is the whole of duties prescribed by God for man.
there be a true morality without God and religion?
there can be no true morality without God and religion.
can there not be a true morality without God and religion?
can be no true morality without religion and God because God alone can
prescribe duties for mart and reward or punish them according to their
can we find our obligations to God?
find our obligations to God in the laws or commandments of God and His
are the laws or commandments of God?
laws or commandments of God are those, which are given to man through
reason, by Revelation and by the teachings of the Church.
is the internal recognition of right and wrong as revealed by God
through the Bible and the Church.
are the greatest Christian virtues?
greatest Christian virtues are: Faith, Hope, and Charity.
is the virtue infused in our
souls by God and by which we firmly believe all the truths the Church
teaches, and by which we have complete confidence in God.
denial of out faith pardonable?
denial of our faith is not pardonable. We should not deny it, even
under the threat of death.
we lose our faith or endanger it?
our faith or endanger it by neglecting our religions instructions and
practices, such as reading the Holy Bible, attending the Divine
Liturgy, having frequent Holy Communion; also we endanger our faith by
frequenting profane places and reading books that are harmful for our
the virtue by which we trust that God will give us His graces on this
earth and eternal happiness hereafter.
is our hope based on?
hope is based on God’s omnipotence, on His infinite goodness, on His
promises, and the merits of our Lord Jesus Christ.
we sin against hope?
against hope by despair and doubt, by presumption and deceit.
is love or charity?
is the greatest of the virtues by which we love God above all things
and our neighbors as ourselves for God’s sake.
does it mean to love God above all things?
God above all things means to love Him above all creatures and
sacrifice all things for His love, and never say or do anything against
should we love others as ourselves?
should love others as ourselves, because that is the commandment of
our Lord, Jesus Christ; because we are all created by the same Creator,
and because we are all saved by the Blood of Jesus Christ, and we are
Gods children and brothers and sisters.
can we express our love toward others?
express our love toward others by giving them moral and material help,
and by forgiving them all the wrongs committed against us.
are the other chief Christian virtues?
are prudence, justice, fortitude, temperance, piety, humility, chastity.
these virtues dispose us to lead good lives?
disposes us in all circumstances to form right judgments about what we
must do or not do.
disposes us to give every one what belongs to him.
disposes us to do what is good and to say what is right in spite of any
disposes us to control our desires and to use rightly the things, which
please our senses.
disposes us to love and worship God, as well as to honor and respect
disposes us to acknowledge our limitations.
or purity disposes us to be clean in soul and body.
are some other virtues?
which disposes us to do the will of our superiors.
which disposes us to tell the truth.
which disposes us to use worldly goods rightly.
which disposes us to bear up under trials and difficulties.
which disposes us to love and defend our country and to respect its
is mortal sin?
sin is a grievous offense against the law of God.
this sin called mortal?
sin is called mortal, or deadly, because it deprives the sinner of
sanctifying grace, the supernatural life of the soul.
else does mortal sin do to the soul?
the soul an enemy of God.
away the merit of all its good deeds.
it of the right to everlasting happiness in heaven.
it deserving of everlasting punishment in hell.
are the mortal sins?
are pride, envy, anger, sloth, covetousness, gluttony, and lust.
it venial sin?
sin is a less serious offense against the law of God, committed mostly
unwillingly and unknowingly.
-How does venial sin harm us?
Venial sin harms us by:
fervent in the service of God.
our power to resist mortal sin.
us deserving of God’s punishment.
can we keep from committing sin?
keep from committing sin by
that God is always with us.
that our bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit.
occupied with work or communal service.
resist lug the source of sin within us.
the occasions of sin.