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Hi everyone and welcome to today's lesson on RA.

My name is Mrs. Day, and I'm going to be teaching you, about some Christian beliefs today.

And today our topic is the life of Jesus.

You've probably heard lots of things about Jesus before, but today we're going to look at his life in depth, and see what Christians think about Jesus, and what he did and said.

The first thing that you need to do, is to go and get a pen or a pencil and some paper.

It would be great, if you could also get different coloured pen, so you can mark some of your own work.

So what are we going to learn about today? So there are three main parts of Jesus' life, that we are going to look at in detail.

The first one is Jesus' miracles.

The second is his actions, so things that he did.

And the third one is his teachings.

So what did he teach? What did he say? We know that Jesus said a lot about how people should live their life.

So we're going to look at that in today's lesson.

So the plan is by the end of today, you will be able to give a detailed explanation on one of his miracles, one of his actions, and a few of his teachings.

So let's get ready to go.

Make sure you have all the equipment that you need, and we will get started.

Great the first thing I want you to do, is to pause the video and have a think about this question.

What made Jesus special or different? So you will remember in our last two lessons, we have talked a little bit about Jesus.

I want you to think about the stuff you remember, and anything else, you know.

And bullet point, any ideas you have, about what made Jesus special or different.

You can pause the video now, and resume when you are ready.

Great well done, I hope you have lots of really interesting ideas.

One that lots of you might have mentioned, is from the last lesson that we did together.

In the last lesson, we looked at the incarnation.

And so that Jesus is actually God in human form.

So the incarnation of God was Jesus on earth.

That makes Jesus pretty different, because he is fully God and fully human, at the same time.

I have never heard of another human being who has claimed to be fully God and fully human.

So this is a massive claim.

So in today's lesson, we're going to consider whether his miracles, his actions, and his teachings backed this up.

How did Jesus live his life? And was it different to how other human beings, live their life? So firstly, we are going to think about some miracles of Jesus.

Have a go now and try to write down as many miracles, as you knew of.

Some of them are quite famous and some are not as famous.

So take five seconds now and just say out loud, or write down any miracles that you remember.

Well done, I'm sure you have lots of them.

So there are lots of miracles, that we read about in the Bible.

We have Jesus walking on water, Jesus turning water into wine, Jesus healing the lame man.

But today we're going to focus on the feeding of the 5,000.

But firstly, let's think about what a miracle actually is.

We use that word all the time, miracles, but what are they? if you look at the definition, says a miracle is an event that breaks the laws of nature.

But what is the law of nature? So I would suggest that a law of nature, it's just the way that things work in our world.

So for example, if I lift a TV remote, if I drop it, the law of nature is that it will fall.

It wont stay suspended in air, so if I drop it, it falls.

That is the law of nature.

So if my TV remote stayed in the air, I would say that is miracle, because it breaks the laws of nature.

So that is what we're talking about, when we talk about a miracle.

So let's think about the miracle of Jesus feeding the 5,000.

Firstly, I'm going to read you this story.

This is found in the good news translation of the Bible in Matthew chapter 14 verse 17 to 21, you can follow along on the screen.

"We have here only five loaves of bread and two fish," they answered.

"Bring them here to me," he said.

And he directed the people to sit down on the grass, taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke the loaves.

Then he give them to the disciples, and the disciples give them to the people.

They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up 12 basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over.

The number of those who ate was about 5,000 men, besides women and children.

So what is going on here? We see it here at the start, there is a massive group of people listening to Jesus teach.

The disciples think I wish we get them something to eat.

But the problem is they only have five loaves of bread, and two fish.

That's not enough to feed a massive crowd of people.

But then what happens? Jesus takes that he gives thanks for it.

And the disciples start giving it oh, and it multiplies a number and everyone is satisfied.

There are even leftovers.

This is a miracle.

If I have five loaves and two fish, I could definitely not feed hundreds of people with it.

Nevermind thousands.

So this is a miracle.

So what I would like you to do now, is to pause the video here, and answer the following questions on your piece of paper.

So what was the problem? What did Jesus do? What was the result? Why was this a miracle? And how do you think the people would have viewed Jesus after this? The first three are probably quite sure answers.

Number four and five, I want you to have more of an in depth think about it.

Okay number five, especially.

So pause the video here, get a piece of paper and a pen, and we will go over the answers when you come back.

Really, really well done with that task.

Now we're going to go over a few of the answers, so you can mark your own work.

So number one, what was the problem for Jesus? Lots of people needed to be fed, but there was not enough food.

Number two, what did Jesus do? The answer he took the food that he did have, five loaves and two fish, and give thanks for it and started to hand it out to people.

Number three, what was the result? The answer, there was enough food for everyone, and 12 baskets were left over.

Hopefully those answers were okay with everyone.

The next two were slightly trickier.

So number four, why was this a miracle? This was miracle because it defeated the laws of nature.

Remember our definition, miracles are things that defeat the laws of nature.

Food cannot just appear from nothing, so therefore this defeats the laws of nature.

And number five, how would the people have viewed Jesus after? This is the question that I wanted you to focus on.

And you could have said something like, the people may have been amazed by Jesus and his actions.

They might have been in awe of him as omnipotence.

Remember that key word that we did from our first lesson, meaning all powerful.

This may have made them want to follow him.

So here we can see, that what they have seen Jesus do, leads people to our response, that's important.

So these people view Jesus during this miracle, and it leads them to respond.

Now we are going to have a look at Jesus' actions.

So we know that while he was on earth, Jesus did many, many things.

For example, he spent time with tax collectors.

He spent time, usually with a lot of people in society.

The other people weren't that bothered by it, but Jesus loved everyone.

And we read that he spent time with lots of different people.

But one of the most incredible actions, that is recorded in the Bible, is where Jesus washes the feet of his disciples.

You're probably thinking that's disgusting.

And yes, in today's culture, we view that as quite disgusting.

But back then washing someone's feet, was this sign of ultimate respect.

If you wash someone's feet, it was a symbol of how much you cared about them, and respect them.

This was only done by slaves to their masters.

So for Jesus to wash his disciples feet, is so kind to cultural.

It would not have been expected at all.

And we see that reaction Jesus says to his disciples, I will wash your feet, and straight away the reaction is no way.

You're Jesus, we are you disciples, you can't wash our feet.

But Jesus insists.

And this is an act of ultimate service and love for his followers.

And Jesus then tells them to go and wash the feet of others.

By that he doesn't necessarily mean go out onto the street and wash everyone's feet.

What he means is go and serve other people.

This might really surprise you, because Jesus who we have heard about earlier, as being the saviour, Christians believe he came to saviour the world and that is the incarnation of God on earth, washes his disciples feet.

That's really counter culture.

What I would like you to do now, is to retell the story in your own words.

If you pause the video now I would like you to complete this task.

Summarise the story of Jesus washing the disciples feet in your own words.

Your summary could include some of the following words.

Jesus, serving, disciples, surprised, humble, and loving.

But retell, this story in your own words, if you want, you can retell as if you are one of the disciples.

How do you feel when Jesus washes your feet? What does it do for your view of Jesus? You can restart this video, once you have finished this task.

Finally, we are going to look at Jesus' teachings.

So we have a ready, looked at Jesus' miracles and his actions.

And finally, we're going to look at what he taught.

You might think, oh, we kind of know this, but this is where he stood up and taught on big issues in life.

So the teaching we're going to focus on, is a really famous sermon that Jesus taught.

And this was called the Sermon on the Mount.

So as you can see, there are three teachings on this slide.

What I would like you to do is to write down what it means in the column beside it.

So the first one we will do together, the first one says, "You have heard that it was said, "eye for an eye and tooth for tooth." But I tell you do not resist an evil person.

If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also.

So what I want you to do is to write down what this means.

So if we were to do the first one together, I might write something such as, a lot of people think you should get revenge for what happens, but Jesus taught that you should not retaliate.

You should not get revenge, but you should treat people with love.

I would like you to have a go at the second and third one.

So you can pause the video here, and to have a go at these tasks, and you can press resume when you're ready to carry on.

Really well done good effort, not we are going to go through these together.

So these are the answers that I wrote down earlier, you can mark your own with a different coloured pen, and add some extra notes if you would like to.

So number one that we did together, number two, the verse says do not store up for yourselves, treasure on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.

So what does that mean? This means that people should not focus on material possessions in this life on earth, as they will only be destroyed.

So that Jesus taught that human beings shouldn't focus on this life.

They shouldn't be concerned with getting more money or nice houses, because that actually that will be destroyed.

And our final verse says, do not judge, or you too will be judged, for in the same way you judge others, you will be judged.

And with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.

So what does that mean? This means that people should not judge other people, for their actions or they'll be judged in the same way.

So that as human beings, we shouldn't judge other people, because we also do things that are wrong.

Maybe you got something similar to those, if you did really well done.

So a question for you to think about now, what is the overall message from the teachings of Jesus that we have considered? So we have three different teachings.

And I wonder if you can find a common theme, through them all.

If you had to write one sentence to describe Jesus' teachings, what would you write? So have a go at that.

You can write down one sentence to describe the overall message of Jesus' teaching.

If you like a summary sentence, if someone asked you what type of thing did Jesus teach that you could use this one sentence.

You can press pause and then play again, when you are ready to carry on.

Really well done.

I thought about this, and thought you could use something such as, Jesus taught that you should put others before yourself, or Jesus taught that you should not be concerned with yourself first.

You might've had a totally different idea.

And if you did, that's great.

Now we're going to move on to our summary task.

And I want you to bring all of this together.

So what have you learned about Jesus today? You can do this as a mindmap, or you can bullet point your ideas.

Bullet point, anything that you've learned about Jesus in today's lesson.

And when you've done that, I want you to think about the second question.

What do you think the most important thing about Jesus is? And why? So what is the most important thing that you've learned today about Jesus and why? So you can pause this and resume it when you have finished.

Well done.

I'm sure that you have some really detailed notes, and I will be so interested to know what you think the most thing about Jesus is.

Is it that he can break the laws of nature? Is it how much he cares about other people? Is it how humble he is and willing to serve others? I wonder what you said.

So thank you so much for joining with our Oak Academy lesson today.

And I hope that you've learned lots about Jesus through this.

Here is a little summary for you and what we have covered today.

So Jesus' miracles feeding the 5,000, breaking the laws of nature.

Jesus' actions, we saw him washing the disciples feet.

And Jesus' teaching what he taught on the Sermon on the Mount.

Thank you so much for being with us.

Now, I would love if you could attempt the summary quiz, to test yourself on what you have learned today.

Thank you so much, so lovely to see you again.

And I will see you again soon.

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