Paragraph 1709

1709. He who believes in Christ becomes a son of God. This filial adoption transforms him by giving him the ability to follow the example of Christ. It makes him capable of acting rightly and doing good. In union with his Savior, the disciple attains the perfection of charity which is holiness. Having matured in grace, the moral life blossoms into eternal life in the glory of heaven.

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

147. What does the word Church mean?

326. What is the effect of episcopal ordination?

467. Why is the legitimate defense of persons and of society not opposed to this norm?

100. In what way is the spiritual motherhood of Mary universal?

196. In what sense is the Blessed Virgin Mary the Mother of the Church?

30. Why is faith a personal act, and at the same time ecclesial?

549. How does the Holy Spirit intervene in the Church’s prayer?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What does it mean to choose godliness over the flesh, according to 1 Peter 4:1-6?

What does the Bible teach us about how God is our refuge and strength in difficult times, how we can trust him and find peace amid adversity?

What does the Bible say about idolatry and what is its impact on the lives of God’s people, according to Hosea 4:12-13?

What can we learn from Edom’s pride described in Abdias 1:3?

How important is the Word of God in the Christian life according to 2 Timothy 3:16-17?

What is the responsibility of religious leaders according to Malachi 2:7?

What is the importance of caring for the weak according to James 1:27?