God's Role
Sin

100

To return God's love; to help us return God's love; to teach us who we are; to show us how we should act as images of God.
Why did God the Son become man?

100

Commit a sin.
What is knowing something is wrong and freely choosing to do it anyway.

200

The 10 Commandments.
What teaches us to act as images of God?

200

Venial sin.
What is a less serious offense against love that weakens our relationship with God and weakens God's grace in us?

300

It helps us become holy.
Why do we call God's life in us "sanctifying grace?"

300

Mortal sin.
What is a sin that is so serious that it severs our relationship with God completely and causes us to lose sanctifying grace?

400

Their love was not strong enough, so they were totally dependent on God's love to save them.
Why couldn't Adam and Eve reconcile themselves to God?

400

The action must be a serious offense. We must know the action is serious. We must freely choose to do it anyway.
What are the three conditions for a sin to be a mortal sin?

500

The suffering and death of Jesus.
What act of merciful love regained our friendship with God?

500

The Sacrament of Reconciliation.
What is the Sacrament through which our relationship with God can be healed?