Paragraph 2126

2126. Atheism is often based on a false conception of human autonomy, exaggerated to the point of refusing any dependence on God.63Yet, “to acknowledge God is in no way to oppose the dignity of man, since such dignity is grounded and brought to perfection in God….”64“For the Church knows full well that her message is in harmony with the most secret desires of the human heart.”65

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

92. Did Christ have a true human body?

173. In what sense is the Church missionary?

500. How should children be considered?

204. What is the relationship between the Resurrection of Christ and our resurrection?

353. What forms of popular piety accompany the sacramental life of the Church?

422. What is justification?

377. What is a virtue?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

The Holiness of the Priesthood: How does the law of priestly holiness in the book of Numbers teach us about the importance of purity and dedication in the worship of God? (Numbers 18:1-7)

How important is the reorganization of the Jerusalem temple described in 2 Maccabees 10:1-9?

What does God’s sovereignty mean in Isaiah, and how does it ensure safety and protection for his people?

What is Ezekiel’s message about individual responsibility before God?

What is the promise of the Messiah mentioned in Malachi 3:1-3?

God’s Covenant with David: An Eternal Commitment (2 Samuel 7)

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?