Revelation Special Revelation The impact of revelation Objectives

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Revelation Special Revelation The impact of revelation

Revelation Special Revelation The impact of revelation

Objectives l l l Explain what is meant special revelation Explain examples of special

Objectives l l l Explain what is meant special revelation Explain examples of special revelation Analyse the impact of revelation on those receiving it

Recap Explain to our partner what general revelation is and provide 3 examples Can

Recap Explain to our partner what general revelation is and provide 3 examples Can our partner tell you the 3 other types First to finish shout revelation

What is special revelation? l l l Occurs when God is believed to have

What is special revelation? l l l Occurs when God is believed to have spoken directly to an individual/group of people It is different from general revelation as it is something that does not happen ‘generally’ everyday It is ‘specially’ for one person l l l Examples Enlightenment Hearing God’s call Visions or dreams Miracles Prayer and worship

Your task l Using the textbook - page 34 -35 l Investigate the different

Your task l Using the textbook - page 34 -35 l Investigate the different examples of Special revelation You must create 5 key fact spider diagrams to explain each of the examples l

General and Special Revelation l Colour code your boxes to identify which strengths belong

General and Special Revelation l Colour code your boxes to identify which strengths belong to general or special revelation

The power and Impact of revelation l 1. 2. 3. The power of revelation

The power and Impact of revelation l 1. 2. 3. The power of revelation is to reveal God’s nature to the religious believer. These can include – Providing proof of God’s existence/belief Helping to start off a religion Helping to know what they must do to live as God wishes l l Some people can convert to a belief because of a revelation E. g. Saul, a Jew who persecuted Christians – on the road Damascus, saw a great bright light and a voice said to him that he must stop, go into the city where he will be told what to do next…he converted and became Paul, a follower of Jesus

AO 1 4 mark question Describe a special revelation found in religious scriptures. Special

AO 1 4 mark question Describe a special revelation found in religious scriptures. Special revelation occurred in religious scriptures about St Paul (Saul) he was a man wanting to wipe out Christians, and while on his way to Damascus he had a vision of Jesus who asked why he was persecuting him. After this vision he then became a Christian and became St Paul. l l

Examiners comment Level 2 / 2 marks. Needs more development and information to achieve

Examiners comment Level 2 / 2 marks. Needs more development and information to achieve a higher level. Task – now write your own answer improving on the work of this candidate

AO 2 l To experience a special revelation is better than experiencing a general

AO 2 l To experience a special revelation is better than experiencing a general revelation What do you think? Explain your point of view (3 marks)