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RConnette- TC SoS Vocab Quiz 1
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Greek for "anointed." This is used in reference to Jesus because he accomplished perfectly the divine mission of priest, prophet, and king, signified by his being "anointed" as Christ.
The unity of the faithful as one Body in Christ; also refers to the reception of the Eucharist at Holy Mass.
The act of separating someone or something apart as holy and devoted for a particular purpose. Israelite kings of the Old Testament were consecrated by being anointed with sacred oil. Today, we refer to the Consecration of individuals to the priesthood, the religious life, or to ministry as a bishop; in the context of the Mass, we also refer to the Consecration of the bread and wine by which it becomes the Body and Blood of Christ.
God's bringing forth the universe and all its inhabitants into being out of nothing. Creation is good, yet it has been corrupted by sin.
The theological virtue by which one believes, because of God's authority, in all that God has revealed and that the Church proposes for belief.
Biblical Revelation about the Original Sin which introduced sin into human history, as narrated in the Book of Genesis.
Latin for "image of God," which refers to the fact that God created man in his own image and likeness.
The priestly class of Israel, members of the tribe of Levi.
The Sacrament by which a man and a woman, in accordance with God's design from the beginning, are joined in an intimate union of life and love, "so they are no longer two but one" (Mt 19: 6). This union is ordered to the mutual benefit of the spouses and the procreation and education of children ("Be fruitful and multiply" [Gn 1: 28]).
Hebrew for "anointed." This is used in reference to Jesus because he accomplished perfectly the divine mission of priest, prophet, and king, signified by his being anointed as Christ.
For the Israelites, the Ten Commandments and other laws given by God revealing how he wants his people to conduct themselves.
MYSTICAL BODY OF CHRIST
The faithful People of God, who in a supernatural way become one body, with Christ as its head. The faithful are united together in Christ's Mystical Body; that is, we are brought into communion with one another through our communion with Christ. For this reason, St. Paul refers to Jesus as the head of the Mystical Body: "He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. He is the head of the body, the church."32 As the Mystical Body of Christ, the Church extends throughout time Christ's work of salvation.
Adam and Eve's abuse of their human freedom in disobeying God's command. As a consequence they lost the grace of original holiness and justice, and became subject to the law of death; sin became universally present in the world; every person is born into this state of Original Sin. This sin separated mankind from God, darkened the human intellect, weakened the human will, and introduced into human nature an inclination toward sin.
PASSOVER (Pasch; Pascha)
A Jewish feast commemorating the deliverance of their firstborn males from death by the blood of the lamb sprinkled on the doorposts while in bondage in Egypt; the angel of death passed over their homes, allowing them to leave Egypt for the Promised Land. This was a type of the sacrificial Passion and Death of Jesus Christ, saving men from bondage to sin. The Eucharist celebrates Christ's Passover.
The expected Messiah (Jesus Christ), the one whom God promised would come and save his people from their sins.
The act of redeeming, used to refer to God's saving act of sending his Son, Jesus, to suffer and die on the cross for the sins of humanity and then rise from the dead in triumph, thus making possible our salvation, our hopes for being reunited with God in Heaven.
God's free decision to make himself known to us in a way that is beyond our natural capacity to learn of him by the use of human reason alone. God fully revealed himself through his Son, Jesus Christ. God's Revelation is transmitted through Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition.
The Sabbath — or seventh — day on which God rested after the work of the six days of creation was completed. In honor of Christ's Resurrection, Sunday, the new Sabbath, must include rest from servile labor and the worship of God as required by the Third Commandment.
In Israelite history, the tent containing the Ark of the Covenant and other sacred items; this portable sanctuary was taken through their wandering in the wilderness until the building of the Temple. An ornamented receptacle in the church in which the consecrated Eucharist is reserved for Communion for the sick and dying as well as for adoration.
A sacrifice made in thanksgiving for God's deliverance. Under David and his successors, it became the primary liturgy of the Temple.
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