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Following and Forming our
Conscience
What is the connection between
Forming a Christian Conscience
Matthew 12: 9-13
FOLLOW YOUR CONSCIENCE
It describes the God-given law built into our
human nature
- OUR REASON-
We are morally obliged to ...
Jesus and Conscience…
Lesson: Conscience allows us to go beyond
the law and defend basic human values.
Educate your Conscience
Form our Conscience
Why?
FORMATION will lead to
TRANSFORMATION
- We are called to discern
how we c...
A MATURE CHRISTIAN
CONSCIENCE
Every person has a responsibility to
develop his conscience because we
undergo stages of dev...
Levels of Christian Conscience
1. Instinctive Level
Good- rewarded
Bad- punishment
Levels of Christian Conscience
2. Ethical or moral stage
Good or evil of acts is
not dependent on the
approval or
disappro...
Levels of Christian Conscience
3. Christian Level
Actions as a great
response of faith to
achieve the fullness
of life.
Challenge
Since conscience is not
a law unto itself but
uses objective moral
laws and values to
discern moral good
and evi...
Formation of conscience
Formation of conscience
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Formation of conscience

  1. 1. Following and Forming our Conscience
  2. 2. What is the connection between
  3. 3. Forming a Christian Conscience Matthew 12: 9-13
  4. 4. FOLLOW YOUR CONSCIENCE It describes the God-given law built into our human nature - OUR REASON- We are morally obliged to always do good and avoid evil. Hence, Our dignity lies in following our properly formed consciences.
  5. 5. Jesus and Conscience… Lesson: Conscience allows us to go beyond the law and defend basic human values.
  6. 6. Educate your Conscience Form our Conscience Why? FORMATION will lead to TRANSFORMATION - We are called to discern how we can concretely live out Christ’s commandments of love in all our relationships.
  7. 7. A MATURE CHRISTIAN CONSCIENCE Every person has a responsibility to develop his conscience because we undergo stages of development in life.
  8. 8. Levels of Christian Conscience 1. Instinctive Level Good- rewarded Bad- punishment
  9. 9. Levels of Christian Conscience 2. Ethical or moral stage Good or evil of acts is not dependent on the approval or disapproval of others
  10. 10. Levels of Christian Conscience 3. Christian Level Actions as a great response of faith to achieve the fullness of life.
  11. 11. Challenge Since conscience is not a law unto itself but uses objective moral laws and values to discern moral good and evil, we have the moral obligation to form, inform and transform our conscience.

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