Posts tagged Sin

Jesus heals the leper, unknown mosaic

“I will: be clean”

The sacraments are the place where we can seek out Christ, beg his mercy and receive his touch of healing and restoration in the body of Christ.

The Messiah who brings freedom

The freedom which Moses gave to the people of Israel was simply the freedom from having a foreign ruler oppress them — the freedom which the Messiah brought was far more powerful.

Inner Narthex, Church of the Holy Saviour, Chora, Istanbul;

It is we who must build Christ’s Kingdom

We can see Christ’s reign at three levels: over the universe, over ourselves, and over our communities.

Parable of the Talents; 19th-century anonymous engraving

You have been faithful over a little: I will set you over much

The moment we stop hiding and come into the light of Christ, acknowledging our sin, we move towards God’s merciful love that calls us to share in the master’s happiness and joy for all eternity.

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.

“Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her”

Dear friends, In the epistle St Paul says that we cannot earn our way to salvation in Christ. He speaks about a righteousness that comes from faith – our trusting ourselves to Christ and his infinite mercy. This trust however, requires a letting go of everything for the sake of Christ and being happy to […]