Book of Common Prayer (page 850)
Q Why did he take our human nature?
A The divine Son became human, so that in him human beings might be
Q What is the great importance of Jesus' suffering and death?
A By his obedience, even to suffering and death, Jesus made the
Q What is the significance of Jesus' resurrection?
A By his resurrection, Jesus overcame death and opened for us the way
Q What do we mean when we say that he descended to the dead?
A We mean that he went to the departed and offered them also the
Q What do we mean when we say that he ascended into heaven and is
A We mean that Jesus took our human nature into heaven where he now
Q How can we share in his victory over sin, suffering, and death?
A We share in his victory when we are baptized into the New Covenant
The New Covenant
Q What is the New Covenant?
A The New Covenant is the new relationship with God given by Jesus