CRE Paper 2 Questions and Answers - Form 4 Opener Term 1 Exams 2022

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CRE
PAPER TWO

Instructions to students

  • This paper consists of 6 quiz
  • Attempt only 5 questions
  • Each question carries 20 marks


Questions

  1.      
    1. Outline what Angel Gabriel revealed about John the Baptist when he announced his birth to Zachariah. (6marks)
    2. From the story of the early life of Jesus up to twelve years, identify ways through which He is seen as coming from a poor background. (8marks)
    3. Give reasons why children should take part in church activities. (6marks)
  2.     
    1. Describe the temptations of Jesus in the wilderness before He began public Ministry. (LK 4:1-13)
    2. What lessons do Christians learn from the temptations (5marks)
    3. Identify problems faced by new converts in the church today. (7marks)
  3.       
    1. Identify five teachings that Jesus made to the guests at the Pharisees’ house LK 14:1-14 (5marks)
    2. Give four reasons why Jesus used the parable of the great feast in his teachings LK 14:15-24 (8marks)
    3. Write down seven reasons why Christians take part in the Lord’s Supper (7marks)
  4.       
    1. Identify seven characteristics of love as taught by Saint Paul in 1 Corinthians (13:4-8) (7marks)
    2. Explain how the unity believers as expressed in the image of the bride 2 Corinthians 11:2, revelation 21:1-12 (8marks)
    3. Give five ways in which the Christians in Kenya demonstrate the New Testament teaching on unity (5marks)
  5.     
    1. Identify five sources of Christian ethics (5marks)
    2. Give seven reasons why Christians in Kenya condemn homosexuality (7marks)
    3. Give reasons why peter denied Jesus (8marks)
  6.    
    1. Explain ways in which the gifts of the Holy Spirit are abused in the church today (7marks)
    2. Outline the role of the Holy Spirit in the church today (8marks)
    3. State the teaching of Saint Paul on the proper use of the gifts of the Holy Spirit in the church (5marks)


Marking Scheme

  1.            
    1. Outline what Angel Gabriel revealed about John the Baptist when he announced his birth to Zachariah. (6marks)
      • He would be a source of joy to the parents.
      • Many people would rejoice at his birth
      • He would be great in the sight of the lord
      • He was not to take strong drink/wine.
      • He was to be filled with the holy spirit from his mothers’ womb
      • Many Israelites would turn to god through him
      • He would have the spirit of Elijah/power
      • He was to call people to repentance /prepare the people for the lord
      • He would turn the father’s hearts to children /bring reconciliation
        1*6=(6marks)

    2. From the story of the early life of Jesus up to twelve years, identify ways through which He is seen as coming from a poor background. (8marks)
      • His father was a poor carpenter
      • His mother was an ordinary village girl
      • He was born in a manger/cattle shed
      • He was born in a small town of Judah/Bethlehem.
      • The first people to visit him were shepherds who were lowly regarded
      • He was revealed to Simeon and Anna who were simple
      • During his dedication the parents offered birds
      • He grew up in Nazareth/town of low status
        1*6= (6marks)

    3. Give reasons why children should take part in church activities. (6marks)
      • They are made in the image of God
      • To follow example of Christ who went to the synagogue/temple
      • To prepare them for future roles as leaders
      • To teach them religious beliefs /practices
      • To lay foundation of Christian morals at an early age
      • Jesus taught that the kingdom belongs to them(blessed children)
      • For the continued growth of the church
      • To help develop/improve their talents
      • To give them an opportunity to socialize with others
      • To help spend their leisure positively
        6*1= (6marks)
  2.               
    1. Describe the temptations of Jesus in the wilderness before He began public Ministry.(LK 4:1-13)
      • Jesus was led into the wilderness, he stayed for forty days.
      • He ate nothing and therefore he felt hungry
      • The devil asked him to command a stone to became bread if he was the son of God
      • Jesus told him that man could not live by bread alone
      • The devil took Jesus up and showed him the kingdoms of the world and asked him to worship so that, he could give him everything.
      • Jesus told the devil that only God alone is to be worshipped.
      • The devil took Jesus to the pinnacle of the temple and asked him to throw himself down for God would command angels to guard him
      • Jesus told the devil that only God alone is to be worshipped
      • The devil took Jesus to the pinnacle of the temple and asked him to throw himself down for God would command angels to God guard him
      • Jesus told the devil that one should not tempt God
      • The devil left him until opportune time

    2. What lessons do Christians learn from the temptations (5marks)
      • They should be knowledgeable in scriptures/biblical verses
      • They should resist the devil
      • They should have faith in God
      • They should worship God alone
      • They should not put God to test
      • Temptations are part and parcel of Christian life
      • They should desire to have the Holy spirit
      • They should not misuse the power of the Holy spirit
      • They should be content with what they have
      • Fasting is important in their lives

    3. Identify problems faced by new converts in the church today. (7marks)
      • they are sometimes not fully accepted/integrated
      • the older Christians may not serve as a role model
      • they are not given responsibilities
      • they are tempted to backslide to previous lifestyle
      • older Christians expect them to change faster than they can
      • some experience problems of communication /language barrier
      • they may lack Christian literature to strengthen their faith
      • in large churches, they get lost in the crowd
      • the financial demands of the church be too much for them
      • some get frustrated when their expectations are not met
      • they are given duties which they can’t manage
      • they might be rebuked/embarrassed in public when suspected to be in wrong
  3.          
    1. identify five teachings that Jesus made to the guests at the Pharisees’ house LK 14:1-14(5marks)
      • saving life can be done on a Sabbath
      • it is well to respond to an emergency even on a Sabbathhuman life is more important than animal which the
      • Pharisees accept to rescue on the Sabbath day
      • it is good to humble/sit in lowly place when invited
      • those who exalt themselves will be humbled, those who humble themselves will be exalted
      • it is blessed to invite the poor /married /lame/blind to the feast instead of one’s relatives /friends who can invite you in return
      • those who do good for the less fortunate will be repaid during the resurrection of the just
        5*1=5

    2. Give four reasons why Jesus used the parable of the great feast in his teachings LK 14:15-24(8marks)
      • he wanted to explain that invitation of God’s kingdom is open to many people
      • he wanted to show that the Jews were given the first chance to be part of God’s kingdom but they rejected
      • he wanted to show that people reject God’s call due to material possession /family commitment which can be a stumbling block one’s spiritual life
      • he wanted to show that gentiles /outcasts are called to God’s kingdom to replace non responding Jews
      • he needed to explain that God’s invitation are extended to many people
      • so as to explain that those who refuse will not receive the kingdom of God
      • he wanted to challenge the Jews/Pharisees who counted themselves righteous yet failed to respond to God’s call
        (4*2=8)

    3. Write down seven reasons why Christians take part in the Lord’s Supper (7marks)
      • through it they remember the death of Jesus as a sacrifice for the forgiveness of sin
      • the ceremony is a form of thanking for God’s love
      • it is the time Christians renew their faith in God
      • it gives Christians an opportunity to repent /ask for forgiveness
      • it unites believers /they fellowship /share with one another
      • the partakers experience the presence of God through the sharing of the bread and wine
      • it is a sign of obedience to Christ who command his disciples to do it in memory
      • through it Christians participate in the second coming of Jesus Christ
      • it is a foretaste of heavenly banquet

  4.            
    1. identify seven characteristics of love as taught by Saint Paul in 1 Corinthians (13:4-8) (7marks)
      • love is patient
      • love is kind
      • love is not arrogant or rude
      • love does not insist on its own way
      • love is not irritable or resentful
      • love does not rejoice at wrong but rejoices in the right
      • love bears all things
      • love never ends
      • love is not disrespectful
      • love is not easily angered

    2. Explain how the unity believers as expressed in the image of the bride 2 Corinthians 11:2, revelation 21:1-12 (8marks)
      • Christians are the brides
      • Jesus is the bridegroom
      • Christ are to be committed to Christ as the bride is committed to the bridegroom
      • The church is loved by Christ just as the bride groom loves his bride
      • The church must remain pure in Jesus as the bride keeps her purity for her husband
      • The union between Christ and trhe church will be everlasting just as the union between the bride and the bridegroom is permanent
        4*2=8marks

    3. Give five ways in which the Christians in Kenya demonstrate the New Testament teaching on unity (5marks)
      • Fellowship together
      • They observe the day of worship to honour God
      • They share the Holy communion/meals
      • They solve problems affecting the church members
      • They hold joint crusades/rallies
      • They speak in one voice to condemn evil in the society
      • They cooperate by providing Christian programmes in the mass media
        5*1=5marks
  5.       
    1. identify five sources of Christian ethics (5marks)
      • Human reason/experience
      • The bible
      • Traditions from Christian community
      • Natural law
      • Situation ethics

    2. Give seven reasons why Christians in Kenya condemn homosexuality (7marks)
      • Homosexuality is a form of sexual immorality
      • It is against God’s biblical teaching /it is a sinIt abuses the sacredness of sex
      • It is contrary to the natural order of things
      • Homosexuality does not enable procreator to take place
      • It lowers the dignity of human beings who are created in the image of God
      • It can lead to diseases like HIV/AIDS leading to human suffering
      • It leads to reflection /being outcast
        7*1=7marks
                     
    3. Give reasons why peter denied Jesus (8marks)
      • peter was afraid of being arrested/killed
      • he was overcome by the devil/Satan
      • the denial had been predicted by Jesus
      • peter was confused by the turn of the events
      • he was disappointed by that Jesus did not fight back
      • he lacked faith in Jesus
      • he had no support
        4*2=8marks

  6.       
    1. explain ways in which the gifts of the Holy Spirit are abused in the church today (7marks)
      • some Christians pretend that they have certain gifts of the Holy Spirit
      • by asking payment before healing the sick
      • Christians misuse the gifts of prophecy by giving wrong information
      • Some develop pride /arrogance
      • Some Christians refuses to use the gifts they posses
      • Some use the gifts to bring division in the church
      • Speaking in tongues during worship leads to disorder
        7*1=7marks

    2. Outline the role of the Holy Spirit in the church today (8marks)
      • The holy spirit enables Christians to make the right decisions/gives wisdom /counsel
      • The Holy spirit enables Christians to worship God/pray/sing
      • He gives believers deep understanding/revelation of God
      • He unites the believers as one body of Christ
      • He helps individuals to know who Jesus Christ is
      • The holy spirit convicts people of their sins
      • He strengthens the faith of Christians
      • He enables believers to do the work of charity
      • He gives them power to perform miracles
      • He enables Christians to speak in tongues
      • He enables Christians to prophecy/preaches the gospel.
        8*1=8marks

    3. State the teaching of Saint Paul on the proper use of the gifts of the Holy Spirit in the church (5marks)
      • the gifts of the holy spirit should be used for the common good of all
      • they should use to edify/strengthen/comfort members
      • they should use to bring unity /not to discriminate /divide members
      • there is need to appreciate all the gifts
      • the gifts of the holy spirit should be used in love
      • the gifts of speaking in tongues should be minimized in public worship
      • there is need of interpretation of tongues for them to be meaningful/helpful
      • the gifts should be used in an orderly manner
      • prophecies should be carefully evaluated
        5*1=5marks

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