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Unformatted text preview: . The three Persons in one God is the Blessed Trinity. God has no beginning and no end.
(CCC 234, 232, 237) 3. God reveals to us in Sacred Scripture that there is only one God and He is a Trinity of Persons.
Matthew 28:16-20 Jesus said, “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the
name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit…” (See Prayer Section,
Sign of the Cross) 4. God is our Father Who loves us and cares for us. God created us out of love and created the world
around us. God made the angels, sun, moon, stars, flowers, animals, man and woman. We are
special because we are made in the image of God. We have an immortal soul, which allows us to
know and to love. God gave this to us so we would know and love Him.
(CCC 301, 759, 305, 356-357, 375)
Creation by God: God created us in His image. This means that He created us with
an intellect, a will with freedom to choose good or evil and He created us to be in
communion with other persons and most especially Himself. August 6th, 2005
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5. God created everything out of nothing. (CCC 296-298, 338)
Genesis 1:1-25, 31
“Since God can create everything out of nothing, He can, also, through the
Holy Spirit, give spiritual life to sinners by creating a pure heart in them”
(cf. Psalm 51:12). See also Romans 4:17.
God created the heavens and the earth, animals and plants. . . God created these things to provide for us
and He expects us to take care of them. (See Moral Life, number 21 and 22) . 6. God created angels as spiritual beings. Angels are God’s messengers. We all have our own personal
guardian angel. Our guardian angel keeps constant, watchful care over us and guides us and protects us on
our journey to God in Heaven (CCC 328-329, 331-333, 336)
Tobit 12:11-22 Our “angels look upon the face of God.”
“The angel of the Lord delivers all who fear God.”
“For God commands the angels to guard you in all your ways.”
Angels are obedient to every command of God.
The angel Raphael presented their prayer before God. 7. Jesus is the second Person of the Blessed Trinity. Because Jesus really is the Son of God, He could tell
us the truth about God. Jesus also did wonderful things called miracles: healing the sick, feeding
the hungry, bringing the dead back to life and rising from the dead, which was His greatest miracle.
(CCC 443-444, 547-549, 639) 8. The Bible is a special Book where God speaks to us. We become more and more aware of God’s love for
us and we develop a greater love for God in Sacred Scripture.(CCC 101-104)
Genesis 2:1-3 God’s resting and the Sabbath: “God’s action is the model for human
action. If God ‘rested and was refreshed’ on the seventh day, we too ought
to ‘rest’ and should let others, especially the poor…The Sabbath brings
everyday work to a halt and provides a respite” (CCC...
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- Fall '13