True religion and social justice I

Christian Religious Studies SS2 Third Term

Week 7

Topic: True religion and social justice I

Performance objectives

Pupils should be able to:

  1. Explain what true religion is
  2. Recount the social vices at the time of Amos and in Nigeria today
  3. Explain Amos teaching on true religion


A. True religion (Amos 5:21-23)

True religion is the combination of our worshipping God and the practice of righteousness at all times.

The true religion of the Israelites was no longer practiced as they have deviated from observing the covenant made with God. Their hearts were not truly with God, they only pretended by fulfilling the physical obligations of worship such as payment of tithes and offerings sacrifices while the real fear of God was not in them..... View More

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