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END OF TERM 3 2022

NAME________________________________________ADM NO_____CLASS______

(a) Name eight historical books in the Old Testament.                                                    (8mks

Joshua

Judges

Ruth

First Samuel

Second kings

First chronicles

Second chronicles

Ezra

Nehemiah

Esther

(b) Outline the reasons why the bible is referred to as a library.                                     (5mks)

  • It contains many books.
  • The books were written by different authors.
  • It has different categories of books/division.
  • The books are written in different styles/forms.
  • The books in the bible address different issues/topics/purpose.
  • The books were written for different audience/readers.
  • The books are systematically arranged/order/chronological.

 (c) Give five occasions when Christians use the bible.                                                            (7mks)

  • When preaching the word of God (crusade/church sermons.
  • When in court.
  • When instructing new converts/conducting bible study.
  • During different Christian religious ceremonies/festivals.
  • When teaching Christian religious education.
  • When composing songs/plays/Christian literature.
  • During fellowships/prayers/guidance/counseling.
  • During a swearing in ceremony.
  • (a) State the effects of the translation of the Bible into African local languages.  (6mks)
  • bible translation has the led to the development of the African languages
  • it has led to the spread of the word of God to many people
  • through the translations people are able to apply the bible teachings in their lives
  • it has contributed to improve literacy levels among Africans
  • it has led to emergence of African independent churches/ schools /African leadership
  • it has contributed to the numerical growth of the church/ expansion of the church membership
  • it gives people an opportunity to analyze the bible in relation to their cultures
  • the translation of the bible has made Africans to incorporate their cultural practices into Christian worship
  • it has enhanced the development of printing press/bookshops/creation of jobs
  • it has made people to carry out research in African beliefs/practices
  • it has led to creation of jobs   

b) Outline the first creation account.                                                                                (6mks)

  • 1st day- light and darkness
  • 2nd day- sky
  • 3rd day- land sea and vegetation
  • 4th day – sun moon and stars
  • 5th day – birds and sea creatures
  • 6th day – animals and human beings
  • 7th day – rest/ abbath

c) Identify four differences between the Jewish and Traditional African practices of circumcision.                                                                                                      (8mks)

  • In the jewish community circumcision is only for the male child whereas in African traditional practices it is for both male and female
  • Among the jews circumcision is performed on babies eight days old whereas in the African traditional communities it is done during adolescence
  • In African communities it is a sign of courage while in jewish community it is a sign of covenant with God
  • In African communities it is a communial practice whereas among the jews only members of the family participate
  • In traditional African communities the initiates take up of responsibilities while among the jews the initiates are too young to take up any responsibility

4×2=8 marks

  • (a) Describe the call of Moses(Exodus 3:1-22)                                                                (8mks)
  • Moses was looking after his father in law’s sheep at mount Sinai
  • An angel of the lord appeared to him in a burning bush which was not getting consumed
  • Moses turned to see the bush God called his name out of the bush
  • Moses responded to God by saying, “ Here I am.”
  • God commanded Moses not to move near/ to remove his shoes because the place was holy
  • God revealed Himself to Moses as the God of his ancestors
  • Moses hid his face/ was afraid of looking at God
  • He told moses that he had seen the suffering of his people in Egypt/ had come to deliver them/wanted to send moses to Pharaoh to release his people
  • Moses was reluctant to be sent to Pharaoh/ God promised to be with him
  • Moses sought to know the name of the God who was sending him/ God revealed himself as , “I am who I am”
  • God told Moses to go and gather the elders of Israel/ tell them God’s message about their deliverance
  • Moses was told to go with the elders of Israel to pharaoh to ask for their release from Egypt
  • God promised to perform wonders to compel pharaoh to release the Israelites
  • The Israelites will get favor from the Egyptians / will get jewelry

8×1=8 marks

b) Explain six effects of idolatry in Israel during the time of Prophet Elijah.                 (6mks)

  • There was persecution/ hostility towards Yaweh’s prophets/ people
  • Baal prophets/ prophetesses were brought to Israel
  • There was corruption/ social injustices/ people rejected the covenant way of life
  • Israelites practices syncretism/ mixed the worship of Yaweh with Baaal
  • There was drought in Israel for three years as a divine curse on the nation
  • Israel lost its identity as a nation of God’s people
  • A contest was held at mount Carmel to prove who was the real God
  • Elijah fled the country/ was sustained by God’s power during the time of the drought
  • God’s punishment for baal worshippers/ they died by the sword 

c) State six ways in which Christians identify themselves in the society of idolatry.      (6mks)

  • Through the sign of greeting
  • Through their dress code
  • Through putting on some praying objects like rosary
  • Through some written marks on their vestments
  • Through making of signs e.g. the sign of cross
  • (a) State Isaiah’s prophesy concerning the Messiah.                                                       (8mks)
  • the messiah would be born of a virgin
  • he would be called Emmanuel
  • he would be a wonderful counsellor
  • he would have an everlasting kingdom
  • he would rule with justice
  • he would be humble
  • he would be rejected
  • He would suffer for the forgiveness of sins of many people
  • He would succeed in his work
  • He would be filled with God’s spirit

b) Outline the events that took place on the night Jesus was born.                                  (6mks)

  • When Jesus was born his mother wrapped him in swaddling clothes
  • She placed him in a manger
  • An angel appeared to the shepherds in the region to tell them of the birth of the savior
  • A great company of heavenly hosts/ angels appeared singing praises to God
  • The shepherds decided to go to Bethlehem
  • The shepherds saw the baby
  • They spread the news about the baby to other people
  • The shepherds returned praising God
  • There were shepherds watching over their flock at night
  • The angel gave a sign on how to identify the baby

c) Outline six reasons why Christians undergo baptism.                                                 (6mks)

  • It enables them to become children of God
  • Enables one to become a member of the Christian community
  • Enables one to receive the power of the holy spirit
  • Enables them to identify themselves with Christ
  • Symbolizes that one has died and resurrected with Christ, leaving the old sinful nature.
  • One receives complete forgiveness of sins through baptism
  • Prepares Christians for the kingdom of God
  • Unites Christians as members of the body of Christ which is the church
  • Symbolizes the obedience to Jesus’ teaching
  • Acts as an outward sign of their inner faith ass it is done publicly
  • It’s a sign of a new covenant with God
  • (a) Narrate the story of the raising of the widow’s son at Nain(Luke 7:11-17)               (8mks)
  • Jesus went to the city of nain accompanied by his disciples
  • At the gate of the city he met people carrying a dead man
  • The dead man was the only son of the widows
  • The widow was accompanied by a large crowd
  • Jesus felt pity for the widow
  • He touched the coffin in which the body lay and told the dead man to raise
  • The dead man rose and began to speak
  • Jesus gave the man to his mother
  • The people were filled with fear
  • The people glorified the lord
  • Jesus fame spread in Judean in the surrounding region

8×1= 8 marks

c) Give five qualities of a true disciple as taught by Jesus.                                              (5mks)

  • Persevere in the face of persecution, those who endure this suffering will receive the gift of eternal life
  • Unwavering faith in Jesus- true disciples had to give absolute faith
  • Love for enemies- the disciples were to have agape love by loving their enemies
  • Obedience to Jesus’ teachings- the disciples were expected to be obedient by accepting the lordship of Christ
  • Implementing of Jesus’ teachings- the disciples were expected to bear good fruits
  • Exercise good fruits before judging others
  • Generosity
  • Compassion
  • Doing what Jesus taught