Explore what Jesus teaches about morality, including love and forgiveness and the different approaches to decision making.
What is divine command theory?
The belief that actions are right because they are the best thing to do in that situation
The belief that an act is right because God commands it to be
The belief that we should treat others how we would want to be treated
Which type of person would say that actions are intrinsically right or wrong?
A moral absolutist
A moral relativist
A divine command theory
What is meant by moral relativism?
Actions are intrinsically right or wrong
Actions are right because God commands them to be
A person looks at each situation uniquely to decide what is right and wrong
What is the Golden Rule taught by Jesus?
Treat others as you would want them to treat you
If you are good on earth you will be rewarded in the afterlife
Good deeds have more value than worldly goods
What type of love is ‘agape’ love?
Which of Jesus’ parables tells us to love everyone, even our enemies?
The Parable of the Prodigal Son
The Parable of the Rich Fool
The Parable of the Good Samaritan
Which of the following is a reason why Christians practise forgiveness?
They believe that if they forgive others, God will forgive them
They want the person to get away with their wrongdoing
They want to be liked
What does the Christian term 'Treasures on Earth and in Heaven' mean?
That we should treat others as we would like to be treated
That good deeds have more value than Worldly goods
That actions are good or bad because God says they are
What is the difference between treasures on Earth and in Heaven?
One is concerned with worldly goods, and the other is concerned with the goods deeds which will be rewarded in the afterlife
One is about what people do on Earth, and the other about what people do in Heaven
One is about finding treasure on Earth, and the other about finding treasure in Heaven