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Ch. 16 & 17 Religion

Mr. Stickler's Religion Test Ch. 16 & 17 Test.

What Sacrament first frees us from sin? Baptism. (Pg. 190)
What is a vocation? God's call to serve him. (Pg. 190)
What does penance show God? That we are sorry for our sins and that we're sorry for turning away from God. (Pg. 190)
When did Habakkuk become a prophet? Between 605 and 597 B.C.E. (Pg. 190)
What is blasphemy? A thought, word, or act that refers to God without respect or reverence. (Pg. 191)
What is the common vocation that all Christians share? To grow in holiness and to become more like Jesus Christ. "To bring the good news of Jesus to others so that they, too, will love and follow him." (Pg. 191)
Why was the book of Baruch written? To bring comfort to people who had lost their homeland. (Pg. 191)
What, specifically, does the Book of Baruch talk about? Belief in the one true God, faithfulness to the law of Moses, repentance, and hope. (Pg. 191)
Who began a reform of religious practices in Judah, banning all false practices? Josiah. (Pg. 188)
What was the prophet Isiah's message to the people of Judah? He spoke out against all forms of idolatry and injustice. He also told them how to be faithful to God. (Pg. 185)
What was Micah's message to the people of Judah? He spoke out against false prophets. He preached that goodness lies in the practice of social justice and in faithfulness to the one true God. (Pg. 187)
What is a lamentation? "A sorrow that is expressed in the form of a poem." (Pg. 196)
What is a superstition? "The false belief that living creatures of things possess powers that in fact they do not have." (Pg. 196)
What does the Book of Lamentations express? What the people were feeling after the destruction of Jerusalem. (Pg. 196)
Who was the biblical writer of Lamentations? The prophet Jeremiah. (Pg. 196)
When did God's people begin to call themselves Jews? When they were exiled in Babylon after the final destruction of Jerusalem in 587 B.C.E. (Pg. 197 & 198)
How did the Babylonians treat the exiles? Very well, they were allowed to remain a community. (Pg. 198)
How can we define hope? "Hope is a gift from God that enables us to trust in God's promise to be with us always; it enables us to be confident in God's love and care for us." (Pg. 199)
Why can we call Jesus a "priest, prophet, and king." We can call him a priest because he offered a sacrifice that no one else could. We can call him a prophet because he delivered God's message of love and forgiveness. We can call him a king because of the care he gave to all his people. (Pg. 199)
What is a proverb? "A brief saying that gives wise advice. It makes a clear point that can be easily remembered." (Pg. 200)
What do the Wisdom books give us? Practical advice on how to live. (Some use proverbs to teach.) (Pg. 200)
What happened to Job? (Name two things.) 1.) He lost his children and his possessions, 2.) A dreadful disease took hold of his body. (Pg. 201)
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