Different religions know God through texts, worship and special revelations.
What is meant by ‘revelation’?
keeping something hidden
letting something that was hidden be shown
giving people the wrong information
What is ‘general revelation’?
something that is shown to one individual
something that is only revealed in a dream
something that is available to anyone
What is ‘special revelation’?
something that people cannot understand
Why do some people believe that scripture reveals God?
The words were made up by human beings.
Changes have been made down the ages.
God inspired the writers to put down what God wanted.
How might miracles reveal God for the believer?
They show God’s power in the world.
Miracles cannot happen.
Miracles show that God does not care.
How might the natural world reveal God?
God made the world so the world reflects what God sees as important.
Humans can see whatever they want in the natural world.
The natural world just happened through evolution.
How can Christians experience God through sacramental worship?
Christians experience God powerfully in their lives through spiritual experiences such as speaking in tongues.
Christians can experience God through Communion/Mass when they remember Jesus’ death.
Christians can experience God through meditation and focusing on the Bible.
How can religious believers experience God through prayer?
They feel God listens to them and answers their prayers.
They are able to speak in different languages and they see God’s power in this ability.
They do not experience God through prayer at all.
Name the person who had a direct experience of God on the road to Damascus.
What is the most important guide for all Muslims?
The Hadith - the sayings and actions of the Prophet Muhammad recorded by his companions