Paragraph 2735

2735. In the first place, we ought to be astonished by this fact: when we praise God or give him thanks for his benefits in general, we are not particularly concerned whether or not our prayer is acceptable to him. On the other hand, we demand to see the results of our petitions. What is the image of God that motivates our prayer: an instrument to be used? or the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ?

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

162. Where does the one Church of Christ subsist?

508. What is forbidden by the seventh commandment?

430. Why does the Magisterium of the Church act in the field of morality?

298. When did he institute this sacrament?

343. How is the sacrament of Matrimony celebrated?

510. When does the Church intervene in social areas?

217. What is the meaning of the word “Amen” with which we conclude our profession of faith?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What does the Bible teach about the importance of humility and modesty?

The Fall of Mankind: How Did Adam and Eve’s Disobedience Affect the World? (Genesis 3:1-24)

What is the role of faith in the midst of suffering, according to Job 13:15-16?

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

What is meant by the statement that the love of God is revealed in Christ, as mentioned in 2 Timothy 1:9?

Understanding God’s Wrath – Habakkuk 1:2-4

What is the lesson taught in Philippians 4:10-13 about finding contentment in all circumstances?