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1998. This vocation to eternal life is supernatural. It depends entirely on God’s gratuitous initiative, for he alone can reveal and give himself. It surpasses the power of human intellect and will, as that of every other creature.47


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

154. What are the characteristics of the people of God?

340. What does the Old Testament teach about marriage?

469. What kind of punishment may be imposed?

165. In what way is the Church holy?

264. What is the meaning of the Christian name received at Baptism?

143. What is the relationship between the Spirit and Christ Jesus in his earthly mission?

541. From whom did Jesus learn how to pray?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What does the Bible teach us about wisdom as a gift from God?

How do the Psalms teach us to be more sensitive to God’s presence (Psalm 139:1-4)?

What does God’s sovereignty over human history mean, as described in Zephaniah 1:15?

What is the role of God’s people in promoting social justice, according to Amos 5:24?

What does the promise of salvation and redemption in the midst of judgment in Micah 2:12-13 mean?

God’s chosen people: What does the book of Leviticus teach us about the choice and holiness of God’s people? (Leviticus 20:26)

Forgiveness and Reconciliation: Lessons from the Meeting of Jacob and Esau (Genesis 33:1-20)