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840. and when one considers the future, God’s People of the Old Covenant and the new People of God tend towards similar goals: expectation of the coming (or the return) of the Messiah. But one awaits the return of the Messiah who died and rose from the dead and is recognized as Lord and Son of God; the other awaits the coming of a Messiah, whose features remain hidden till the end of time; and the latter waiting is accompanied by the drama of not knowing or of misunderstanding Christ Jesus.

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

414. How is human solidarity manifested?

123. Why does Jesus call upon his disciples to take up their cross?

169. What is the relationship of the Catholic Church with the Jewish people?

170. What is the bond that exists between the Catholic Church and non-Christian religions?

19. How is Sacred Scripture to be read?

168. Who belongs to the Catholic Church?

276. Where does the Eucharist fit in the divine plan of salvation?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What is the spiritual battle mentioned in 2 Timothy 2:3-4, and how can a Christian fight it?

What is the role of church leaders according to Ephesians 4:11-12?

How important is wisdom in mate selection and marriage according to Proverbs 18:22?

What does the Bible say about idolatry and what is its impact on the lives of God’s people, according to Hosea 4:12-13?

What does “giving thanks in all circumstances” mean in 1 Thessalonians 5:18?

What does Jesus’ promise to send the Holy Spirit as a comforter mean, according to John 14:26?

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