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Christianity PARABLES Y3/4 LKS2

Year 3 and 4 - Christianity  "How did Jesus teach about God and values through parables?"

(Week 1)  Please can you discuss with your child the following questions....

What is a parable? Can you remember any, maybe one or two of these? Who told these? Let's take a look...

Why did Jesus teach about God through parables?   What ideas do you have?  Next week we will build up our knowledge on this topic.

(Week 2)  Today you are going to learn about the parable The Pharisee and the Tax Collector. Please read the story found in the Holy Book for Christians (Luke 18:10-14). Can you explain what a tax collector & a Pharisee were? Why did Jesus tell the story? Can you list ideas and talk to your adult about your ideas.  Why did Jesus tell stories in parables? 

Watch the following video clip and see if your views have changed at all. 

The Pharisee and the Tax collector 

How was Jesus explaining about pride and humility through the Parable of the Tax Collector and the Pharisee?

(Week 2 extension) Can you explain how the parable of the Tax Collector and the Pharisee teaches about being closer to God. 

Complete a written piece of work as a diary entry of the Tax Collector and Pharisee and a text back from God explaining his views on their actions. You should include some aspects of the parable in your work, be referencing pride and humility and how this brings a person, closer to or further away from God.

Remember the link above to remind you of the story.

(Week 3What does the Parable of the Friend at Midnight teach a Christian about prayer? 

Read the story of the parable of the friend at midnight (Luke 11:5-12). What did the man in the story do in order to get some sleep? Why did the friend keep knocking at the door?

Watch this video clip and try and answer the questions. I wonder how the man felt? How did Jesus say the man asleep was like God?

Compile a list of characteristics about God that Jesus was illustrating. Why did Jesus tell the story? Together with your adult, suggest and record your ideas.

(Week 4)  How does the Parable of the Judge and the Widow explore the relationship between a Christian and God?

Explore the parable of the unjust judge & persistent widow, (Luke 18:3-7).

Explore and discuss or debate the following with your adult. How did the judge behave? How did the widow behave? Why did the widow keep asking the judge? How did he respond? How did Jesus compare the judge to God? What was Jesus trying to teach about God? How does this parable teach about a Christian’s relationship with God? Record your answers on paper and show your teacher.

 

 

Year 3/4 Christianity How did Jesus teach about God and values through parables?

1

Why did Jesus teach about God through parables?

2

How was Jesus explaining about pride and humility through the Parable of the Tax Collector and the Pharisee?

3

What does the Parable of the Friend at Midnight teach a Christian about prayer?

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How does the Parable of the Judge and the Widow explore the relationship between a Christian and God?

5

What is the Kingdom and God and how does the mustard seed help to explore this concept?

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What values do Christians learn from the parables which Jesus told?

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