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2684. In the communion of saints, many and varied spiritualities have been developed throughout the history of the churches. the personal charism of some witnesses to God’s love for men has been handed on, like “the spirit” of Elijah to Elisha and John the Baptist, so that their followers may have a share in this spirit.43A distinct spirituality can also arise at the point of convergence of liturgical and theological currents, bearing witness to the integration of the faith into a particular human environment and its history. the different schools of Christian spirituality share in the living tradition of prayer and are essential guides for the faithful. In their rich diversity they are refractions of the one pure light of the Holy Spirit.

The Spirit is truly the dwelling of the saints and the saints are for the Spirit a place where he dwells as in his own home since they offer themselves as a dwelling place for God and are called his temple.44

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

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

165. In what way is the Church holy?

67. For what purpose did God create man and woman?

184. How do the bishops carry out their mission of teaching?

362. What is eternal happiness?

258. Why does the Church baptize infants?

318. How is this sacrament celebrated?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What is the importance of obeying the Word of God? What does the Bible say about those who do not follow sound doctrine?

What was David’s attitude toward Mephibosheth, and what can we learn from this story?

The importance of hospitality and caring for others: The generosity of Tobias and his wife Sara.

The Story of Moses: How did God choose and prepare Moses to lead his people? (Exodus 1-4)

Who was Hezekiah in the Bible and how does his story teach us about the importance of trusting God?

What does Daniel’s dream about the four wild beasts in Daniel 7 mean?

David’s old age and death: the end of a life of ups and downs (2 Samuel 23, 24)