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1

Magisterium

  • The teaching authority of the Church, exercised by the bishops in communion with the Pope.
  • The Magisterium is given grace by the Holy Spirit to faithfully interpret the Scriptures and tradition.

2

Death

  • The end of physical life.
  • When the physical body ceases completely to function.

3

Eternal LIfe

  • The term used to refer to life in heaven after death.
  • Also, the phrase Jesus uses to describe a state of living as God intends which leads to this life in heaven

4

Heaven

  • Those who have accepted God’s grace and forgiveness in this life will enjoy an eternal existence in God’s presence in the next life.
  • This face to face encounter with God is what we call “heaven”.

5

Hell

  • Those who through misuse of their free will, reject God’s grace and forgiveness, and have chosen to live eternally outside of God’s presence.
  • This total lack of God for all eternity is what we call “hell”.

6

Judgement

  • At the end of our life, we will be faced with an ultimate choice to choose God or reject God.
  • The decision we take leads to judgement and decides whether we 'go' to heaven or hell.

7

Resurrection

  • The raising of the body to life again after death.
  • Christians believe that Jesus has already experienced resurrection and that all people will experience it at the end of time.

8

Soul

  • The eternal part of a human being given at conception which lives on after the death of the body.
  • Also a name for a human being’s rational nature – their mind.