Paragraph 2844

2844. Christian prayer extends to the forgiveness of enemies,144transfiguring the disciple by configuring him to his Master. Forgiveness is a high-point of Christian prayer; only hearts attuned to God’s compassion can receive the gift of prayer. Forgiveness also bears witness that, in our world, love is stronger than sin. the martyrs of yesterday and today bear this witness to Jesus. Forgiveness is the fundamental condition of the reconciliation of the children of God with their Father and of men with one another.145


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

498. What are immoral means of birth control?

121. What happened in the Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane?

355. What do funeral rites express?

383. What is temperance?

36. Why does the Profession of Faith begin with the words, “I believe in God”?

7. What are the first stages of God’s Revelation?

581. What place does the Our Father have in the prayer of the Church?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What is the message behind the parable of the Pharisee and the Publican?

What does it mean to love God and neighbor and what is the importance of this teaching in the Bible?

What does 1 John 2:29 teach us about God’s holiness and justice?

The Dedication of the Temple in Jerusalem: Analysis of the Ceremony (1 Chronicles 22-29)

How does the story of Rich and Lazarus warn us about the consequences of greed? (Luke 16:19-31)

What is the role of the law in the Old Testament, according to Galatians 3:10-14?

What do Daniel’s visions of the ram and the goat in Daniel 8 mean?