what do you think of when you use the word church

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What do you think of when you use the word church? How much of this is biblical and how much is cultural? Please explain.

Mueller discusses the four marks (signs) of the church and what they mean for today’s church. Choose one and thoroughly discuss it and its meaning today.

What is the significance of the root meaning of the Greek word ekklesia for the Second Vatican Council’s teaching on the nature of the Church?

Identify and describe the four marks (or signs) of the Church. Explain how and why Catholicism sees these as critical elements for understanding the Church.

In what sense is the Church a sacrament?

answer each question seperately

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The Church
The word church
When I hear of the word church, the whole Christian faith and belief comes to mind. A
church acts as a uniting element for all Christians in the world. There are many races, tribes and
languages in the world which contribute a large amount of Christians. They are all brought
together by one element which is the church. Additionally, a church symbolizes the presence of
God where all Christians gather to worship. Therefore, the whole Christian faith is represented
by the church through which Christians can gather and carry out different religious activities. As
a place of worship, I also consider it holy and hence have a lot of respect to how I view or think
about the church.
Matthew 16:18: And I say also unto thee, that thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will
build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. This verse from the bible
shows that the church is biblical. It also supported by; for where two or three are gathered
together in...


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