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CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
SECOND EDITION

Table of Contents

Paragraphs Part / Section / Chapter / Paragraph / Article
  APOSTOLIC LETTER
  APOSTOLIC CONSTITUTION
1-25 PROLOGUE
1-3 I. The Life of Man - To Know and Love God
4-10 II. Handing on the Faith: Catechesis
11-12 III. The Aim and Intended Readership of This Catechism
13-17 IV. Structure of This Catechism
18-22 V. Practical Directions for Using This Catechism
23-25 VI. Necessary Adaptations
26-1065 PART ONE - THE PROFESSION OF FAITH
26-184 SECTION ONE: "I BELIEVE" - "WE BELIEVE"
27-49 CHAPTER ONE: MAN'S CAPACITY FOR GOD
27-30 I. The Desire for God
31-35 II. Ways of Coming to Know God
36-38 III. The Knowledge of God According to the Church
39-43 IV. How Can We Speak about God?
44-49 IN BRIEF
50-141 CHAPTER TWO: GOD COMES TO MEET MAN
51-73 ARTICLE 1: THE REVELATION OF GOD
51-53 I. God Reveals His "Plan of Loving Goodness"
54-64 II. The Stages of Revelation
65-67 III. Christ Jesus - "Mediator and Fullness of All Revelation"
68-73 IN BRIEF
74-100 ARTICLE 2: THE TRANSMISSION OF DIVINE REVELATION
75-79 I. Apostolic Tradition
80-83 II. The Relationship between Tradition and Sacred Scripture
84-95 III. The Interpretation of the Heritage of Faith
96-100 IN BRIEF
101-141 ARTICLE 3: SACRED SCRIPTURE
101-104 I. Christ - The unique Word of Sacred Scripture
105-108 II. Inspiration and Truth of Sacred Scripture
109-119 III. The Holy Spirit, Interpreter of Scripture
120-130 IV. The Canon of Scripture
131-133 V. Sacred Scripture in the Life of the Church
134-141 IN BRIEF
142-184 CHAPTER THREE: MAN'S RESPONSE TO GOD
144-165 ARTICLE 1: I BELIEVE
144-149 I. The Obedience of Faith
150-152 II. "I Know Whom I Have Believed"
153-165 III. The Characteristics of Faith
166-184 ARTICLE 2: WE BELIEVE
168-169 I. "Lord, Look Upon the Faith of Your Church"
170-171 II. The Language of Faith
172-175 III. Only One Faith
176-184 IN BRIEF
The Credo Chart
185-1065 SECTION TWO: THE PROFESSION OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH
185-197 The Creeds
198-421 CHAPTER ONE: I BELIEVE IN GOD THE FATHER
199-421 ARTICLE 1: "I BELIEVE IN GOD THE FATHER ALMIGHTY, CREATOR OF HEAVEN AND EARTH"
199-231 Paragraph 1. I Believe in God
200-202 I. "I Believe in One God"
203-213 II. God Reveals His Name
214-221 III. God, "He Who Is," Is Truth and Love
222-227 IV. The Implications of Faith in One God
228-231 IN BRIEF
232-267 Paragraph 2. The Father
232-237 I. "In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit"
238-248 II. The Revelation of God as Trinity
249-256 III. The Holy Trinity in the Teaching of the Faith
257-260 IV. The Divine Works and the Trinitarian Missions
261-267 IN BRIEF
268-278 Paragraph 3. The Almighty
275-278 IN BRIEF
279-324 Paragraph 4. The Creator
282-289 I. Catechesis on Creation
290-292 II. Creation - Work of the Holy Trinity
293-294 III. "The World Was Created for the Glory of God"
295-301 IV. The Mystery of Creation
302-314 V. God Carries Out His Plan: Divine Providence
315-324 IN BRIEF
325-355 Paragraph 5. Heaven and Earth
328-336 I. The Angels
337-349 II. The Visible World
350-354 IN BRIEF
355-384 Paragraph 6. Man
356-361 I. "In the Image of God"
362-368 II. "Body and Soul but Truly One"
369-373 III. "Male and Female He Created Them"
374-379 IV. Man in Paradise
380-384 IN BRIEF
385-421 Paragraph 7. The Fall
386-390 I. Where Sin Abounded, Grace Abounded All the More
391-395 II. The Fall of the Angels
396-409 III. Original Sin
410-412 IV. "You Did Not Abandon Him to the Power of Death"
413-421 IN BRIEF
422-682 CHAPTER TWO: I BELIEVE IN JESUS CHRIST, THE ONLY SON OF GOD
430-455 ARTICLE 2: "AND IN JESUS CHRIST, HIS ONLY SON, OUR LORD"
430-435 I. Jesus
436-440 II. Christ
441-445 III. The Only Son of God
446-451 IV. Lord
452-455 IN BRIEF
456-570 ARTICLE 3: "HE WAS CONCEIVED BY THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, AND WAS BORN OF THE VIRGIN MARY"
456-483 Paragraph 1. The Son of God Became Man
456-460 I. Why Did the Word Become Flesh?
461-463 II. The Incarnation
464-469 III. True God and True Man
470-478 IV. How Is the Son of God Man?
479-483 IN BRIEF
484-512 Paragraph 2. "Conceived by the Power of the Holy Spirit and Born of the Virgin Mary"
484-486 I. Conceived by the Power of the Holy Spirit. . .
487-507 II. . . .Born of the Virgin Mary
508-511 IN BRIEF
512-570 Paragraph 3. "The Mysteries of Christ's Life"
514-521 I. Christ's Whole Life Is Mystery
522-534 II. The Mysteries of Jesus' Infancy and Hidden Life
535-560 III. The Mysteries of Jesus' Public Life
561-570 IN BRIEF
571-630 ARTICLE 4: "JESUS CHRIST SUFFERED UNDER PONTIUS PILATE, WAS CRUCIFIED, DIED, AND WAS BURIED"
574-594 Paragraph 1. Jesus and Israel
577-582 I. Jesus and the Law
583-586 II. Jesus and the Temple
587-591 III. Jesus and Israel's Faith in the One God and Savior
592-594 IN BRIEF
595-630 Paragraph 2. Jesus Died Crucified
595-598 I. The Trial of Jesus
599-605 II. Christ's Redemptive Death in God's Plan of Salvation
606-618 III. Christ Offered Himself to his Father for Our Sins
619-623 IN BRIEF
624-628 Paragraph 3. Jesus Christ Was Buried
629-630 IN BRIEF
631-658 ARTICLE 5: "HE DESCENDED INTO HELL ON THE THIRD DAY HE ROSE AGAIN"
632-635 Paragraph 1. Christ Descended into Hell
636-637 IN BRIEF
638-658 Paragraph 2. On the Third Day He Rose from the Dead
639-647 I. The Historical and Transcendent Event
648-650 II. The Resurrection - A Work of the Holy Trinity
651-655 III. The Meaning and Saving Significance of the Resurrection
656-658 IN BRIEF
659-667 ARTICLE 6: "HE ASCENDED INTO HEAVEN AND IS SEATED AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE FATHER"
665-667 IN BRIEF
668-682 ARTICLE 7: "FROM THENCE HE WILL COME AGAIN TO JUDGE THE LIVING AND THE DEAD"
668-677 I. He Will Come Again in Glory
678-679 II. To Judge the Living and the Dead
680-686 IN BRIEF
683-1065 CHAPTER THREE: I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY SPIRIT
687-747 ARTICLE 8: "I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY SPIRIT"
689-690 I. The Joint Mission of the Son and the Spirit
691-701 II. The Names, Titles, and Symbols of the Holy Spirit
702-716 III. God's Spirit and Word in the Time of the Promises
717-730 IV. The Spirit of Christ in the Fullness of Time
731-741 V. The Spirit and the Church in the Last Days
742-747 IN BRIEF
748-975 ARTICLE 9: "I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY CATHOLIC CHURCH"
751-780 Paragraph 1. The Church in God's Plan
751-757 I. Names and Images of the Church
758-769 II. The Church's Origin, Foundation, and Mission
770-776 III. The Mystery of the Church
777-780 IN BRIEF
781-810 Paragraph 2. The Church - People of God, Body of Christ, Temple of the Holy Spirit
781-786 I. The Church - People of God
787-796 II. The Church - Body of Christ
797-801 III. The Church is the Temple of the Holy Spirit
802-810 IN BRIEF
811-870 Paragraph 3. The Church is One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic
813-822 I. The Church Is One
823-829 II. The Church Is Holy
830-856 III. The Church Is Catholic
857-865 IV. The Church Is Apostolic
866-870 IN BRIEF
871-945 Paragraph 4. Christ's Faithful - Hierarchy, Laity, Consecrated Life
874-896 I. The Hierarchical Constitution of the Church
897-913 II. The Lay Faithful
914-933 III. The Consecrated Life
934-945 IN BRIEF
946-962 Paragraph 5. The Communion of Saints
949-953 I. Communion in Spiritual Goods
954-959 II. The Communion of the Church of Heaven and Earth
960-962 IN BRIEF
963-975 Paragraph 6. Mary - Mother of Christ, Mother of the Church
964-970 I. Mary's Motherhood with Regard to the Church
971 II. Devotion to the Blessed Virgin
972 III. Mary - Eschatological Icon of the Church
973-975 IN BRIEF
976-987 ARTICLE 10: "I BELIEVE IN THE FORGIVENESS OF SINS"
977-980 I. One Baptism for the Forgiveness of Sins
981-983 II. The Power of the Keys
984-987 IN BRIEF
988-1019 ARTICLE 11: "I BELIEVE IN THE RESURRECTION OF THE BODY"
992-1004 I. Christ's Resurrection and Ours
1005-1014 II. Dying in Jesus Christ
1015-1019 IN BRIEF
1020-1065 ARTICLE 12: "I BELIEVE IN LIFE EVERLASTING"
1021-1022 I. The Particular Judgement
1023-1029 II. Heaven
1030-1032 III. The Final Purification, or Purgatory
1033-1037 IV. Hell
1038-1041 V. The Last Judgement
1042-1050 VI. The Hope of the New Heaven and the New Earth
1051-1060 IN BRIEF
1061-1065 "Amen"
1066-1690 PART TWO - THE CELEBRATION OF THE CHRISTIAN MYSTERY
1076-1209 SECTION ONE: THE SACRAMENTAL ECONOMY
1077-1134 CHAPTER ONE: THE PASCHAL MYSTERY IN THE AGE OF THE CHURCH
1077-1112 ARTICLE 1: THE LITURGY - WORK OF THE HOLY TRINITY
1077-1083 I. The Father - Source and Goal of the Liturgy
1084-1090 II. Christ's Work in the Liturgy
1091-1109 III. The Holy Spirit and the Church in the Liturgy
1110-1112 IN BRIEF
1113-1134 ARTICLE 2: THE PASCHAL MYSTERY IN THE CHURCH'S SACRAMENTS
1114-1116 I. The Sacraments of Christ
1117-1121 II. The Sacraments of the Church
1122-1126 III. The Sacraments of Faith
1127-1129 IV. The Sacraments of Salvation
1130 V. The Sacraments of Eternal Life
1131-1134 IN BRIEF
1135-1209 CHAPTER TWO: THE SACRAMENTAL CELEBRATION
1136-1199 ARTICLE 1: CELEBRATING THE CHURCH'S LITURGY
1136-1144 I. Who Celebrates?
1145-1162 II. How Is the Liturgy Celebrated?
1163-1178 III. When Is the Liturgy Celebrated?
1179-1186 IV. Where Is the Liturgy Celebrated?
1187-1199 IN BRIEF
1200-1209 ARTICLE 2: LITURGICAL DIVERSITY AND THE UNITY OF THE MYSTERY
1207-1209 IN BRIEF
1210-1690 SECTION TWO: THE SEVEN SACRAMENTS OF THE CHURCH
1212-1419 CHAPTER ONE: THE SACRAMENTS OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION
1213-1284 ARTICLE 1: THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM
1214-1216 I. What Is the Sacrament Called?
1217-1228 II. Baptism in the Economy of Salvation
1229-1245 III. How Is the Sacrament of Baptism Celebrated?
1246-1255 IV. Who Can Receive Baptism?
1256 V. Who Can Baptize?
1257-1261 VI. The Necessity of Baptism?
1262-1274 VII. The Grace of Baptism
1275-1284 IN BRIEF
1285-1321 ARTICLE 2: THE SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION
1286-1292 I. Confirmation in the Economy of Salvation
1293-1301 II. The Signs and the Rite of Confirmation
1302-1305 III. The Effects of Confirmation
1306-1311 IV. Who Can Receive This Sacrament?
1312-1314 V. The Minister of Confirmation
1315-1321 IN BRIEF
1322-1419 ARTICLE 3: THE SACRAMENT OF THE EUCHARIST
1324-1327 I. The Eucharist - Source and Summit of the Ecclesial Life
1328-1332 II. What Is This Sacrament Called?
1333-1344 III. The Eucharist in the Economy of Salvation
1345-1355 IV. The Liturgical Celebration of the Eucharist
1356-1381 V. The Sacramental Sacrifice: Thanksgiving, Memorial, Presence
1382-1401 VI. The Pascal Banquet
1402-1405 VII. The Eucharist - "Pledge of the Glory to Come"
1406-1419 IN BRIEF
1420-1532 CHAPTER TWO: THE SACRAMENTS OF HEALING
1422-1498 ARTICLE 4: THE SACRAMENT OF PENANCE AND RECONCILIATION
1423-1424 I. What Is This Sacrament Called?
1425-1426 II. Why a Sacrament of Reconciliation after Baptism?
1427-1429 III. The Conversion of the Baptized
1430-1433 IV. Interior Penance
1424-1439 V. The Many Forms of Penance in Christian Life
1440-1449 VI. The Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation
1450-1460 VII. The Acts of the Penitent
1461-1467 VIII. The Minister of This Sacrament
1468-1470 IX. The Effects of This Sacrament
1471-1479 X. Indulgences
1480-1484 XI. The Celebration of the Sacrament of Penance
1485-1498 IN BRIEF
1499-1532 ARTICLE 5: THE ANOINTING OF THE SICK
1500-1513 I. It's Foundation in the Economy of Salvation
1514-1516 II. Who Receives and Who Administers This Sacrament?
1517-1519 III. How Is This Sacrament Celebrated?
1520-1523 IV. The Effects of the Celebration of This Sacrament
1524-1525 V. Viaticum, the Last Sacrament of the Christian
1526-1532 IN BRIEF
1533-1666 CHAPTER THREE: THE SACRAMENTS AT THE SERVICE OF COMMUNION
1536-1600 ARTICLE 6: THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY ORDERS
1537-1538 I. Why Is This Sacrament Called "Orders"?
1539-1553 II. The Sacramant of Holy Orders in the Economy of Salvation
1554-1571 III. The Three Degrees of the Sacrament of Holy Orders
1572-1574 IV. The Celebration of This Sacrament
1575-1576 V. Who Can Confer This Sacrament?
1577-1580 VI. Who Can Receive This Sacrament?
1581-1589 VII. The Effects of the Sacrament of Holy Orders
1590-1600 IN BRIEF
1601-1666 ARTICLE 7: THE SACRAMENT OF MATRIMONY
1602-1620 I. Marriage in God's Plan
1621-1624 II. The Celebration of Marriage
1625-1637 III. Matrimonial Consent
1638-1642 IV. The Effects of the Sacrament of Matrimony
1643-1654 V. The Goods and Requirements of Conjugal Love
1655-1658 VI. The Domestic Church
1659-1666 IN BRIEF
1667-1690 CHAPTER FOUR: OTHER LITURGICAL CELEBRATIONS
1667-1679 ARTICLE 1: SACRAMENTALS
1677-1679 IN BRIEF
1680-1690 ARTICLE 2: CHRISTIAN FUNERALS
1681-1683 I. The Christian's Last Passover
1684-1690 II. The Celebration of Funerals
1691-2557 PART THREE - LIFE IN CHRIST
1699-2051 SECTION ONE: MAN'S VOCATION: LIFE IN THE SPIRIT
1700-1876 CHAPTER ONE: THE DIGNITY OF THE HUMAN PERSON
1701-1715 ARTICLE 1: MAN: THE IMAGE OF GOD
1710-1715 IN BRIEF
1716-1729 ARTICLE 2: OUR VOCATION TO BEATITUDE
1716-1717 I. The Beatitudes
1718-1719 II. The Desire for Happiness
1720-1724 III. Christian Beatitude
1725-1729 IN BRIEF
1730-1748 ARTICLE 3: MAN'S FREEDOM
1731-1738 I. Freedom and Responsibility
1739-1742 II. Human Freedom in the Economy of Salvation
1743-1748 IN BRIEF
1749-1761 ARTICLE 4: THE MORALITY OF HUMAN ACTS
1750-1754 I. The Sources of Morality
1755-1756 II. Good Acts and Evil Acts
1757-1761 IN BRIEF
1762-1775 ARTICLE 5: THE MORALITY OF THE PASSIONS
1763-1766 I. Passions
1767-1770 II. Passions and Moral Life
1771-1775 IN BRIEF
1776-1802 ARTICLE 6: MORAL CONSCIENCE
1777-1782 I. The Judgement of Conscience
1783-1785 II. The Formation of Conscience
1786-1789 III. To Choose in Accord with Conscience
1790-1794 IV. Erroneous Judgement
1795-1802 IN BRIEF
1803-1845 ARTICLE 7: THE VIRTUES
1804-1811 I. The Human Virtues
1812-1829 II. The Theological Virtues
1830-1832 III. The Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit
1833-1845 IN BRIEF
1846-1876 ARTICLE 8: SIN
1846-1848 I. Mercy and Sin
1849-1851 II. The Definition of Sin
1852-1853 III. The Different Kinds of Sins
1854-1864 IV. The Gravity of Sin: Mortal and Venial Sin
1865-1869 V. The Proliferation of Sin
1870-1876 IN BRIEF
1877-1948 CHAPTER TWO: THE HUMAN COMMUNITY
1878-1896 ARTICLE 1: THE PERSON AND SOCIETY
1878-1885 I. The Communal Character of the Human Vocation
1886-1889 II. Conversion and Society
1890-1896 IN BRIEF
1897-1927 ARTICLE 2: PARTICIPATION IN SOCIAL LIFE
1897-1904 I. Authority
1905-1912 II. The Common Good
1913-1917 III. Responsibility and Participation
1918-1927 IN BRIEF
1928-1948 ARTICLE 3: SOCIAL JUSTICE
1929-1933 I. Respect for the Human Person
1934-1938 II. Equality and Differences among Men
1939-1942 III. Human Solidarity
1943-1948 IN BRIEF
1949-2051 CHAPTER THREE: GOD'S SALVATION: LAW AND GRACE
1950-1986 ARTICLE 1: THE MORAL LAW
1954-1960 I. The Natural Moral Law
1961-1964 II. The Old Law
1965-1974 III. The New Law or the Law of the Gospel
1975-1986 IN BRIEF
1987-2029 ARTICLE 2: GRACE AND JUSTIFICATION
1987-1995 I. Justification
1996-2005 II. Grace
2006-2011 III. Merit
2012-2016 IV. Christian Holiness
2017-2029 IN BRIEF
2030-2051 ARTICLE 3: THE CHURCH, MOTHER AND TEACHER
2032-2040 I. Moral Life and the Magisterium of the Church
2041-2043 II. The Precepts of the Church
2044-2046 III. Moral Life and Missionary Witness
2047-2051 IN BRIEF
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS CHART
2052-2557 SECTION TWO: THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
2075-2082 IN BRIEF
2083-2195 CHAPTER ONE: "YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOU GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND"
2084-2141 ARTICLE 1: THE FIRST COMMANDMENT
2084-2094 I. "You Shall Worship the Lord Your God and Him Only Shall You Serve"
2095-2109 II. "Him Only Shall You Serve"
2110-2128 III. "You Shall Have No Other Gods before Me"
2129-2132 IV. "You Shall Not Make for Yourself a Graven Image"
2133-2141 IN BRIEF
2142-2167 ARTICLE 2: THE SECOND COMMANDMENT
2142-2149 I. The Name of the Lord Is Holy
2150-2155 II. Taking the Name of the Lord in Vain
2156-2159 III. The Christian Name
2160-2167 IN BRIEF
2168-2195 ARTICLE 3: THE THIRD COMMANDMENT
2168-2173 I. The Sabbath Day
2174-2188 II. The Lord's Day
2189-2195 IN BRIEF
2196-2257 CHAPTER TWO: "YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF"
2179-2257 ARTICLE 4: THE FOURTH COMMANDMENT
2201-2206 I. The Family in God's Plan
2207-2213 II. The Family and Society
2214-2231 III. The Duties of Family and the Kingdom
2232-2233 IV. The Family and the Kingdom
2234-2246 V. The Authorities in Civil Society
2247-2257 IN BRIEF
2258-2330 ARTICLE 5: THE FIFTH COMMANDMENT
2259-2283 I. Respect for Human Life
2284-2301 II. Respect for the Dignity of Persons
2302-2317 III. Safeguarding Peace
2318-2330 IN BRIEF
2331-2400 ARTICLE 6: THE SIXTH COMMANDMENT
2331-2336 I. "Male and Female He Created Them . . ."
2337-2359 II. The Vocation to Chastity
2360-2379 III. The Love of Husband and Wife
2380-2391 IV. Offenses against the Dignity of Marriage
2392-2400 IN BRIEF
2401-2463 ARTICLE 7: THE SEVENTH COMMANDMENT
2402-2406 I. The Universal Destination and the Private Ownership of Goods
2407-2418 II. Respect for Persons and Their Goods
2419-2425 III. The Social Doctrine of the Church
2426-2436 IV. Economic Activity and Social Justice
2437-2442 V. Justice and Solidarity among Nations
2443-2449 VI. Love for the Poor
2450-2463 IN BRIEF
2464-2513 ARTICLE 8: THE EIGHTH COMMANDMENT
2465-2470 I. Living in the Truth
2471-2474 II. To Bear Witness to the Truth
2475-2487 III. Offenses against Truth
2488-2492 IV. Respect for the Truth
2493-2499 V. The Use of the Social Communications Media
2500-2503 VI. Truth, Beauty, and Sacred Art
2504-2513 IN BRIEF
2514-2533 ARTICLE 9: THE NINTH COMMANDMENT
2517-2519 I. Purification of the Heart
2520-2527 II. The Battle for Purity
2528-2533 IN BRIEF
2534-2557 ARTICLE 10: THE TENTH COMMANDMENT
2535-2540 I. The Disorder of Covetous Desires
2541-2543 II. The Desires of the Spirit
2544-2547 III. Poverty of Heart
2548-2550 IV. "I Want to See God"
2551-2557 IN BRIEF
2558-2865 PART FOUR - CHRISTIAN PRAYER
2558-2758 SECTION ONE: PRAYER IN THE CHRISTIAN LIFE
2559-2565 WHAT IS PRAYER?
2566-2649 CHAPTER ONE: THE REVELATION OF PRAYER
2566-2567 THE UNIVERSAL CALL TO PRAYER
2568-2597 ARTICLE 1: IN THE OLD TESTAMENT
2590-2597 IN BRIEF
2598-2622 ARTICLE 2: IN THE FULLNESS OF TIME
2620-2622 IN BRIEF
2623-2649 ARTICLE 3: IN THE AGE OF THE CHURCH
2626-2628 I. Blessing and Adoration
2629-2633 II. Prayer of Petition
2634-2636 III. Prayer of Intercession
2637-2638 IV. Prayer of Thanksgiving
2639-2643 V. Prayer of Praise
2644-2649 IN BRIEF
2650-2696 CHAPTER TWO: THE TRADITION OF PRAYER
2652-2662 ARTICLE 1: AT THE WELLSPRINGS OF PRAYER
2661-2662 IN BRIEF
2663-2682 ARTICLE 2: THE WAY OF PRAYER
2680-2682 IN BRIEF
2683-2696 ARTICLE 3: GUIDES FOR PRAYER
2692-2696 IN BRIEF
2697-2758 CHAPTER THREE: THE LIFE OF PRAYER
2700-2724 ARTICLE 1: EXPRESSIONS OF PRAYER
2700-2704 I. Vocal Prayer
2705-2708 II. Meditation
2709-2719 III. Contemplative Prayer
2720-2724 IN BRIEF
2725-2745 ARTICLE 2: THE BATTLE OF PRAYER
2726-2728 I. Objections to Prayer
2729-2733 II. Humble Vigilance of Heart
2734-2741 III. Filial Trust
2742-2745 IV. Persevering in Love
2746-2758 ARTICLE 3: THE PRAYER OF THE HOUR OF JESUS
2752-2758 IN BRIEF
2759-2865 SECTION TWO: THE LORD'S PRAYER: "OUR FATHER!"
2761-2776 ARTICLE 1: "THE SUMMARY OF THE WHOLE GOSPEL"
2762-2764 I. At the Center of the Scriptures
2765-2766 II. "The Lord's Prayer"
2767-2772 III. The Prayer of the Church
2773-2776 IN BRIEF
2777-2802 ARTICLE 2: "OUR FATHER WHO ART IN HEAVEN"
2777-2778 I. "We Dare to Say"
2779-2785 II. "Father!"
2786-2793 III. "Our" Father
2794-2796 IV. "Who Art in Heaven"
2797-2802 IN BRIEF
2803-2854 ARTICLE 3: "THE SEVEN PETITIONS"
2807-2815 I. "Hallowed Be Thy Name"
2816-2821 II. "Thy Kingdom Come"
2822-2827 III. "The Will Be Done on Earth as It Is in Heaven"
2828-2837 IV. "Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread"
2838-2845 V. "And Forgive us Our Trespasses, as We Forgive Those Who Trespass against Us"
2846-2849 VI. "And Lead Us Not into Temptation"
2850-2854 VII. "But Deliver Us From Evil"
2855-2865 ARTICLE 4: THE FINAL DOXOLOGY
2857-2865 IN BRIEF
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