Paragraph 2549

2549. It remains for the holy people to struggle, with grace from on high, to obtain the good things God promises. In order to possess and contemplate God, Christ’s faithful mortify their cravings and, with the grace of God, prevail over the seductions of pleasure and power.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

263. What are the effects of Baptism?

452. For what reason has the Sabbath been changed to Sunday for Christians?

541. From whom did Jesus learn how to pray?

448. Why is a false oath forbidden?

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

352. What is an exorcism?

90. Did the incarnate Son of God have a soul with human knowledge?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

The Tower of Babel: What Does This Story Teach Us About God’s Sovereignty? (Genesis 11:1-9)

What is the River of Life and the Tree of Life mentioned in Revelation 22:1-5 and what is their importance to the promise of eternal life?

How did Solomon become the wisest king who ever lived? An analysis of 1 Kings 3.

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

What does the Bible teach about transforming the body?

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 does the story of the offering of manna in the book of Numbers teach us about God’s daily provision in our lives? (Numbers 11)