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Ch 11 Religion 8

The Church Grows

What did Paul do? made many missionary journeys, wrote many letters that are in the New Testament
How was Saul converted? Jesus called to him on the road to Damascus and asked, "Why are you persecuting me?" Saul became blind and Ananias cured and baptized him.
What is conversion? a change of heart, to turn away from yourself and toward Jesus
Why was Saul's conversion important to the Church? He spread the Good News to many people. He became the apostle to the Gentiles. He wrote epistles.
letters in the New Testament originally sent to a community or an individual telling how Christians can apply the message of Jesus to daily life epistles
Sins that can lead us to more serious sin. They are pride, avarice (greed), envy, wrath (anger), gluttony, lust, and sloth. capital sins
What conversion do we undergo? To live like his disciples and as brothers and sisters to one another.
If we turn away from Jesus, how can we return to Him? Sacrament of Reconciliation
How did the Spirit communicate to Peter, that Gentiles were to be accepted? Peter had a vision. Then Cornelius, a Gentile, invited him to his house. Cornelius had been told by a man in dazzling robes to send for Peter.
What did the Holy Spirit ask of Paul and Barnabas? missionary journeys
Why was Antioch important? Peter formed a large Gentile and Jewish church in Antioch. There, the disciples were first called "Christians".
What did Paul do after his conversion? Paul journeyed throughout the Roman Empire proclaiming Jesus Christ as Savior. He founded Christian communities. He wrote epistles to keep in touch and instruct the communities correcting faults and praising their faith.
Which letters did Paul write? Colossians, Philemon, Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Philippians, Galatians, 1 and 2 Thessalonians
What was the problem that needed to be resolved at the Council of Jerusalem? Whether or not Gentile converts needed to follow Jewish law.
What did the Council decide is the essential teaching of Jesus? to be a Christian, one needs faith in Jesus and Baptism
What is an ecumenical council? a gathering of Catholic Bishops from the entire world meeting under the leadership of the pope and his delegates to discuss pastoral, legal, doctrinal issues
When was the last Ecumenical Council? Second Vatican Council 1962 - 1965
Who helps us to witness each day of our lives in truthful words and deeds? the Holy Spirit
First Bishop of Rome Peter
First Church Council Jerusalem
How many accounts of Paul's conversion can be found in the New Testament? four
At first Christians were considered a branch of __________. Judaism
Best supporter of the early Church. Holy Spirit
First Gentile to be baptized. Cornelius
First martyr of the Church. Stephen
Period in the Church ended with the death of John. apostolic era
All the apostles were martyred except _______. John
Two centers of Christianity at the time of Paul Rome and Antioch
"Why are you persecuting me?" What does Jesus' question mean? Jesus identifies himself with members of his Church.
Peter formed a Church in ________, one of the world's greatest cities at the time. Antioch
During the movement away from Jerusalem, this became the center of Christianity. Rome
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