1. God and His creation
a. God and his providence – He is a pure spirit, that is, He has no matter at all, and no parts.
b. The Holy Trinity – "Go teach all nations, baptizingthem in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit" (Matthew 28:19)
c. Creation and the Angels
d. Creation and the Fall of Man – Genesis 1:1 "In the beginning, Godcreated the heavens and the earth." This sin in us is called original sin. "The flesh lusts against the spirit, and the spirit against the flesh . . ." (Galatians 5:17).
2. Jesus Christ
i. Jesus Christ, God and Man –
1. Jesus is God
2. He Became Man
3. Jesus as Teacher
4. Jesus as Redeemer
5.Jesus as Founder
6. One Person
7. Two Natures
ii. Jesus Christ Died For Our Salvation
f. The Redemption Operated
8. Rebalance or restoration
9. The Redemption Shows God's Love for Man
10. Our participation in the subjective redemption
g. The Resurrectionv. Christ's Descent into Hell and His Resurrection
11. Heaven had been closed by the sin of Adam. The just among the dead could not enter heaven until Christ satisfied for man's sinand repaired its injuries.
h. The Ascension
vi. The Ascension of Christ and His Glorified Existence
3. The Holy Spirit
i. The Holy Spirit in the Trinity and His Mission inthe World
vii. "Sharers in the divine nature" (2 Peter 1:4).
j. The Gifts of the Holy Spirit in General
viii. Sanctifying graces are those that are aimed at making therecipient holy
ix. Charismatic – these graces are not aimed directly an making the recipient holy.
k. The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit
l. The Charismatic Gifts
4. The Blessed...