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Catechesis (education and teaching)

The ultimate goal of Christian catechesis is to prepare believers for holy life in Christ Jesus and preserve them for the day of salvation. The primary biblical tools to achieve this task are God's Word (2 Timothy 3:13), Mercy (Titus 2:11-13), and Law (Exodus 20; Matthew 5-7). 

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Christology (study of Christ)

The New Testament Christology studies the nature and significance of the person of Jesus Christ. Especially prominent is the understanding of Christological titles in the NT and their variations or emphasis among NT authors. The most important of these titles is the Messiah and the Son of God. In...

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Love and Affection

Primary expressions for the word love in the New Testament are two nouns ἀγαπη and φιλία, including their cognates.  These words are present in various contexts, creating a vi ant semantic range. In the bible, there exist another two words for love ἔρως and στοργή that are however present in...

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Pastoral Care (Cure of Souls)

The term pastoral care comes from latin cura animarum and from the activity itself. This ministry reflects Jesus' pastoral attributes in practical service to the world (neighbors). It is based on texts such as Matthew 22:37-40 or Matthew 25:35-40. Its primary goal is ministry towards Christians to...

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Apostles' Creed

The Apostles’ Creed is one of the most known summaries of the Christian faith. Its purpose was to publicly declare, teach and defend the Christian faith. Its significance was also important during the baptism to confess a personal faith. The creed has a trinitarian structure, divided into three...

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Nicene Creed

The Nicene Creed is a declaration of faith stated by the church fathers on the Council of Nicaea (325 AD). This is the first creed solving crucial doctrinal issues and church disunity. The purpose of the creed is to define orthodox Christianity against sentiments of heretical groups (such as...

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Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed

The Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed is a declaration of faith stated by the church fathers on the Council of Constantinople (381 AD). This creed is an extended update of the Nicene Creed (325 AD). The purpose of the creed is to define orthodox Christianity against sentiments of heretical groups...

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Rule of Faith (Regula Fidei)

The rule of faith is kind of a summary statement. It incorporates a set of doctrines based on Scripture. It was especially used as a unity statement in order to define Christianity (i.e. against gnostics), as a exegetical base, or as a baptismal formula. It can be found in various forms among the...

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Greek: Basic Vocabulary (300 Most Frequent Words )

The exercise contains words that occur 50 times or more in the New Testament. Mastering this vocabulary will give you an ability for basic reading of the New Testament in the Greek language.

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Hebrew: Basic Vocabulary (700 Most Frequent Words)

The exercise contains words that occur 50 times or more in the Old Testament. Mastering this vocabulary will give you an ability for basic reading of the Old Testament in the He ew language.

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Greek: Frequency Vocabulary (49-20 Occurrences)

The exercise contains words that occur between 49 to 20 times in the New Testament. Mastering this vocabulary will increase your ability for a more fluent reading of the New Testament in the Greek language.

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Hebrew: Frequency Vocabulary (49-30 Occurrences)

The exercise contains words that occur between 49 to 30 times in the Old Testament. Mastering this vocabulary will increase your ability for a more fluent reading of the Old Testament in the He ew language.

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Greek: Frequency Vocabulary (19-12 Occurrences)

The exercise contains words that occur between 19 to 12 times in the New Testament. Mastering this vocabulary will increase your ability for a more fluent reading of the New Testament in the Greek language.

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Hebrew: Frequency Vocabulary (29-20 Occurrences)

The exercise contains words that occur between 29 to 20 times in the Old Testament. Mastering this vocabulary will increase your ability for a more fluent reading of the Old Testament in the He ew language.

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Greek: Frequency Vocabulary (11-9 Occurrences)

The exercise contains words that occur between 11 to 9 times in the New Testament. Mastering this vocabulary will increase your ability for a more fluent reading of the New Testament in the Greek language.

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Hebrew: Frequency Vocabulary (19-15 Occurrences)

The exercise contains words that occur between 19 to 15 times in the Old Testament. Mastering this vocabulary will increase your ability for a more fluent reading of the Old Testament in the He ew language.

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