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Miraculous appearance of God, a saint, or an angel through which a private revelation may be transmitted.
Agreement between two people e or between a person and God involving mutual commitments and guarantees
Motives of Credibility
Evidence that a Revelation has truly come from God and is, therefor without error
Disobedience committed by our first parents and passed down to all of their descendants
Gathering of bishops from all over the world presided by the pope to address issues concerning the whole church
Revelation handed on from Christ to the Apostles and to the modern era through the church
spiritual sense which uses persons or events as "types" which prefigure future events of salvation themes
Fathers of the Church
early Christian writers whose writing faithfully transmitted and illuminated the Faith
Spiritual sense that builds up our faith and hope in going to Heaven Examples found in the book of revelation
God reveals or uncovers himself with the assistance of supernatural means (Graces) between Reason alone
Gift of the Holy Spirit by which a human author was able to write a biblical book; therefor, God is the primary author of sacred Scripture
Greek and Latin for rule. Assisting in practicing the faith or governing the church fairly, refers to the church's complete list of inspired books of the bible
The study of ancestry, genealogies of Jesus are part of the Gospels of St. Matthew and Luke as evidence that Jesus is in the ancestral line of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and David, fulfilling the Old Testament prophecies about the messiah
Septuagint - 3rd century BC Greek translation of the scriptures (Old Testament) Translation was accepted by the early Christians as an authoritative and inspired translation of Sacred Scripture
Latin word for common the name of St. Jerome translation of the bible from its original language into common Latin by St. Jerome a new vulgate bible was published with the approval of the magisterium in 1979
Greek meaning 5 books referring to the Torah, the first five books of the Old testament: Gn, Ex, Lv, Nm, and Dt
proclaiming the euangellion or gospel (good news) . Sts. Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John each produced a gospel, it is an early life of Christ stressing the good news contained in his ministry and teachings. In sense, anyone who works to spread and promote the gospel
Parts of the Old Testament that were removed from the Jewish or Hebrew canon of scripture but appear in the Septuagint (the Greek translation) used by the early Christians
A letter addressed to a person or people. Much of the New Testament consists of epistles written to individuals, to congregations, or to the church as a whole.
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