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Morality Defined

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in the gospels
how is the christian moral life portrayed?
in the form of grace
In the Gospels, how does help come to us?
we need help
in reading the Gospels, we realize that if we are to live as Jesus lived, then __
two
how many types of grace are there?
sanctifying and actual
what are the two types of grace?
sanctifying
which grace confers to our soul a life of sharing in the life of god?
sanctifying
which grace is the divine life within us?
sanctifying
which grace is the beginning of heaven?
sanctifying
which grace is the the seed of eternal life?
sanctifying
which grace has to deal with divinity?
help
grace is a __
actual
which grace is the supernatural help of God that enlightens our minds?
actual
which grace strenghtens our will to do good and avoid evil?
actual
which grace helps us to obtain and preserve sanctifying grace?
actual; sanctifying
__ preserves __
the requirements are above human strenght and beyond natural human accomplishment
why do we need help?
virtue
what is the christian moral life based on?
cardinal and theological
what are the two types of virtue?
cardinal
which virtue is the foundation of all other moral virtues?
theological
which virtues enable us to share in the divine life of God?
prudence, justice, fortitude, temperance
what are the four cardinal virtues?
prudence
wise choices
justice
fairness
fortitude
strength
temperance
moderation
faith, hope, love
what are the three theological virtues?
faith
enables us to firmly believe, in the word of God, all of the truths that God has revealed
hope
enables us to firmly trust that God will give us eternal life in Heaven and the means to obtain it
love
aka Charity: enables us to __ God above all things for God's own sake, and to __ our neighbors as ourselves for the __ of God, passion
first affects the person
christiam morality __ and then the action
action; being
__ follows __
action follows being
because __, one cannot give to others what one does not have; for example one cannot give forgiveness if one does not have forgiveness
*
the action of mercy will follow the attitude of being merciful
beatitudes
the heart of christian morality reflects the interior attitude of the christian
heart; attitude
Beatitudes: the __ of christian morality reflects the interior __ of the christian
external, physical
action is __
internal, spiritual
being is __
being (inside first)
which is first action or being?
transforms first the soul
christian morality __ and then the moral appearance
the heart
the "interior" of a person where the moral life develops
interior
the __ of a person where the moral life develops
where the moral life develops
the interior of a person __
tthoughs, will, emotions
the heart is our __, our __, and our __.
attitudes of the person
christian morality ecompasses the ___
out of habits
where does an attitude of a person come from?
habits
the first step to being a morally good person
good habits yeild good attitudes
__ yields __
penance
we establish good habits with the aid of the sacrament of __
ought to be done
christian morality accounts for what is forbiddne, but stress more what __
love of others, self, and God
Christian morality is about __
positive and negative
two types of morality
positive
christian morality is motivated by love of God to do what we out to do
negative
motivation to do good based on fear of punishment
sins of omission
failure to do good
omission
sins of __ are to be taken seriously
more a message of salvation; laws
chirstianity is __ than of morality but the saving message includes __
reward and punishment
christian morality includes both __
heaven and hell
real realms of human existence that correspond to the good or bad conduct of each person during their life
real realms of human existance
heaven and heal are __
morality for freedom
christian morality is __.
actions; holiness
christian morality requires not only just __, but __
the call to sainthood
all christians are called to the fullness of holiness
*
the bar is raised high for christians
perfect, human, divine
we have to be __, __, and __
fulfilled on earth
christian morality is __, but it pertains to the next life
pertains to the next life
christian morality is fulfilled on earth, but __
love
christian morality finds its beginning and end in __
beginning and end
christian morality finds its __ in love
mass and sacraments
christian morality finds its nourishment in __
nourishment
christian morality finds its __ in mass and sacraments
eucharist
the sacrament of sacraments
sacrament of sacraments
the eucharist
the life of the Chruch
the Eucharistic sacrifice is the __
the Eucharistic sacrifice
__ is the life of the Church
cardinal virtues
foundation of all otehr moral virtues
theological virtues
enable us to share in the divine life of God