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Sources of Wisdom resources – Edexcel Christianity

These resources have been designed to complement the Christianity component of the Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies (9-1) specification.

Produced for Bible Society by RE Today Services.

NEW – Answers and examples for these resources can be found towards the bottom on the page

Don’t miss the downloadable cardsort, which is great for helping students to reinforce their learning by linking up key Bible verses with and beliefs and concepts.

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Why is the Bible a ‘source of wisdom’?

2 Timothy 3.15-17
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Do all Christians believe the same things about the creation of the world?

Genesis 1.1-2.4
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What does the Bible say about how humans were created?

Genesis 2.4-9, 15-25
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What went wrong?

Genesis 3.1-24
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How did Job cope with his suffering?

Job 1.8-12; 42.1-6
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What are omnipotence and benevolence?

Psalm 103.1-10
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What does Psalm 119 say about coping with suffering?

Psalm 119.49-56, 81-88
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Christians believe that Jesus was ‘the Word’ – what does that mean?

John 1.1-5, 10-18
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How does what happened at the Last Supper influence church services today?

Luke 22.14-22
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What happened on the Mount of Olives?

Luke 22.39-53
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Why was Jesus condemned to death?

Luke 22.66-71; 23.1-5,13-25
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How did Jesus die?

Matthew 27.27-50; Luke 23.50-56
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Why is the resurrection a key belief in Christianity?

Luke 24.1-12, 50-53
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Christians believe that Jesus saved them – but how?

John 3.10-13,18-21
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Is there any point to Christianity without the Resurrection?

1 Corinthians 15.12-22
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What do Christians believe about ‘eschatology’?

Matthew 25.31-46; 2 Corinthians 5.1-10
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What does evangelism involve?

Mark 16.9-20
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What do Christians believe about the Holy Spirit?

Acts 2.1-6; 4.8-12
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What does that mean for Christians today?

Mark 8.34-8
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What does the Bible say about Baptism?

John 3.1-6; Matthew 3.13-17
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Why is the Lord’s Prayer so widely used by Christians?

Matthew 6.5-14 ; Luke 11.1-4
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What do Christians mean by ‘gifts’?

1 Corinthians 12.12-21; Romans 12.4-8; Ephesians 4.11-12; 1Peter 5.1-4
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Who were Phoebe, Priscilla and Junia?

1 Corinthians 14.33-40; Romans 16.1-16
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How does love inspire Christians to do good for others?

1 Corinthians 13.1-13

Answers and Examples

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