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Theology semester 2: True and False

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The contemporaries of Jesus has the same ideas of what and who the Messiah would be.
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Although Jesus accepted the title of Messiah, his concept of the Messiah differed from that of his contemporaries.
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God still sends prophets to the world.
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When Jesus responded to Pilate, "You say so," Jesus meant, "No, I am not."
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Every Catholic Mass commemorates the sacrifice of the Lamb of God in an Unbloody manner.
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the apostles and bishops gathered in several ecumenical coucils that issued dogmatic teachings about the Catholic faiht including the promulagation of the Nicene Creed
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The Son always existed with the Father-he was neither "made" nor "generated" by the Father.
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According to the Nicene Creed our God is almighty, all-powerful, perfectly one and creator of everything
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the mystery of the Immaculate Conception took place when Mary said "yes" to God
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Jesus is both God and man
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the genealogies of Matthew and Luke are meant ot be comprehensive, tracing every ancestor of Jesus all the way back to the first human being
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It is likely that Mary died before Jesus began his public life-in Mark's gospe he was identified as "the son of Joseph"
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Like every human being, jesus had the same kind of experiences that all of us do: hunger, thirst, exhaustion.
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when asked when the world was going to end, Jesus said that neither the angels in heaven in heaven nor he himself knew the day or hour.
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in his human knowledge, Jesus had immediate knowledge of the Father and the secret thoughts of people
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as with other passions, anger is evil itself
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to his neighbors in Nazareth, Jesus seemed extraordinary
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Jesus was a real human being, who, though sorely tempted, never sinned
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the fulfillment of his prophecies supported his claims to be ona divine mission
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the incident at Nazareth teahces an important lesson; people really did not want to accept the Messiah nor believe in him when he had come
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most people did not believe that Jesus was a great prophet
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some of the opponents of Jesus could not deny his miracles, but they said that this power of Jesus was coming from Satan
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no credible historians today deny the existence of Jesus
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no ancient historians or writers mention Jesus
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because prayer is "conversation with God," we can assume it will take no time to develop
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God may speak to us in our dreams or in the thoughts and ideas he places in our minds
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we should feel guilty about petitioning God for all that we need
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as a pious Jew, Jesus celebrated various religious festivals important to Jewish worship
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Unlike us, Jesus was not afraid of pain and death
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being an eloquent speaker or heaping up a lot of words is not necessary to communicate with God
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the parable of the widow and the judge helps to underscore the point about praying with patience
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a progression of increased faith should accompany our reluctance in prayer
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to perservere in prayer we need to have faith that God always hears us, even if we dont "feel" anything
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God created us with a body and immortal soul
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we are most human when we fail
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good stewardship means wise use of what God has gien and sharing resources for the benefit of most people
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much of the pain ans sorrow in our world is due to original sin
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being a disciple of Jesus is a lifelong commitment
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to say that Jesus was genuine means that his deeds backed up his words
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Jesus defended himself by relating that no prophet ever recieved honor in his own hometown
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when Jesus' fellow citizens realized the full impact of Jesus' claim, they offered expressions of gratitude
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although Jesus did not allow his Apostles to preach to the Samaritans, he showed love to them
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owning many things and hoarding money can make us humble to the workings of God in our midst
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the self-righteous believed that if you associated with bad companions then you yourself must be evil
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In Jesus' example of the list sheep, his example of a shepherd going out of his way to rescue that lost sheep would not hace surprised his audience
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in the parable of theLost coin Jesus compared God's love to that of a persistent woman
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entering God's kingdom requires both faith and action
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Jesus affirms the sixth commandment against adultery, but he also tells us we should avoid lust
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Catholics should be person of integrity; truthful in everything they say or do
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we should not muder, but we should not even be angry with our neighbor or harbor evil thoughts about them
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according to the CCC, the Baptism ritual signifies and actually brings about death to sin and entry to life of the most Holy Trinity
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those we cannot understand the mystery of the Trinity perfectly, we believe it because Christ has revealed it to us
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each divine person of the Trinity is distinct and acts separately from the others
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our faith is in one God with three Dicine Persons who are really distinct
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the son proceeds from the Father, therefore there was a time when the Son did not proceed from the Father
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since the Holy Sprit proceeds from the Father and the Son eternally, the Spirit is consubstantial with the Father and the Son
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tradition says Joseph dies before Jesus began his public ministry
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Mary was in the upper room with the apostles on Pentecost Sunday
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After her earthly life was completed, Mary was immediately taken, body and soul into the loving and joyfiul presence of God, a mystery we call the Assumption
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Mary was the first to share in the Lord's resurrection
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according to St. Paul, though there are a variety of gifts, they all come from the same Lord
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Love is God's first gift, but it must be earned
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John wrote for a diverse audience of Samaritans converts, Gentile-Christians, and Jewish-Christians
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an objective of the gospel of John was to fight false ideas about Jesus full humanity and even his divinity
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the beginning of the gospel of John echoes the opening verses to the Book of Genesis
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Jesus is like us in all ways except sin
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John the baptist prefigures all th other who will testify for Jesus later
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Unlike the blind man, some who have physical sight are spiritually blind
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the message of the healing of the blind man recalls the theme of Jesus as the light of the world
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it would be impossible for human beings to fully comprehen God's identity and the Holy Trinity
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the doctrine of the trinity goes beyong human reason and contradicts it
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though humans are tainted with sin, we never cease to be fundametally good
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Jesus sometimes referred to God as both "my heavenly Father" as well as "Your Father"
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in the parable of the tenants the servants in the story represent the Jews while the beloved son represented Jesus
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in the famous "I AM" sayings Jesus used images of God from the old Testament to describe himself
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Old Testement authors saw the Holy Spirit more as a foce or presence rather thatn a separate Person of hte Blessed Trinity
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It was only when the prophet Isaiah came that the Holy Spirt was fully and undeniably revealed as a separate, distinct Person of the Blessed Trinity
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The Son and the Holy Spirit have completely different mission