Paragraph 2092

2092. There are two kinds of presumption. Either man presumes upon his own capacities, (hoping to be able to save himself without help from on high), or he presumes upon God’s almighty power or his mercy (hoping to obtain his forgiveness without conversion and glory without merit).

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

520. By what is love for the poor inspired?

489. What is involved in the virtue of chastity?

322. What is the sacrament of Holy Orders?

538. In the Old Testament, what relationship do the king and the temple have to prayer?

505. What is the purpose of private property?

59. What did God create?

586. What does the phrase “Who art in heaven” mean?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

How does Lamentations address the issue of human suffering?

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

How to deal with opposition to the truth of the Gospel?

What is the example of faith that the poor widow gives us in Luke 21:1-4?

What does the image of the river of life in Ezekiel (Ezekiel 47) represent?

What does it mean to be a new creature in Christ, as described in 2 Corinthians 5:17?

How important is wisdom in mate selection and marriage according to Proverbs 18:22?