Jesus Christ: God's love made visible unit 2

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Abba

a way of addressing God the Father used by Jesus to call attention to his--and our---intimate relationship with his Heavenly Father. Abba means "my Father" or "our Father" in Aramaic.

Advocate

someone who is on our side, to help us, strengthen us, and empower us for holiness. This is a description of the Holy Spirit

Amen

translation of the Hebrew word that means "so be it

Beatitude

the state of eternal happiness with God in Heaven

Begotten

fathered

Catholic

universal

Christ

anointed one

Christology

literally the study of Christ; the systematic statement of Christian beliefs about Jesus Christ, including his identity, mission, and saving work on earth.

Church Fathers

teachers and writers in the early Church, many of whom were bishops, whose teachings are a witness to the Apostolic Tradition

Covenant

a personal, solemn promise of faithful love that involves mutual commitments and creates a sacred relationship

Creed

a short summary statement or profession of faith

Deus Caritas (God is Love)

Pope Benedict XBI's first encyclical

Divine economy

also known as the economy of salvation, this refers to God's eternal plan and his actions for the salvation of humanity

Doctrine

an official, authoritative teaching of the Church based on the Revelation of God

Ecumenical council

a worldwide gathering of Catholic bishops convened by the Pope to discuss and resolve issues and problems the Church is facing

Encyclical

a letter written by the Pope and sent to the whole Church and, at time, beyond the Church to the whole world; commonly focused on Church teaching regarding a particular issue or currently important matter.

Eternity

this word refers to anything that will last for an indefinitely long period

Filial

having to do with the relationship of a child to his or her parents

Incarnate

to become flesh; specifically, God the Son assuming human nature. The incarnation means that Jesus, the son of God and second person of the Trinity, is both fully God and fully man

Jesus

God saves

Last Judgment

the judgement of the human race by Jesus Christ at his second coming, as noted in the Nicene Creed. It is also called the Final Judgement

Messiah

Hebrew word for anointed one. The equivalent Greek term is christos. Jesus is the Christ and the Messiah because he is the Anointed One.

Monotheism

the belief in and worship of one God.

Nicene Creed

the formal statement or profession of faith commonly recited during the Eucharist

Pentecost

in the scriptures the event in which the early followers of Jesus received the Holy Spirit. Today the Church celebrates this event on Pentecost Sunday, which occurs seven weeks after Easter Sunday

Philosophy

in Greek this word literally means "love of wisdom" it referst to the study of human existence using logical reasoning

Salvation history

the pattern of specific salvific events in human history that reveal God's presence and saving actions

Sanctify

to make holy

solemnities

important holy days in the Catholic liturgical calendar, such as Christmas, Easter, Pentecost, and All Saints Day

Trinity

the truth that God, although one, is three Divine Persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit

Unbegotten

God has always existed, without beginning or end

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