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Title: Lesson 1: Learning about the bible

Grade 6 Gods Revelation and The Old Testament
  • Chapter 1
  • Lesson 1 Learning about the bible

Learning About the Bible
  • Do Now Describe some things about yourself that
    you would want a new friend to know about you.

Learning About the Bible
  • CONCEPT What is Divine Revelation?

Learning About the Bible
  • To reveal means to make something known that was
    not known before.
  • We are all made in Gods image.
  • Divine Revelation is the hidden truths God chose
    to reveal about Himself.
  • God revealed himself gradually it began with
    the creation of the first humans, continued with
    the Israelites and was complete when he sent his
    Son, Jesus Christ.

Learning About the Bible
  • Together God the Father and Jesus send the Holy
    Spirit to strengthen us.
  • The Holy Spirit guides the Church to understand
    Gods Revelation.
  • The Blessed Trinity is the Three Persons in One
    God. The Blessed Trinity is God the Father, God
    the Son and God the Holy Spirit.

Grade 6 Gods Merciful Love The Old Testament
  • Chapter 1
  • Lesson 2
  • Learning about the Bible

Learning About the Bible
  • Do Now Describe a tradition you have in your

Learning About the Bible
  • Concept Why is learning about the Bible so

Learning About the Bible
  • Bible means book. It is made up of the Old
    Testament and the New Testament and is also known
    as Sacred Scripture.
  • Sacred Tradition is the handing down from
    generation to generation of all that Christ has
    revealed under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.
  • Genesis means beginning. The Book of Genesis is
    the first book in the Bible.

Learning About the Bible
  • The New Testament contains 27 books (written
    about Christs life from the time of His birth.)
  • The Old Testament contains 46 books (written
    before Christ was born.)

The Bible is a collection of 73 books.
Books of the Bible
  • The Old Testament
  • Pentateuch
  • The five scrolls of the Bible that reveal the
  • Historical Books
  • Wisdom Books
  • Prophetic Books
  • The New Testament
  • Gospels
  • Letters
  • Other writings Acts of the Apostles
  • Revelation

Learning About the Bible
  • Divine Inspiration is the guidance by God to the
    writers of the Bible.
  • The Magisterium is the teaching authority of the
    church, given by Christ to the successors of the
    Apostles. (This is the bishops in union with the

Learning About the Bible
  • Gods Attributes
  • God is eternal
  • God is all-powerful
  • God is all-knowing
  • human dignity the value and worth that comes
    from being made in Gods image and likeness.
  • free will the freedom and ability to choose
  • conscience the ability to know the difference
    between good and evil, right and wrong.

Grade 6 Learning About the Bible Lesson 3
  • Do Now describe your favorite type of
    Literature. (For ex., fiction, non fiction,
    science fiction, poetry, etc.)

Grade 6 Chapter 1
  • Concept What are the literary forms of the Bible?

Grade 6 - Chapter 1
  • Translations - versions
  • Manuscripts hand written texts
  • Scribes people who copied the books of the Old
  • Literary forms different types of writing

Grade 6 Chapter 1
  • The Literary Forms of the Old Testament
  • 1. History
  • the core of these books is historical.
  • Genesis, Parts of Exodus, Judith)
  • 2. Law books
  • give an account of the various laws and
    rules that
  • that Jewish people followed. (Examples
    Parts of
  • Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy)

Grade 6 Lesson 1
  • 3. Prophecy Books
  • contain the words of the prophets.(Examples
    Isaiah, Jeremiah)
  • 4. Prayer Book
  • The Book of Psalms a collection of songs
    and poems
  • 5. Wisdom Books
  • give insight about human life and our actions
  • towards each other God.(Examples Job,

Grade 6 Lesson 1
  • The Literary Forms of the New Testament
  • 1. Gospels
  • factual account about the words deeds of
  • Christ. (Matthew, Mark, Luke John)
  • 2. Letters
  • actual letters or Epistles that were written
    by several
  • disciples to various Christian communities
    and to
  • friends (Examples St. Paul to the Romans,
    St. Paul
  • to the Ephesians)

Grade 6 Lesson 1
  • 3. History
  • historical account of the early Christian
    church. (Example Acts of the Apostles)
  • 4. Prophecy
  • about the end of the world
  • fulfillment in the Kingdom of God.
  • (Example Revelation)
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