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canon of Scripture

The writings of Sacred Scripture that are approved by the Church as the inspired word of God and the ____.

Old Testament

The 46 books of the ____ center on the Covenant that God made with the chosen people, the Jews.

New Testament

The ____ centers on the new and everlasting Covenant God made with humankind through Jesus Christ.

Decalogue

The Ten Commandments, or ____, gave shape to the living of the Covenant.

sin

Jesus became fully human in all things except ___ without losing his divinity.

Resurrection

Accounts of the appearance of the Risen Lord to his disciples are called _____ narratives.

General

Writings that report "Jesus did this" are called ____ narratives.

Passion

Sections of the Gospels detailing the suffering and death of Jesus are called ____ narratives.

action

Mark;s account of the Gospel is filled with _____.

Paschal Mystery

We call the saving work of the suffering, dying, and rising of Jesus the ____.

discipline

____ is at the heart of good discipleship.

sacrifice

_____ helps us practice discipline and work towards the achievement of life-enriching goals.

sacraments

The ____ are signs of Christ's work among us.

five

The Gospel of Matthew consists of _____ main discourses.

parallel

The five discourses in Matthew's Gospel deliberately ____ the Torah's fivefold organization.

Jews

Many scholars believe that Matthew wrote his Gospel for ___ who became followers of Christ.

Beatitudes

The ____ are a series of statements describing those people who are truly blessed by God.

ecumenical council

An _______ is a gathering of the entire leadership of the Catholic Church called or approved by the pope.

four

___ well-known parables are found only in the Gospel of Luke.

Greek

Luke the Evangelist was a ___ who became a follower of Christ.

Galilee

Jesus began his public ministry by preaching in _____.

Nazareth

When Jesus returned to his home town of _____, he preached and was rejected by the people.

conversion

The Church uses the word ____ to describe the process of turning our lives back to God.

jubilee year

A _____ was a celebration every fifty years when all debts were forgiven or cancelled.

a Jewish community

The author of the Gospel of John wrote for a ____ struggling between its traditional faith and Christianity.

raising of Lazarus

The most powerful sign in the Book of Signs is the _____.

discernment

_____ is the honest and critical evaluation of our lives and the things that affect our lives.

thirteen

There are _____ Pauline letters in the New Testament attributed to Paul the Apostle.

epistle

In Paul's time, an ____ was a formal letter derived from a word meaning "to send."

Letters to the Romans

The ____, which is the longest letter in the New Testament, was written by Paul.

rhetoric

Paul's writing style in Romans is based on the artor _____.

grace

Paul celebrates the gift of _____ God freely gives us in Baptism.

sanctifying grace

_____ is the grace that heals out human nature wounded by sin by giving us a share in the life of God.

actual grace

In _______, God gives us the help to conform our lives to his will.

sacramental grace

____ is a gift from the Holy Spirit to help us live out our Christian vocation.

Philippi

The first Christian community established by Paul was in the city of _____ in northeastern Greece.

papyrus

The three letters were written on one sheet of ____ to conserve space.

virtue

A _____ is an effective or beneficial quality within us that helps us do good and not evil.

Magisterium

The ____ is the teaching authority and responsibility of the pope and bishops.

Encyclicals

___ are types of letters the pope writes to the Church to guide us in living the Gospel.

second

Philippi was visited by Paul on his ___ missionary journey.

Body of Christ

One of the key teachings of Paul is that hte Church is the ______.

Turkey

Colossae was a city locates in modern-day ____.

"wear"

Paul uses imagery to remain the Colossians to ____ their Baptism like a garment.

Eucharist

The Church uses the word "eucharistein," for the sacrament of ___.

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