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What is incarnation?

The christian belief that God became flesh and assumed a human nature and became man form of Jesus, the son of God and the second person of the trinity.


What is the annunciation?

When the Angel Gabriel asked Mary to accept the role of the mother of The son of God.


What was the birth of Jesus?

Jesus was born fully human but did not have a human


What is the word of god?

The second person in the trinity, God the son, who
became flesh in Jesus.


What is when the word became flesh?

The word became man and flesh lived among us' The self expression of God, took on human nature, coming down to Earth to live as a full human being.


What is the son of man?

A title that could refer to either just being a human
being, or a human who is given the power of God.


What is the son of god?

Jesus acknowledged that he was the son of God, and had a share in God's power. But called himself the Son of Man, emphasising his humanity as well as his divinity.


What is ichthus?

A symbol of a fish, based on the Greek acronym that
translates as 'Jesus Christ, Son of God, saviour'


What is alpha and omega?

This phrase is interpreted by many
Christianity to mean that Jesus has
existed for all eternity or that God is


What is chi rho?

The Chi Rho is one of the earliest forms of
christogram, formed by superimposing the
first two letters—chi and rho —of the Greek
word ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ in such a way that the vertical
stroke of the rho intersects the center of the chi


What is the sacred heart?

The devotion to the Sacred Heart is
one of the most widely practiced and
well-known Roman Catholic devotions,
taking the heart of the resurrected Body
as the representation of the love by
Jesus Christ God, which is "his heart,
pierced on the Cross", and "in the texts
of the New Testament is revealed to us
as God’s boundless and passionate
love for mankind".


What is a crucifix?

a representation of a cross with a figure of
Christ on it.


Jesus in art?

Conventional depictions of Christ developed
in medieval art include the narrative scenes of
the Life of Christ, and many other
conventional depictions: Common narrative
scenes from the Life of Christ


What is the sermon on the mount?

Collection of teachings and sayings of jesus christ which emphasises his moral teachings, found in the gospel of matthew. is the first
of the Five Discourses of Matthew and
takes place relatively early in the
Ministry of Jesus after he has been
baptized by John the Baptist, had fasted
and contemplated in the desert, and
began to preach in Galilee.


The beatitudes?

the blessings listed by Jesus in the Sermon
on the Mount (Matt. 5:3–11)


What is the parable of the sheep and the goat?

From Matthew 25:31–46: "But
when the Son of Man comes in his
glory, and all the holy angels with
him, then he will sit on the throne
of his glory. Before him all the
nations will be gathered, and he
will separate them one from
another, as a shepherd separates
the sheep from the goats.


Dei verbum on jesus?

The word made flesh, was sent as 'a man to men' 'God is
with us to free us from darkness, sin and death and to
raise us up to eternal life'


Verbum domini 12 on jesus?

The son himself is the word, the logos: the eternal word became small - small enough to fit into a manger,' 'The new Adam, the true man, who failingly does not his on
will but that of the Father'


What is grace?

God's free gift of his unconditional love to the believer


What are sacraments?

Rites and rituals through which the believer receives a
special gift of grace; for catholics, Anglicans and many protestants, sacrements are 'outward signs' of 'inward grace'


What is baptism?

The sacrement in which a person becomes a child of God and a christian.


What is confirmation?

Confirmation is seen as the sealing of christianity created in baptism. The word means strengthening our relationship with God.


What is the eucharist?

The christian service commemorating the Last supper, in
which bread and wine are consecrated and consumed.


What is reconciliation?

A sacrament known as confession, usually received at the
age of 7/8. The individual will seek absolution from their
sins by asking for forgiveness and carrying out a voluntary
act of punishment.


What is marriage?

Marriage is a sacrament where a couple unite for the rest of their lives. They vow to be faithful and make this sacrament in God's presence.


What is ordination?

Process in which individuals are consecrated (blessed,
made holy)


What is the sacrament of the sick?

One of the seven sacraments. Administered to those who
are tired by illness, critically ill and those who are
elderly and nearing death. The sacrament provides
strength, comfort and hope to those who receive it.


What is imago dei?

Humans being created in the image and likeness of God -
(Latin word)


What is abortion?

removal of foetus from the womb to end a pregnancy
- usually within 24 weeks of the female being pregnant.