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Welcome to ASK RZIM’s Interactive Youth Apologetics
What is ASK? Play “What is ASK?” from the Origin DVD or visit this link: https://vimeo.com/rzim/whatisaskhttps://vimeo.com/rzim/whatisask
What is ASK? ASK was designed to be an environment for students to practice talking about what they believe.
What is ASK? The interactive ASK curriculum is comprised of: – 16 sessions in 4 modules - origin, meaning, morality, and destiny – Each session contains an introductory video to start the class discussion and a concluding Q&A video with an RZIM speaker – Exclusive web access for your class
Origin Where do we come from?
Something or Nothing Session 1.1 Origin
1.1 Something or Nothing Key Concept The question of why there is something rather than nothing requires more than a scientific answer.
1.1 Something or Nothing John 1:1-5 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.
1.1 Something or Nothing Intro Video
1.1 Something or Nothing SMS Question Who created God?
1.1 Something or Nothing Why is the question of the universe's existence so important?
1.1 Something or Nothing Does our universe have to have a beginning?
1.1 Something or Nothing If matter is present, where does it come from?
1.1 Something or Nothing What does Christ have to do with creation?
1.1 Something or Nothing Q&A Video
1.1 Something or Nothing Q&A Discussion
Cause and Effect Session 1.2 Origin
1.2 Cause and Effect Key Concept The universe around us is filled with a stunning order that implies a first cause.
1.2 Cause and Effect Romans 1:20 For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made.
1.2 Cause and Effect Intro Video
1.2 Cause and Effect SMS Question Can the Universe be Explained by time and chance and matter?
1.2 Cause and Effect Is it fair to view the universe as an effect that can be traced back to a cause?
1.2 Cause and Effect Can the universe be explained by time and chance and matter?
1.2 Cause and Effect What role does order play in this discussion?
1.2 Cause and Effect We might concede there was a creator who made the universe, but why do Christians insist it was a personal creator?
1.2 Cause and Effect Is it just lazy thinking to say that God is the creator of the universe because we're not sure how it all came together?
1.2 Cause and Effect Is there anything we can learn from the Genesis account?
1.2 Cause and Effect Q&A Video
1.2 Cause and Effect Q&A Discussion
Reason and Order Session 1.3 Origin
1.3 Reason and Order Key Concept The more we understand of both science and the universe around us, the more reasonable we discover the explanation of a God who made it all this way.
1.3 Reason and Order Jeremiah 33:3 Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.
1.3 Reason and Order Intro Video
1.3 Reason and Order SMS Question How would you explain the resurrection of Jesus Christ?
1.3 Reason and Order What do people mean when they tell us to "be reasonable" or to "think logically"?
1.3 Reason and Order Why is the fact that we can rationally understand the universe so remarkable?
1.3 Reason and Order Is God bound by the laws and rationality of creation?
1.3 Reason and Order Why are faith and science seen as enemies?
1.3 Reason and Order Q&A Video
1.3 Reason and Order Q&A Discussion
Origin and Evidence Session 1.4 Origin
1.4 Origin and Evidence Key Concept God has put enough into this world to make faith a most reasonable thing and God has left enough out to make it impossible to live by sheer reason alone.
1.4 Origin and Evidence Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
1.4 Origin and Evidence Intro Video
1.4 Origin and Evidence SMS Question What does it mean to say that we are made in the image of God?
1.4 Origin and Evidence Can science prove or disprove that there is a God?
1.4 Origin and Evidence Why do Christians sometimes seem intimidated by science?
1.4 Origin and Evidence Was it a mistake to evict the discipline of theology from the sciences?
1.4 Origin and Evidence It is possible to live by sheer evidence or reason alone?
1.4 Origin and Evidence What does it mean to say that we are made in the image of God?
1.4 Origin and Evidence How should students respond to the assumption that science and theology are enemies?