Religion Chapter 4 The Pentateuch, Creation, Covenant, and the Exodus
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What are the first 3 commandments about?
Your relationship with God
What are the last 7 commandments about?
Your relationship with each other
What is the Pentateuch
the beginning stories (first five books) of the bible.
Name the books of the Pentateuch
Genesis, Exodus, Deuteronomy, Leviticus, Numbers
Who is the central figure of the Pentateuch?
Name the 4 sources of the Pentateuch
Yahwist, Deuteronomist, Priestly, Elohist
places great emphasis on mortality and law
emphasizes a vivid, earthy style of writing, using anthropomorhphism
known for its census lists, genealogies, and emphasis on proper ways to worship
God having human like qualities
Name the 4 religious truths revealed in the 2 creation stories of Genesis
1. There is only 1 God
2. Everything God created was good
3. The Sabbath day is special
4. God planned creation
The belief that Gods son Jesus took on human nature and became man to save us from our sins.
What does the tree of knowledge hold?
the forbidden fruit on pain of death
What is THE FALL?
The fall of mankind (Adam and Eve) first committed sin, which became Original Sin.
Name 3 effects of the sin of Adam and Eve
It separates us from God, creation and one another.
What is Gods covenant with Noah?
He promises that he will never again flood the earth and destroy the human race.
What is the tower of Babel?
It is a tower that the Israelites built as a means to get to heaven. It was against Gods command and therefore was symbol.
How did God punish the Israelites for the Tower of Babel?
He created different languages among all of his people.
an inclination to commit sin that arises from our human desires. It is one of the temporal consequences of Original Sin even after receiving the Sacrament of baptism / the bad conscience.
a period of time that refers to events or objects that date before the written record existed.
What was Gods covenant with Abraham?
God wanted Abraham to leave his home of Ur and go to the Promised Land to create a nation there. In return God would make him the Father of many by giving him descendants as numerous as the stars.
Name 2 ways Abraham showed his incredible faith in God.
1. He was willing to move away from his home in Ur.
2. he was willing to sacrifice his son, Isaac.
Who is Ishmael?
Abrahams son with Hagar.
Who is Issac?
Abrahams son with Sarah (his wife)
Who did Isaac marry?
Who are Isaac and Rebecca's children?
Esau and Jacob
1. Son of Isaac
2. had several wives
3. changed his name to Israel which means "one who contends with God"
4. Jacob had 12 sons one of whom was: Joseph. These sons established the 12 Tribes of Israel.
What is the story of Joseph also called?
Joseph and the coat of many colors.
What did Josephs brother do to him and why?
He sold him to slavery because they were jealous of him.
How did Joseph help the Pharaoh?
He told the Pharaoh what his dreams meant, so that they could store corn for the famine that was to come.
What did Pharaoh do with Joseph?
The pharaoh made him his Governor.
Where did all of this take place?
This all took place in Egypt and Canaan.
What happened to Moses as a baby in Egypt?
His mother sent him down the Nile River to save him from his father and being killed. The pharaohs daughter found him towards the end of the river.
What happened at Mount Horeb?
He saw a burning bush and heard the voice of God. God told Moses to lead his people.
What happened on Mount Sinai?
God gave Moses the ten commandments.
What is the tabernacle?
the place where Moses and the Israelites stayed and set up camp. This is where they lived, worshipped and made sacrifices.
What was in the Arch of the covenant?
it contains the ten commandments, a supply of mana, aarons rod that budded.
Tell the story of Moses when he was older.
God commanded Moses to free his people from slavery in Egypt.
Moses went to the Pharaoh and he refused.
God sent the 10 plagues in an effort to convince Pharaoh of his power and to release the slaves.
On the 10th plague (the death of his first born son), Pharaoh released the slaves.
the method for saving the Israelites from the 10th plague. They were to paint lambs blood on their door as a sign for the Angel of Death to Pass Over their home.
Moses led the Israelites through the desert for 40 years. He died just before they entered the Promised Land.
God said to the people through Moses... "You shall be my people, and I will be your God."