Religion 8 Mid Terms 2012
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the value and worth that we share because God created us in his image and likeness
the law of God within us, which is known by human reason
the difference between good and evil, right and wrong
God's gift to human beings of the freedom and ability to choose what to do
the first sin committed by the first human beings
a life of happiness with God forever
a participation, or a sharing, in God's life and friendship
the community of people who believe in Jesus Christ, have been baptized in him, and follow his teachings
a participation in God's goodness and a response to God's love by the way that we live
Kingdom of God
the power of God's love active in our lives and in our world
moral desicion making
the process by which we make choices between right and wrong, good and evil, eternal life and sin
a conscience that is educated so that is able to recognize what is good and then direct on that good
unjust situations and conditions that negatively impact society and its institutions
turning back to god with all ones heart
Jesus' teaching that we are to love one another as he loves us
the holy place in Jerusalem where Jewish people gathered to worship God
scholars of the law during the time of Jesus
"You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind."
a prayer from the Book of Deuteronomy reminding the Jewish people to love God with all of their heart, soul, and strength
the Ten Commandments
giving worship to a creature or thing instead of God
a sin against the first commandment in which one rejects or denies God's existence
a thought, word, or act that makes fun of or shows contempt or hatred for God, the Church and the saints, or sacred objects
the act of making a false oath
calling on God to do harm to someone
a day set apart to rest and honor God
the suffering, death, Resurrection, and Ascension of Jesus Christ
the gift of being able to feel, think, choose, love, and act as the male or female person God created us to be
infidelity in marriage, unfaithfulness to one's husband or wife
the virtue by which we use our human sexuality in a responsible and faithful way
any action that unjustly takes away the property or rights of others
respecting the rights of others and giving them what is rightfully theirs
to speak or act falsely with the intention of deceiving others
an attraction to choose sin
to wrongly desire someone or something
a cardinal virtue that moderates the attraction of pleasures and helps us to bring our desires into balance
the virtue by which we think, speak, act, and dress in ways that show respect for ourselves and others
pure of heart
living in the love of God, our Father, just as his Son, Jesus Christ, calls us to do, and allowing the Holy Spirit to fill us with goodness and love
an excessive desire to have or own something
a feeling of sadness when someone else has the things we want for ourselves
poor in spirit
depending on God and making God more important than anyone or anything else
the sacred law of faith given by God to Moses
a belief or collection of beliefs that rejects a truth of our faith
a statement of Christian belief
a division in the Church
a life dedicated to prayer, work, study, and the needs of society
a place where monks or nuns live
poverty, chastity, and obedience
of or relating to the Church
I am the Lord your God, you shall not have strange gods before me.
You shall not take the Lord's name in vain.
Remember to keep Holy the Sabbath.
Honor your father and mother.
You shall not kill.
You shall not commit adultery.
You shall not steal.
You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
You shall not covet your neighbor's wife.
You shall not covet your neighbor's goods.
You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and the first commandment. The second is like it:You shall love your neighbor as yourself. (The first part talks about honoring God and not putting anyone in front of him. The second part talks about treating others how you would want to be treated.
Explain both parts of Jesus' Great Commandment.
The Holy Spirit guides the Church and the people on the right path. The Holy Spirit has had an impact through Church history because authors had divine inspiration, and there were the prophets. The Holy Spirit came to the disciples on Pentecost.
Explain the importance of the coming of the Holy Spirit and its impact on the Church throughout history.
Venial sin is not as serious as mortal sin. Mortal sin is a very serious sin that can bring us away from God.
Explain the difference between mortal and venial sin
was a missionary, he spread the Good News around the world.
led the Apostles and guided the growing Church.
the first recorded persecution was under his time.
wanted to be worshipped as a god, and was responsible for the "Great Persecution."
made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire.
wanted all monasteries open to schools and encourage monastic libraries to preserve and copy manuscript.
the beginning of the Church
Council of Jerusalem
the first great council of the Catholic Church, decided issues about matters that Jesus left no instruction.
called the first ecumenical council.
thousands of Christians were martyered.
Council Of Nicea
the ecumenical council that set down as creed that expresses cleary, the fully divintity and full humanity of Jesus.
gave the Church a long struggle against these false beliefs, but also played a positive role in the development of the faith.