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Paschal Mystery - Ch. 1 In the Beginning
Terms in this set (20)
The first man and our first father. This Hebrew name refers to the particular individual or to mankind in general.
The books that contain the truth of God's Revelation, which were composed by human authors under the inspiration of the holy Spirit.
God's bringing forth the universe and all its inhabitants into being out of nothing. Creation is good but has been corrupted by sin.
The name of the garden in which God placed Adam and Eve.
Information gathered from sensory observation and experimentation.
The first woman and our first mother. She was created from the rib of Adam, and thus woman, unlike the animals, is man's equal and complement.
The scientific theory that species came to be as they are by a gradual process of change and development.
A representation such as a statue or picture. Each human person is made in the image of God; that is, human beings are like God insofar as having intelligence, free will, an the capacity to love.
Making no mistakes or errors. Scripture is inerrant. It always teaches truth, never falsehood.
Incapable of error. The Bible and the Church are infallible because of a special protection by God the Holy Spirit.
Guided by God; from a word meaning "breathed in." The human writers of Scripture wrote in their own words but through God's inspiration wrote what he intended them to write and nothing more.
The state of harmony that existed between our first parents and God before the Fall by which they participated in divine life
The supernatural and preternatural gifts enjoyed by our first parents before the Fall; these include sanctifying grace and exemption from sin, suffering, death, and concupiscence.
Adam and Eve's abuse of freedom by disobeying God's command. This sin separates mankind from God, darkens the intellect, weakens the will, and introduced into the human nature an inclination toward sin.
The gifts bestowed on our fist parents, which include exemption from concupiscence, sickness, death, and ignorance. These gifts are distinct from the supernatural gifts by which our first parents were adopted as children of God and became partakers of divine nature.
The story of God's plan to save man from the consequences of sin. This plan began with Creation, is unfolding now, and will continue until the end of time a the Second Coming
The form taken by Satan n the Garden of Eden. The Hebrew word nahash refers to a fearsome, murderous creature
The form of the body, this is an individual spiritual substance created directly by God in his image and likeness. The unity of a body and soul for a human person. The soul is immortal - it does not perish when separated form the body at death, and it will be united with . glorified body at the final resurrection
beyond the limits of ordinary human experience or knowledge
Empty; without form
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