Year Four

​Overarching Ideas Core Texts ​Supplementary Texts
Trinity ​Jesus is baptized by John
Matthew 3:13-17
Mark 1:9-11​
Luke 3:21-23
​Father, Son and Holy Spirit
2 Corinthians: 13:13
Acts 7:54-56​
Luke 1:35
John 14:26-28; 15:26
Matthew 28:18-19
Jewish community in the time of Jesus ​The Good Samaritan
Luke 10:25-37
​The Forgiving Father (Two Sons)
Luke 15:11-32
The Sower
Mark 4:1-10, 13-19
Jesus' healing ministry​ ​Giving Sight to a Blind Man at Jericho
Mark 10:46-52
Luke​ 18:35-43
​​Cleansing a Leper
Mark 1:40-45
Luke 5:12-16

Man by pool of Bethesda
John 5:1-9

Ten Lepers
Luke 17:11-18

Two blind men at Jericho
Matthew 20:29-34
Church community ​Life among the believers
Acts 2:42-47
Acts 4:32-37
​The disciples to do work of Jesus
John 14:11-14
Acts 5:12-15

Jesus' disciples do works of healing
Mark 6:6b-13
Mark 16:17-18
James 5:13-15

Some texts from the letters of St Paul
Romans 1:7-12
Romans 8:28-29; 31-33
2 Corinthians 13:10-13
​St Paul's ideas about living in community
Philippians 2:2-5, 14 Galatians 5:25-26, 6:9-10
Colossians 3:12-17, 20

Proclaiming the Good News
Romans 10:11-17

Building peaceful relationships
Romans 14:1-19

Supporting and encouraging one another
1 Thessalonians5:11-22
Prayers of blessing, petition and intercession

















Living in loving relationship with God, others and all of creation










Old Testament text types


















​Psalm of praise
Psalm 148


















The Ten Commandments
Exodus 20:1-17
Deuteronomy 5:1-21









Sacred myths
First creation story
Genesis 1:1 - 2:4a​

















​​Some Psalms and prayers of Blessings
Psalm 103:1-5 Psalm 103:11-18 Psalm 117

Some Psalms of petition, intercession and forgiveness
Psalm 65:5-14
Psalm 70
Psalm 61:1-5
Psalm 88:1-4, 14-19
Psalm 143:10-12
Psalm 64, 69, 70, 77, 86, 130, 140, 141, 142




Jesus the Bread of Life
John 6:35-45

Multiplication of the Loaves
John 6:1-15

The Ten Commandments
Deuteronomy 5:22-33;Deuteronomy 6:1-3




Poetry
Song of Moses and of Miriam
Exodus 15:1-21

Legal codes
Leviticus 11:1-8, 24:17-22

Wise sayings
Proverbs 13:20, 20:11, 22:6, 25:25

Historical narratives
Joseph sold into Egypt
Genesis 37:1-36

Sacred myths
Tower of Babel
Genesis 11:1-9​

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