Religious Knowledge and Deep Understanding For Christians, the Bible is a sacred book. The Old Testament describes how the people of Israel have reflected on God’s presence in their lives.
Skills Make connections between the lives of people in Old Testament stories, including Moses (Exodus 3:8-17), and the ways in which God was active in their lives.
Christian Spiritual Writings & Wisdom STCW2
Religious Knowledge and Deep Understanding The wisdom of some Old Testament stories (e.g. Moses, Abraham, Noah, Joseph, Ruth, Jeremiah) helps people understand God’s presence in the lives of individuals and communities.
Skills Make connections between important messages about God’s presence in the lives of individuals and communities in some Old Testament stories and their own experiences.
Religious Knowledge and Deep Understanding Meditative prayer uses silence and stillness to assist believers to listen and talk to God. There is a range of practices (including closing eyes, and praying with beads and music) that helps believers prepare the body and the mind for meditative prayer and engage in the ‘work of meditation’.
Skills Participate respectfully in meditative prayer. Identify and use practices and spiritual exercises that assist them to prepare for and engage in meditative prayer.