CRE P2 Questions and Answers - Form 3 Term 3 Opener Exams 2022

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Instructions to Students

  1. This paper consists of 2 pages.
  2. Answer any five questions
  3. All the questions carry equal marks
  4. Use English when answering questions


QUESTIONS

  1.                  
    1. Outline Isaiah’s prophecy concerning the Messiah according to Isaiah 61:1-2 (6mks)
    2. State six similarities between the Magnificat and the Benedictus. (6mks)
    3. In what ways do Christians express their gratitude to God? (8mks)
  2.                      
    1. Describe the incident when Jesus healed the paralytic in Luke 5:17-25 (8mks)
    2. List down six methods that Jesus used to spread the gospel (6mks)
    3. How is the church in Kenya helping the sick (6mks)
  3.                              
    1. Outline six teachings of Jesus on the sermon on the plain on how human beings should relate to one another. (6 marks)
    2. Describe the incident in which Jesus forgave the sinful woman (7 marks)
    3. List seven reasons why Christians should ask for forgiveness from God. (7 marks)
  4.                          
    1. Identify six groups of people who can be described as unfortunate in St. Luke’s Gospel (6mks)
    2. Relate the parable of the prodigal son in Luke 15:11-32
    3. Give lessons Christians learn from the parables of the lost according to Luke’s Gospel.6mks)
  5.                      
    1. Describe the incident in which Jesus had the last supper with His disciples(Luke 22:14-38). (7 marks)
    2. Give reasons why Jesus used bread and wine during the last supper. (6 marks)
    3. Outline the seven importance of celebrating the Holy Communion in the church today.(7 marks)
  6.                        
    1. Give six ways in which the Holy Spirit manifested Himself on the day of Pentecost. (6mks)
    2. Explain the new testament teaching on the people of God. (8mks)
    3. How can Christians in Kenya prevent divisions in the Church today. (6mks)


MARKING SCHEME

  1.                    
    1. Outline Isaiah’s prophesy concerning the Messiah according to Isaiah 61:1-2 (6 mks)
      • He would be filled with the Holy Spirit
      • He would be anointed by God
      • He would preach good tidings to the afflicted
      • He would bind the broken hearted
      • He would set the captives free
      • He would proclaim the year of the Lord
      • He would proclaim the day of vengeance of our God
      • He would comfort those who mourn. (6 x 1 = 6)
    2. State the similarities between the Magnificat and the Benedictus (6 mks)
      • Both are praise songs
      • Both are poetic
      • Both give reference to the Old Testament
      • Both songs contain the mission of the children
      • Both were sang by people who were filled with the holy spirit
      • Both were sang by the parents of the children
      • Both were sang by people who had an encounter with angel Gabriel (6 x 1 = 6)
    3. In what ways do Christians express their gratitude to God. (8 mks)
      • Through singing and dancing
      • By building places of worship
      • By teaching/preaching the good news
      • By offering charitable services
      • By caring for the environment
      • By visiting the sick
      • By giving material support to the needy
      • By publishing Christian literature for people to read
      • By observing healthy lifestyles
      • By giving offerings
      • By praying (any other relevant point (8 x 1 = 8)
  2.                    
    1. The healing of the paralytic in Luke’s Gospel (8mks)
      • Jesus was teaching in an overcrowded house and the teachers of the law were present.
      • The power of the lord was with Jesus to heal
      • Some men brought a paralyzed man on bed and sought to lay him before Jesus
      • They were unable to take him in because of the crowd.
      • They lowered him in from the roof with his bed through the tiles to where Jesus was
      • When Jesus saw their faith, he told the paralyzed man that his sins are forgiven.
      • The pharisees/scribes questioned why Jesus was committing blasphemy saying that only God can forgive sins.
      • Jesus asked them whether it is easy to say ‘’your sins are forgiven’’ or to say ‘’rise and walk’’.
      • He told them that the son of man had authority on earth to forgive sins.
      • He told the paralyzed man to rise, take his bed and go home.
      • Immediately, he rose before them and took his bed (8x1=8mks)
    2. Methods Jesus used to spread the gospel. (6mks)
      • Teaching the good news in the synagogues and throughout the country
      • Through performing miracles
      • Through giving out sermons
      • Through the use of parables/allegories
      • Setting good example to his disciples/others to follow
      • Use of live examples- used a child to teach on humility
      • Delegated his disciples to go on preaching mission for example the mission of the 12 and 72.
      • Through house visits, he visited the house of Mary and Marth, Simon the pharisee and Zachaeus the tax collector.
      • Use of demonstrations/role play for example washing the disciple’s feet.
      • Question and answer-asking questions like ‘’who do people say I am?’’
      • Giving private tuition to his disciples/when he explained to them the meaning of the parable of the sower.
      • Use of life experiences- when he asked for a coin to answer the question on payment of taxes to Caesar.
      • Evaluating his listeners after teaching-after the parable of the good Samaritan, he asked the teachers of the law- ‘’in your opinion, who was a neighbor? (6x1=6mks)
    3. How is the church in Kenya helping the sick
      • The church provides free/affordable medical services for the sick
      • It gives financial/materials assistance to the sick
      • The church provides guiding and counselling services to the sick
      • By constructing hospitals/mobile clinics/recreational facilities for the sick
      • The church trains medical personnel to offer health services
      • By accepting the sick in church/preaching messages of hope to them.
      • The church prays for the sick/laying of hands/anointing
      • The church participates in cleaning the environment for good health
      • Church members visit/encourage the sick
      • The church has rehabilitation centres where they care for the sick.
  3.                    
    1. The teachings of Jesus on the sermon on the plain on how human beings should relate to one another.
      • Human beings should love one another / their enemies.
      • They should practice sharing / help others
      • They should be merciful| to each other.
      • They should not judge / condemn others.
      • They should forgive one another / not to revenge.
      • Pray for those who wrong them
      • They should not discriminate against one another. (6x1=6mks)
    2. A description of the incident in which Jesus forgave the sinful woman
      • Jesus had been invited by a Pharisee for dinner.
      • While he was at the table a sinful woman came with an alabaster flask of ointment.
      • She stood at Jesus' feet weeping and wet his feet with her tears.
      • She used her hair to wipe the feet of Jesus,
      • She kissed the feet of Jesus
      • She then anointed the feet of Jesus with the ointment.
      • The Pharisee who had invited Jesus questioned in his heart whether Jesus was a prophet
      • Jesus knew the thoughts of Simon and told him the parable of the creditor and the two debtors
      • Jesus asked Simon who of the two debtors would love the creditor more
      • Simon said the debtor with more debt would love the creditor more
      • He told Simon that the woman had shown much love because her many sins had been forgiven.
      • Jesus then told the woman that her sins had been forgiven
      • The other guests began to question who Jesus was to have the power to forgive sins
      • Jesus told the woman that her faith had saved her.
      • He told her to go in peace (7x1=7mks)
    3. Reasons why Christians should ask for forgiveness from God. (7mks)
      • To be at peace with God
      • To show obedience to the teachings of Jesus
      • To improve their relationship with others
      • It gives them confidence to serve God
      • To acknowledge their weakness/a sign of humility
      • To show their desire to lead a righteous life
      • It is a sign of appreciation of God’s mercy
      • It is a way of self-reproach
      • It is a demonstration of their faith in God
      • So as to be forgiven by God.
  4.                
    1. Identify six groups of people who can be described as unfortunate in St. Luke’s Gospel. (6mks) (6x1=6mks)
      • The poor
      • The crippled
      • The lame
      • The blind
      • Tax collectors
      • Sinners
      • Gentiles
    2. Relate the parable of the prodigal son in Luke 15:11-32 (8mks)
      • A farther had two sons
      • The younger son demanded his share
      • The father granted him his request
      • He left home for a far country where he squandered all his inheritance
      • He became desperate and ended up as a pig herder
      • While looking after pigs, he realised his mistake and decided to go back to seek his father’s forgiveness.
      • When he got home, his father received him with forgiveness and there was great celebration.
      • The elder son was jealous and unhappy with what his father did to his younger brother.
      • The father needed to celebrate, for his son was lost but now he had been found.(8x1=8mks)
    3. Give lessons Christians learn from the parables of the lost according to Luke’s Gospel. (6mks)
      • God loves all his children including outcasts & sinners.
      • God is ready to forgive every sinner.
      • There is no sin that God cannot forgive.
      • Jesus taught that both the righteous and the unrighteous require God’s forgiveness.
      • The disciples of Jesus should not be complacent in their faith.
      • They should always seek guidance
      • Confession of sin is a condition of entering the kingdom of God. Christians should confess their sins and acknowledge that Jesus saves repentant sinners. (6x1=6mks)
  5.                    
    1. Describe the incident in which Jesus had the last supper with His disciples. (7 marks)
      • Jesus sat with His disciples at one table.
      • He told them that He had desired to have the meal with them before His suffering.
      • Jesus then took bread/broke it/gave thanks/gave them/said “This is my body given to you, do this in remembrance of me”.
      • After supper He took a cup of wine and said.
      • “This cup which is poured out for you is the new covenant in my blood".
      • He told the disciples that one of them was going to betray Him.
      • The disciples questioned who would betray Jesus.
      • The disciples argued amongst themselves as to who was the greatest of them all.
      • Jesus told them that the greatest is the one who serves.
      • Jesus told Simon that he would be tested by Satan/he would deny Jesus.
      • Jesus told Simon that He had already prayed for him to strengthen the others.
      • Jesus advised the disciples to have their bags/purses/swords.
      • He took a cup and gave thanks/He said take this and divide it among yourselves.(7x1=7mks)
    2. Give reasons why Jesus used bread and wine during the last supper. (6 marks)
      • Jesus used bread because it was a common meal for the Jews.
      • He used bread because unleavened bread was used during the Jewish celebration of the Passover.
      • He used wine because it was a common drink for the Jews.
      • Jesus explained that the bread represented his body which would be broken for forgiveness of sin.
      • He used wine to represent his blood that was to be shed for the sealing of the new covenant.
      • He used the bread to demonstrate that he is the bread of life/the lamb of sacrifice.
      • Jesus shared bread and wine as a sign of fellowship/unity/a preparation for the messianic banquet.
      • Jesus used the bread and wine to initiate the new covenant. He used bread and wine to institutionalize/demonstrate how the disciples would practice the ritual in future.(3x2=6mks)
    3. Outline the seven importance of celebrating the Holy Communion in the church today. (7 marks)
      • Christians celebrate the Holy Communion to remember the death and resurrection of Jesus.
      • Celebrating the Holy Communion is a foretaste of messianic banquet.
      • Through the celebration Christians are able to experience the Holy Spirit/the presence of the Holy trinity.
      • Christians celebrate the Holy Communion in anticipation of the second coming of Christ.
      • Christians are able to renew their faith in God/rededicate their lives to God.
      • It encourages the spirit of sharing/demonstrates love.
      • It gives Christians an opportunity to thank God for salvation. )
      • lt give Christians an opportunity to ask for forgiveness from God/ repent.
      • Holy Communion unites Christians in the church.
      • The celebration of the Holy Communion demonstrates obedience to the command of Jesus.(7x1=7mks)
  6.                    
    1. Ways in which the holy spirit manifested himself on the day of Pentecost.
      • Through tongues of fire resting upon each disciple.
      • Through disciples speaking in tongues.
      • By a mighty strong wind.
      • Through Peter’s courage to speak.
      • Many people/3000 repented their sins and they were baptized.
      • Through a sound from heaven many people were convicted of their sins.
      • Many people were convicted of their sins. (6 x 1 = 6mks)
    2. The New testament teachings on the people of God.
      • The people of God are those who follow Jesus Christ and his teachings.
      • Believers in Christ are a royal priesthood since they belong to the family of Christ their king.
      • Believers are chosen people/race/selected.
      • They belong to God? They form a family of God’s possession.
      • They are to declare wonderful deeds of God/that is to lead a life of worshipping God/testifying about God.
      • They were called from the darkness to light/their lives have been transformed.
      • As priests, Christians have been called out to perform religious duties such as praising God and praying to God.
      • The people of God are a holy nation expected to lead by example/their lives should not be tainted with evil activities.
      • Through baptism, Christians are set a part and share in the resurrection of Jesus.
      • They were led by mercies of God /have received God’s grace.(4 x 2 = 8mks)
    3. How Christians in Kenya can prevent divisions in the Church today.
      • Treat each other with love.
      • Pray for one another/problems affecting the Church.
      • Repent/ask for forgiveness whenever they are wrong/accept mistakes.
      • Follow the Church doctrines/constitutions/manual educating members on issues.
      • Guidance and counselling.
      • Avoid arrogance.
      • Avoid discriminations/segregation/tribalism in the Church.
      • Practice transparent leadership style. / Openly discuss issues affecting the Church.
      • Preach the word of God
      • Give financial reports within acceptable period of time.
      • Assist those in problems/less fortunate/the needy
      • Prepare annual budget/seasonally and ensure the resources are well utilized.(6x1=6mks)

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