Paragraph 2473

2473. Martyrdom is the supreme witness given to the truth of the faith: it means bearing witness even unto death. the martyr bears witness to Christ who died and rose, to whom he is united by charity. He bears witness to the truth of the faith and of Christian doctrine. He endures death through an act of fortitude. “Let me become the food of the beasts, through whom it will be given me to reach God.”270

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566. What places are conducive to prayer?

146. How do Christ and his Spirit act in the hearts of the faithful?

536. How is Abraham a model of prayer?

339. How does sin threaten marriage?

202. What is the meaning of the term “body” (or “flesh”) and what importance does it have?

306. Why can venial sins also be the object of sacramental confession?

66. In what sense do we understand man and woman as created “in the image of God”?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What is the significance of the founding of the church in Ephesus described in Acts 19:1-10?

What is the importance of courage in standing up for the truth, according to the Bible in Philemon 1:8-9?

The search for true love is a theme present in the Bible. What can we learn about this subject from the book of Songs?

What can we learn from Judith’s victory in Judith 16:1-3?

God’s Holiness and the Call to Holiness: What Does the Book of Leviticus Teach Us About God’s Holiness and Our Responsibility to Be Holy? (Leviticus 11:44-45; 19:2)

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

What is the seventy week prophecy in Daniel 9?