Complete the matching exercise below, using your textbook and the Bible to help find the answers.
Practicing Biblical Exegesis
A worksheet where students are asked to demonstrate their understanding of biblical criticism by completing their own exegesis.
Three Renewal Movements
Work with your group to complete the section of this handout that corresponds to your assigned topic.
The Wonders of God's Creation
For the next twenty-four hours, pay attention to experiences and details of your day. The following list suggests phenomena for you to observe, and you may think of other subjects for observation. Create an observation journal on a separate sheet …
Characteristics of Apologetics
With your group, read Saint Ignatius of Antioch’s letter to the Romans. Then answer the following questions.
The Development of the New Testament
Use a separate sheet of paper to answer the following questions. Each group member must turn in an answer sheet.
Handout: Praise Petition and Promise
The Lord’s Prayer includes three forms of prayer: praise, petition, and promise. Identify the types of prayer expressed in each phrase of the Lord’s Prayer.
Handout: A Prayer Chart
Use these questions to help you identify situations when you used each prayer form, and record as many situations as you can recall.
Handout: The Precepts of the Church
The Precepts of the Church direct us to participate in the sacramental life of the Church so that we might be nourished for living a moral life. Following are the Precepts of the Church as designated by the Catholic bishops …
Handout: Jesus and Forgiveness
Read the passage listed under “Forgiveness and Salvation,” and then read your assigned passages from Matthew, Mark and John, or Luke, and answer the questions as your teacher has directed, either in writing (on a separate sheet of paper) or …
Handout: Thoughts on the Mass
Complete the following sentences in the spaces provided. Feel free to be totally open and honest in your answers; you will not be asked to share them with anyone.
Handout: Images of God in Scripture
Circle the Scripture passage that your teacher assigns you in the following list. Reflect on your assigned Scripture passage using the questions below. Use poetry, prose, painting, illustration, sculpture, or another medium to depict an image of God that is …
Handout: Scripture in the Mass
Find the biblical passages assigned to you, and then write on the line the words from the Mass that refer to or echo the passage.
Handout: The Old Testament and the Gospel of Matthew
In each of the Scripture citations below, Jesus or the Gospel writer refers to a Scripture passage from the Old Testament that sheds light on the identity or mission of Jesus. Read the passages assigned to your group, and then …
How Can I Say
A breakdown of how to pray the Lord’s Prayer.
Lord, This Is for You
Reflection on the First Commandment.
The Precepts of the Church
The Precepts of the Church are rooted in Scripture and Tradition. Do your best to locate Old and New Testament passages (in the Old Law and the New Law) that support each of the following precepts.
Jesus and Forgiveness
Questions about Scripture verses that talk about forgiveness and salvation.
Ritual Postures and Gestures
The different postures and gestures that take place during Mass.
The Message of Jesus
Read and discuss the meaning of the parable your group was assigned from the list below. Use this question to guide your discussion: What lesson was Jesus trying to teach about the Kingdom or about our relationship with the Kingdom …
The I Am Sayings of Jesus
Choose three of the Scripture passages below to look up and read. After reading each one, discuss with your group what it says about Jesus’ identity. Write down a summary of your discussion below the saying.
Read the following passages and complete the statements below.
Questions about Jesus’ Teachings about How to Live
Questions about Bible passages where Jesus teaches how to live.
Making God’s Kingdom Visible
In the space to the right of each name or phrase, write the intended meaning in the parable. Discuss the meaning among the members of your group. Your instructor can assist you if necessary. Describe people or groups that these …
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