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Arts and Humanities
Grade 7 Religion Unit 1 Chapter 1
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_______________ helped people to recognize and acknowledge God from the beginning of human life on Earth.
The natural world and it's beauty
We can come to believe in God as a ____________, a truth of faith that cannot be fully understood.
Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition are the sources of ________________, the process by which God makes himself known.
_____________ are made in the image of God, that is, in his divine likeness.
When his Chosen People continued to break his laws, God continued to ________________.
The Old Testament story of the ____________ foreshadows the salvation Jesus brought to all through his suffering, Death and Resurrection.
Israelites delivery from slavery
Because God gives each human being __________, we can grow in knowledge and in understanding of the meaning of things we experience.
The ___________ assure us that even though human beings are part of the universe, we are very special in God's eyes.
Creation stories in Genesis
Because God wanted to restore the human family to it's original glory, he made __________ the "father of all nations".
God created the Heavens and the Earth and all that is in them because _____________.
he wanted to show himself and his love
The Old Testament is primarily the story of ____________.
God's relationship with His chosen people
We can confidently trust in God's promise of salvation because _________.
truthfulness is one of God's attributes
The complete list of specific books accepted by the Church as inspired by God is called the _________.
cannon of Scripture
___________ are letters written by St. Paul and other disciples to tell the early Christian communities about Jesus.
The __________ sense of Scripture is concerned with the actual words recorded and their meaning for the people of that time and place.
The Gospel of Matthew was particularly written to convince the _________ that Jesus was the promised messiah.
The four authors of the Gospels are also called _____ because their writings helped to spread the Christian faith.
The Gospel of _____ focuses more on spiritual things because the author wanted readers to know that they were entering a relationship of love with God.
The word Gospel actually means "_______".
Short stories often told by Jesus to explain moral or spiritual truths are called _______.
The gift of the Holy Spirit, which assisted the human authors of Scripture to ensure it contained the truths God wanted us to know, is called _______.
Some Old Testament events have _______ or symbolic meaning and point to events in the life of Christ.
The four Gospels have a central place of importance in Scripture because ____________.
they present the life, ministry, and teachings of Jesus
The bible that the Church approves for Catholics includes 46 books in the Old Testament and _______.
27 books in the New
The words of Scripture are so important for us and for our lives because _________.
God tells about himself and his hope for us
In _________ one of the literary forms of the Bible, we learn about the joy and struggle of being in relationship with God.
hymns and Psalms
The New Commandment that Jesus gave his followers asked them to ___________.
love one another as he loved them
Natural moral law consists of precepts about goodness that _________.
are written in our hearts by God
When he was talking about God, Jesus shocked many Jews when he said __________.
we should call God, Abba
In the Hebrew tradition, knowing a person's name meant ___________.
there was a close relationship
___________ is a sacred promise or agreement between humans or between God and humans.
At the Last Supper, Jesus told his Apostles that God the Father was establishing a "new covenant" that would mean ___________.
the sacrifice of his own body and blood
God's love is different from love we experience with others because __________.
he loves us without any conditions
Like Jesus, we can call God "Abba" or "Daddy" because _______.
Jesus told us to do what he did and we are God's adopted sons and daughters
In addition to the natural moral law, God has given us revealed law through ____________.
the Ten Commandments
_____________, Jesus told people that he did not want them to obey God's law just because they feared punishment.
On the Sermon on the Mount
The most wonderful sign or revelation of God's love for his people is _________.
God's gradual revelation of his love and identity was fulfilled ___________.
after Jesus's coming and through his followers who wrote under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit
Sometimes, the natural law written in our hearts isn't enough to lead us to do the right thing because _______.
our minds are clouded by original sin
For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son..." is part of the well-known Scripture passage about God's love. It is found in the _______.
Gospel of John
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