are we by nature?
We are part of
God's creation, made in the image of God.
2. What does it mean to be created in the image of God?
It means that we
are free to make choices: to love, to create, to reason, and to live
in harmony with creation and with God.
3. Why then do we live apart from God and out of harmony
From the beginning,
human beings have misused their freedom and made wrong choices.
4. Why do we not use our freedom as we should?
Because we rebel
against God, and we put ourselves in the place of God.
5. What help is there for us?
Our help is in God.
6. How did God first help us?
God first helped us
by revealing himself and his will, through nature and history,
through many seers and saints, and especially the prophets of