Posts tagged repentance

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The Cross shines forth

“God is love”, love which is willing to go to any extent, even the death of the Cross, to call us back from our sins. This is why the Cross is glorious.

The Baptism of Christ, Pietro Perugino (1446–1523) and his workshop, c.1482 (detail)

The transformation of Baptism

There was nothing new about baptism as an idea, ritual cleansings were a common part of religious practice; so when S. John started to preach his baptism, it was an idea which was easily understood. But this particular baptism was something entirely different.

Repent and believe the gospel

Those who seek to conform their will to Christ’s words of eternal life discover that they themselves begin to reflect the image of Christ to the world.