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why is the first part of the old testament so holy for the jews?
because it tells the earlly history of there people
why is prophecy the biggest section in the old testament?
because the prophets were prophesing the messiah
21 out of 27 books in the new testament are letters why do you suppose this is?
because after the death and resurrection of Jesus, many of the followers called christians were threatinged by the romans so they fled and set up small christian commties. the purpose of these letter were to support, encourge and resovle problems within the comuities.
what was the seris in how he created the earth?
1. light and dark 2. the sky 3. earth, oceans & plants 4. sun, moon & stars 5.Birds & fish 6. people & animals 7. he rested
what does adam and eve become aware of after they have eat the fruit?
that they are naked. it was not just phyical changes but they sensed that what they had done was wrong, so they tried to cover themsevles up with fig leaves.
after adam and eve eat the fruit what did they do?
they tried to blame each other they tried to runaway from god. god then expelled them from the garden. however god still cared for them by making clothes for them.
what happened when abels offering was accepted and cains wasnt?
cain killed abel but god still protected he from being killed.
what did Abraham do?
he rebelled against the worship of many gods, he belived that there is only one true god.
what was the relationship between god and Araham?
it was based on a covenant. God promised Abraham three things 1. to look after the jews 2. to make them his chosen people 3. to give them a land of there own.
Abraham was so important in th founding of jewish faith that god tested him. how did he test him?
first by asking him to leave behind his family and set off into the unknown, heading for a "promised land" that god would lead him too. second god promised that he would have lots of descendants that will become a nation.for a very long time they did not have any children. then finally god asked him to sacrifice his long awaited son Issac.
what was the two main reasons that god choose Moses to go back to Egypt and try to persuade pharaoh?
1. he could speak there language and would no the layout off the palace because he used to be prince. 2. he also had long experiance in the wilderness as a shepeard ment that he coul survive in the he wilderness and also find water easily andlead people safely through.
what was the ten plagues of Egypt?
1. the nile turned red. 2. frogs 3. gnats 4. flies 5. death of livestock 6. boils 7. hail 8. locusts 9. darkness 10. death of the first born in the family.
what our the ten commandments?
1. you shall not have any other god 2. you shall not make idols or bow down to worship them 3. you shall not misuse the name of god 4. remember ther sabbath day and keep it holy. 5. honour your father and mother 7. you shall not commit adultery 8. you shall not steal 9. you shall not give false witness against your neighbour 10. you shall not covert your neighbours property.
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