Religion Spring Final Study
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What do we call revealed truth that is beyond our ability to fully grasp?
In Christian theology, what is the word for an incorrect belief or false teaching
Which of the following errors in the early Church denied that Jesus was God
Which of the following things are we affirming when we call God "Father"
Gods love will never disappoint us, even if human beings let us down and Gods love has some characteristics that we associate with human parents
What early ecumenical council taught that Jesus was of the same substance as God the Father as well as being of the same substance as humans?
What is Pentecost?
The sending of the Holy Spirit to guide the Church until the end of time
What qualities or actions of God do we associate with the Holy Spirit?
Dwelling in each believers heart and guiding the church until the end of time
Which of the following best describes the relationship of the three Persons of the Trinity to eachother?
They are inseparable, but distinct, working together in us but each bringing different divine qualities to the work
What does it mean to say Jesus has a filial relationship with God the Father?
Jesus' relationship with God the Father is direct, personal, and loving and Jesus experiences his relationship with the Father as a source of unconditional love, strength, and guidance
What does it mean to say that the Holy Spirit is an advocate for us?
He helps us, strengthens us, and empowers us for holiness
The false teaching that claimed Jesus was not human, but a semidivine being who came to give special, secret abilities to a small group of elite souls
The title given to Mary to express the way in which she brought God into the world
The Person of the Trinity through whose power Jesus became Incarnate of the virgin Mary
Reign of God
The way way in which God rules over hearts and, as a consequence, transforms the world
A story that teaches a lesson by comparing one thing to another
The Person of the Trinity through whim all things are generated, the origin of all life.
Gods eternal plan and his actions for the salvation of humanity
The Nicene Creed states that Jesus shares this unity of being with the Father
The title given to Jesus that identifies him as the anointed one, our Savior and Redeemer.
A gathering of bishops to discuss the challenges facing the Church at a certain time.
What is the ultimate work of divine revelation?
Through His Passion, Death, and Resurrection, Jesus did what?
Redeemed humanity from sin
What gift does God offer us so that we may freely choose the good?
What term do we use for the unfolding of Gods plan for redeeming humanity?
What group was the first to hear the word of God?
The Chosen People of Israel
What divinely inspired book did Jesus study as he grew up?
Which parts of the New Testament were written first?
What is the term for the living transmission of the good news of Jesus Christ?
Who has the responsibility for handing down the Apostolic Tradition until Jesus comes again in glory?
How did Jesus want his followers to live?
_ is Gods self disclosure to us, in which he gradually reveals himself and the divine plan of salvation to humanity through deeds and words.
The _ tells the story of Gods final and full Revelation in the Person of Jesus Christ.
The first and universal witness to Gods love for his people is _.
The people of _ never ceased to be Gods chosen people
Jesus' first disciples shared their experiences of him through _.
The seventy three books of the Bible make up the _.
Canon of Scripture
Catholicism is fundamentally _, not individualistic
All creatures of the earth, because of their divine origin, reflect God's _.
Science helps us to understand _ God created the universe.
The Church has a long tradition of urging us to use our _ to grow in understanding our faith.
Which of the following titles does not belong to Jesus?
None of the above
What do we call the experience of the love of God after death, forever in heaven?
The beatific vision
Which of the following means that Jesus Christ, the Son of God, became human to accomplish our salvation?
What is the name of the teaching that Mary was conceived without Original Sin?
What effect does Jesus' my race of a fully human life and human nature, with all its joys and struggles, have in our lives?
It sanctifies every part of the human experience and redeems us our humanity.
Which of the following best describes Jesus' relationship to the Hebrew Scriptures found in the Old Testament?
He became deeply familiar with them through long study and prayer
Which of the following heresies viewed Jesus as less than God, but more than human?
What does the feast of Pentecost celebrate in the New Testament?
The descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Church , which then became Christ's presence in the world
What Catholic teaching means that the consecrated bread and wine at Mass are truly the Body and Blood of Christ, in which he is present in a real, substantial, and unique way?
What does it mean to say that the Magisterium teaches with infallibility?
Jesus gives the Church a share in his own certainty when it comes to matters that have to do with our salvation and all Church doctrine, including moral doctrine, that has to do with our salvation is true
Through the history of the _, God prepared humanity for Jesus' coming
We associate Mary with the female Old Testament figure of _.
The _ of Jesus demonstrates his connection to the people of Abraham, his obedience to the law of God, and his lifelong commitment to live as an observant Jew.
Jesus did not _ in his faithfulness to his mission to begin the Reign of God.
Believing in Jesus as our _ means that all the honor, glory, and reverence we offer to God the Father are due to Jesus as well.
Christ's being at all times one Divine Person with two natures is called the _. This makes it possible for Jesus to redeem us from sin and death.
In the Roman world, a person who paid a ransom to buy the freedom of a slave was known as a _.
Because Jesus, as the Second Person of the Blessed Trinity, fully _ our human nature, he was able to redeem that nature.
Through the _ of the Church, the healing ministry and saving power of Jesus can come into our lives.
What serves as our best model for full, authentic humanity?
Jesus' self sacrificing love
What is love, fundamentally?
A choice we make
What empowers us as Christians to forgive serious hurts?
The help of the Holy Spirit and the recognition that God also loves those who hurt us
Which of the following is a human being?
All of the above
What initiates us into Christ's Death so that we may also share in his Resurrection?
What does the word inherent mean?
Something that is so much a part of you that it cannot be taken away
Which image of Jesus not use to describe the Kingdom of Heaven?
Where is Jesus hidden in the Parable of the sheep and the goats?
Among the least ones-those who are poor, weak, and imprisoned.
Which of the following does not lead to happiness according to the Beatitudes?
Acquiring possessions and money
What do we call the final coming of Jesus Christ as judge of all and the fulfillment of the Kingdom of God?
If our world were not _, God would not have come to live in it.
All of us-women, men, and children of every race, language, age, and way of life- have a unique, inherent _ given to us by God.
The sacrament of Baptism transforms the newly baptized person into a dimple of the _
The Sacrament of Baptism, we are baptized into Christ's Death so that when we die, we may also share in his _.
Men and women are equal in our dignity, our rights, and in our capacity to be _ of God's presence in the world.
We become God's children through the Sacrament of Baptism, in which we receive _.
_ is the final resting place for those who die in God's grace and friendship, who have been faithful to God's will, and who are perfectly purified.
Jesus called God y the Hebrew name of _ to show that God is our Father.
_ are stories that use everyday images and metaphors to convey religious truths.
We are _ to make sure that all people enjoy a share in the many good things of the earth
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