Adam was given dominion over all the other creatures
Adam spoke on God's behalf by naming the animals
Adam was to serve and guard the Garden of Eden
When Eve was created, Adam and Eve were married
Son of God
Adam was created in the image and likeness of God
The Holy Spirit divinely assisted ("breathed into") a human author to write a biblical book. Therefore, God is the author of Scripture.
The attribute of all the books of the Bible, whereby they faithfully and without error teach the truth God desires us to know through Sacred Scripture.
Canon of Scripture
The Church's complete list of Books contained in Sacred Scripture.
Message Conveyed by God
Accomplished by: Looking at the content and unity of Scripture, Reading within Church Tradition, Paying attention to the analogy of faith.
Literal Sense of Scripture
The meaning conveyed by the words of Scripture.
Spiritual Sense of Scripture
Three distinct sense of deeper meaning in Scripture.
How a Scriptural event is significant in relation to Jesus Christ.
Exchange of property, goods, service.
Exchange of persons
Reveals how we are to live.
How a Scripture passage points to the eternal, to Heaven, our true home.
A dwelling place for God and a place for humans to encounter and worship God.
Creation of the Temple
The descriptive language is the same language used when Moses builds the Tabernacle in the wilderness.
Influenced by: History, Culture, Language, and Literary Forms.
Formed and Filled
How God addressed the "problems" at the beginning of creation.
God created out of love and remains faithful
What God reveals about Himself in the Old Testament
The full depth of Jesus' merciful love
God reveals through Jesus in the New Testament
Lamb of God
When God used animal skins to clothe Adam and Eve, what was that prefiguring?
He doesn't want Adam and Eve to eat of the Tree of Life
Why does God set a guard before the Garden of Eden to prevent Adam and Eve from reentering?
What sacrament was defiled, leading God to cause the great flood?
He was righteous
Why was Noah chosen to survive?
What role was Noah fulfilling when he offered a sacrifice to God after the flood?
The four ways the story of Noah mirrors the story of Adam
God again said to be fruitful and multiply; God restored Adam's former dominion over animals; God restored the creation covenant with the rainbow; Both Adam & Noah in a garden or vineyard where they consume a fruit that reveals their sin and nakedness.
What was Noah's role of this covenant?
What was the group represented in Noah's covenant?
What was the sign of Noah's covenant?
Never to flood the earth again.
What was God's promise of this covenant?
A reminder of the creation covenant, of which this is a renewal.
What is significant about the number 7 in this story?
Get to heaven
What was the goal of building the Tower of Babel?
What do we call the tendency to sin?
Great name, great nation, universal blessing
The three-fold promise God made to Abram
What was the name of the Mountain the Ark came to rest upon?
Number of covenants God made with Abraham
Son of Abraham and Hagar; Abraham's first born
Stars and sand
God tells Abraham he will be as numerous as these
Father of many nations
Promise of God to Abraham (fulfilled by David), to give him a crown and a new identity
Promise of God to Abraham (fulfilled by Moses), to give him a "realm of people" & a home country
Promise of God to Abraham (fulfilled by Jesus), to give his descendants many "benefits"
Son of Abraham and Sarah; God would continue His covenant through him
Sodom and Gomorrah
any place associated with wickedness or sin
Abraham's nephew; settled in the prosperous plains, leaving Abraham in the wilderness of the hill country
Abraham's wife who laughed when God told her she would have a son in her old age
Represents the binding of the covenant oath between God and Abram
The servant of Abraham's wife; the mother of Ishmael
God instructed Abram to cut the animals in half and he would walk between them to create this covenant
God instructed Abraham and all the males of his family to be circumcised to create this covenant
What God was really looking for in asking when he asked Abraham to sacrifice Isaac
God instructed Abraham to sacrifice his only begotten son to create this covenant
The mountain where Abraham prepared to offer his son Isaac as a sacrifice and on which the city of Jerusalem was later built.