Baptism takes care of original sin and all actual sin committed up to that point. But what about sins committed after Baptism? Saint John admonishes us to deal forthrightly with our sin: “If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, and will forgive our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness” (1 John 1:8–9).
Month: May 2021
God provides food that is needful. In the Old Testament there are three examples of God’s provision of food for his people that reveal important truths about the spiritual food he gives us in the Eucharist: the Passover, the daily provision of manna for God’s people in the desert, and the Todah sacrifice in the temple.