CRE (Christian Religious Education) Notes Form 3 (6)

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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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