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1st Semester Vocabulary - Final
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Presented in C.S. Lewis' "Mere Christianity", which is a logical approach to determine the divinity of Jesus. Lewis' presents the argument that Jesus was either a Liar, Lunatic or Lord.
The official list of inspired books of the Bible
The proclamation of the Good News of Jesus Christ through words and witness.
The process used by scholars to discover the meaning of the biblical text
The tendency of all human beings toward sin, as a result of Original Sin.
Man's attempt to aggregate to themselves the ability to determine right and wrong
Conditions of Sin
Grave Matter, Full Knowledge, and Deliberate Consent.
an inner feeling or voice viewed as acting as a guide to the rightness or wrongness of one's behavior.
Mans deep spiritual deep hunger and thirst for God
The original gifts of freedom from concupiscence, sickness, death, and ignorance
A solemn agreement between human beings or between God and a human being in which mutual commitments are made.
Latin for "image of God," which refers to the fact that God created man in his own image and likeness.
The pattern of specific events in human history in which God clearly reveals his presence and saving actions
The work of salvation accomplished by Jesus Christ mainly through his Passion, death, Resurrection, and Ascension.
The divine assistance the Holy Spirit gave the authors of the books of the Bible so the authors could write in human words the salvation message God wanted to communicate.
The uninterrupted passing on of apostolic preaching and authority from the Apostles directly to all bishops.
The gift of God's self-revelation by which he makes known the mystery of his divine plan
From the Latin, meaning "to become flesh," referring to the mystery of Jesus Christ, the divine Son of God, becoming man. In the Incarnation, Jesus Christ became truly man while remaining truly God.
Redemption is the process that frees us from the slavery of sin. Jesus Christ is our Redeemer because he paid the price of his own sacrificial Death on the cross to save us from sin.
Greek for "self-emptying," a reference to how the Son of God "emptied himself" in order to take on human nature and redeem the world.The renunciation of the divine nature, at least in part, by Christ in the Incarnation.
The act of "offering up" our pain, illness, suffering, and disappointments for our own sins and intentions or for the sins and intentions of others by spiritually uniting our suffering with the suffering of Christ on the Cross.
Mary was conceived without the stain of original sin
The Blessed Virgin Mary's "yes" to the Lord, which demonstrated her faithful obedience to God's will
Mary's being taken into heaven body and soul
Cells from a child remain in the womb
A Jewish religious group that strictly observed and taught the Law of Moses.
A Jewish sect at the time of Jesus known for its strong commitment to the Temple in Jerusalem.
radical Jews who supported rebellion against the Romans
An assembly of Jewish religious leaders—chief priests, rabbis, scribes, and elders—who functioned as the supreme council and tribunal during the time of Christ.
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