Paragraph 2864

2864. In the last petition, “but deliver us from evil,” Christians pray to God with the Church to show forth the victory, already won by Christ, over the “ruler of this world,” Satan, the angel personally opposed to God and to his plan of salvation.

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

419. What place does the Old Law have in the plan of salvation?

449. What is perjury?

231. What is sacramental grace?

294. Why is the Eucharist a “pledge of future glory”?

62. What does Sacred Scripture teach about the creation of the visible world?

3. How is it possible to know God with only the light of human reason?

473. How does one avoid scandal?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What is the unchanging nature of God, according to Malachi 3:6?

How important is gratitude in the story of the healing of the ten lepers, described in Luke 17:11-19?

What is the importance of faith in the healing of blind Bartimaeus, described in Matthew 20:29-34?

How is God’s mercy manifested in Isaiah? What does the book of Isaiah teach us about God’s grace and mercy?

How important is courage and boldness according to Proverbs 28:1?

What is the story behind the miracle of Elisha’s resurrection of the Shunammite’s son in 2 Kings 4?

What is the criticism against relying on military force instead of God in Amos 2:14-16?