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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