. 15: 1- 19)
    • Covenants in Modern Life and their Importance
  • The Testing of Abraham's Faith (GEN. 22: 1 – 18)
  • Importance of Faith in Christian Life Today
  • Jewish and African Practices of Circumcision
    • Importance of Circumcision to Abraham and His Descendants (Gen. 17: 1 – 16)
    • Circumsicion in African Communities
    • Similarities and Differences between Jewish and African Practices of Circumcision

Chapter 5: Sinai Covenant - Summarized CRE Form 1 Notes

Content covered include:

  • The Call of Moses
    • God’s Sign to Moses
    • Reasons Moses gave against the Call
    • What does the name Moses mean?
    • What did Moses Learn about God from his Calling?
    • How did God prepare Moses to be the Future Leader of Israelites?How did God prepare Moses to be the Future Leader of Israelites?
  • The Ten Plagues Exodus 7:14-11:10
    1. The Plague of Blood (Exodus 7: 14 – 25)
    2. The Plague of Frogs (Exodus 8:1 – 15)
    3. Plague of Gnats (Exodus 8:16 – 19)
    4. Plague of Flies (Exodus 8:20 – 32)
    5. Death of Cattle (Exodus 8:1 – 7)
    6. Plague of Boils (Exodus 9:8 – 12)
    7. Plague of Hail (Exodus 9:13 – 35)
    8. Plague of Locusts (Exodus 19:1 – 20)
    9. Plague of Darkness (Exodus 10: 21 – 29)
    10. Death of Egyptian First-born Males (Exodus 11: 1 – 31).
      • What do the Plagues Tell us about God’s Attributes?
  • Passover (Exodus 12:1-30, 19, 20, 34)
    • Significance of Items Used during the Passover
  • The Exodus
    • Introduction
    • Crossing the Red Sea
    • Provision of Water in the Wilderness
    • Provision of Manna and Quails (Ex 16:1 – 35)
    • Challenges Faced by the Israelites during the Exodus
    • The Importance of the Exodus in the History of the Israelites
  • Making the Sinai Covenant (Exodus 19: 24 1 –
    • God and Israelites
    • God and Moses
    • Sealing of the Covenant
    • Theophany
  • Breaking the Sinai Covenant (Exodus 32:1 – 35; 34:6 –8)
  • Renewal of the Covenant (Exodus 34:1 – 14)
    • Conditions for the Renewal of the Covenant
  • Worshiping God in the Wilderness
  • The Ten Commandments (Exodus. 20: 1 – 17)

Chapter 6: Leadership in Israel: David and Solomon - Summarized CRE Form 1 Notes

Content covered include:

  • Reasons for and against Kingship in Israel
    • Introduction
    • Duties of Judges
    • Demands for a King in Israel
    • Reasons against Kingship in Israel (Samuel 8:10 – 20)
  • Achievements and Failures of King Saul (Samuel 13:8 – 14; 15:7 – 25)
    • Successes of King Saul
    • Failures of King Saul
    • Lessons which Christians can Learn from King Saul’s Failures
  • Importance of David (1 Samuel 16: 1 – 23, 2 Samuel 6:1 – 15)
    • Importance of King David
    • Achievements of David
    • Reasons why God Rejected David’s offer to Build him a Temple
    • Failures of King David
    • Leadership of King David
  • Achievements and Failures of King Solomon (1 KING 3 – 12)
    • Achievements
    • Failures of King Solomon
  • Importance of the Temple in Israel
    • Definition of a Temple
    • Importance and Uses of a Temple

Chapter 7: Loyalty To God – Elijah - Summarized CRE Form 1 Notes

Content covered include:

  • Effects of Idolatry in Israel
    • Introduction
    • Factors that Led to Spread of Idolatry in Israel
    • The Effects of idolatry Harmed Israelites as:The Effects of idolatry Harmed Israelites as:
  • Elijah's Fight against Corruption and False Religion in Israel
    • The Choice
    • Elijah's Fight against Corruption
    • Naboth’s Vineyard
  • Reasons why Elijah Faced Danger and Hostility as a Prophet of God
  • Relevance of Elijah’s Prophetic Mission to Christians Today

 Chapter 8: Selected Aspects of African Religious Heritage - Summarized CRE Form 1 Notes

 Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • African Concept of God, Spirits and Ancestors
    • Nature or Attributes of God
    • Different Types of Spirits.
    • Hierarchy of Beings
  • The Role of God, Spirits and Ancestors
    • Role of God
    • Role of Spirits
    • Role of Ancestors
  • Responsibility of the Living Towards God, Spirits and Ancestors
    • Sacrifices and Offerings.
    • Singing and Dancing.
    • Prayers Invocations and Blessings
    • Venerations
    • Communication with Spirits

African Moral And Cultural Values - Summarized CRE Form 1 Notes

 Content covered include:

  • Meaning of Life and Its Wholeness in the Traditional African Society
    • African concept of a Community
  • Kinship System in African Communities
    • Importance of Kinship System and Ties
    • Factors Contributing to Harmony and Mutual Responsibility in African Communities
  • Rites of Passage
    • Birth and Naming
    • Initiation
    • Marriage
    • Old Age and Death
  • Religious Specialists and Their Relevance in Modern Society
    • Herbalists and their Relevance
    • Diviners and their Relevance
    • Priests and their Relevance
    • Prophets and their Relevance
    • Rainmakers and their Relevance
    • Elders and their Relevance
  • African Moral Values
    • Introduction
    • What is Cultural Value?
    • What is a Moral Value?
  • Continuity and Change
    • Paid Employment
    • Land Used to be Communal
    • Property
    • Dowry – Bride price / Bride Wealth
    • Health Medicine
    • Dress
    • Worship
    • Death changes immediately the Status of Families.
    • Old Age

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Topic 1: Old Testament Prophesies About the Messiah - CRE Form 2 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction:
    • Messiah
    • Prophecy
  • Old Testament Prophesies about the Coming of the Messiah.
    • NATHAN’S PROPHECY (2 Samuel 7:3 – 17) and (Psalms 89: 20 – 38).
    • ISAIAH’S PROPHECY – Isaiah 7: 10 – 16; 9: 1- 7; 61:1 –2; and 63.
    • Jeremiah's Prophecy - Jeremiah 23: 5 – 6.
    • Micah's Prophesy, (Micah 5: 1 – 5).
    • The Psalmist Prophecy (Psalm 41:9 and 110:1 –2).
  • The Concept of the Messiah in the New Testment
  • John the Baptist
    • Annunciation of the Birth of John the Baptist
    • The Birth, Circumcision and Naming Of John the Baptist
    • The Role of John the Baptist

Topic 2: The Infancy and Early Life of Jesus – Luke 1:26 – 38 - CRE Form 2 Revision Notes

Content covered include:

  • Events Leading to the Birth of Jesus
    • Angel Gabriel announces the Birth of Jesus.
    • Mary visits Elizabeth. Luke 1:39-56
  • The Dedication of JESUS – LUKE.2: 22 – 38
  • Jesus at the Temple Luke 2:42 – 52

Topic 3: The Galilean Ministry – Luke 3-8 - CRE Form 2 Summarized Revision Notes

Content covered include:

  • The Preaching of John the Baptist (Luke 3:1–20)
    • Baptism of Repentance for the Forgiveness of Sins.
    • He Warned People of God’s Coming Judgment.
    • He Announced the Coming of the Messiah as Judge.
    • He Preached on Social Justice
    • He Condemned King Herod’s Immoral Behaviour.
    • Summary of the Teachings of John the Baptist
    • Relevance of the Teachings of John the Baptist to Christians Today
  • The Baptism of Jesus and Its Relevance Today
    • The Baptism of Jesus Christ (Luke 3: 21 – 22)
    • Reasons why Jesus was Baptized.
    • Relevance or the Importance of the Baptism of Jesus to Christians
  • Temptations of Jesus: Relevance to Christians Today
    • The temptations of Jesus (Luke 4:1 – 13).
    • Relevance of Jesus Temptations to Christians
    • Why Christians are Tempted
  • Rejection of Jesus at Nazareth
    • Rejection of Jesus at Nazareth (Luke 4:14 – 30).
    • Possible Reasons for Rejection.
  • Healing at Capernaum
    • Jesus’ healing at Capernaum LK. 4:31 – 44
    • Lessons Christians Learn from the Healings at Capernaum
  • The Calling of the First Disciples
    • Introduction
    • Rabbis
    • Call of the First Disciples
  • Opposition in Galilee
    • Opposition by Pharisees and Sadducees. Luke 5:12- 6:11
  • The Sermon on the Plain (Luke. 6:12–16, 27– 49)
    • Selection of 12 disciples (Luke. 6:12 – 16)
    • Jesus' Teachings on True Discipleship
    • The Sermon on the Plain (Luke 6: 17 – 49)
  • Jesus' Works of Compassion
    • Examples of Jesus works of Compassion.
  • Jesus' Teaching in Parables (Lk. 8: 4- 21)
    • The Parable of the Sower Lk 8:4 – 15
    • The parable of a Lamp Under a Bowl (Lk.8: 16 – 18).
    • Jesus' Mother and Brothers. Luke 8:19 – 21
  • Mighty works of Jesus
    • Categories / Types of miracles
  • Commissioning of the Twelve Disciples Lk 9:1 – 10
    • The Commissioning of the Twelve Disciples
    • Feeding of the Five Thousand.
  • The Personality of Jesus and His Identity Lk. 9:18 – 27
  • The Transfiguration (Lk.9: 28 – 36)
    • A brief summary from the Bible
    • Significance and Importance of Transfiguration

Topic 4: The Journey to Jerusalem – Luke 9-18 - CRE Form 2 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Duties, Privileges and Cost of Discipleship
    • Jesus’ teaching on Faith and Humility
    • Jesus’ Teaching on His Work
    • Jesus’ Teaching on His Followers
    • Mission of the 72 Men. Read Luke 10:1 – 24
    • Jesus’ Teaching on the Greatest Disciple
    • Teaching about Discipleship
    • A Committed Follower of Christ
    • Jesus Visit to Martha and Mary (Read Luke 10: 38 – 42)
  • Jesus' Teaching on Prayer (Read Luke 11:1 – 13)
    • Reasons why Christians should Pray
  • Use of God's Power to Overcome Evil Read Luke 11:14 – 28
    • Jesus and Beelzebub. (Read Luke 11: 14 to 28)
    • The Sign of Jonah. (Read Luke 11: 29 – 32)
    • The light of the body. Read Luke: 11: 33 – 36
  • Jesus Teaching on Hypocrisy, Wealth, Watchfulness and Readiness
    • Hypocrisy. Read Luke 12: 1- 12
    • The Parable of the Rich Fool. (Read Luke 12:13 to 21).
    • Watchfulness, Readiness, and Instructions. (Read Luke 12: 35 – 59)
  • The Kingdom of God
    • The Kingdom of God
    • The Kingdom of God as an Unfruitful Fig Tree (Read Luke, 13: 6 – 9).
    • Parable of the mustard seed. Read Luke, 13:18 – 19
    • Parable of the Yeast. Read Luke, 13: 20 – 21
    • The narrow door. Read Luke, 13: 22 – 30
    • Jesus heals a crippled woman on the Sabbath. Luke, 13:10 – 12
    • Jesus’ Love for Jerusalem. (Read Luke13: 31 – 35)
    • Man with Dropsy Healed (Read Luke 14:1 – 6).
    • Humility and Hospitality. (Read Luke 14: 7 – 14)
    • The parable of the Great Feast. Read Luke, 14: 15 – 24.
    • The Parable of the Lost Sheep
    • Parable of the Lost Coin.
  • Teachings on Wealth and Poverty. Lk 16:1 – 32
    • Introduction
    • Parable of the Shrewd Manager
    • The Rich Man and Lazarus. Read Luke, 16: 19 – 31.
  • Jesus Teaching on Forgiveness
  • The Power of Faith. Read Luke, 17: 5 – 11.
  • Jesus Heals Ten Lepers. Read Luke, 17:11- 19
  • The Coming of the Kingdom. Read Luke 17: 20 – 37
  • Persistence in Prayer, Read Luke, 18:1 – 14
    • The Widow and the Unjust Judge. Read Luke, 18: 1 – 9
    • Parable of the Pharisee, and Tax Collector, Read Luke, 18:9 – 14
  • The Way to Salvation, Read Luke, 18: 15 – 19: 1 – 27.
    • Introduction
    • The Rich Man. Read Luke, 18:18 – 30
    • Jesus Predicts his Death, a 3rd time. Read Luke, 18: 31 – 34.
    • Jesus Heals a Blind Beggar. Read Luke, 18: 35 – 43
    • Jesus and Zacchaeus Lk 19:1 – 9
    • The Parable of the Gold Coins: Luke, 19: 11 – 27.

Topic 5: The Jerusalem Ministry Luke, 19: 28 – 21: 38 - CRE Form 2 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • The Triumphant Entry of Jesus to Jerusalem Lk. 19:28 – 40
    • The Triumphant Approach to Jerusalem. Luke 19: 28- 40.
    • Jesus weeps over Jerusalem. Read, Luke 41- 44
    • Jesus goes to the Temple. Read Luke 19:45 – 48.
  • Pharisees, Scribes Question Jesus Luke 20: 1-47
    • The question about Jesus’ Authority. Read Luke, 20:1 – 8.
    • The parable of the Tenants in the Vineyard.
    • The Question about Paying Taxes. Read Luke 20:19-28
    • The Question about Resurrection
    • Jesus warns against the Teachers of the Law
    • The Widow’s Offering. Luke, 21: 1- 4
  • The Teachings of Jesus about Eschatology Lk. 21: 5 – 38
    • Signs of the End Times.
    • Uses of the Temple during the time of Jesus
    • The Parable of the Fig Tree Lk.21: 29 – 33
    • Relevance of Jesus’ Teachings on Eschatology

Topic 6: The Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Lk. 22 – 24 - CRE Form 2 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • The Plot against Jesus
  • The Lord's Supper / The Last Supper LK 22: 7 – 13
    • The Passover Meal
    • The Argument about Greatness. Read Luke, 22: 24 – 30
    • Jesus Predicts Peters’ Denial. Read Luke, 22: 31 – 38
  • Prayer, Arrest of Jesus and Denial by Peter
    • Prayer on the Mount of Olives. Read Luke. 22: 39 – 46
    • Betrayal and arrest of Jesus. Read Luke, 22: 47 – 53
    • Peters Denies Jesus. Read Luke, 22: 54 – 65
  • The Trials and Crucifixion of Jesus
    • Trials of Jesus by the Various Authorities
  • Death of Jesus. Read Luke. 23: 44 – 50
    • The Death of Jesus.
    • The Burial of Jesus. Read Luke 23: 50 – 56.
    • Relevance of the Suffering and Death of Jesus Christ to Christian Life Today
    • In which Ways can Christians Prepare for their Death?
  • The Ressurection of Jesus. Read Luke 24: 1 – 53
    • The Resurrection
    • Witnesses of the Resurrection of Jesus
    • Jesus appears to his Disciples. Read Luke 24: 36 – 49.
    • The Ascension of Jesus, Luke, 24: 50 – 53
    • The Importance of the Resurrection of Jesus to Christians

As you probably can see from scrolling through the various topics and subtopics, form 2 is all about Jesus. Old testament prophesies regarding Jesus, his birth, his ministries, his death, resurrection and ascension.

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Topic 1: The Gifts of the Holy Spirit - CRE Form 3 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Teachings of Jesus on the Role of the Holy Spirit. John 14:15-26, 16: 5-15, and Acts 1: 7- 8
    • Introduction
    • The role of Holy Spirit in Church and in Christian lives today JOHN 14:15-26 and JOHN 16: 5-15, ACTS 1: 7- 8
    • Paul teaching about the Gifts of the Holy Spirit. 1 Corinthians chapters 12, 13, and 14
    • Manifestation of the Holy Spirit in the Church and Christians Today
    • Criteria for Discerning the Gifts of the Holy Spirit.
    • The Fruits of the Holy Spirit (Galatians 5:16-26)
  • Peter's Message on the Day of Pentecost. Read Acts 2: 14-41
    • Introduction
    • Pentecost Day
    • Peter’s Message. Read Joel 2: 28 – 32
    • After the Holy Spirit Infilling.
    • Lessons Christians learn from Leadership of Peter.

Topic 2: The Unity of Believers - CRE Form 3 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Teachings of the Unity of Believers in Selected New Testament Texts
    • Early Christians
    • Discussion of Symbolic Expressions
  • Causes of Disunity in the Early Church
    • Causes of Disunity in the Early Church
    • Causes of Disunity among Believers and Church in Kenya Today
    • Christians face many problems and they therefore need to work together in unity to:
    • Possible Solutions to Disunity

Topic 3: Teachings from Selected Old Testament Prophets - CRE Form 3 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Prophets
    • Definitions of a Prophet, and Prophecy
    • Categories of Prophets
    • Characteristics of True Prophets
    • The Characteristics of False Prophets.
  • Importance of Prophets in Israel
    • Work of prophets in Israel
    • God’s communication with Prophets and Israelites
  • Prophesies in the Old Testament, New Testament and African Traditional Society
    • Introduction
    • Old Testament Prophets vs New Testament
    • Similarities between Prophets in the African Traditional Society and the Old Testament
    • Differences between Prophets in the African Traditional Society and the Old Testament.
    • Relevance of Old Testament Prophets to Christians Today

Topic 4: Prophet Amos - CRE Form 3 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Prophet Amos work in Israel Read Amos 1:1
    • The call of Amos (AMOS 1:1, 3:8, 7:10 – 15)
    • Religion.
    • Social – economic – political situation.
  • Visions of Amos Read AMOS 7: 1 – 9, 8:1 – 3. 9:1 – 4)
    • The Vision of the Locusts (Amos 7:1 – 3)
    • The Vision of a Great Fire (Amos 7:4 – 6)
    • The Vision of a Crooked Wall/ the Plumb Line (Amos 7:7 – 9)
    • The Vision of a Basket of Ripe Fruits (Amos 8:1 – 3)
    • The vision of the Destruction of the Altar. Read Amos 9:1 – 4.
  • Summary of the Issues that God Pointed out to Israel through Prophet Amos.
    • Lack of Social Justice
    • Lack of Responsibility.
    • Practice of Hypocritical Religion in Israel.
    • Oppressions of the Poor by the Rich
    • Corruption and Bribery
    • Pride in Materials Possessions
    • Dishonesty
    • Sexual Immorality
    • Drunkenness
    • Profaning the Name of the God
    • Hypocritical Religion and Idolatry in Israel
    • Empty Sacrifices
  • God's Judgement against Israel and Other Nations Read Amos chapter 1 and 2
    • Israel
    • Syria
    • Gaza and Philistines.
    • Tyre
    • Edom
    • Ammon
    • Moab
    • Judah
    • Samaria, Egypt and Ashdod
    • Amaziah the priest of Bethel
    • Israel’s Election (Amos 2:9 – 11, 3:1 – 2, 9:7)
    • The Day of the Lord
    • The Remnant and Restoration
    • Duty of Christians
    • The Day of the Lord. Read Amos 5:18-20, 6:3-5, 8:7-13.
    • Relevance of Amos teachings to Christians Today

Topic 5: Prophet Jeremiah - CRE Form 3 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • The Call of Jeremiah
    • The Kingdom of Judah
    • The Call of Jeremiah. Read Jer 1: 19
  • Evils Addressed by Jeremiah. Read Jeremiah 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 23, and 28.
    • Necromancy
    • Deception and Dishonesty
    • False Prophesy by Hannaniah. Jer 28
    • Human Sacrifice
    • Idolatry
    • Other Evils Condemned by Jeremiah
    • The Temple
    • Religious Reforms Carried out by King Josiah
    • The Relevance of Jeremiah’s Teachings to Christians Today
  • Jeremiah's Teachings on Judgement and Punishment
    • Jeremiah Teachings
    • Symbolic Acts Related to Judgment and Punishment
    • The Sufferings and Lamentations of Jeremiah Read Jer 11, 12, 17:14 – 18, 18:18- 23, 20: 1 – 6, 27, 37, and 38.
  • Jeremiah's Teaching about The New Covenant
    • The New Covenant
    • Differences between the Old Covenant and the New Covenant
    • What are the Similarities between the Old and The New Covenant?
  • Jeremiah's Teachings on Hope and Restoration
    • Symbolic Acts Related to Hope and Restoration.
    • The Fall of Jerusalem and the Exile of the Israelites (Jer.39 )
  • Relating the Teachings of Jeremiah to the New Testament and Christian Life Today
    • Relationship between Jeremiah's and Jesus's Ministries
    • Relationship of Jeremiah’s Teaching to Christians Today.

Topic 6: Nehemiah - CRE Form 3 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Background to Nehemiah
    • Political and Historical Background.
    • Social Background
    • Religious Background
  • Prayers by Nehemiah and Modern Christians
    • Nehemiah Prayed, Mourned, and Fasted.
    • Importance of Prayer in Christian Life
  • Leadership Qualities of Nehemiah
    • Introduction
    • Relevance of Nehemiah’s Leadership to Christians Today
  • Building the Wall of Jerusalem
    • Nehemiah Rebuilt the Wall of Jerusalem
    • Problems Faced by Nehemiah
    • Dedication of the Wall of Jerusalem (NEH. 12:27 – 47
    • Relevance of Nehemiah’s Experience to Christians Today
  • Renewal of the Covenant
    • Stages of the Renewal of the Covenant
    • Promises and vows made by Israelites during the renewal of the covenant.
  • Final Reforms of Nehemiah
    • Introduction
    • Reforms by Nehemiah
    • Comparing Teachings of Nehemiah and St. Luke’s Gospel
    • Relating Nehemiah’s Teachings to Christian Life Today

As you probably can see from scrolling through the various topics and subtopics, form 3 is all about the Holy Spirit and the old testament Prophets. 

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Topic 1: Introduction to Christian Ethics - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Basis of Christian Ethics. Sources of Christian’s Ethics:
    • Human Reason
    • Human Experiences

Topic 2: Christian Approaches to Human Sexuality, Marriage and Family - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Human Sexuality
    • Human Sexuality
    • Christian Teaching on Human Sexuality.
    • Traditional African understanding of Human Sexuality.
    • Gender Roles.
    • Christian Teaching on Male- female Relationships
  • Christian Teaching about Human Sexuality
    • Christian Teaching on Responsible Human Sexuality
    • Christian Teaching on Irresponsible Sexual Behavior
    • The Effects of Irresponsible Sexual Behavior
    • Irresponsible Social and Human Behavior
    • Effects of Irresponsible Social and Human Behavior.
  • Marriage
    • Definition of Marriage.
    • Christian Teaching about Marriage.
    • Courtship in African Traditional Society (A.T.S).
    • Divorce
    • Celibacy as an Alternative to Marriage.
  • The Family
    • Introduction
    • Types of Families
    • Traditional African Family Values and Practices
    • Christian Understanding of the Family
    • Problems Related to Family Life Today

Topic 3: Christian Approaches to Work - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Definition of Terms
    • Work
    • Vocation
    • Profession
    • A Trade
    • A Craft
    • A career
    • Job
  • What Determines One’s Career, Vocation?
  • General Reasons why People Work
  • Traditional African Attitude to Work
    • Importance of Work
  • Christian Teaching on Work
  • Roles of Professional Ethos, Ethics and Codes in the Society
    • Definitions
    • Professional Ethos
  • Virtues Related to Work
    • Definition
    • Moral Duties and Responsibilities of Employers and Employees
    • Christians Approaches to Issues Related to Employment
    • Child Labour
    • Unemployment and Self-Employment

Topic 4: Christian Approaches to Leisure - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Meaning of Leisure
    • Definition of Leisure
    • Forms of Leisure
    • Leisure is used for
  • Christian Teaching on Leisure
  • Importance, Use and Misuse of Leisure
    • Importance of Leisure
    • Uses of Leisure – Proper use of Leisure
    • Misuse of Leisure Today
  • Drug Abuse and its Effects - Alcohol, Soft and Hard Drugs
    • Drug abuse
    • Drug use
    • Ways of Administering Drugs
    • Categories of Drugs
    • Types of Drugs
    • Hard Drugs
    • Soft Drugs
    • Causes of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (Reasons why People Abuse Alcohol and Drugs)
    • Effects of Drug Abuse
    • Remedies of Drug Abuse
  • Christian Criteria For Evaluating the Use of Leisure

Topic 5: Christian Approaches to Wealth, Money and Poverty - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Definition of the Concepts: Wealth, Money and Poverty
    • Wealth
    • Money
    • Poverty
  • The Traditional African Understanding of Wealth and Poverty
    • Wealth
    • Poverty
  • Impacts of the Introduction of Money Economy in Traditional African Society
    • Introduction
    • Economy
    • Development
    • Money Economy
  • The Christian Teaching on Wealth, Money, Poverty
    • Teaching on Wealth
    • Christian Teaching on Poverty
  • Christian Approaches/Response to Issues Related to Wealth and Money
    • Introduction
    • Factors that have Contributed to Poverty
    • Fair Distribution of Wealth / Resources
  • Bribery and Corruption
    • Fighting against Bribery and Corruption
    • Factors Leading to Bribery and Corruption
    • Consequences of Corruption and Bribery
    • Christian Attitude towards Bribery and Corruption
  • Using Life Skills
    • Decision making
    • Critical Thinking
    • Creative Thinking
    • Self-Esteem
    • Assertiveness
  • Christian Values Related to Wealth, Money and Poverty.

Topic 6: Christian Approaches to Law, Order and Justice - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Definition of Terms
    • Introduction
    • Law
    • Order
    • Types of Laws
    • Justice
  • Importance of Law, Order and Justice
    • Rights and Duties of Citizens
    • Rights
    • Duties of citizens (responsibilities )
  • Traditional African Practices that Promote Law, Order, Justice
    • Punishment of Offenders
    • Installation of Rules, Kings, Chiefs, Elders
    • Administration of Oaths
    • Making of Covenants
    • Observing of Taboos and Customary Law
    • The Kinship System
    • Rites of passage
    • Religious practices
  • Biblical Teaching on Law, Order and Justice
  • Causes of Social Disorder and their Remedies
    • Discrimination
    • Racism
    • Tribalism
    • Crime
    • Sexism
    • Remedies to Social Disorder
  • Role of Christians in Transforming the Social, Economic, Political Life of the Society
    • Christian Participation in the Social Life
    • Christians Participation in the Political Life
    • Christian Participation in Economic Life
  • The Church - State Relationship

Topic 7: Christian Approaches to Selected Issues Related to Modern Science, Technology and Environment - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Definitions
    • Science
    • Technology
    • Environment
  • Positive and Negative Effects of Science and Technology
    • Ways Science and Technology has Improved Human Lives:
    • Negative Effects of Science and Technology
  • Christian View on Issues Related to Science and Technology
    • Euthanasia
    • Blood transfusion
    • Organ transplant
    • Genetic engineering
    • Plastic surgery
  • The Christian View on the Effects of Modern Science and Technology on the Environment (Pollution, Desertification)
    • Pollution and Its Effects
    • Desertification

As you can probably tell by scrolling through the different topics and subtopics, form 4 is all about modeling good Christian life in relation to a variety of subjects, including ethics, approach to work, the law, emergent issues, and other topics.

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CRE (Christian Religious Education) Notes Form 1

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The world is home to many different religions, including Christianity. In Kenyan schools, CRE (Christian Religious Education) is taught as a humanities subject. Get the complete Form 1 CRE notes based on the CBC curriculum for free on Easy Elimu to help you prepare for local and national exams.

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Chapter 1: Meaning of Christian Religious Education - Summarized CRE Form 1 Notes

Materials covered include:

  • The Importance of Learning CRE
    • Definition of Christian Religious Education (CRE)
    • Reasons for Studying CRE

Chapter 2: The Bible - Summarized CRE Form 1 Notes

Content covered include:

  • The Bible
    • The Bible as the Word of God
    • The Bible as a Library
  • The Bible: Major Divisions and Its Books
    • The Old Testament
    • The New Testament
  • Major Bible Translations from the Original Languages to Local Languages
    • Translations and Versions used in Kenya today
    • Writing of the Bible
    • The Effects of Bible Translations on African Languages
    • The Effects of Bible translations on Africans Communities

Chapter 3: Creation and the Fall of Man (Genesis 1-3, 6-9, 11) - Summarized  Cre Form 1 Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Biblical Accounts of Creation and their Meanings
    • The Two Creation Stories
    • Differences between the Two Creation Stories
    • Similarities between the Two Accounts of Creation
    • Attributes of God from the Biblical Creation Accounts
  • Traditional African Understanding of Creation
    • Examples of African Creation Stories
  • The Teachings from the Biblical Creation Accounts
    • Responsibilities given to Human Beings by God in the Genesis Stories of Creation
  • Biblical Teaching: The Fall of Man, Origin of Sin and the Consequences
    • Introduction
    • Eve Fall
    • The Consequences of Sin
    • Summary
  • Concept of Evil
    • Introduction
    • What is Evil?
    • What are the causes of evil?
    • Consequences of Evil in Traditional African Society
    • God's Plan of Salvation
    • Similarities and Differences between Traditional African view of Evil and Biblical Concept of Sin

Chapter 4: Faith and God Promises to Abraham - Summarized Cre Form 1 Notes

Content covered include:

  • Background to the Call of Abraham (Genesis 11:24-32, 12)
    • Introduction
    • Background
  • Faith and God's Promises to Abraham (Hebrews 11: 1 – 6)
    • The Meaning of Faith
    • How Abraham Demonstrated his Faith in God
    • God's Promises to Abraham (Genesis 12:2-3, 15:1-21, 21, 17:1-8, 17:15-18)
    • The Relevance of the Promises Made by God to Abraham to Christians Today (Gen. 12: 2 – 3, 15: 1 – 21, 21:1 – 7, 17: 15 – 18)
  • Covenant
    • Definition
    • Characteristics / components of a covenant
    • Examples of covenants in the Bible
    • God’s Covenant with Abraham and its Importance (Genesis 15:1-19)
    • Importance of the Covenant Between God and Abraham (GEN. 15: 1- 19)
    • Covenants in Modern Life and their Importance
  • The Testing of Abraham's Faith (GEN. 22: 1 – 18)
  • Importance of Faith in Christian Life Today
  • Jewish and African Practices of Circumcision
    • Importance of Circumcision to Abraham and His Descendants (Gen. 17: 1 – 16)
    • Circumsicion in African Communities
    • Similarities and Differences between Jewish and African Practices of Circumcision

Chapter 5: Sinai Covenant - Summarized CRE Form 1 Notes

Content covered include:

  • The Call of Moses
    • God’s Sign to Moses
    • Reasons Moses gave against the Call
    • What does the name Moses mean?
    • What did Moses Learn about God from his Calling?
    • How did God prepare Moses to be the Future Leader of Israelites?How did God prepare Moses to be the Future Leader of Israelites?
  • The Ten Plagues Exodus 7:14-11:10
    1. The Plague of Blood (Exodus 7: 14 – 25)
    2. The Plague of Frogs (Exodus 8:1 – 15)
    3. Plague of Gnats (Exodus 8:16 – 19)
    4. Plague of Flies (Exodus 8:20 – 32)
    5. Death of Cattle (Exodus 8:1 – 7)
    6. Plague of Boils (Exodus 9:8 – 12)
    7. Plague of Hail (Exodus 9:13 – 35)
    8. Plague of Locusts (Exodus 19:1 – 20)
    9. Plague of Darkness (Exodus 10: 21 – 29)
    10. Death of Egyptian First-born Males (Exodus 11: 1 – 31).
      • What do the Plagues Tell us about God’s Attributes?
  • Passover (Exodus 12:1-30, 19, 20, 34)
    • Significance of Items Used during the Passover
  • The Exodus
    • Introduction
    • Crossing the Red Sea
    • Provision of Water in the Wilderness
    • Provision of Manna and Quails (Ex 16:1 – 35)
    • Challenges Faced by the Israelites during the Exodus
    • The Importance of the Exodus in the History of the Israelites
  • Making the Sinai Covenant (Exodus 19: 24 1 –
    • God and Israelites
    • God and Moses
    • Sealing of the Covenant
    • Theophany
  • Breaking the Sinai Covenant (Exodus 32:1 – 35; 34:6 –8)
  • Renewal of the Covenant (Exodus 34:1 – 14)
    • Conditions for the Renewal of the Covenant
  • Worshiping God in the Wilderness
  • The Ten Commandments (Exodus. 20: 1 – 17)

Chapter 6: Leadership in Israel: David and Solomon - Summarized CRE Form 1 Notes

Content covered include:

  • Reasons for and against Kingship in Israel
    • Introduction
    • Duties of Judges
    • Demands for a King in Israel
    • Reasons against Kingship in Israel (Samuel 8:10 – 20)
  • Achievements and Failures of King Saul (Samuel 13:8 – 14; 15:7 – 25)
    • Successes of King Saul
    • Failures of King Saul
    • Lessons which Christians can Learn from King Saul’s Failures
  • Importance of David (1 Samuel 16: 1 – 23, 2 Samuel 6:1 – 15)
    • Importance of King David
    • Achievements of David
    • Reasons why God Rejected David’s offer to Build him a Temple
    • Failures of King David
    • Leadership of King David
  • Achievements and Failures of King Solomon (1 KING 3 – 12)
    • Achievements
    • Failures of King Solomon
  • Importance of the Temple in Israel
    • Definition of a Temple
    • Importance and Uses of a Temple

Chapter 7: Loyalty To God – Elijah - Summarized CRE Form 1 Notes

Content covered include:

  • Effects of Idolatry in Israel
    • Introduction
    • Factors that Led to Spread of Idolatry in Israel
    • The Effects of idolatry Harmed Israelites as:The Effects of idolatry Harmed Israelites as:
  • Elijah's Fight against Corruption and False Religion in Israel
    • The Choice
    • Elijah's Fight against Corruption
    • Naboth’s Vineyard
  • Reasons why Elijah Faced Danger and Hostility as a Prophet of God
  • Relevance of Elijah’s Prophetic Mission to Christians Today

 Chapter 8: Selected Aspects of African Religious Heritage - Summarized CRE Form 1 Notes

 Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • African Concept of God, Spirits and Ancestors
    • Nature or Attributes of God
    • Different Types of Spirits.
    • Hierarchy of Beings
  • The Role of God, Spirits and Ancestors
    • Role of God
    • Role of Spirits
    • Role of Ancestors
  • Responsibility of the Living Towards God, Spirits and Ancestors
    • Sacrifices and Offerings.
    • Singing and Dancing.
    • Prayers Invocations and Blessings
    • Venerations
    • Communication with Spirits

African Moral And Cultural Values - Summarized CRE Form 1 Notes

 Content covered include:

  • Meaning of Life and Its Wholeness in the Traditional African Society
    • African concept of a Community
  • Kinship System in African Communities
    • Importance of Kinship System and Ties
    • Factors Contributing to Harmony and Mutual Responsibility in African Communities
  • Rites of Passage
    • Birth and Naming
    • Initiation
    • Marriage
    • Old Age and Death
  • Religious Specialists and Their Relevance in Modern Society
    • Herbalists and their Relevance
    • Diviners and their Relevance
    • Priests and their Relevance
    • Prophets and their Relevance
    • Rainmakers and their Relevance
    • Elders and their Relevance
  • African Moral Values
    • Introduction
    • What is Cultural Value?
    • What is a Moral Value?
  • Continuity and Change
    • Paid Employment
    • Land Used to be Communal
    • Property
    • Dowry – Bride price / Bride Wealth
    • Health Medicine
    • Dress
    • Worship
    • Death changes immediately the Status of Families.
    • Old Age

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CRE (Christian Religious Education) Notes Form 2

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Topic 1: Old Testament Prophesies About the Messiah - CRE Form 2 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction:
    • Messiah
    • Prophecy
  • Old Testament Prophesies about the Coming of the Messiah.
    • NATHAN’S PROPHECY (2 Samuel 7:3 – 17) and (Psalms 89: 20 – 38).
    • ISAIAH’S PROPHECY – Isaiah 7: 10 – 16; 9: 1- 7; 61:1 –2; and 63.
    • Jeremiah's Prophecy - Jeremiah 23: 5 – 6.
    • Micah's Prophesy, (Micah 5: 1 – 5).
    • The Psalmist Prophecy (Psalm 41:9 and 110:1 –2).
  • The Concept of the Messiah in the New Testment
  • John the Baptist
    • Annunciation of the Birth of John the Baptist
    • The Birth, Circumcision and Naming Of John the Baptist
    • The Role of John the Baptist

Topic 2: The Infancy and Early Life of Jesus – Luke 1:26 – 38 - CRE Form 2 Revision Notes

Content covered include:

  • Events Leading to the Birth of Jesus
    • Angel Gabriel announces the Birth of Jesus.
    • Mary visits Elizabeth. Luke 1:39-56
  • The Dedication of JESUS – LUKE.2: 22 – 38
  • Jesus at the Temple Luke 2:42 – 52

Topic 3: The Galilean Ministry – Luke 3-8 - CRE Form 2 Summarized Revision Notes

Content covered include:

  • The Preaching of John the Baptist (Luke 3:1–20)
    • Baptism of Repentance for the Forgiveness of Sins.
    • He Warned People of God’s Coming Judgment.
    • He Announced the Coming of the Messiah as Judge.
    • He Preached on Social Justice
    • He Condemned King Herod’s Immoral Behaviour.
    • Summary of the Teachings of John the Baptist
    • Relevance of the Teachings of John the Baptist to Christians Today
  • The Baptism of Jesus and Its Relevance Today
    • The Baptism of Jesus Christ (Luke 3: 21 – 22)
    • Reasons why Jesus was Baptized.
    • Relevance or the Importance of the Baptism of Jesus to Christians
  • Temptations of Jesus: Relevance to Christians Today
    • The temptations of Jesus (Luke 4:1 – 13).
    • Relevance of Jesus Temptations to Christians
    • Why Christians are Tempted
  • Rejection of Jesus at Nazareth
    • Rejection of Jesus at Nazareth (Luke 4:14 – 30).
    • Possible Reasons for Rejection.
  • Healing at Capernaum
    • Jesus’ healing at Capernaum LK. 4:31 – 44
    • Lessons Christians Learn from the Healings at Capernaum
  • The Calling of the First Disciples
    • Introduction
    • Rabbis
    • Call of the First Disciples
  • Opposition in Galilee
    • Opposition by Pharisees and Sadducees. Luke 5:12- 6:11
  • The Sermon on the Plain (Luke. 6:12–16, 27– 49)
    • Selection of 12 disciples (Luke. 6:12 – 16)
    • Jesus' Teachings on True Discipleship
    • The Sermon on the Plain (Luke 6: 17 – 49)
  • Jesus' Works of Compassion
    • Examples of Jesus works of Compassion.
  • Jesus' Teaching in Parables (Lk. 8: 4- 21)
    • The Parable of the Sower Lk 8:4 – 15
    • The parable of a Lamp Under a Bowl (Lk.8: 16 – 18).
    • Jesus' Mother and Brothers. Luke 8:19 – 21
  • Mighty works of Jesus
    • Categories / Types of miracles
  • Commissioning of the Twelve Disciples Lk 9:1 – 10
    • The Commissioning of the Twelve Disciples
    • Feeding of the Five Thousand.
  • The Personality of Jesus and His Identity Lk. 9:18 – 27
  • The Transfiguration (Lk.9: 28 – 36)
    • A brief summary from the Bible
    • Significance and Importance of Transfiguration

Topic 4: The Journey to Jerusalem – Luke 9-18 - CRE Form 2 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Duties, Privileges and Cost of Discipleship
    • Jesus’ teaching on Faith and Humility
    • Jesus’ Teaching on His Work
    • Jesus’ Teaching on His Followers
    • Mission of the 72 Men. Read Luke 10:1 – 24
    • Jesus’ Teaching on the Greatest Disciple
    • Teaching about Discipleship
    • A Committed Follower of Christ
    • Jesus Visit to Martha and Mary (Read Luke 10: 38 – 42)
  • Jesus' Teaching on Prayer (Read Luke 11:1 – 13)
    • Reasons why Christians should Pray
  • Use of God's Power to Overcome Evil Read Luke 11:14 – 28
    • Jesus and Beelzebub. (Read Luke 11: 14 to 28)
    • The Sign of Jonah. (Read Luke 11: 29 – 32)
    • The light of the body. Read Luke: 11: 33 – 36
  • Jesus Teaching on Hypocrisy, Wealth, Watchfulness and Readiness
    • Hypocrisy. Read Luke 12: 1- 12
    • The Parable of the Rich Fool. (Read Luke 12:13 to 21).
    • Watchfulness, Readiness, and Instructions. (Read Luke 12: 35 – 59)
  • The Kingdom of God
    • The Kingdom of God
    • The Kingdom of God as an Unfruitful Fig Tree (Read Luke, 13: 6 – 9).
    • Parable of the mustard seed. Read Luke, 13:18 – 19
    • Parable of the Yeast. Read Luke, 13: 20 – 21
    • The narrow door. Read Luke, 13: 22 – 30
    • Jesus heals a crippled woman on the Sabbath. Luke, 13:10 – 12
    • Jesus’ Love for Jerusalem. (Read Luke13: 31 – 35)
    • Man with Dropsy Healed (Read Luke 14:1 – 6).
    • Humility and Hospitality. (Read Luke 14: 7 – 14)
    • The parable of the Great Feast. Read Luke, 14: 15 – 24.
    • The Parable of the Lost Sheep
    • Parable of the Lost Coin.
  • Teachings on Wealth and Poverty. Lk 16:1 – 32
    • Introduction
    • Parable of the Shrewd Manager
    • The Rich Man and Lazarus. Read Luke, 16: 19 – 31.
  • Jesus Teaching on Forgiveness
  • The Power of Faith. Read Luke, 17: 5 – 11.
  • Jesus Heals Ten Lepers. Read Luke, 17:11- 19
  • The Coming of the Kingdom. Read Luke 17: 20 – 37
  • Persistence in Prayer, Read Luke, 18:1 – 14
    • The Widow and the Unjust Judge. Read Luke, 18: 1 – 9
    • Parable of the Pharisee, and Tax Collector, Read Luke, 18:9 – 14
  • The Way to Salvation, Read Luke, 18: 15 – 19: 1 – 27.
    • Introduction
    • The Rich Man. Read Luke, 18:18 – 30
    • Jesus Predicts his Death, a 3rd time. Read Luke, 18: 31 – 34.
    • Jesus Heals a Blind Beggar. Read Luke, 18: 35 – 43
    • Jesus and Zacchaeus Lk 19:1 – 9
    • The Parable of the Gold Coins: Luke, 19: 11 – 27.

Topic 5: The Jerusalem Ministry Luke, 19: 28 – 21: 38 - CRE Form 2 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • The Triumphant Entry of Jesus to Jerusalem Lk. 19:28 – 40
    • The Triumphant Approach to Jerusalem. Luke 19: 28- 40.
    • Jesus weeps over Jerusalem. Read, Luke 41- 44
    • Jesus goes to the Temple. Read Luke 19:45 – 48.
  • Pharisees, Scribes Question Jesus Luke 20: 1-47
    • The question about Jesus’ Authority. Read Luke, 20:1 – 8.
    • The parable of the Tenants in the Vineyard.
    • The Question about Paying Taxes. Read Luke 20:19-28
    • The Question about Resurrection
    • Jesus warns against the Teachers of the Law
    • The Widow’s Offering. Luke, 21: 1- 4
  • The Teachings of Jesus about Eschatology Lk. 21: 5 – 38
    • Signs of the End Times.
    • Uses of the Temple during the time of Jesus
    • The Parable of the Fig Tree Lk.21: 29 – 33
    • Relevance of Jesus’ Teachings on Eschatology

Topic 6: The Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Lk. 22 – 24 - CRE Form 2 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • The Plot against Jesus
  • The Lord's Supper / The Last Supper LK 22: 7 – 13
    • The Passover Meal
    • The Argument about Greatness. Read Luke, 22: 24 – 30
    • Jesus Predicts Peters’ Denial. Read Luke, 22: 31 – 38
  • Prayer, Arrest of Jesus and Denial by Peter
    • Prayer on the Mount of Olives. Read Luke. 22: 39 – 46
    • Betrayal and arrest of Jesus. Read Luke, 22: 47 – 53
    • Peters Denies Jesus. Read Luke, 22: 54 – 65
  • The Trials and Crucifixion of Jesus
    • Trials of Jesus by the Various Authorities
  • Death of Jesus. Read Luke. 23: 44 – 50
    • The Death of Jesus.
    • The Burial of Jesus. Read Luke 23: 50 – 56.
    • Relevance of the Suffering and Death of Jesus Christ to Christian Life Today
    • In which Ways can Christians Prepare for their Death?
  • The Ressurection of Jesus. Read Luke 24: 1 – 53
    • The Resurrection
    • Witnesses of the Resurrection of Jesus
    • Jesus appears to his Disciples. Read Luke 24: 36 – 49.
    • The Ascension of Jesus, Luke, 24: 50 – 53
    • The Importance of the Resurrection of Jesus to Christians

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CRE (Christian Religious Education) Notes Form 3

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Topic 1: The Gifts of the Holy Spirit - CRE Form 3 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Teachings of Jesus on the Role of the Holy Spirit. John 14:15-26, 16: 5-15, and Acts 1: 7- 8
    • Introduction
    • The role of Holy Spirit in Church and in Christian lives today JOHN 14:15-26 and JOHN 16: 5-15, ACTS 1: 7- 8
    • Paul teaching about the Gifts of the Holy Spirit. 1 Corinthians chapters 12, 13, and 14
    • Manifestation of the Holy Spirit in the Church and Christians Today
    • Criteria for Discerning the Gifts of the Holy Spirit.
    • The Fruits of the Holy Spirit (Galatians 5:16-26)
  • Peter's Message on the Day of Pentecost. Read Acts 2: 14-41
    • Introduction
    • Pentecost Day
    • Peter’s Message. Read Joel 2: 28 – 32
    • After the Holy Spirit Infilling.
    • Lessons Christians learn from Leadership of Peter.

Topic 2: The Unity of Believers - CRE Form 3 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Teachings of the Unity of Believers in Selected New Testament Texts
    • Early Christians
    • Discussion of Symbolic Expressions
  • Causes of Disunity in the Early Church
    • Causes of Disunity in the Early Church
    • Causes of Disunity among Believers and Church in Kenya Today
    • Christians face many problems and they therefore need to work together in unity to:
    • Possible Solutions to Disunity

Topic 3: Teachings from Selected Old Testament Prophets - CRE Form 3 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Prophets
    • Definitions of a Prophet, and Prophecy
    • Categories of Prophets
    • Characteristics of True Prophets
    • The Characteristics of False Prophets.
  • Importance of Prophets in Israel
    • Work of prophets in Israel
    • God’s communication with Prophets and Israelites
  • Prophesies in the Old Testament, New Testament and African Traditional Society
    • Introduction
    • Old Testament Prophets vs New Testament
    • Similarities between Prophets in the African Traditional Society and the Old Testament
    • Differences between Prophets in the African Traditional Society and the Old Testament.
    • Relevance of Old Testament Prophets to Christians Today

Topic 4: Prophet Amos - CRE Form 3 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Prophet Amos work in Israel Read Amos 1:1
    • The call of Amos (AMOS 1:1, 3:8, 7:10 – 15)
    • Religion.
    • Social – economic – political situation.
  • Visions of Amos Read AMOS 7: 1 – 9, 8:1 – 3. 9:1 – 4)
    • The Vision of the Locusts (Amos 7:1 – 3)
    • The Vision of a Great Fire (Amos 7:4 – 6)
    • The Vision of a Crooked Wall/ the Plumb Line (Amos 7:7 – 9)
    • The Vision of a Basket of Ripe Fruits (Amos 8:1 – 3)
    • The vision of the Destruction of the Altar. Read Amos 9:1 – 4.
  • Summary of the Issues that God Pointed out to Israel through Prophet Amos.
    • Lack of Social Justice
    • Lack of Responsibility.
    • Practice of Hypocritical Religion in Israel.
    • Oppressions of the Poor by the Rich
    • Corruption and Bribery
    • Pride in Materials Possessions
    • Dishonesty
    • Sexual Immorality
    • Drunkenness
    • Profaning the Name of the God
    • Hypocritical Religion and Idolatry in Israel
    • Empty Sacrifices
  • God's Judgement against Israel and Other Nations Read Amos chapter 1 and 2
    • Israel
    • Syria
    • Gaza and Philistines.
    • Tyre
    • Edom
    • Ammon
    • Moab
    • Judah
    • Samaria, Egypt and Ashdod
    • Amaziah the priest of Bethel
    • Israel’s Election (Amos 2:9 – 11, 3:1 – 2, 9:7)
    • The Day of the Lord
    • The Remnant and Restoration
    • Duty of Christians
    • The Day of the Lord. Read Amos 5:18-20, 6:3-5, 8:7-13.
    • Relevance of Amos teachings to Christians Today

Topic 5: Prophet Jeremiah - CRE Form 3 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • The Call of Jeremiah
    • The Kingdom of Judah
    • The Call of Jeremiah. Read Jer 1: 19
  • Evils Addressed by Jeremiah. Read Jeremiah 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 23, and 28.
    • Necromancy
    • Deception and Dishonesty
    • False Prophesy by Hannaniah. Jer 28
    • Human Sacrifice
    • Idolatry
    • Other Evils Condemned by Jeremiah
    • The Temple
    • Religious Reforms Carried out by King Josiah
    • The Relevance of Jeremiah’s Teachings to Christians Today
  • Jeremiah's Teachings on Judgement and Punishment
    • Jeremiah Teachings
    • Symbolic Acts Related to Judgment and Punishment
    • The Sufferings and Lamentations of Jeremiah Read Jer 11, 12, 17:14 – 18, 18:18- 23, 20: 1 – 6, 27, 37, and 38.
  • Jeremiah's Teaching about The New Covenant
    • The New Covenant
    • Differences between the Old Covenant and the New Covenant
    • What are the Similarities between the Old and The New Covenant?
  • Jeremiah's Teachings on Hope and Restoration
    • Symbolic Acts Related to Hope and Restoration.
    • The Fall of Jerusalem and the Exile of the Israelites (Jer.39 )
  • Relating the Teachings of Jeremiah to the New Testament and Christian Life Today
    • Relationship between Jeremiah's and Jesus's Ministries
    • Relationship of Jeremiah’s Teaching to Christians Today.

Topic 6: Nehemiah - CRE Form 3 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Background to Nehemiah
    • Political and Historical Background.
    • Social Background
    • Religious Background
  • Prayers by Nehemiah and Modern Christians
    • Nehemiah Prayed, Mourned, and Fasted.
    • Importance of Prayer in Christian Life
  • Leadership Qualities of Nehemiah
    • Introduction
    • Relevance of Nehemiah’s Leadership to Christians Today
  • Building the Wall of Jerusalem
    • Nehemiah Rebuilt the Wall of Jerusalem
    • Problems Faced by Nehemiah
    • Dedication of the Wall of Jerusalem (NEH. 12:27 – 47
    • Relevance of Nehemiah’s Experience to Christians Today
  • Renewal of the Covenant
    • Stages of the Renewal of the Covenant
    • Promises and vows made by Israelites during the renewal of the covenant.
  • Final Reforms of Nehemiah
    • Introduction
    • Reforms by Nehemiah
    • Comparing Teachings of Nehemiah and St. Luke’s Gospel
    • Relating Nehemiah’s Teachings to Christian Life Today

As you probably can see from scrolling through the various topics and subtopics, form 3 is all about the Holy Spirit and the old testament Prophets. 

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CRE (Christian Religious Education) Notes Form 4

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 ethics

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Topic 1: Introduction to Christian Ethics - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Basis of Christian Ethics. Sources of Christian’s Ethics:
    • Human Reason
    • Human Experiences

Topic 2: Christian Approaches to Human Sexuality, Marriage and Family - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Human Sexuality
    • Human Sexuality
    • Christian Teaching on Human Sexuality.
    • Traditional African understanding of Human Sexuality.
    • Gender Roles.
    • Christian Teaching on Male- female Relationships
  • Christian Teaching about Human Sexuality
    • Christian Teaching on Responsible Human Sexuality
    • Christian Teaching on Irresponsible Sexual Behavior
    • The Effects of Irresponsible Sexual Behavior
    • Irresponsible Social and Human Behavior
    • Effects of Irresponsible Social and Human Behavior.
  • Marriage
    • Definition of Marriage.
    • Christian Teaching about Marriage.
    • Courtship in African Traditional Society (A.T.S).
    • Divorce
    • Celibacy as an Alternative to Marriage.
  • The Family
    • Introduction
    • Types of Families
    • Traditional African Family Values and Practices
    • Christian Understanding of the Family
    • Problems Related to Family Life Today

Topic 3: Christian Approaches to Work - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Definition of Terms
    • Work
    • Vocation
    • Profession
    • A Trade
    • A Craft
    • A career
    • Job
  • What Determines One’s Career, Vocation?
  • General Reasons why People Work
  • Traditional African Attitude to Work
    • Importance of Work
  • Christian Teaching on Work
  • Roles of Professional Ethos, Ethics and Codes in the Society
    • Definitions
    • Professional Ethos
  • Virtues Related to Work
    • Definition
    • Moral Duties and Responsibilities of Employers and Employees
    • Christians Approaches to Issues Related to Employment
    • Child Labour
    • Unemployment and Self-Employment

Topic 4: Christian Approaches to Leisure - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Meaning of Leisure
    • Definition of Leisure
    • Forms of Leisure
    • Leisure is used for
  • Christian Teaching on Leisure
  • Importance, Use and Misuse of Leisure
    • Importance of Leisure
    • Uses of Leisure – Proper use of Leisure
    • Misuse of Leisure Today
  • Drug Abuse and its Effects - Alcohol, Soft and Hard Drugs
    • Drug abuse
    • Drug use
    • Ways of Administering Drugs
    • Categories of Drugs
    • Types of Drugs
    • Hard Drugs
    • Soft Drugs
    • Causes of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (Reasons why People Abuse Alcohol and Drugs)
    • Effects of Drug Abuse
    • Remedies of Drug Abuse
  • Christian Criteria For Evaluating the Use of Leisure

Topic 5: Christian Approaches to Wealth, Money and Poverty - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Definition of the Concepts: Wealth, Money and Poverty
    • Wealth
    • Money
    • Poverty
  • The Traditional African Understanding of Wealth and Poverty
    • Wealth
    • Poverty
  • Impacts of the Introduction of Money Economy in Traditional African Society
    • Introduction
    • Economy
    • Development
    • Money Economy
  • The Christian Teaching on Wealth, Money, Poverty
    • Teaching on Wealth
    • Christian Teaching on Poverty
  • Christian Approaches/Response to Issues Related to Wealth and Money
    • Introduction
    • Factors that have Contributed to Poverty
    • Fair Distribution of Wealth / Resources
  • Bribery and Corruption
    • Fighting against Bribery and Corruption
    • Factors Leading to Bribery and Corruption
    • Consequences of Corruption and Bribery
    • Christian Attitude towards Bribery and Corruption
  • Using Life Skills
    • Decision making
    • Critical Thinking
    • Creative Thinking
    • Self-Esteem
    • Assertiveness
  • Christian Values Related to Wealth, Money and Poverty.

Topic 6: Christian Approaches to Law, Order and Justice - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Definition of Terms
    • Introduction
    • Law
    • Order
    • Types of Laws
    • Justice
  • Importance of Law, Order and Justice
    • Rights and Duties of Citizens
    • Rights
    • Duties of citizens (responsibilities )
  • Traditional African Practices that Promote Law, Order, Justice
    • Punishment of Offenders
    • Installation of Rules, Kings, Chiefs, Elders
    • Administration of Oaths
    • Making of Covenants
    • Observing of Taboos and Customary Law
    • The Kinship System
    • Rites of passage
    • Religious practices
  • Biblical Teaching on Law, Order and Justice
  • Causes of Social Disorder and their Remedies
    • Discrimination
    • Racism
    • Tribalism
    • Crime
    • Sexism
    • Remedies to Social Disorder
  • Role of Christians in Transforming the Social, Economic, Political Life of the Society
    • Christian Participation in the Social Life
    • Christians Participation in the Political Life
    • Christian Participation in Economic Life
  • The Church - State Relationship

Topic 7: Christian Approaches to Selected Issues Related to Modern Science, Technology and Environment - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Definitions
    • Science
    • Technology
    • Environment
  • Positive and Negative Effects of Science and Technology
    • Ways Science and Technology has Improved Human Lives:
    • Negative Effects of Science and Technology
  • Christian View on Issues Related to Science and Technology
    • Euthanasia
    • Blood transfusion
    • Organ transplant
    • Genetic engineering
    • Plastic surgery
  • The Christian View on the Effects of Modern Science and Technology on the Environment (Pollution, Desertification)
    • Pollution and Its Effects
    • Desertification

As you can probably tell by scrolling through the different topics and subtopics, form 4 is all about modeling good Christian life in relation to a variety of subjects, including ethics, approach to work, the law, emergent issues, and other topics.

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