A Western Theology Of Reconciliation

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Sin estranges and alienates people from God and each other, but God reconciles the world to himself through Christ. Christians celebrate their reconciliation to God in Christ by means of baptism and the Eucharist. Yet, admission of guilt and genuine sorrow for sin, as made evident in fasting, almsgiving, and other acts, are part of the way the church deals with sin after baptism.

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