John

John – an eyewitness account.

What is the significance of Holy Week and Easter for Christians?

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Click here for additional teaching material and collective worship. Glossary to support the film series – John This is the same disciple who was eyewitness to all these things and wrote them down. And we all know that his eyewitness account is reliable and accurate. […]

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Holy Week and Easter

What happened during this amazing week?

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How did Jesus arrive in Jerusalem? What happened when he saw the temple courtyard turned into a market place? Why did a lady pour perfume over Jesus’ feet? What happened to Jesus’ friends when he was arrested? This timeline will help you to discover more […]

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Easter Vigil

How do Catholics celebrate the resurrection of Jesus?

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What is celebrated at Easter? Why is Easter seen as so important? What happens during an Easter vigil? Watch this film to see how and why Catholics celebrate Easter.

Why did Jesus die?

The cross

What do Christians believe happened when Jesus died?

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Is anyone perfect? Is it even worth trying to be perfect? What is sin? Is there any consequence to sin? What does it mean for us that Jesus died on the cross? Find out a Christian view about sin, the impact it has on us […]

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Easter Sunday

What is the Resurrection?

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It is on Easter Sunday that the fasting and sadness of Lent turns to joyful celebration as Christians celebrate the Resurrection and declare that death is defeated and Jesus is alive. Jesus had told the disciples before he was arrested that he would be crucified […]

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Resurrection evidence

What happened to Jesus' body?

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After Jesus was crucified, his body was placed in a cave and a large rock was rolled in front of the entrance. Roman guards were ordered to stand and keep watch over it to ensure that the body wasn’t stolen. However, after three days, Christians […]

The Easter Story

What does the Bible say about the Easter Story?

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The story of Jesus’ arrest, death, burial and resurrection is sometimes referred to as ‘The Easter Story’. It is a story that is told in all four of the Gospels; the books of the Bible which tell what happened in Jesus’ life. The films here […]

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LENT – a time of preparation and fasting

What happens during Lent?

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Lent is a special time in the Church’s calendar that takes place each spring in the run up to Easter. It begins in either late February or early March with Ash Wednesday. Lent lasts for 40 days (not including Sundays) and ends the day before […]

The Easter Story: Talk of the morning

What happened on the first Easter Sunday?

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The gospels say that Jesus didn’t stay dead. Lots of witnesses saw Jesus die on a cross on Friday – but by the Sunday there were rumours that the tomb was empty and that he had appeared to some of his followers – Mary Magdalene […]

Salvation

The Easter Story: The Centurion’s story

What happened when Jesus was on the cross?

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The Bible says that Jesus died by being crucified by the Romans – that is, being nailed to a cross and left to die. The gospels quote a Roman soldier who watched Jesus die as saying ‘Surely this man was the Son of God.’ This […]

The Easter Story: Undeniable

What happened to Jesus' disciples after he was arrested?

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On the night before Jesus died – the night of his arrest – Jesus’ disciples ran away, scared for their lives. Peter was one of Jesus’ closest friends, but even he let Jesus down. During the Last Supper, which happened only hours before his arrest, […]

Jesus’ teaching – giving

What did Jesus teach about giving?

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Jesus’ teaching – giving

What did Jesus teach about giving?

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Jesus put things in perspective one day at the temple when He and His disciples saw just how much a widow put into the offering plate.

Jesus’ teaching – prayer

What did Jesus teach about prayer?

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Jesus’ teaching – prayer

What did Jesus teach about prayer?

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Watch the film to find out what Jesus taught about prayer, and how we can talk to God as we would a close friend.

Jesus’ teaching – worry

What did Jesus teach about worry?

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Jesus’ teaching – worry

What did Jesus teach about worry?

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Watch the film to find out what Jesus taught about worry, and God providing for us the things we need if we trust Him to.

Jesus’ teaching – reconciliation

What did Jesus teach about revenge & reconciliation?

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Jesus’ teaching – reconciliation

What did Jesus teach about revenge & reconciliation?

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Watch the film to find out what Jesus taught about revenge and reconciliation, and how we can be forgiven by God. As God forgives us, we also should forgive other people.

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Prayer

Christian Spirituality -Prayer as an act of worship

How and why do Christians pray?

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Do you know anyone who prays? Some people pray regularly but sometimes prayer isn’t something people give much throught to at all. People pray in many different ways for lots of reasons. Christians see prayer as an important part of their relationship with God, after all […]

Christian Spirituality – Growing in a relationship with God

How does meditation play a part in Christian worship?

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Christian Spirituality – Growing in a relationship with God

How does meditation play a part in Christian worship?

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Life can be full of noise and distractions and many people like to practice meditation as an opportunity to unwind or reflect. Perhaps one might go to a meditation class or listen to a meditation CD. Some people practise yoga or pilates which include elements of meditation to help calm and […]

Christian Spirituality – Community Worship

Why do Christians worship together?

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Christian Spirituality – Community Worship

Why do Christians worship together?

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Most people have experienced some form of community worship at some time. Whether that’s in a religious building, a prize giving ceremony, a school assembly with a thought for the day or even celebrating together at a football match. Worship means to show worth. Christians believe that […]

Lazarus and the Rich Man – Meeting the needs of others

What did Jesus teach about looking after others?

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Lazarus and the Rich Man – Meeting the needs of others

What did Jesus teach about looking after others?

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Have you ever given money to charity? Maybe you’ve bought the Big Issue or given to someone busking in the street? Perhaps you chose to give in other ways? Jesus told a story about a rich man and a begger called Lazarus. In fact it’s […]

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Jesus’ Parables – An introduction to the Kingdom of God

Why did Jesus teach using stories?

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A parable is a story where one thing is used to illustrate another and they often have an unusual character or a surprising action. Jesus taught using parables to encourage people to think and respond and often used parables when people asked him a question. The […]