5th Grade Faith and Life Ch 5
Made in His Image
Terms in this set (8)
What is man?
a reasoning being composed of body and soul.
What is the soul?
the spiritual part of man, by which he lives, understands, and enjoys freedom. The soul allows man to know, love, and serve God.
Does a man's soul die with his body?
no, the soul lives forever because it's a spiritual reality.
What care must we take of our soul?
because it is immortal and we can be happy forever
Who were the first man and woman?
Adam and Eve, who were created immediately by God. All other men descend from them, Our first parents.
Was man created weak and sinful as we are now?
man was created holy and in the state of perfect happiness.
What destiny did God assign to man?
the supreme destiny of being in union with him forever. Because this is entirely about and beyond the capacity of human nature, man also received from God a supernatural power to achieve this destiny. The power is called Grace.
What is grace?
a share in God's own life that fives us power over our weak human nature.