"The mystery of the wonderful union of the divine and the human natures" in Jesus, the Son of God.
Sermon on the Mount
A part of the Gospel according to Matthew in which Jesus preaches important moral teachings, including the Beatitudes.
The teachings of Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount on the meaning of and way to true happiness.
People who take the Beatitudes message to heart and attempt to live it.
Kingdom of God
God's reign or rule- proclaimed by and present in Jesus - in which people serve one another, share their goods with one another, and refuse to retaliate with violence against others.
The activity Jesus performed prior to the Last Supper that becomes the model for all Christian service.
"Hard sayings of Jesus
Teachings such as the beatitudes and the last judgement that overturn commonly held values and priorities.
Attitude of strict observance of laws, regardless of circumstances and possible harm to people involved.
An attitude of doing only the least that is required by law in our moral life.
Pushing ourselves to do more than the minimum in our moral life.
Another name for the Ten Commandments; the name literally means "ten words".
Law that has been given to us by God.
Standards by which a person lives.