(religion) exam 1
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God making himself known to us
A participation, or a sharing, in God's life and friendship
The forgiveness of sins and the restoration of humanity's friendship with God
the mystery of Jesus' rising from death to new life
letters found in the New Testament to the early Christian communities about God's Revelation in Jesus Christ
The Church's living teaching office, which consists of all bishops, in communion with the Pope
the written account of God's Revelation and his relationship with his people. Also referred to as the sacred scripture of the Bible, it is God's word, written by human authors under the inspiration of the holy spirit
The special guidance that the Holy Spirit gave to the human authors of the Bible
The proclamation of the Good News of Jesus Christ through word and witness.
The sharing of the good news of Jesus Christ and the love of God with all people, in every circumstance of life
the three divine persons in one God: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit Blessed
in the Bible, a solemn agreement between God and his people
the accounts of God's Revelation through Jesus Christ
A simple story used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson. Short story with a message.
the truth that the Son of God, the second Person of the Blessed Trinity, became man and lived among us
someone who speaks on behalf of God, defends the truth, and works for justice
God's gift to human beings of the freedom and ability to choose what to do
The announcement of the birth of Jesus that takes place when the angel Gabriel tells Mary that God has chosen her to be the Mother of the Lord.
A thought, deed or omission against God's law that harms us and our relationship with God
the truth that God made Mary free from original sin and from all sin from the very moment she was conceived
The first sin committed by the first human beings
Wise rulers who were often military leaders; reminded people to keep their faith in God, they restored peace
Based on a word meaning "messenger," a personal and immortal creature with intelligence and free will who constantly glorifies God and serves as a messenger of God to humans to carry out God's saving plan.
Created by God as a pure spirit without a physical body. Serve as messengers and accomplish God's mission.
To make holy for God
The power of God's love active in our lives and in our world today
kingdom of god
The teachings of Jesus during the Sermon on the Mount in which he describes the actions and attitudes that should characterize Christians and by which one can discover genuine meaning and happiness. Teachings describe the way to lives a Jesus' disciple
what do we mean when we say that God created us in his image and likeness?
It means that the Lord created us and we are a reflection of who he is.
Who wrote many of the espistles or letters?
Who fulfilled God's plan for humanity?
What is the Church?
the community of people who believe in Jesus Christ, have been baptized in him, and follow his teachings
When do we become members of the Church?
When we are baptized
What are the Gospels?
The first four books of the New Testament
Matthew, Mark, Luke and John
The most important written accounts of Jesus Christ that we have.
How can we explain God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit?
We cannot except for the truth about belief
How can we evangelize?
By spreading the good news of Jesus Christ
In what part of the Bible are the Gospels Found?
What does the word Messiah mean?
Messiah refers to?
What were kings and priests anointed with as a sign that God appointed them to their special role?
What happened on the first Pentecost?
Holy kSpirit came to Jesus's disciples
*The Holy Spirit began the work of gathering people of all races & cultures into the one People of God.
*The birth of the Church
*The Holy Spirit came to the disciples as Jesus promised
As baptized members of the Church, we all have received the gift of the _______.
What is the Annunciation?
the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to Mary
Who were Cain and Abel?
Sons of Adam and Eve
Cain killed his brother Abel. This shows the affects of original sin
How was God's plan for salvation fulfilled?
When Jesus came down from Heaven
Name the 7 sacraments
Baptism, Confirmation, Communion, REconciliation, Anointing of the Sick, Holy Orders, and Matrimony
When does the new Church year start?
First Sunday of Advent
How many Sundays are there in Advent?
When does Lent start?
When does Easter end?
Most of the Church year is called?
On what day do we celebrate Jesus's birth?
What does the word Advent mean?
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