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Hell and welcome to this Deliberate Practise lesson on the Christian beliefs unit, as you might have clicked on this lesson, thinking what on earth is Deliberate Practise? Well, you're lucky cause I'm going to tell you.

So deliberate practise is where we practise things with a real sense of purpose.

When you're learning, you're not just going to remember things automatically.

If I were to, I don't know, listen to someone, talk for 10 minutes and then they questioned on what they've said.

I would not remember everything that they have told me, especially if I wasn't quite paying attention.

If I knew that they were going to ask me questions as we're going along, I'd probably remember more.

And if I knew I was going to be tested on it and I'd spent time practising , recalling what they'd said, I'd remember quite high percentage of it.

What am I going to the Christian beliefs unit? There are lots of what we'd call discreet pieces of information that are important to learn.

For example, key word definitions.

These are things that you just have to know and so you need to practise them if you don't know them.

The other thing is quotations, Quotations are really, really important in your GCSE examination because they help you to justify the beliefs that you're talking about.

And some questions from some examples specifically require you to have quotations in your answers and that if you don't have them, it can limit how many marks you get.

So those are several reasons why it's really good for us to learn the quotations.

So how are we going to do it? Where are we going to start by doing some quick fire questions so that you can just remind yourself of some of these key definitions and key words.

And then we're going to spend some time committing these to our memory.

And this is going to mean a lot of repetition.

So it's not going to be the most thrilling lesson of your life, but I'm hoping that at the end of it, you're going to feel really proud of yourself because you're just going to be able to reel off lots of things that you know, but at the end of the lesson that you don't know now.

So please be patient with the process and please do the process properly because if you don't do it properly, then it's not going to be very useful, you're go waste your time.

And one of the nice things about this process is actually it is good to let yourself make mistakes.

What I would want to see if I've seen your work is lots and lots of mistakes and corrections because making mistakes and correcting them is how our brain learns stuff.

So if at the end of this lesson, you've just gotten lots of things, perfectly written out several times, then actually you've not done it properly, all right? So I want to see mistakes, I want to see lots of corrections in a different coloured pen on your work.

So like I said, we're going to do some quick fire questions, we're going to learn some key quotations, and then the last thing we're going to do down there is we're going to link some quotations to beliefs, 'cause we need to make sure we understand the quotations that we are learning.

You will need a pen or a pencil, a different coloured pen or pencil to write in those additions or corrections.

And you're going to need some paper.

All right, let's get started with our quick fire questions.

Ideally, I would love you to say the answer out loud.

I don't care if it makes you look silly or feel silly, it's all about learning, Isn't it? If you really cannot cope with a sense of feeling a little bit silly when you're talking at the screen, then just point at the answer or please thinking very loudly in your head maybe through some telepathic ability, I'll be able to hear you.

So which word means to take on flesh and show the Christian belief that Jesus is God in human form? One, two, three, incarnation, Which word means to be saved from sin and its consequences? Salvation.

Why do Christians believe Jesus was crucified? To take on the punishment for sin.

Who do Christians believe Jesus died for? The answer is, all people.

What day do the gospel accounts say Jesus washed his disciples feet? Maundy Thursday.

What day do the gospel accounts say Jesus was crucified? Good Friday.

Remember Christians think it's Good Friday because they believe that is the day that Jesus has made it possible for that sins to be forgiven.

What is not a belief about what Christians will be judged on? How much people like you.

Which word expresses the belief that Jesus's work made God and humans one again? There's a clue in the word.


That's literally made of at one meant.

So hopefully it's easy to remember.

Some Christians believe in a physical resurrection, true or false? So that is the belief that when after they die on the day of judgement , they will be physically raised from the dead to be judged and have an afterlife.

The answer is true, some Christians do believe that.

Some Christians believe the teachings in the Bible about judgement are symbolic, true or false? Yeah, so it's true.

Again, we've got a variety of belief.

In the store of the ascension, angels said that Jesus was returning to heaven forever, true or false? That one is false.

The angels say that the disciples would see Jesus return in the same way that he left.

And that's our last question for now.

So what we're going to do is have a look at some quotations.

All right, so what I'm going to do is I'm going to just talk through these quotations first, because it is important that we understand them before we start learning them.

Lots of these quotations can be used in different ways.

So I'm going to give you a couple of examples, but they are not exclusively, just the examples I tell you.

So the first one is, "For God so loved the world that he gave his only son" "so that everyone who believes in him may not die," "but have eternal life." So this quotations often seem to summarise the gospel message and then it we've got the idea that God is all loving.

We've got the idea that Jesus is God.

The idea that Jesus's purpose was to be a sacrifice because this is the idea that, he was given.

And we've also got the belief that if people believe in Jesus, then they will have eternal life in heaven.

Taking link it to beliefs about the afterlife as well.

So this is one of the most important quotations for you to learn.

It's really, really helpful.

Next one, "Whenever you did this," "for one of the least important of these followers of mine," "you did it for me." Can you remember where this quotations from? So this quotation is from the parable of the sheep and the goats, which is a story that Jesus tells about the day of judgement.

And he says that God will separate those people who've done good deeds from those people who've done bad deeds and that people will be judged by how they've treated other people.

And it says specifically how they treat people who are considered unimportant as well.

So not just being nice to people who your, I don't know, close to you're friends with, the people who are often forgotten and looked down on by society.

So that quotation next to judgement.

And it's also a motivation for many Christians to do good in the world and to show love to others.

Next one we've got, "If anyone slaps you on the right cheek", "let him slap your left cheek too." So this teaching is from Jesus and many Christians would say that this means that they shouldn't ever be violent.

So it can be used to support pacifism, so pacifism is the belief that you should never do any violent acts.

It also links to ideas around forgiveness that instead of retaliating and hitting someone back, you should not retaliate.

And then there's this idea that the person who's attacking you will be shamed because they're the one who's lost their temper.

And it there's the idea that it stops a fight from continuing rather than if you hit someone back and then it becomes a bigger fight.

So that's teaching from Jesus.

And the finally the one on the bottom, "In the beginning, God created the heavens and the Earth." Perhaps that should be the first one in the list, because that is the first verse in the Bible and links to the beliefs about creation.

The idea is that God is omnipotence because he would have to be all powerful that's what I moved to means, to create the universe.

it links to belief that God is transcendent, that means outside of space and time, because he would have to be outside the universe to create the universe.

We've got ideas about God being the creator.

And we've also got ideas about looking after the earth because it belongs to God and it's God's creation.

So we've got lots and lots of ideas in those quotations, but what you need to do is learn them.

So on the next slide you have these quotations with some gaps missing.

And you've got a keywords box with the missing words to fill in.

For the task, you need to write out those quotations in full and fill in the gaps as you go along.

If you want to do the gaps in a different colour, that is absolutely fine.

After you've done that, I will show you the full quotations again, so that you can check your answers.

And then you're going to repeat the process, but this time you're going to do it without the key words.

Now, an important step in this is that you cover what you've already written because you're not supposed to just be copying down what you wrote before, that's going to be a waste of your time, you won't learn it so well.

So you could either fold down your piece of paper so that it's behind.

It doesn't matter if this gets folded and a bit scrappy, because it's more about the process rather than how it looks or just get something like a pencil case or another book to cover up what you've written so far and do it from memory.

It's all about thinking hard and having those moments where you go, oh I can't remember.

Then when you check your answers, you can add it in, spend some time looking at it and then you'll do it again with even more words missing, and again, until you're writing up the whole thing from memory.

So like I said, at the beginning of the lesson, go with the process, just try it, and at the end, hopefully you'll be able to recall some of these quotations from memory.

Okay, I hope you found that process helpful and that you really stuck with it.

And at the end of the lesson, it would be really good for you to test yourself again, because it's good for us to let our brains forget something.

I know that it sound silly.

Let your brain forget it, have a look at it again.

Let your brain forget it, have another go.

And again, that process of forgetting and having to recall something again will make you remember it in the long term, okay? So I promise you that is a good way to learn something.

So what we're going to do now is we're going to just make sure we can write down the meaning of the quotations that we have learned.

So here we've got the first one, "For God loved the world so much" "that he gave his only son" "so that whoever believes in him" "may not die, but have eternal life." And I've underlined some key words in that.

And underneath, I've got an explanation of what the quotation shows.

So this quotation shows, the Christian belief in the incarnation that God became flesh in the person of Jesus.

It also shows the belief in heaven for those who believe in Jesus.

So I've got two things that you can get from this quotation.

Show me an example, what you're going to do is we're going to pause and you're going to see if you can write in your own words.

I'm going to do this for the other quotations as well.

Okay, so if you've got different answers to what I've got here, then that's fine.

But if you want to use the answer I've got the bottom, then that will be really useful as well.

So you can pause the video in the out, write that down and we'll look at the next quotation.

Okay, so a bit of meaning I've got for this quotation.

So, "Whenever you did this one" "of the least important of these followers of mine," "you did it for me ." That are repeat these , the more we repeat them, the better we'll learn them.

And like I said earlier, this quotation shows the Christian belief in the day of judgement that God would judge people based on their deeds.

And we've got the bit of information at the bottom, it comes from the power board of the sheep and the goats.

So get down your answers.

So pause the video now, and we'll look at the next quotation.

Okay, this one we've got, "If anyone slaps you on the right cheek," "let him slap your left cheek too." So our answers, these words were said by Jesus.

It means that if someone hurt you, you should not retaliate with violence.

And many Christians will believe this teaching has authority because they believe Jesus is God.

So some Christians will refuse to take part in any violence at all.

So for example, in World War II, there were some people could conscientious objectors, not all conscientious objectors, but some of them were doing it because of that Christian belief that they thought it was wrong to ever fight in a war.

So that can have huge impacts on people's lives.

So again, pause the video to make sure you're adding to your answer, and we'll look at the next quotation.

Okay, so here we have, "In the beginning God created the heavens and the Earth." I said the first quotation from the Bible.

And it links to the belief that God is the creator of the universe.

It also shows the qualities of being omnipotent, which means all powerful and transcendent, which means outside of space and time.

And linking to Christian practise, Christians will often worship God because they believe he is worthy of praise because they believe he's the all powerful creator of the universe.

So again, pause the video, get down your answer.

Thank you for taking part in this lesson.

And I really hope you're feeling really pleased with what you've learned.

This is a really good approach.

So if you're ever feeling overwhelmed by revision and you feel like nothing's going in, I would choose four or five things.

It could be quotations, it could be definitions or just some key facts and learn them using this process.

It's look, cover, right check, repeat.

It's just going over and over it.

You can use it for any subject, but it's useful referring particularly with keywords and quotations.

So thank you for your hard work in this lesson.

In the quiz you're going to need to identify, which is the correct quotation.

So you've got a few versions, which I've changed a little bit of the quotations you've been learning and you need see if you can identify, which is the correct one.

One thing to be aware of actually, as you're doing quotations is, that the Bible is translated from other languages other than English.

So it's translated from Hebrew and Greek.

And that means that there are lots of different translations of the Bible because when you translate something to another language, you can choose how you phrase that original meaning.

And say that means that, when you're writing out quotation, as long as it's meaning, doesn't change, if it's not word for word, it's not the end of the world because you know, one Bible translation might word it one way and another we'll word it in a different way.

It's all about the meaning that you need to look out for, because if the meaning changes, then obviously you're not going to be able to use that quotation.

So that's one of my final tips, for you.

Well done for this lesson and all the other lessons you've done in this unit, if you've been going through it.

And then next unit that you'll want to be looking at is the Christian practises unit.

So hopefully I will see you in those lessons.