Flashcards in 7th Religion Chapter 19 Deck (22)
In moments of joy! what helps you become aware of God's presence, his power and his goodness?
Faith can fill your heart with what?
Gratitude to God
When can faith help you believe that God is with you and will bring good out of sorrow?
In times of sorrow and disappointment.
Through _________, you can become the person God has called you to be.
What was part of Jesus' life?
That the road to glory for Jesus was through suffering was difficult for the apostles understand until what?
The Spirit came at Pentecost.
What did the apostles need for the trials to come?
Who did Jesus take to the mountain where they saw him transfigured?
Peter, James and John
What teaches us that glory comes through the Cross?
How did Jesus face difficulties in his public life?
Sometimes people did not understand or accept him.
In the face of such opposition, or difficulties, what did Jesus do?
He remained true to his goal - to do the will of the Father.
What event United the forces of the opposition and was the immediate cause of Jesus' Death?
When Jesus raised his friend Lazarus from the dead
What was a sign that Jesus could give eternal life to those who believe in him?
Raising Lazarus from the dead
What did Jesus change death into?
A doorway leading to happiness with God
Through what do you share in the life won by Jesus?
What can be your final yes to God?
What are the four positive ways to look at death?
1. You are united with God in the kingdom of love forever
2. You are freed from evil's power forever
3. You deepen your relationship with all those who have already died and are united with Christ.
4. You have a new relationship in love with those who have not yet died
If death means all these good things, why are we afraid?
Death, the result of sin, brings pain and suffering. It leads us into the unknown, away from all that is familiar and loved.
Jesus willingly gave his life to the Father. Like him, we are called to what?
Accept our fears and give ourselves with trust into the handsome our Father.
What gives us the strength to do this?
Our faith and our hope in eternal life
What is the Christian view of death?
For a Christian, death is a final chance to accept God's will and offer oneself freely to God, following the example of Jesus.