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2001 3, 1, 3, 2002 | 2002 God's free initiative demands 2002 3, 1, 3, 2002 | man's free response, for God has created man in his image 2003 3, 1, 3, 2002 | into the communion of love. God immediately touches and 2004 3, 1, 3, 2005 | fruits"57 - reflection on God's blessings in our life 2005 3, 1, 3, 2005 | she knew that she was in God's grace, she replied: 'If 2006 3, 1, 3, 2005 | I am not, may it please God to put me in it; if I am, 2007 3, 1, 3, 2005 | if I am, may it please God to keep me there.'"58~ 2008 3, 1, 3, 2007 | 2007 With regard to God, there is no strict right 2009 3, 1, 3, 2007 | the part of man. Between God and us there is an immeasurable 2010 3, 1, 3, 2008 | The merit of man before God in the Christian life arises 2011 3, 1, 3, 2008 | arises from the fact that God has freely chosen to associate 2012 3, 1, 3, 2008 | the fatherly action of God is first on his own initiative, 2013 3, 1, 3, 2008 | first place to the grace of God, then to the faithful. Man' 2014 3, 1, 3, 2008 | moreover, itself is due to God, for his good actions proceed 2015 3, 1, 3, 2009 | merit on us as a result of God's gratuitous justice. This 2016 3, 1, 3, 2009 | is due.... Our merits are God's gifts."62~ 2017 3, 1, 3, 2010 | the initiative belongs to God in the order of grace, no 2018 3, 1, 3, 2010 | merited in accordance with God's wisdom. These graces and 2019 3, 1, 3, 2011 | of all our merits before God. Grace, by uniting us to 2020 3, 1, 3, 2011 | consequently their merit before God and before men. the saints 2021 3, 1, 3, 2012 | know that in everything God works for good with those 2022 3, 1, 3, 2013 | themselves to the glory of God and to the service of their 2023 3, 1, 3, 2013 | holiness of the People of God will grow in fruitful abundance, 2024 3, 1, 3, 2014 | mystery of the Holy Trinity. God calls us all to this intimate 2025 3, 1, 3, 2016 | perseverance and the recompense of God their Father for the good 2026 3, 1, 3, 2016 | down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned 2027 3, 1, 3, 2017 | us the righteousness of God. Uniting us by faith and 2028 3, 1, 3, 2018 | grace, man turns toward God and away from sin, and so 2029 3, 1, 3, 2020 | to the righteousness of God, who justifies us. It has 2030 3, 1, 3, 2020 | for its goal the glory of God and of Christ, and the gift 2031 3, 1, 3, 2020 | the most excellent work of God's mercy.~ 2032 3, 1, 3, 2021 | 2021 Grace is the help God gives us to respond to our 2033 3, 1, 3, 2023 | gratuitous gift of his life that God makes to us; it is infused 2034 3, 1, 3, 2024 | grace makes us "pleasing to God." Charisms, special graces 2035 3, 1, 3, 2024 | common good of the Church. God also acts through many actual 2036 3, 1, 3, 2025 | 2025 We can have merit in God's sight only because of 2037 3, 1, 3, 2025 | s sight only because of God's free plan to associate 2038 3, 1, 3, 2025 | first place to the grace of God, and secondly to man's collaboration. 2039 3, 1, 3, 2025 | collaboration. Man's merit is due to God.~ 2040 3, 1, 3, 2026 | and in accordance with God's gratuitous justice. Charity 2041 3, 1, 3, 2026 | source of merit in us before God.~ 2042 3, 1, 3, 2030 | he receives the Word of God containing the teachings 2043 3, 1, 3, 2031 | holy and acceptable to God,"73 within the Body of Christ 2044 3, 1, 3, 2036 | what they should be before God.78~ 2045 3, 1, 3, 2037 | 2037 The law of God entrusted to the Church 2046 3, 1, 3, 2038 | according to the Spirit of God.80 Thus the Holy Spirit 2047 3, 1, 3, 2040 | Church grants us the mercy of God which prevails over all 2048 3, 1, 3, 2041 | in the growth in love of God and neighbor:~ 2049 3, 1, 3, 2044 | men to the faith and to God."88~ 2050 3, 1, 3, 2045 | knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the 2051 3, 1, 3, 2046 | the coming of the Reign of God, "a kingdom of justice, 2052 3, 1, 3, 2050 | preach to the People of God the faith which is to be 2053 3, 1, 3, 2051 | 2-17~I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of 2054 3, 1, 3, 2051 | them; for I the LORD your God am a jealous God,~visiting 2055 3, 1, 3, 2051 | LORD your God am a jealous God,~visiting the iniquity of 2056 3, 1, 3, 2051 | the name of the LORD your God in vain; for the LORD will 2057 3, 1, 3, 2051 | sabbath to the LORD your God; in it you shall not do 2058 3, 1, 3, 2051 | land which the LORD your God~gives you.~You shall not 2059 3, 1, 3, 2051 | 6-21~I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of 2060 3, 1, 3, 2051 | the name of the LORD your God in vain . . .~Observe the 2061 3, 1, 3, 2052 | 1. I am the LORD your God: you shall not have strange 2062 3, 1, 3, 2053 | the name of the LORD your God in vain.~ 2063 3, 2, 0, 2062 | the necessity to recognize God as the "One there is who 2064 3, 2, 0, 2065 | shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and 2065 3, 2, 0, 2066 | literally "ten words."11 God revealed these "ten words" 2066 3, 2, 0, 2066 | written "with the finger of God,"12 unlike the other commandments~ 2067 3, 2, 0, 2066 | pre-eminently the words of God. They are handed on to us 2068 3, 2, 0, 2067 | the context of the Exodus, God's great liberating event 2069 3, 2, 0, 2067 | If you love the LORD your God, by walking in his ways, 2070 3, 2, 0, 2067 | Egypt, and the LORD your God brought you out thence with 2071 3, 2, 0, 2068 | words" sum up and proclaim God's law: "These words the 2072 3, 2, 0, 2068 | covenant concluded between God and his people. These "tables 2073 3, 2, 0, 2069 | words" are pronounced by God in the midst of a theophany (“ 2074 3, 2, 0, 2069 | fire."21). They belong to God's revelation of himself 2075 3, 2, 0, 2069 | Commandments is the gift of God himself and his holy will. 2076 3, 2, 0, 2069 | In making his will known, God reveals himself to his people.~ 2077 3, 2, 0, 2070 | is part of the covenant God sealed with his own. In 2078 3, 2, 0, 2070 | covenant (“The LORD our God made~a covenant with us 2079 3, 2, 0, 2071 | ten words" recalls that God loved~his people first:~ 2080 3, 2, 0, 2071 | Decalogue, the first word of God's commandments, bears on 2081 3, 2, 0, 2071 | freedom "I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of 2082 3, 2, 0, 2072 | implications of~belonging to God through the establishment 2083 3, 2, 0, 2072 | acknowledgement and homage given to God and a worship of thanksgiving. 2084 3, 2, 0, 2072 | cooperation with the plan God pursues in history.~ 2085 3, 2, 0, 2073 | covenant and dialogue between God and man are also attested 2086 3, 2, 0, 2073 | Lord.") and addressed by God to another personal subject (“ 2087 3, 2, 0, 2073 | subject (“you"). In~all God's commandments, the singular 2088 3, 2, 0, 2073 | designates the recipient. God makes his will known~to 2089 3, 2, 0, 2073 | prescribed love towards God and taught justice towards 2090 3, 2, 0, 2073 | unjust, nor unworthy of God. Thus, through the Decalogue, 2091 3, 2, 0, 2073 | through the Decalogue, God prepared man to become his 2092 3, 2, 0, 2077 | required in the love of God and love of neighbor. the 2093 3, 2, 0, 2077 | first three concern love of God, and the other seven love 2094 3, 2, 0, 2079 | person without~blessing God his Creator. One cannot 2095 3, 2, 0, 2079 | Creator. One cannot adore God without loving all men, 2096 3, 2, 0, 2080 | Ten Commandments belong to God's revelation. At the same 2097 3, 2, 0, 2080 | law:~From the beginning, God had implanted in the heart 2098 3, 2, 0, 2081 | had gone astray.32~We know God's commandments through the~ 2099 3, 2, 0, 2082 | fundamental duties towards God and towards his neighbor, 2100 3, 2, 0, 2082 | Commandments are~engraved by God in the human heart.~ 2101 3, 2, 0, 2086 | the covenant concluded by God with his people. God's~commandments 2102 3, 2, 0, 2086 | by God with his people. God's~commandments take on their 2103 3, 2, 0, 2091 | 2082 What God commands he makes possible 2104 3, 2, 1 | SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND 2105 3, 2, 1, 2083 | summed up man's duties toward God in this saying: "You shall 2106 3, 2, 1, 2083 | shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and 2107 3, 2, 1, 2083 | O Israel: the LORD our God is one LORD."2 ~God has 2108 3, 2, 1, 2083 | our God is one LORD."2 ~God has loved us first. the 2109 3, 2, 1, 2083 | first. the love of the One God is recalled in the first 2110 3, 2, 1, 2083 | is called to give to his God.~ 2111 3, 2, 1 | COMMANDMENT~I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of 2112 3, 2, 1 | shall worship the Lord your God and him only shall you serve."4~ 2113 3, 2, 1 | Shall Worship the Lord Your God and Him Only Shall You Serve"~ 2114 3, 2, 1, 2084 | 2084 God makes himself known by recalling 2115 3, 2, 1, 2084 | shall fear the LORD your God; you shall serve him.... 2116 3, 2, 1, 2084 | not go after other gods."5 God's first call and just demand 2117 3, 2, 1, 2085 | 2085 The one and true God first reveals his glory 2118 3, 2, 1, 2085 | linked to the revelation of God. Man's vocation is to make 2119 3, 2, 1, 2085 | Man's vocation is to make God manifest by acting in conformity 2120 3, 2, 1, 2085 | the image and likeness of God":~There will never be another 2121 3, 2, 1, 2085 | There will never be another God, Trypho, and there has been 2122 3, 2, 1, 2085 | We do not think that our God is different from yours. 2123 3, 2, 1, 2085 | place our hope in some other god, for there is none, but 2124 3, 2, 1, 2085 | is none, but in the same God as you do: the God of Abraham, 2125 3, 2, 1, 2085 | same God as you do: the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.7~ 2126 3, 2, 1, 2086 | and charity. When we say 'God' we confess a constant, 2127 3, 2, 1, 2086 | on us? Hence the formula God employs in the Scripture 2128 3, 2, 1, 2087 | has its source in faith in God who reveals his love to 2129 3, 2, 1, 2087 | shows that "ignorance of God" is the principle and explanation 2130 3, 2, 1, 2087 | deviations.10 Our duty toward God is to believe in him and 2131 3, 2, 1, 2088 | refuses to hold as true what God has revealed and the Church 2132 3, 2, 1, 2090 | 2090 When God reveals Himself and calls 2133 3, 2, 1, 2090 | powers. He must hope that God will give him the capacity 2134 3, 2, 1, 2090 | and the beatific vision of God; it is also the fear of 2135 3, 2, 1, 2090 | also the fear of offending God's love and of incurring 2136 3, 2, 1, 2091 | personal salvation from God, for help in attaining it 2137 3, 2, 1, 2091 | Despair is contrary to God's goodness, to his justice - 2138 3, 2, 1, 2092 | high), or he presumes upon God's almighty power or his 2139 3, 2, 1, 2093 | 2093 Faith in God's love encompasses the call 2140 3, 2, 1, 2093 | commandment enjoins us to love God above everything and all 2141 3, 2, 1, 2094 | 2094 One can sin against God's love in various ways: ~- 2142 3, 2, 1, 2094 | the joy that comes from God and to be repelled by divine 2143 3, 2, 1, 2094 | divine goodness. ~- hatred of God comes from pride. It is 2144 3, 2, 1, 2094 | It is contrary to love of God, whose goodness it denies, 2145 3, 2, 1, 2095 | charity leads us to render to God what we as creatures owe 2146 3, 2, 1, 2096 | virtue of religion. To adore God is to acknowledge him as 2147 3, 2, 1, 2096 | is to acknowledge him as God, as the Creator and Savior, 2148 3, 2, 1, 2096 | shall worship the Lord your God, and him only shall you 2149 3, 2, 1, 2097 | 2097 To adore God is to acknowledge, in respect 2150 3, 2, 1, 2097 | would not exist but for God. To adore God is to praise 2151 3, 2, 1, 2097 | exist but for God. To adore God is to praise and exalt him 2152 3, 2, 1, 2097 | The worship of the one God sets man free from turning 2153 3, 2, 1, 2098 | Lifting up the mind toward God is an expression of our 2154 3, 2, 1, 2098 | expression of our adoration of God: prayer of praise and thanksgiving, 2155 3, 2, 1, 2098 | condition for being able to obey God's commandments. " (We) ought 2156 3, 2, 1, 2099 | right to offer sacrifice to God as a sign of adoration and 2157 3, 2, 1, 2099 | action done so as to cling to God in communion of holiness, 2158 3, 2, 1, 2100 | sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit...."17 2159 3, 2, 1, 2100 | our lives a sacrifice to God.~Promises and vows~ 2160 3, 2, 1, 2101 | called to make promises to God. Baptism and Confirmation, 2161 3, 2, 1, 2101 | Christian may also promise to God this action, that prayer, 2162 3, 2, 1, 2101 | Fidelity to promises made to God is a sign of the respect 2163 3, 2, 1, 2101 | and of love for a faithful God.~ 2164 3, 2, 1, 2102 | and free promise made to God concerning a possible and 2165 3, 2, 1, 2102 | Christian dedicates himself to God or promises him some good 2166 3, 2, 1, 2102 | fulfilling his vows he renders to God what has been promised and 2167 3, 2, 1, 2103 | freedom of the children of God, and renouncing their own 2168 3, 2, 1, 2103 | themselves to man for the sake of God, thus going beyond what 2169 3, 2, 1, 2104 | especially in what concerns God and his Church, and to embrace 2170 3, 2, 1, 2105 | 2105 The duty of offering God genuine worship concerns 2171 3, 2, 1, 2111 | worship we offer the true God, e.g., when one attributes 2172 3, 2, 1, 2112 | divinities than the one true God. Scripture constantly recalls 2173 3, 2, 1, 2112 | all who trust in them."42 God, however, is the "living 2174 3, 2, 1, 2112 | however, is the "living God"43 who gives life and intervenes 2175 3, 2, 1, 2113 | in divinizing what is not God. Man commits idolatry whenever 2176 3, 2, 1, 2113 | reveres a creature in place of God, whether this be gods or 2177 3, 2, 1, 2113 | says, "You cannot serve God and mammon."44 Many martyrs 2178 3, 2, 1, 2113 | rejects the unique Lordship of God; it is therefore incompatible 2179 3, 2, 1, 2113 | incompatible with communion with God.46~ 2180 3, 2, 1, 2114 | the adoration of the one God. the commandment to worship 2181 3, 2, 1, 2114 | indestructible notion of God to anything other than God."47~ 2182 3, 2, 1, 2114 | God to anything other than God."47~Divination and magic~ 2183 3, 2, 1, 2115 | 2115 God can reveal the future to 2184 3, 2, 1, 2116 | loving fear that we owe to God alone.~ 2185 3, 2, 1, 2118 | 2118 God's first commandment condemns 2186 3, 2, 1, 2118 | of irreligion: tempting God, in words or deeds, sacrilege, 2187 3, 2, 1, 2119 | 2119 Tempting God consists in putting his 2188 3, 2, 1, 2119 | by this gesture, force God to act.49 Jesus opposed 2189 3, 2, 1, 2119 | opposed Satan with the word of God: "You shall not put the 2190 3, 2, 1, 2119 | shall not put the LORD your God to the test." 50 The challenge 2191 3, 2, 1, 2119 | contained in such tempting of God wounds the respect and trust 2192 3, 2, 1, 2120 | or places consecrated to God. Sacrilege is a grave sin 2193 3, 2, 1, 2121 | thought you could obtain God's gift with money!"54 Peter 2194 3, 2, 1, 2121 | they have their source in God. One can receive them only 2195 3, 2, 1, 2123 | and vital bond of man to God. Atheism must therefore 2196 3, 2, 1, 2125 | denies the existence of God, atheism is a sin against 2197 3, 2, 1, 2125 | reveal the true nature of God and of religion."62~ 2198 3, 2, 1, 2126 | refusing any dependence on God.63 Yet, "to acknowledge 2199 3, 2, 1, 2126 | Yet, "to acknowledge God is in no way to oppose the 2200 3, 2, 1, 2126 | brought to perfection in God...."64 "For the Church knows 2201 3, 2, 1, 2127 | agnostic refrains from denying God; instead he postulates the 2202 3, 2, 1, 2127 | makes no judgment about God's existence, declaring it 2203 3, 2, 1, 2128 | include a certain search for God, but it can equally express 2204 3, 2, 1, 2129 | every representation of God by the hand of man. Deuteronomy 2205 3, 2, 1, 2129 | absolutely transcendent God who revealed himself to 2206 3, 2, 1, 2130 | already in the Old Testament, God ordained or permitted the 2207 3, 2, 1, 2131 | but also of the Mother of God, the angels, and all the 2208 3, 2, 1, 2131 | becoming incarnate, the Son of God introduced a new "economy" 2209 3, 2, 1, 2132 | not the adoration due to God alone:~Religious worship 2210 3, 2, 1, 2132 | images leading us on to God incarnate. the movement 2211 3, 2, 1, 2133 | shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and 2212 3, 2, 1, 2134 | summons man to believe in God, to hope in him, and to 2213 3, 2, 1, 2135 | shall worship the Lord your God" (Mt 4:10). Adoring God, 2214 3, 2, 1, 2135 | God" (Mt 4:10). Adoring God, praying to him, offering 2215 3, 2, 1, 2136 | 2136 The duty to offer God authentic worship concerns 2216 3, 2, 1, 2138 | that we give to the true God. It is manifested in idolatry, 2217 3, 2, 1, 2139 | 2139 Tempting God in words or deeds, sacrilege, 2218 3, 2, 1, 2140 | denies the existence of God, atheism is a sin against 2219 3, 2, 1, 2141 | Incarnation of the Word of God. It is not contrary to the 2220 3, 2, 1 | the name of the Lord your God in vain.72~You have heard 2221 3, 2, 1, 2143 | unique: the revealed name of God. God confides his name to 2222 3, 2, 1, 2143 | the revealed name of God. God confides his name to those 2223 3, 2, 1, 2144 | respect owed to the mystery of God himself and to the whole 2224 3, 2, 1, 2144 | had the sight of Almighty God; therefore they are the 2225 3, 2, 1, 2146 | commandment forbids the abuse of God's name, i.e., every improper 2226 3, 2, 1, 2146 | improper use of the names of God, Jesus Christ, but also 2227 3, 2, 1, 2147 | Promises made to others in God's name engage the divine 2228 3, 2, 1, 2147 | unfaithful to them is to misuse God's name and in some way to 2229 3, 2, 1, 2147 | and in some way to make God out to be a liar.77~ 2230 3, 2, 1, 2148 | consists in uttering against God - inwardly or outwardly - 2231 3, 2, 1, 2148 | defiance; in speaking ill of God; in failing in respect toward 2232 3, 2, 1, 2148 | one's speech; in misusing God's name. St. James condemns 2233 3, 2, 1, 2148 | blasphemous to make use of God's name to cover up criminal 2234 3, 2, 1, 2148 | to death. the misuse of God's name to commit a crime 2235 3, 2, 1, 2148 | contrary to the respect due God and his holy name. It is 2236 3, 2, 1, 2149 | 2149 Oaths which misuse God's name, though without the 2237 3, 2, 1, 2149 | use of the divine name.~[God's] name is great when spoken 2238 3, 2, 1, 2149 | greatness of his majesty. God's name is holy when said 2239 3, 2, 1, 2150 | oath or swearing is to take God as witness to what one affirms. 2240 3, 2, 1, 2150 | shall fear the LORD your God; you shall serve him, and 2241 3, 2, 1, 2151 | false oaths is a duty toward God. As Creator and Lord, God 2242 3, 2, 1, 2151 | God. As Creator and Lord, God is the norm of all truth. 2243 3, 2, 1, 2151 | with or in opposition to God who is Truth itself. When 2244 3, 2, 1, 2151 | relationship of human speech with God's truth. A false oath calls 2245 3, 2, 1, 2151 | truth. A false oath calls on God to be witness to a lie.~ 2246 3, 2, 1, 2153 | involves a reference to God and that God's presence 2247 3, 2, 1, 2153 | reference to God and that God's presence and his truth 2248 3, 2, 1, 2153 | Discretion in calling upon God is allied with a respectful 2249 3, 2, 1, 2157 | the day to the glory of God and calls on the Savior' 2250 3, 2, 1, 2158 | 2158 God calls each one by name.87 2251 3, 2, 1, 2159 | each person marked with God's name will shine forth 2252 3, 2, 1, 2162 | forbids every improper use of God's name. Blasphemy is the 2253 3, 2, 1, 2162 | is the use of the name of God, of Jesus Christ, of the 2254 3, 2, 1, 2163 | 2163 False oaths call on God to be witness to a lie. 2255 3, 2, 1, 2167 | 2167 God calls each one by name ( 2256 3, 2, 1 | sabbath to the Lord your God; in it you shall not do 2257 3, 2, 1, 2170 | Egypt, and the LORD your God brought you out thence with 2258 3, 2, 1, 2170 | therefore the LORD your God commanded you to keep the 2259 3, 2, 1, 2171 | 2171 God entrusted the sabbath to 2260 3, 2, 1, 2171 | apart for the praise of God, his work of creation, and 2261 3, 2, 1, 2172 | 2172 God's action is the model for 2262 3, 2, 1, 2172 | model for human action. If God "rested and was refreshed" 2263 3, 2, 1, 2173 | mercies and a day to honor God.101 "The Son of Man is lord 2264 3, 2, 1, 2174 | also the first day] when God, separating matter from 2265 3, 2, 1, 2175 | announces man's eternal rest in God. For worship under the Law 2266 3, 2, 1, 2176 | human heart to render to God an outward, visible, public, 2267 3, 2, 1, 2177 | feast of Mary the Mother of God, ~her Immaculate Conception, ~ 2268 3, 2, 1, 2179 | exclamations are cried out to God as from one great heart, 2269 3, 2, 1, 2182 | Together they testify to God's holiness and their hope 2270 3, 2, 1, 2184 | 2184 Just as God "rested on the seventh day 2271 3, 2, 1, 2185 | hinder the worship owed to God, the joy proper to the Lord' 2272 3, 2, 1, 2193 | worship to be rendered to God, the joy which is proper 2273 3, 2, 2, 2196 | O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one; and you 2274 3, 2, 2, 2196 | shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and 2275 3, 2, 2 | land which the Lord your God gives you.4~He was obedient 2276 3, 2, 2 | of this "commandment of God."6 The Apostle teaches: " 2277 3, 2, 2, 2197 | us the order of charity. God has willed that, after him, 2278 3, 2, 2, 2197 | on to us the knowledge of God. We are obliged to honor 2279 3, 2, 2, 2197 | and respect all those whom God, for our good, has vested 2280 3, 2, 2, 2200 | land which the LORD your God gives you."8 Respecting 2281 3, 2, 2 | I. The Family in God's Plan~The nature of the 2282 3, 2, 2, 2203 | creating man and woman, God instituted the human family 2283 3, 2, 2, 2205 | the reading of the Word of God strengthen it in charity. 2284 3, 2, 2, 2207 | moral values, begin to honor God, and make good use of freedom. 2285 3, 2, 2, 2208 | pure and undefiled before God and the Father is this: 2286 3, 2, 2, 2214 | them. It is required by God's commandment.18~ 2287 3, 2, 2, 2217 | its roots in the fear of God, one of the gifts of the 2288 3, 2, 2, 2222 | children as children of God and respect them as human 2289 3, 2, 2, 2222 | their children to fulfill God's law.~ 2290 3, 2, 2, 2226 | vocation as children of God.35 The parish is the Eucharistic 2291 3, 2, 2, 2232 | vocation which comes from God asserts itself more clearly 2292 3, 2, 2, 2233 | invitation to belong to God's family, to live in conformity 2293 3, 2, 2, 2234 | 2234 God's fourth commandment also 2294 3, 2, 2, 2234 | authority in society from God. It clarifies the duties 2295 3, 2, 2, 2238 | authority as representatives of God, who has made them stewards 2296 3, 2, 2, 2238 | but live as servants of God."44 Their loyal collaboration 2297 3, 2, 2, 2240 | is the position to which God has assigned them that they 2298 3, 2, 2, 2242 | distinction between serving God and serving the political 2299 3, 2, 2, 2242 | that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God' 2300 3, 2, 2, 2242 | God the things that are God's."48 "We must obey God 2301 3, 2, 2, 2242 | God's."48 "We must obey God rather than men":49~When 2302 3, 2, 2, 2244 | s origin and destiny in God, the Creator and Redeemer. 2303 3, 2, 2, 2244 | this inspired truth about God and man:~Societies not recognizing 2304 3, 2, 2, 2244 | their independence from God are brought to seek their 2305 3, 2, 2, 2248 | the fourth commandment, God has willed that, after him, 2306 3, 2, 2, 2256 | moral order. "We must obey God rather than men" (Acts 5: 2307 3, 2, 2, 2257 | light the Gospel sheds on God and man, societies easily 2308 3, 2, 2, 2258 | involves the creative action of God and it remains for ever 2309 3, 2, 2, 2258 | Creator, who is its sole end. God alone is the Lord of life 2310 3, 2, 2, 2259 | enemy of his fellow man. God declares the wickedness 2311 3, 2, 2, 2260 | 2260 The covenant between God and mankind is interwoven 2312 3, 2, 2, 2260 | interwoven with reminders of God's gift of human life and 2313 3, 2, 2, 2260 | shall his blood be shed; for God made man in his own image.59~ 2314 3, 2, 2, 2271 | the newborn to perish.74 ~God, the Lord of life, has entrusted 2315 3, 2, 2, 2277 | respect due to the living God, his Creator. ~The error 2316 3, 2, 2, 2280 | responsible for his life before God who has given it to him. ~ 2317 3, 2, 2, 2280 | given it to him. ~It is God who remains the sovereign 2318 3, 2, 2, 2280 | not owners, of the life God has entrusted to us. ~It 2319 3, 2, 2, 2281 | contrary to love for the living God.~ 2320 3, 2, 2, 2283 | ways known to him alone, God can provide the opportunity 2321 3, 2, 2, 2288 | gifts entrusted to us by God. ~We must take reasonable 2322 3, 2, 2, 2294 | the plan and the will of God.~ 2323 3, 2, 2, 2299 | them to meet the living God.~ 2324 3, 2, 2, 2300 | it honors the children of God, who are temples of the 2325 3, 2, 2, 2305 | he reconciled men with God and made his Church the 2326 3, 2, 2, 2305 | race and of its union with God. "He is our peace."101 He 2327 3, 2, 2, 2314 | inhabitants is a crime against God and man, which merits firm 2328 3, 2, 2, 2318 | 2318 "In [God's] hand is the life of every 2329 3, 2, 2, 2319 | likeness of the living and holy God.~ 2330 3, 2, 2, 2324 | respect due to the living God, his Creator.~ 2331 3, 2, 2, 2330 | shall be called sons of God" (Mt 5:9).~ 2332 3, 2, 2, 2331 | 2331 "God is love and in himself he 2333 3, 2, 2, 2331 | in his own image . . .. God inscribed in the humanity 2334 3, 2, 2, 2331 | love and communion."114~"God created man in his own image . . . 2335 3, 2, 2, 2331 | and multiply";116 "When God created man, he made him 2336 3, 2, 2, 2331 | made him in the likeness of God. Male and female he created 2337 3, 2, 2, 2334 | creating men 'male and female,' God gives man and woman an equal 2338 3, 2, 2, 2334 | likeness of the personal God."119~ 2339 3, 2, 2, 2335 | power and tenderness of God, with equal dignity though 2340 3, 2, 2, 2336 | the Mount, he interprets God's plan strictly: "You have 2341 3, 2, 2, 2336 | her in his heart."122 What God has joined together, let 2342 3, 2, 2, 2340 | confront him, obedience to God's commandments, exercise 2343 3, 2, 2, 2345 | It is also a gift from God, a grace, a fruit of spiritual 2344 3, 2, 2, 2346 | witness to his neighbor of God's fidelity and loving kindness.~ 2345 3, 2, 2, 2349 | them to give themselves to God alone with an undivided 2346 3, 2, 2, 2350 | receiving one another from God. They should reserve for 2347 3, 2, 2, 2358 | persons are called to fulfill God's will in their lives and, 2348 3, 2, 2, 2361 | saying, "Blessed are you, O God of our fathers.... You made 2349 3, 2, 2, 2364 | indissoluble.147 "What therefore God has joined together, let 2350 3, 2, 2, 2365 | keeping one's given word. God is faithful. the Sacrament 2351 3, 2, 2, 2366 | connection, established by God, which man on his own initiative 2352 3, 2, 2, 2367 | power and fatherhood of God.153 "Married couples should 2353 3, 2, 2, 2367 | cooperating with the love of God the Creator and are, in 2354 3, 2, 2, 2373 | large families a sign of God's blessing and the parents' 2355 3, 2, 2, 2374 | give me," asks Abraham of God, "for I continue childless?"163 2356 3, 2, 2, 2375 | to the design and will of God."165~ 2357 3, 2, 2, 2387 | directly negates the plan of God which was revealed from 2358 3, 2, 2, 2393 | human being man and woman, God gives personal dignity equally 2359 3, 2, 2, 2398 | spouses participate in God's fatherhood.~ 2360 3, 2, 2, 2401 | order this world's goods to God and to fraternal charity.~ 2361 3, 2, 2, 2402 | 2402 In the beginning God entrusted the earth and 2362 3, 2, 2, 2416 | 2416 Animals are God's creatures. He surrounds 2363 3, 2, 2, 2417 | 2417 God entrusted animals to the 2364 3, 2, 2, 2424 | atheism. "You cannot serve God and mammon."205~ 2365 3, 2, 2, 2426 | justice so as to correspond to God's plan for man.208~ 2366 3, 2, 2, 2427 | created in the image of God and called to prolong the 2367 3, 2, 2, 2427 | fashion with the Son of God in his redemptive work. 2368 3, 2, 2, 2441 | 2441 An increased sense of God and increased self-awareness 2369 3, 2, 2, 2443 | 2443 God blesses those who come to 2370 3, 2, 2, 2447 | work of justice pleasing to God:243~He who has two coats, 2371 3, 2, 2, 2450 | will inherit the kingdom of God" (1 Cor 6:10).~ 2372 3, 2, 2, 2459 | is that goods created by God for everyone should in fact 2373 3, 2, 2, 2461 | his vocation and hence to God's call (cf CA 29).~ 2374 3, 2, 2, 2462 | work of justice pleasing to God.~ 2375 3, 2, 2, 2464 | to bear witness to their God who is the truth and wills 2376 3, 2, 2, 2464 | fundamental infidelities to God and, in this sense, they 2377 3, 2, 2, 2465 | Old Testament attests that God is the source of all truth. 2378 3, 2, 2, 2465 | all generations."254 Since God is "true," the members of 2379 3, 2, 2, 2466 | Jesus Christ, the whole of God's truth has been made manifest. " 2380 3, 2, 2, 2471 | clear conscience toward God and toward men."267~ 2381 3, 2, 2, 2473 | will be given me to reach God."270~ 2382 3, 2, 2, 2474 | have kept your promise, God of faithfulness and truth. 2383 3, 2, 2, 2475 | created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and 2384 3, 2, 2, 2500 | the soul, the mystery of God. Even before revealing himself 2385 3, 2, 2, 2500 | to man in words of truth, God reveals himself to him through 2386 3, 2, 2, 2500 | a breath of the power of God, and a pure emanation of 2387 3, 2, 2, 2500 | mirror of the working of God, and an image of his goodness.290 2388 3, 2, 2, 2501 | Created "in the image of God,"293 man also expresses 2389 3, 2, 2, 2501 | of his relationship with God the Creator by the beauty 2390 3, 2, 2, 2501 | bears a certain likeness to God's activity in what he has 2391 3, 2, 2, 2502 | transcendent mystery of God - the surpassing invisible 2392 3, 2, 2, 2502 | who "reflects the glory of God and bears the very stamp 2393 3, 2, 2, 2502 | This spiritual beauty of God is reflected in the most 2394 3, 2, 2, 2502 | most holy Virgin Mother of God, the angels, and saints. 2395 3, 2, 2, 2502 | prayer, and to the love of God, Creator and Savior, the 2396 3, 2, 2, 2504 | created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and 2397 3, 2, 2, 2513 | way the infinite beauty of God in works made by human hands. 2398 3, 2, 2, 2513 | dedication to the increase of God's praise and of his glory 2399 3, 2, 2, 2513 | s minds devoutly toward God" (SC 122).~ 2400 3, 2, 2, 2518 | heart, for they shall see God."306 "Pure in heart" refers 2401 3, 2, 2, 2518 | wills to the demands of God's holiness, chiefly in three 2402 3, 2, 2, 2518 | believing they may obey God, by obeying may live well, 2403 3, 2, 2, 2519 | promised that they will see God face to face and be like 2404 3, 2, 2, 2519 | precondition of the vision of God. Even now it enables us 2405 3, 2, 2, 2519 | enables us to see according to God, to accept others as "neighbors"; 2406 3, 2, 2, 2520 | disordered desires. With God's grace he will prevail ~- 2407 3, 2, 2, 2520 | seeks to find and to fulfill God's will in everything;312 ~- 2408 3, 2, 2, 2520 | turn aside from the path of God's commandments: "Appearance 2409 3, 2, 2, 2531 | heart will enable us to see God: it enables us even now 2410 3, 2, 2, 2531 | see things according to God.~ 2411 3, 2, 2, 2540 | humility:~Would you like to see God glorified by you? Then rejoice 2412 3, 2, 2, 2540 | immediately give glory to God. Because his servant could 2413 3, 2, 2, 2540 | in the merits of others, God will be praised.328~ 2414 3, 2, 2, 2541 | satisfies man's heart. ~The God of the promises always warned 2415 3, 2, 2, 2542 | to the conflict between God's Law which is the "law 2416 3, 2, 2, 2543 | now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart 2417 3, 2, 2, 2543 | it, the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ 2418 3, 2, 2, 2546 | Apostle gives an example of God's poverty when he says: " 2419 3, 2, 2, 2547 | about tomorrow.342 Trust in God is a preparation for the 2420 3, 2, 2, 2547 | the poor. They shall see God.~ 2421 3, 2, 2 | IV. "I Want to See God"~ 2422 3, 2, 2, 2548 | vision and beatitude of God. "The promise [of seeing 2423 3, 2, 2, 2548 | The promise [of seeing God] surpasses all beatitude.... 2424 3, 2, 2, 2548 | possess.... Whoever sees God has obtained all the goods 2425 3, 2, 2, 2549 | to obtain the good things God promises. In order to possess 2426 3, 2, 2, 2549 | possess and contemplate God, Christ's faithful mortify 2427 3, 2, 2, 2549 | cravings and, with the grace of God, prevail over the seductions 2428 3, 2, 2, 2550 | to perfect communion with God:~There will true glory be, 2429 3, 2, 2, 2550 | either from self or others. God himself will be virtue's 2430 3, 2, 2, 2550 | exist.... "I shall be their God and they will be my people...." 2431 3, 2, 2, 2550 | Apostle's words: "So that God may be all in all." God 2432 3, 2, 2, 2550 | God may be all in all." God himself will be the goal 2433 3, 2, 2, 2554 | abandonment to the providence of God.~ 2434 3, 2, 2, 2557 | 2557 "I want to see God" expresses the true desire 2435 3, 2, 2, 2557 | desire of man. Thirst for God is quenched by the water 2436 4, 1, 0, 2558 | Holy Spirit to the glory of God the Father (Part Three).~ 2437 4, 1, 0, 2558 | with the living and true God. This relationship is prayer.~ 2438 4, 1, 0, 2558 | trial and joy.1~Prayer as God's gift~ 2439 4, 1, 0, 2559 | one's mind and heart to God or the requesting of good 2440 4, 1, 0, 2559 | requesting of good things from God."2 ~But when we pray, do 2441 4, 1, 0, 2559 | Man is a beggar before God."6~ 2442 4, 1, 0, 2560 | If you knew the gift of God!"7 ~The wonder of prayer 2443 4, 1, 0, 2560 | arises from the depths of God's desire for us.~Whether 2444 4, 1, 0, 2560 | prayer is the encounter of God's thirst with ours. God 2445 4, 1, 0, 2560 | God's thirst with ours. God thirsts that we may thirst 2446 4, 1, 0, 2561 | to the plea of the living God: ~"They have forsaken me, 2447 4, 1, 0, 2561 | thirst of the only Son of God.11~Prayer as covenant~ 2448 4, 1, 0, 2562 | If our heart is far from God, the words of prayer are 2449 4, 1, 0, 2563 | others; ~only the Spirit of God can fathom the human heart 2450 4, 1, 0, 2563 | encounter, because as image of God we live in relation: ~it 2451 4, 1, 0, 2564 | covenant relationship between God and man in Christ. ~It is 2452 4, 1, 0, 2564 | Christ. ~It is the action of God and of man, springing forth 2453 4, 1, 0, 2564 | human will of the Son of God made man.~Prayer as communion~ 2454 4, 1, 0, 2565 | relationship of the children of God with their Father who is 2455 4, 1, 0, 2565 | presence of the thrice-holy God and in communion with him. ~ 2456 4, 1, 1, 2566 | 2566 Man is in search of God. In the act of creation, 2457 4, 1, 1, 2566 | In the act of creation, God calls every being from nothingness 2458 4, 1, 1, 2566 | his sin his likeness to God, man remains an image of 2459 4, 1, 1, 2566 | men's essential search for God.2~ 2460 4, 1, 1, 2567 | 2567 God calls man first. Man may 2461 4, 1, 1, 2567 | yet the living and true God tirelessly calls each person 2462 4, 1, 1, 2567 | In prayer, the faithful God's initiative of love always 2463 4, 1, 1, 2567 | is always a response. As God gradually reveals himself 2464 4, 1, 1, 2568 | of man, that is, between God's sorrowful call to his 2465 4, 1, 1, 2568 | done?"3 and the response of God's only Son on coming into 2466 4, 1, 1, 2568 | come to do your will, O God."4 Prayer is bound up with 2467 4, 1, 1, 2568 | is the relationship with God in historical events.~Creation - 2468 4, 1, 1, 2569 | describe this relationship with God as an offering of the first-born 2469 4, 1, 1, 2569 | Enosh, and as "walking with God.5 Noah's offering is pleasing 2470 4, 1, 1, 2569 | offering is pleasing to God, who blesses him and through 2471 4, 1, 1, 2569 | before him, "walks with God."6 This kind of prayer is 2472 4, 1, 1, 2569 | every living creature,7 God has always called people 2473 4, 1, 1, 2569 | revealed in the Old Testament.~God's promise and the prayer 2474 4, 1, 1, 2570 | 2570 When God calls him, Abraham goes 2475 4, 1, 1, 2570 | decisions are made according to God's will, is essential to 2476 4, 1, 1, 2570 | veiled complaint reminding God of his promises which seem 2477 4, 1, 1, 2570 | faith in the fidelity of God.~ 2478 4, 1, 1, 2571 | Because Abraham believed in God and walked in his presence 2479 4, 1, 1, 2571 | promise.11 After that, once God had confided his plan, Abraham' 2480 4, 1, 1, 2572 | asked to sacrifice the son God had given him. Abraham's 2481 4, 1, 1, 2572 | faith does not weaken (“God himself will provide the 2482 4, 1, 1, 2572 | for he "considered that God was able to raise men even 2483 4, 1, 1, 2572 | Prayer restores man to God's likeness and enables him 2484 4, 1, 1, 2572 | to share in the power of God's love that saves the multitude.16~ 2485 4, 1, 1, 2573 | 2573 God renews his promise to Jacob, 2486 4, 1, 1, 2574 | the one mediator between God and men, the man Christ 2487 4, 1, 1, 2575 | again the initiative is God's. From the midst of the 2488 4, 1, 1, 2575 | Christians alike. When "the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and 2489 4, 1, 1, 2575 | because he is the living God who wants men to live. God 2490 4, 1, 1, 2575 | God who wants men to live. God reveals himself in order 2491 4, 1, 1, 2575 | will to that of the Savior God. But in the dialogue in 2492 4, 1, 1, 2575 | in the dialogue in which God confides in him, Moses also 2493 4, 1, 1, 2576 | contemplative prayer by which God's servant remains faithful 2494 4, 1, 1, 2576 | mission. Moses converses with God often and at length, climbing 2495 4, 1, 1, 2576 | repeat the words of his God for their guidance. Moses " 2496 4, 1, 1, 2577 | intimacy with the faithful God, slow to anger and abounding 2497 4, 1, 1, 2577 | but for the people whom God made his own. Moses already 2498 4, 1, 1, 2577 | stands in the breach" before God in order to save the people.25 2499 4, 1, 1, 2577 | people and in the Church: God is love; he is therefore 2500 4, 1, 1, 2578 | prayer of the People of God flourishes in the shadow


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