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relationship between God and humans that results in a body of beliefs and a set of practices.
a "Holy One" who lives in union with God through the grace of Jesus and the power of the Holy Spirit
Catechism of the Catholic Church
A compendium of Catholic doctrine on faith and morals published in 1992 that serves Catholics as "a sure norm for teaching the faith" and "an authentic reference text."
Religions that believe in multiple gods and goddesses. Eg, The ancient Greeks, Romans and Hindus.
a trait of God that refers to God's total otherness and being infinitely beyond and independent of creation
A trait of God which refers to God's intimate union with and total presence to his creation.
Doctor of the Church
A church writer of great learning and holiness whose works the church has highly recommended for studying and living the faith.
Covenant book def
The open-ended contract of love between God and human beings. Jesus' death and resurrection sealed God's new covenant of love for all time. Testament translates to covenant.
Covenant faith def
Covenant: a 100% - 100% agreement of promise between 2 or more parties one of whom is always God
The living transmission of the Church's gospel message found in the Church's teaching, life, and worship. It is faithfully preserved, handed on, and interpreted by the Church's Magisterium.
The central dogma of the Christian faith that there are three divine Persons Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in one God.
An Aramaic term of endearment meaning "Daddy." Jesus used this word to teach that God is a loving Father.
God's loving and watchful guidance over his creatures on their way to their final goal and perfection
Original Holiness and Justice
The state of man and woman before sin. "From their friendship with God flowed the happiness of their existence in paradise" (CCC, 384).
An inclination to commit sin that can be found in human desires and appetites as a result of original sin.
You will have as many descendants as there are stars in the sky and grains of sand on the beach. Symbol was Isaac his son.
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