National 5 Revision Guides and Questions

Hello National 5s Below are the revision guides for your three units to complete in the exam. I will add more and more revision guides to this website for the topics that you need to know about for the exam. Remember to use this website to help or come along to B12 after school for … Continue reading National 5 Revision Guides and Questions

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Is it Reasonable to Believe that God Created the Universe? Higher Model Answer

Is it reasonable to believe that God Created the Universe? (20 Marks) Below is a model answer of the above question. I have added in some links to help with additional reading. This is a question that has been widely debated for years and as scientific advances happen, fresh debates also happen. In order for … Continue reading Is it Reasonable to Believe that God Created the Universe? Higher Model Answer

Moral Debate of Punishment

Aims of Punishment Punishment: something done to a person because they have broken a law Protection: keeping the public from being harmed, threatened or injured by criminals Retribution: an aim of punishment – to get your own back: ‘an eye for an eye’ Deterrence: an aim of punishment – to put people off committing crimes … Continue reading Moral Debate of Punishment

Original Sin

You will have to work hard and sweat to make the soil produce anything, until you go back to the soil from which you were formed. You were made from soil, and you will become soil again. (Genesis 3: 19) The Fall The story behind original sin is told in the Old Testament book of Genesis: God … Continue reading Original Sin

Winter Festivals – Comparison Task

December is not just the month of Christmas, in years gone by there have been many festivals that have been at this time. In fact, Jesus' birth was most likely not in December, but there were so many festivals at this time that Christians chose this time to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Pagan's celebrate … Continue reading Winter Festivals – Comparison Task

Christianity – Nature of God

Christians would agree with the descriptions of God detailed above. Christians are monotheists. This means that they believe there is only one God. It is very difficult to describe God, because everyday language is always about ordinary things but God is not ordinary. God is 'holy', meaning special, separate and different. It is important to remember … Continue reading Christianity – Nature of God

Christianity – Living According to the Gospels

In the National 5 or Higher Exam you could be asked about Living according to the gospels. You may be asked to describe what this means, explain why the gospels are important, the challenges or benefits of living according to the gospels amongst other things. So it is important to know what the Gospels are … Continue reading Christianity – Living According to the Gospels