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The Relationship Between Tradition and Sacred Scripture III. The Interpretation of the Heritage of Faith IN BRIEF ARTICLE 3 SACRED SCRIPTURE I. Christ—The Unique Word of Sacred Scripture II. Inspiration and Truth of Sacred Scripture III. The Holy Spirit, Interpreter of Scripture IV. The Canon of Scripture V. Sacred Scripture in the Life of the Church IN BRIEF CHAPTER THREE MAN’S RESPONSE TO GOD ARTICLE 1 I BELIEVE I. The Obedience of Faith II. “I Know Whom I Have Believed” III. The Characteristics of Faith ARTICLE 2 WE BELIEVE I.

At the same time it draws attention to the eager desire of all to make their contribution so that the Christian faith, whose essential and necessary elements are summarized in the Catechism, can be presented to the people of our day in the most suitable way possible. Furthermore, this collaboration of the various members of the Church will once again achieve what I wrote in the Apostolic Constitution Fidei Depositum: “The harmony of so many voices truly expresses what could be called the ‘symphony’ of the faith” (no.

The profession of faith summarizes the gifts that God gives man: as the Author of all that is good; as Redeemer; and as Sanctifier. It develops these in the three chapters on our baptismal faith in the one God: the almighty Father, the Creator; his Son Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior; and the Holy Spirit, the Sanctifier, in the Holy Church (Section Two). Part Two: The sacraments of faith 15 The second part of the Catechism explains how God’s salvation, accomplished once for all through Christ Jesus and the Holy Spirit, is made present in the sacred actions of the Church’s liturgy (Section One), especially in the seven sacraments (Section Two).

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