Catechism And The Relationship Between Man And God

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Religion plays a significant role in people’s lives as it guides the relationship between God and man, as observed in the various doctrines found in the Quran, the Bible, and many other religious publications. One of Christian religions, the Roman Catholic Church, has used the Bible to show that Jesus is the Christ, son of God, and Lord. The Church is an old religious institution established long before the civilization of many nations on earth. Moreover, it has a huge followership on many continents all over the world. The Catechism of the Catholic Church was promulgated by Pope John Paul II in the early 1990s. As a doctrine, it stipulates the beliefs that Catholic followers should observe. The arguments in this essay will seek to highlight what the Catechism of the Catholic Church says about Jesus Christ, the Son of God, and Lord.
In the New Testament, Jesus Christ as a character takes center stage in many parts of the Bible. In every account, his is revered and seen as the savior who came to the world to save the
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The name of Christ, therefore, plays a significant role in the relationship between man and God, as it unites divinity and human nature thus ending the age-old conflict that started at the creation of man, in the Garden of Eden. In Israel, priests invoked the name of the savior, after sprinkling the seat of mercy with the sacrificial blood, in the Holy of Holies. In the mercy seat, God presence was acknowledged and thus revered as well as the name of Christ, His Son as well (CCC 433). At the heart of many Catholics, the name of Christ takes center stage. As observed in all liturgical prayers, the conclusion often ends with the mention of Jesus Christ as Lord. Moreover, in the Hail Mary, the climax of the prayer can be observed when there is the mention of the words “Blessed is the fruit of your womb Jesus” (CCC

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