NABTEB GCE CRS
Spiritual gift can be defined as a concept in Christianity that refers to an endowment or extraordinary power given by the Holy Spirit. According to St Paul, it is the holy spirit that dwell in a man and make him acknowledge Jesus as lord.
*(Pick Any Four)*
(i)The utterance of wisdom
(ii) The utterance of knowledge
(iv) The gift of working miracles
(v) The gift of healing
(vi) The gift of prophesy
(vii) The gift to speak in tongues
Fruit of the spirit are those conducts that are godly. Every Christian attached to Jesus Christ produces good fruit(conducts) such as love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. The fruits of the spirit encompassed the Ten commandments.
*(Pick Any Four)*
(i) Repentance from sin
(ii)salvation through faith in Jesus Christ
(iii) Baptism in the name of Jesus
(iv) Gift of the Holy spirit
(v) Abiding in Jesus Christ
After Jesus had been condemned to death, he was led away by soldiers to the PLACE of crucifixion. Due to physical exhaustion, Jesus was unable to carry his cross. A man of Cyrene,Simon whom they met on the way was compelled to carry the cross for Jesus to the place of his crucifixion called Golgotha which means the place of skull. There they offered him wine mixed with gall which he tested but refused to drink. At that place they crucified him along with two robbers, one on his right and the other on the left. They shared his garment among themselves by drawing lots. Over his head, they put a charge against him: ”This is Jesus the king of the jews.” While on the cross the passersby, the Pharisees, the scribes and the chief priests mocked him, each according to his own perspective.
At about the sixth hour, there was darkness over the land until the ninth hour. About the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice ” Eli Eli lama sabachthani ” which means “My God My God Why has thou forsaken me.” Jesus cried again with a loud voice an yielded up his spirit. The curtain of the temple was torn into two from top to bottom ; the earth shook and the rocks were split; the tombs were opened and the body of the saints who had fallen asleep raised.
(i) God’s words must be fulfilled.
(ii) Repentance of a sinners is never too late, provided that it take place during one’s lifetime.
(i) He wanted to strengthen their faith and reassure them that he was the messiah.
(ii) He wanted to inform them about the coming of the Holy Spirit(Pentecost day)