Paragraph 1819

1819. Christian hope takes up and fulfills the hope of the chosen people which has its origin and model in the hope of Abraham, who was blessed abundantly by the promises of God fulfilled in Isaac, and who was purified by the test of the sacrifice.86“Hoping against hope, he believed, and thus became the father of many nations.”87

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123. Why does Jesus call upon his disciples to take up their cross?

199. In what way is the Blessed Virgin Mary the eschatological icon of the Church?

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171. What is the meaning of the affirmation “Outside the Church there is no salvation”?

376. Can a moral conscience make erroneous judgments?

145. What does the Spirit do in the Church?

405. What is the foundation of the authority of society?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What is the importance of gratitude and contentment according to the book of Ecclesiastes?

What is Abraham’s example of faith, and what can we learn from him? (Hebrews 11:8-12)

What is the spiritual battle mentioned in 2 Timothy 2:3-4, and how can a Christian fight it?

What is the story of Naaman and how did faith and obedience cure him of leprosy?

Understanding God’s Wrath – Habakkuk 1:2-4

What is the criticism against relying on military force instead of God in Amos 2:14-16?

What is Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem described in Mark 11:1-11?