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Define Incarnation

the mystery of the union of Jesus' divine and human nature in one divine person

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What does "Messiah" mean in Hebrew?

anointed one

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Explain the relationship between Christ and Messiah

"christos" means anointed on in Greek; Jesus is the Christ and the Messiah because he is the anointed one

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Who is the Virgin Mary?

the Mother of Jesus, also the first disciple

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Define the Annunciation

when Gabriel visited Mary to announce that she had been chosen to bear God's son

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What was the Immaculate Conception?

When Mary was conceived without original sin

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What does "Theotokos" mean?

Mother of God

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Who was Joseph?

the foster father of Jesus and husband of Mary

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What was Nazareth?

Where Jesus lived and was raised

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What is Galilee?

the region that Jesus grew up in and shared his teachings

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Define parable

a story intended to convey a religious truth or particular teaching through the use of metaphor

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What is the Kingdom of God?

the reign of God over the hearts of people and, as a consequence of that, the development of a new social based on unconditional love

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define disciple

a follower of Christ

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What was an apostle?

the 12 companions chosen by Jesus to be in his inner circle; they witnessed Jesus and the early Church was then built upon their teachings

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What is a miracle?

a manifestation, or sign, of the presence and power of God active in human history

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Who was John the Baptist?

Jesus' cousin who baptized him

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Where was Jesus baptized?

in the Jordan River

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What is the Sermon on the Mount

a collection of teachings that Jesus gave to us, that included the Beatitudes

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What are the Beatitudes?

teachings of Jesus that describe the actions and attitudes that should characterize Christians and that through which one can discover true meaning and happiness