Hearing about God for the 1st time
by: Alex Trainer
THE MYSTERY OF REDEMPTION
chapter one: The original state of man; original sin and its consequences.
chapter three: The word became flesh
To manifest the infinite depth in Gods love
to offer a model of holiness
to allow people to share in his divine life
chapter 4: The paschal mystery
chapter 6: The theological virtues
*faith: which elevates the natural intellect and moves the will so a person can assent to the truths.
*hope: gives the mind and will power to trust God will give all the means necessary to achieve everlasting life.
*love/charity: enables a person to love God above all things.
chapter 7: Prayer: How we communicate with God
Chapter 5: The four marks of the church
second mark is the church is holy: which talks about how Jesus sanctifies the church and how he fills her with grace.
third mark is the church is catholic: the church is said to be catholic in two ways the first reason being she is whole because of the meaning of the word catholic, and the second reason being that she has received full authority from Christ.
fourth mark is the church is apostolic: this mark primary relates on how Christ chose 12 apostles as the foundation of the church.