What plan does God have for mankind?

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In general, God’s plan for us is the carrying out of our Salvation, which is to culminate in forming His faithful followers to become one in mind and will with Him for all eternity. Thus, we become permanent members of the new People of God, with Jesus as our Head—we become the “Whole Christ.” In the Creed we say, “He …

Is Jesus Christ the center of all God’s saving work?

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Yes, Jesus Christ is the center of all of God’s saving work, because the Father chose Him to be so in view of His Incarnation, birth, Death, and Resurrection. Jesus Christ became man so that He might save all men and re-establish in Himself all things which were hurt by the fall of man. Thus, by His Death and Resurrection, …

How did Jesus Christ show the power He has as the Son of God?

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Jesus’ power as the Son of God was revealed to us through His Resurrection. Jesus raised Himself from the dead on the third day as He had promised He would. His Resurrection gave the final proof that He was God’s Son. Until the Resurrection, He remained humbly obedient even unto death, and by gloriously raising Himself from the dead, He …

Why is the Resurrection of our Lord so important?

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The Resurrection of our Lord is very important because it not only confirms the Church’s faith, but is the central mystery through which God calls us to life everlasting. The Church celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus with great joy. Not only on Easter, but every Sunday of the year is a celebration of our Lord’s Resurrection. This is the day …

Why does the Resurrection of Jesus play a central part in the life of faith?

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The Resurrection plays a central part in the life of faith because it is the key event underlying the Church’s faith in Jesus as Savior and Redeemer. The historical, bodily, and perpetual resurrection of Jesus from the dead is evidence that Jesus has conquered mankind’s enemies of sin and death. The Resurrection also confirms that all Jesus taught about His …

What was the Easter proclamation?

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The Easter proclamation was the words of the angel to the holy women, “He is not here, but has risen” (Luke 24:5).

How did Jesus lead His Apostles to faith in His Resurrection?

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Jesus led His Apostles to believe in His Resurrection by His being present among His followers for forty days in His resurrected and glorified body, by eating with them, by speaking to them, and by allowing Himself to be touched and felt. Clearly He, Whom they saw, touched, and heard, was neither a disembodied spirit nor an illusion.