Tag: Prophets

  • Be Hopeful

    Theme 1: What keeps us going? Outcomes Students will define hope and its role in Christian living explore the ways prayer nourishes hope identify people who model Christian hope find hope for their own lives in the death and resurrection of Jesus Key Concepts “Blessed are you when people revile you and persecute you and utter […]

  • Tanakh: Hebrew Scriptures

    The name for the collected Hebrew Scriptures is Tanakh. This name comes from the Hebrew letters for the three parts of the scriptures: Torah, Nev’im, and Ketuwim. Torah, which means “Teaching,” includes the books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. Nev’im, which means “Prophets,” includes the books of Joshua, Judges, I Samuel, II Samuel, […]

  • The Golden Rule

    In his sermons, Jesus gave his listeners advice on how to live, such as this: Treat others the way you would have them treat you: this sums up the law and the prophets. (Matthew 7:12) Do you think this is a good approach to dealing with people? Do you treat people in this way?

  • Origins of Hinduism

    Hinduism developed over a long period of time; although the religion is about 3,000 years old, some elements are much older. Hinduism is not based on the teachings or words of any one person. Although there have been many teachers within Hinduism, it has no single fundamental teacher and no prophets. Hinduism does not have […]

  • Facts about Hinduism

    Here are some facts about Hinduism. Has about 800 million followers worldwide Has no founder or prophets Not a single, unified religion About 80% of the population of India considers themselves Hindus Over 3,000 years old Includes the concept of a cycle of birth, death, and rebirth Has many deities, including Krishna, Shiva, and Rama […]