the free gift of God's self-communication by which he makes known the mystery of his divine plan
the story of God's saving activity in human history
Scripture and Tradition
How God reveals himself to us
teaching authority of the Church; guards and explains the faith
That God took on human flesh and became man: fully human and fully divine
Prologue to John's Gospel
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
heresy that said that Jesus only seemed or appeared to be human
solemn teaching of the Church & central truth of revelation
"For God became man so that we might become God"
inciting a rebellion against the government
divinely inspired writings; Old and New Testament
the living transmission of the Church's Gospel message of Jesus Christ handed down from the Apostles
"You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God."
Professed by the Apostle Peter regarding Jesus' true identity
Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.
(Yehoshua) - Yahweh saves
Kurios/Kyrios in Greek; Adonai in Hebrew
from Greek Christos meaning anointed one
from Hebrew mashiah meaning anointed one
6th c. monk and inventor of the anno Domini era