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CATHOLIC BELIEFS

  1. To gain the happiness of heaven we must know, love, and serve God in this world. Man must know, love and serve God in a supernatural manner in order to gain happiness of heaven. Man is raised to the supernatural order only by grace, a free gift of God.
  2. We learn to know, love, and serve God from Jesus Christ, the Son of God, who teaches us through the Catholic Church.
  3. In order to be saved, all persons who have attained the use of reason must believe explicitly that God exist and that He rewards the good and punishes the wicked; in practice they must also believe in the mysteries of the Blessed Trinity and the Incarnation.
  4. By the Blessed Trinity we mean one and the same God in three divine persons, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.
  5. By the Incarnation is meant that the Son of God, retaining His divine nature, took to Himself a human nature, that is, a body and soul like ours.
  6. The Church is the congregation of all baptized persons united in the same true faith, the same sacrifice, and the same sacraments, under the authority of the Sovereign Pontiff and the bishops in communion with him.
  7. We find the chief truths taught by Jesus Christ through the Catholic Church in the Apostles' Creed.

THE COMMANDMENTS

 Besides believing what God has revealed, we must keep His law.

THE TWO GREAT COMMANDMENTS

These are the Two Great Commandments that contain the whole law of God

                                   

  I.   You shall love the Lord your God with your whole heart, and with  your whole soul, and with your whole mind, and with your whole strength

  II. You shall love your neighbor as Yourself.

 

To love God, our neighbor, and ourselves, we must keep the commandments of God and of the Church, and perform the spiritual and corporal works of mercy. Note: Reference Mark 12:30-.31
 


THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF GOD

 

1. I am the Lord your God; you shall not have strange gods before me.

Commands: faith, hope, love and worship of God, reverence for holy things, prayer.

Forbids: idolatry, superstition; spiritualism, sťances, astrology, fortune telling, Ouija boards and all occult practice; tempting God, sacrilege, attendance at false worship and overindulgence in worldly goods, money and amusements.

2. Thou shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain.

Commands: reverence in speaking about God and holy things; the keeping of oaths and vows.

Forbids: blasphemy, the irreverent use of God's name (i.e. Jesus, Jesus Christ's name), speaking disrespectfully of holy things, false, oaths, and the breaking vows.

3. Remember to keep holy the Lord's day.

Commands: going to Church on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation.

Forbids: missing Church through one's own fault; unnecessary servile work; public buying and selling; court trials.

4. Honor thy father and thy mother.

Commands: love, respect, obedience on the part of children; care on the part of parents for the spiritual and temporal welfare of their children; obedience to civil and religious superiors.

Forbids: hatred of parents and superiors; disrespect, disobedience.

5. Thou shall not kill.

Commands: safeguarding of one's own life and bodily welfare of that of others; controlling one's anger.

Forbids: unjust killing, suicide, abortion, euthanasia, artificial contraception, sterilization, fist fights, endangering life and limb of self or others, drugs and drunkenness.

6. Thou shall not commit adultery.

Commands: chastity in word and deed; avoidable occasions of sin, modesty in dress.

Forbids: pornography, bad movies, obscene speech, impure actions alone or with others, masturbation, fornication, homosexual acts, incest, bestiality.

7. Thou shall not steal.

Commands: respect for the property and rights of others; the paying of just debts; paying just wages to employees; integrity in public officials.

Forbids: theft, damage to the property of others; not paying just debts; not returning found or borrowed articles; giving unjust measure or weight in selling; not paying just wages; bribery; graft; cheating; fraud; accepting stolen property; not giving an honest day's work for wages received; violation of contracts.

8. Thou shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Commands: truthfulness, respect for the good name of others; the observance of secrecy when required.

Forbids: lying., injury to the good name of others, slander, tale bearing, rash judgment, contemptuous speech, and the violation of secrecy.

9. Thou shall not covet your neighbor's wife.

Commands: purity in thought.

Forbids: willful impure thoughts and desires.

10. Thou shall not covet you neighbor's goods.

Commands: respect for the rights and belongings of others.

Forbids: the desire to take, to keep, or to damage the property of others.

 

THE CHIEF COMMANDMENTS OR LAWS, OF THE CHURCH

  1. To assist at Mass on all Sundays and holy days of obligation.
  2. To fast and abstain on the days appointed.
  3. To confess our sins at least once a year in Lent.
  4. To receive Holy Communion during the Easter time.
  5. To contribute to the support of the Church.
  6. To observe the laws of the Church concerning marriage.

THE 7 SACRAMENTS (The Holy Mysteries)
I.    Baptism
II.  Confirmation (Chrismation)
III. Eucharist
IV. Penance (Confession, Reconciliation)
V.  Matrimony
VI. Holy Orders
VII.Extreme Unction (Annointing of the Sick)

Notes:
A Sacrament is defined as "an outward sign of inward grace" which was instituted by Christ Himself and receives its power from God, through the merits of Christ.

Baptism, Confirmation and the Eucharist are known as the "Sacraments of Initiation" because they initiate one into the life of the Church.

Baptism and Penance are known as the "Sacraments of the Dead" because before receiving them when needed, we are dead in sin.

Confirmation, Holy Eucharist, Extreme Unction, Holy Orders, and Matrimony are known as the "Sacraments of the Living" because one must be in a state of grace to receive them licitly and receive their fruits; they give additional grace to souls already spiritually alive.

Matrimony and Holy Orders are known as the "Social Sacraments" because they are designed primarily for the benefit of society and confer a social status.

Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Orders are the three Sacraments which leave an indelible mark on the recipient's soul and can never be repeated.

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THE 7 CORPORAL WORKS OF MERCY
I.   To feed the hungry
II.  To give drink to the thirsty
III. To clothe the naked
IV. To shelter the homeless
V.  To visit the sick
VI. To visit the imprisoned
VII.To bury the dead

Note:
Reference Matthew 25 and Tobias 12. "To visit the imprisoned" was originally listed as "to ransom the captives," referring to the ransoming of Christians taken prisoner during Moslem aggression.

THE 7 SPIRITUAL WORKS OF MERCY
I.   To counsel the doubtful
II.  To instruct the ignorant
III. To admonish the sinner
IV. To comfort the sorrowful
V.  To forgive all injuries
VI. To bear wrongs patiently
VII.To pray for the living and the dead
 

THE 3 EMINENT GOOD WORKS
I.   Prayer
II.  Fasting
III.Almsgiving

THE 7 GIFTS OF THE HOLY GHOST


 

 

I.    Wisdom: Helps us to see that the world is only a temporary place for us, that Heaven is our true home. It helps us to set our hearts on the things that really count in life, such as God, virtue, and prayer. Embodying all the other gifts, as charity embraces all the other virtues, Wisdom is the most perfect of the gifts. Of wisdom it is written "all good things came to me with her, and innumerable riches through her hands." It is the gift of Wisdom that strengthens our faith, fortifies hope, perfects charity, and promotes the practice of virtue in the highest degree. Wisdom enlightens the mind to discern and relish things divine, in the appreciation of which earthly joys lose their savor, whilst the Cross of Christ yields a divine sweetness according to the words of the Savior: "Take up thy cross and follow me, for my yoke is sweet and my burden light."


 

II.   Understanding : Gives us an insight in to the mysteries of faith and helps us to explain in the faith to others. Understanding, as a gift of the Holy Ghost, helps us to grasp the meaning of the truths of our holy religion. By faith we know them, but by Understanding we learn to appreciate and relish them. It enables us to penetrate the inner meaning of revealed truths and through them to be quickened to newness of life. Our faith ceases to be sterile and inactive, but inspires a mode of life that bears eloquent testimony to the faith that is in us; we begin to "walk worthy of God in all things pleasing, and increasing in the knowledge of God."

 


III.   Counsel : Helps us  make correct decisions about God's will for our lives. The gift of counsel endows the soul with supernatural prudence, enabling it to judge promptly and rightly what must be done, especially in difficult circumstances. Counsel applies the principles furnished by Knowledge and Understanding to the innumerable concrete cases that conform us in the course of our daily duty as parents, teachers, public servants, and Christian citizens. Counsel is supernatural common sense, a priceless treasure in the quest of salvation. "Above all these things, pray to the Most High, that He may direct thy way in truth."

 


IV.  Fortitude : Gives us the strength to be faithful to Christ even when it is difficult to do so. By the gift of Fortitude the soul is strengthened against natural fear, and supported to the end in the performance of duty. Fortitude imparts to the will an impulse and energy which move it to undertake without hesitancy the most arduous tasks, to face dangers, to trample under foot human respect, and to endure without complaint the slow martyrdom of even lifelong tribulation. "He that shall persevere unto the end, he shall be saved."

 


V.  Knowledge: Helps us to see everything in life in relation to God and eternity. The gift of Knowledge enables the soul to evaluate created things at their true worth- in their relation to God. Knowledge unmasks the pretense of creatures, reveals their emptiness, and points out their only true purpose as instruments in the service of God. It shoes us the loving care of God even in adversity, and directs us to glorify Him in every circumstance of life. Guided by its light, we put first things first, and prize the friendship of God beyond all else. "Knowledge is a fountain of life to him that possesseth it."

 

 

VI.   Piety : Inspires us to worship God and to love Him as our Father. The gift of Piety begets in our hearts a filial affection for God as our most loving Father. It inspires us to love and respect for His sake persons and things consecrated to Him, as well as those who are vested with His authority, His Blessed Mother and the Saints, the Church, our parents and superiors, our country and its rulers. He who is filled with the gift of Piety finds the practice of his religion, not a burdensome duty, but a delightful service. "Where there is love, there is no labor."

 


VII. Fear of the Lord : Shows us the evil of sin and helps us to live in God's grace. It is also called "wonder and awe" in God's presence because it reminds us that He is great and all powerful. The gift of Fear fills us with a sovereign respect for God, and makes us dread nothing so much as to offend Him by sin. It is a fear that arises, not from the thought of hell, but from sentiments of reverence and filial submission to our heavenly Father. It is the fear that is the beginning of wisdom, detaching us from worldly pleasures that could in any way separate us from God. "They that fear the Lord will prepare their hearts, and in sight will sanctify their souls."


 

Note:
See Isaias 11:1-3

CLASS OF GIFTS OF THE HOLY GHOST KNOWN  AS CHARISMATA

I.    Gift of speaking with wisdom
II.   Gift of speaking with knowledge
III.  Faith
IV.  Grace of healing
V.   Gift of miracles
VI.  Gift of prophecy
VII. Gift of discerning spirits
VIII Gift of tongues
IX.  Gift of interpreting speeches

Note:
See I Corinthians 12:6-11; I Corinthians 12:28-31; and Romans 12:6-8. The number of items in this class of Gifts of the Holy Ghost, properly called "charismata," is disputed among theologians. Some add: Gift of government, Gift of Helps, Gift of distributio, Gift of misericordia. The charismata were/are not necessary for individual sanctification, were/are not distributed to all Christians, and are to be subjected to authority and the proper ends for which they were given (I Corinthians 12-14).

THE 12 FRUITS OF THE HOLY GHOST


I.    Charity: Love for God and for others


II.   Joy: Happiness in living the Christian life


III.  Peace : Inner calmness, even in difficulties


IV.  Patience : Kindly putting up with the faults of others


V.   Benignity (Kindness) : Sympathy and concern for the needs of others


VI.  Goodness : Giving good example for the needs of others


VII. Longanimity (Longsuffering): Extraordinary patience in enduring suffering


VIII. Mildness : Being gentle in our words and deeds toward others


IX.  Faith (Fidelity) : Loyalty to God and the people we are committed to, such as one's parents, spouse, good friends


X.   Modesty : Respecting ourselves and others in conversations, dress, etc.


XI.  Continency: Proper balance in our desire for pleasure


XII. Chastity: Proper attitude toward others and control over our sexual desires

Note:
See Galatians 5:22-25 (three of these are not mentioned in some Greek and Latin manuscripts). The 12 Fruits of the Holy Ghost are the effects of the 7 Gifts of the Holy Ghost.

THE 3 THEOLOGICAL VIRTUES


Faith, Hope, Charity

Note: Reference I Corinthians 13:13. The Theological Virtues are called such because they are supernatural in origin, relate immediately to God, and can only be gained through His grace

THE 4 CARDINAL VIRTUES
Prudence
Justice
Fortitude
Temperance

Note: Reference Wisdom 8:7. The Cardinal Virtues, unlike the Theological Virtues, can be achieved by human effort.

THE 3 EVANGELICAL COUNSELS
Voluntary poverty
Perpetual chastity
Entire obedience

Note: The Evangelical Counsels, also called the Counsels of Perfection, are those precepts given by Christ that are not binding on all, but are binding on those who have a vocation to them. The 10 Commandments, the Precepts of the Church, the two Great Commandments, for ex., bind one and all, but the evangelical counsels do not. See Matthew 19:16-22 for the story of Christ's telling the young man what he needs to do in order to be saved, and then what he needs to do in order to be perfect -- two different things.

THE 6 PRECEPTS OF THE CHURCH

(THE DUTIES OF A CATHOLIC)


To go to Mass on Sundays and holy days and refrain from servile work
To go to Confession at least once a year (traditionally done during Lent)
To receive the Eucharist at least once a year, during the Easter Season (known as the "Easter duty")
To observe the days of fasting and abstinence
To help to provide for the needs of the Church
To obey the marriage laws of the Church

HOLY DAYS OF OBLIGATION IN ADDITION TO SUNDAYS

United States

Canada

England

Circumcision
Ascension
Assumption
All Saints
Imm. Conception
Christmas

Circumcision
Epiphany
Ascension
All Saints
Imm. Conception
Christmas

Circumcision
Epiphany
Ascension
Corpus Christi
SS Peter & Paul
Assumption
All Saints
Christmas

Ireland

Scotland

Australia

Circumcision
Epiphany
St. Patrick
Ascension
Corpus Christi
SS Peter & Paul
Assumption
All Saints
Imm. Conception
Christmas

Circumcision
Epiphany
St. Joseph
Ascension
Corpus Christi
SS Peter & Paul
Assumption
All Saints
Imm. Conception
Christmas

Circumcision
Ascension
Assumption
All Saints
Christmas

THE 3 POWERS OF THE SOUL
Memory
Intellect
Will

THE 4 PILLARS OF THE CATHOLIC FAITH
The Apostles Creed
The Seven Sacraments
The Ten Commandments
The Lord's Prayer

 

THE 3 PILLARS OF THE CHURCH'S AUTHORITY
Sacred Scripture
Sacred Tradition
Living Magisterium

 

THE 3 DUTIES OF THE ORDAINED
duty to teach

duty to sanctify
duty to shepherd

THE 3 PARTS OF THE CHURCH
The Church Militant (Christians on Earth)
The Church Suffering (Christians in Purgatory)
The Church Triumphant (Christians in Heaven)

THE 4 MARKS OF THE CHURCH
Unity
Sanctity
Catholicity
Apostolicity

Note: In the Nicene Creed we say that the Church is "One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic."

THE 12 APOSTLES
 

Peter

   formerly "Simon," renamed "Kepha" or "Cephas" by Our Lord; preached in Antioch, Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, and Asia Minor, Rome; headed Roman Church (was first Pope); crucified upside-down in Rome, Italy; relics at St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. Symbols: the Keys; upside-down Latin Cross; book. Feast: June 29 (along with St. Paul); August 1 (St. Peter's Chains).

Andrew

  Peter's brother; preached in Scythia; Epirus; Achaia; Hellas; Cappadocia, Galatia, and Bithynia, Scythian deserts, Byzantium;Thrace, Macedonia, Thessaly, and Achaia; crucified in Patrae in Achaia; relics at Cathedral of Amalfi, Italy. Symbols: X-shaped Cross; anchor; fish; fishing net. Feast: November 30.

James the Greater

  he and his brother (John) nicknamed by Jesus "Sons of Thunder" (Boanerges); a son of Zebedee; possibly preached in Spain; beheaded by Herod Agrippa I to please the Jews; relics at Compostela, Spain. Symbols: seashells; pilgrim's staff; scroll; book; floppy hat; trampling a Moor; mounted on horseback. Feast: July 25.

John

  he and his brother (James the Greater) nicknamed by Jesus "Sons of Thunder" (Boanerges); a son of Zebedee; the disciple whom Jesus loved; Evangelist; preached in Asia Minor (Ephesus). Symbols: chalice; eagle; serpent; sword; cauldron. Feast December 27.

Philip

  preached in Hieropolis in Asia (?); relics at church of the Dodici Apostoli in Rome, Italy. Symbols: basket of loaves; T-shaped Cross. Feast: May 11 (with St. James the Less)

Bartholomew

  preached in India, Mesopotamia, Persia, Egypt, Armenia, Lycaonia, Phrygia, shores of the Black Sea (?); beheaded or flayed alive and crucified, head downward in Albanopolis in Armenia; relics at St. Bartholomew-in-the-Island in Rome, Italy (?). Symbols: tanner's knife; flayed skin. Feast: August 24.

Matthew

  "Levi"; Evangelist; preached in Ethiopia to the south of the Caspian Sea (not Ethiopia in Africa), Persia and the kingdom of the Parthians, Macedonia, and Syria, and to the Hebrews generally (?). Symbols: angel/man/winged man holding a pen or inkwell; bag of coins, money bag, money box, or purse; spear; sword; halberd; lance. Feast: September 21.

Thomas

  "Didymus," meaning "Twin"; familiarly (not Scripturally) known as "Doubting Thomas"; preached in India; pierced through with spears by four soldiers at Syriac Mazdai. Symbols: T-square; spear. Feast December 21.

James the Less

  "James the Just" or "James the Younger"; son of Alphaeus (Clophas) and "brother of the Lord"; Bishop of Jerusalem Church; epistle writer; killed by Jews by being thrown off the Temple and clubbed to death. Symbols: fuller's club; book; windmill. Feast: May 11 (with St. Philip)

Jude

  "Thaddaeus"; "brother of James (the Less)"; epistle writer. Symbols: shown with medallion with profile of Jesus around his neck; shown with flame above his head; oar; boat; axe; book; pen. Feast: October 28 (with St. Simon).

Simon

  "Simon the Zealot" or "Simon the Canaanite." Symbols: fish(es); man being sawn in two longitudinally; saw; lance. Feast: October 28 (with St. Jude).

Judas Iscariot

  replaced after his suicide by Matthias (St. Matthias's Feast: February 24).

 Note: Matthias; disciple selected with Barsabas, after the Ascension, from those followers of Christ who were deemed qualified for appointment to the Apostleship vacant through the betrayal and death of Judas. After prayer and a solemn appeal to lots Matthias was chosen (Acts 1). As a disciple he had attended Christ from the Baptism until his Ascension. Details on his life and death vary; tradition maintains that he was stoned and beheaded  by the Jews that rejected Jesus as the Messiah, in Jerusalem. Feast day is Feb. 24th

THE 12 TRIBES OF ISRAEL
In order of their birth:


Reuben
Simeon
Levi
Judah
Zabulon
Issachar
Dan
Gad
Asher
Naphtali
Joseph (Menasseh and Ephraim)
Benjamin

 

THE 8 BEATITUDES


Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven
Blessed are the meek: for they shall posses the land
Blessed are they who mourn: for they shall be comforted
Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after justice: for they shall have their fill
Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy
Blessed are the clean of heart: for they shall see God
Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called children of God
Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice' sake, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven

Note: Reference Matthew 5:3-10.

 

THE 7 SORROWS AND 7 JOYS OF OUR LADY

Sorrows: Joys:
The Prophecy of Simeon (Luke 2:33-35) The Annunciation (Luke 1:27-38)
The Flight into Egypt (Matthew 3: 13-15) The Visitation (Luke 1:39-58)
The Loss of Jesus in the Temple (Luke 2:41-52) The Birth of Jesus (Luke 2:7)
The Meeting of Jesus and Mary on the Way of the Cross (John 19:17) The Adoration of the Magi (Matthew 2:7-11)
The Crucifixion (John 19:25-30) The Finding of Jesus in the Temple (Luke 2:46)
The Taking Down of the Body of Jesus from the Cross (John 19: 31-37) The Resurrection of Our Lord (John 20:1-9)
Jesus laid in the Tomb (John 19:38-42) The Assumption and Coronation of the Blessed Virgin (Apocalypse 12)

THE 7 SORROWS AND 7 JOYS OF ST. JOSEPH

Sorrows: Joys:
The doubt of Saint Joseph (Matthew 1:19) The Message of the Angel (Matthew 1:20)
The poverty of Jesus' birth (Luke 2:7) Jesus' Birth itself (Luke 2:7)
The Circumcision (Luke 2:21) The Holy Name of Jesus (Matthew 1:25)
Simeon's prophecy that many would be lost (Luke 2:34) Simeon's prophecy that many would rise (Luke 2:34)
The flight into Egypt (Matthew 2:13-14) The Overthrow of Idols (Isaias 19:1)
The return from Egypt (Matthew 2:22) Life with Mary and Jesus (Luke 2:39)
The loss of the Child Jesus (Luke 2:45) The Finding of Jesus in the Temple (Luke 2:46)

THE ORDER OF CREATION
 

First Day:

Heaven and a formless, water-covered Earth, then Light

Second Day:

The Firmament of Heaven

The Third Day:

Separation of the waters on earth to form the dry land and seas; then grass, herbs, and fruit trees

The Fourth Day:

Sun, Moon and Stars

The Fifth Day:

Creatures of the waters and of the air

The Sixth Day:

Creatures of the land, then Man

Note: God, Who is of the supernatural order, created the natural and preternatural (e.g., the angelic) orders out of nothing (ex nihilo), in time ("in the beginning"), and for His own pleasure. Only God can "create," and because of this, it is actually rather blasphemous to refer to man as "creating" anything. Man can produce, re-produce, manufacture, form, fashion, design, shape, or make -- but he cannot bring into existence anything out of nothing.

THE 9 CHOIRS OF ANGELS
In ascending order:

TYPE THEIR DUTIES AS ANGELS
Angels  God gave us as our guardian angels, and they are said to be our personality perfected
Archangels  Assist in teaching the faith
Principalities  Created to watch over parishes
Powers  Guardian angels of priest
Virtues  Created to assist those who strive for a particular virtue
Dominations  Help us to overcome our sinful behaviors, during Lent they help us to practice penance
Thrones  Created to watch over lawful leaders
Cherubim  Created to adore God
Seraphim  Created to adore God


Note: The Choir of Angels is divided into three triads with specific concerns: 

The 1st triad:

Angels, Archangels, and Principalities: concern themselves with the minute ordering of the universe and specific causes, including the welfare of people. Each human being, each church, and each country has a Guardian Angel. The Feast of the Guardian Angels is October 2.

The 2nd triad:

Powers, Virtues and Dominations: known as the "angels of creation" because they concern themselves with the ordering of the universe and a plurality of causes.

The 3rd triad:

Thrones, Cherubim, and Seraphim: concern themselves with contemplating the glory of God. It is the 6-winged Seraphim who sing the Sanctus, "Holy, Holy, Holy Lord God of Hosts" (Isaias 6:3).

Angels (the word means "Messengers") are pure spirits, created before man, who were given one choice at the beginning of Creation: the Kingdom of God -- or the Absence of God, which is the Kingdom of Satan, the first Angel who rebelled.

There are 7 Archangels (Tobias 12:15). We know the names of 3 of them from Scripture:
 

bulletMichael (Daniel, Epistle of St. Jude, Apocalypse of St. John), whose name means "Who is like God" and whose Feast is September 29;
bulletGabriel (Daniel and Luke), whose name means "Strength of God" and whose Feast is March 24; and
bulletRaphael (Tobias), whose name means "Medicine of God" and whose Feast is October 24.

The apocryphal Book of Enoch lists the other 4 as:

bulletUriel;
bulletRaguel;
bulletSariel; and
bulletJeramiel.

THE 3 LEVELS OF REVERENCE

Dulia: the reverence we give to Saints
Hyperdulia: the reverence we give to Mary as the greatest of Saints and Mother of God
Latria: the reverence and worship we give to God alone

THE 7 LAST WORDS OF CHRIST

Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.   (Luke 23:34)
Amen I say to thee: This day thou shalt be with me in paradise.   (Luke 23:43)
Woman, behold thy son. . . .Behold thy mother.   (John 19:26-27)
Eli, Eli, lamma sabacthani? (My God, My God, why hast Thou forsaken me?)   (Matthew 27:46, ref. Psalm 21)
I thirst.   (John 19:28)
It is consummated.   (John 19:30)
Father, into Thy hands I commend my spirit.   (Luke 23:46, ref. Psalm 30:6)

THE 4 LAST THINGS TO REMEMBER
Death
Judgment
Heaven
Hell


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