The importance of David as an ancestor of Jesus Christ
Promises God made to David through Prophet Nathan
In 2 Sam 7:9 – 16 is a summary of the divine promises made to David by God. These are as follows;
The immediate fulfillment of these promises was seen in the reign of King Solomon, David’s son and successor.
David as an ancestor of Jesus Christ
Questions on topic
Importance of covenants in modern life
Traditional African Practices And Biblical Teaching on Law, Order and Justice, that Promote Law, Order, Justice
TRADITIONAL AFRICAN PRACTICES THAT PROMOTE LAW, ORDER, JUSTICE
Some of the practices that promote law, order and justice are-
a) Punishment of offenders
People who committed offences such as stealing, murder, witchcraft were punished through death, curses, paying heavy fines etc. this promoted law, order, justice
b) Installation of rules, kings, chiefs, elders
They were installed to maintain law, order and to execute justice in their areas of jurisdiction
c) Administration of oaths
-Administered by specialists and are used as a method of establishing and maintaining law and order
d) Making of covenants
-Covenants were made if there was a conflict between two communities. They would promise to live in peace and harmony
e) Observing of taboos and customary law
-Taboos were prohibitions. Those who went against taboos were severely punished
f) The kinship system
-defined how people related one to another
g) Rites of passage
-ensured customs, laws were adhered to
h) Religious practices
-such as praying, singing, sacrificing and giving of offerings had the effect of maintaining order
Biblical Teaching on Law, Order and Justice
How God initiated Law, order, and justice
REASONS WHY CHRISTIANS USE THE BIBLE IN WORSHIP
Relevance of the promises to Christians today
The promises made to Abraham are important to Christians in several ways.
GODS’ PROMISES TO ABRAHAM WERE IRREVOCABLE COMMITMENTS
FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO HARMONY AND MUTUAL RESPONSIBILITY IN THE AFRICAN COMMUNITY
(i) Political ties.
(ii) Communal ownership of property.
(iii) Division of labour.
(iv) Communal worship.
Ways in which the Roman Empire helped in the spread of the holy church.
State the importance of studying C.R.E
THE RELEVANCE OF ELIJAH’S PROPHETIC MISSION TO CHRISTIANS TODAY