Paragraph 1816

1816. The disciple of Christ must not only keep the faith and live on it, but also profess it, confidently bear witness to it, and spread it: “All however must be prepared to confess Christ before men and to follow him along the way of the Cross, amidst the persecutions which the Church never lacks.”82Service of and witness to the faith are necessary for salvation: “So every one who acknowledges me before men, I also will acknowledge before my Father who is in heaven; but whoever denies me before men, I also will deny before my Father who is in heaven.”83

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

35. What are the most important symbols of the faith?

479. How are the bodies of the deceased to be treated?

453. How does one keep Sunday holy?

67. For what purpose did God create man and woman?

564. How are the saints guides for prayer?

161. Why is the Church one?

488. What is chastity?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What does 1 John 2:29 teach us about God’s holiness and justice?

What is God’s sovereignty and how does it relate to human freedom, as described in 2 Thessalonians 2:11-12?

What is Jeremiah’s message about God’s unconditional love?

What does Daniel’s dream about the four wild beasts in Daniel 7 mean?

What is the New Earth mentioned in Revelation 21:1 and what is its importance in the Christian faith?

What is the meaning of being “blameless” according to the 2 Peter 3:14 passage?

What is the example of Sodom and Gomorrah and what are the consequences of immorality and perversion according to the Bible?