scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 799
According to the Catholic Church every Catholic through the sacrament of Baptism is freed from sin and reborn Through the first sacrament of baptism and immersion all individual members of the Catholic Church engage in the act of becoming members of Christ Baptism enables an adherent of the faith to incorporate into the Church and made sharers in the mission of the Church The Seven Sacraments of the Church The Seven Sacraments of the Church 12135 However without Christs sacrifice of his life and suffering on behalf of humanity the sacrament of baptism would not be possible Baptism addresses the Original Sin of Adam and Eve in a way made possible only by the sacrifice of Jesus As St John baptized Jesus so are all adherents of the Church By Jesus teaching suffering and dying the Church and its sacraments gain its power and original sin is obviated If water springing up from the earth symbolizes life the water of the sea is a symbol of death and so can represent the mystery of the cross By this symbolism Baptism signifies communion with Christs death The Seven Sacraments of the Church 1220 As Jesus was baptized so are those who follow Him are baptized and reborn anew into the life his sacrifice created Jesus Christ was the Son of God sent to earth on behalf of God to die for the sins of humanity When Jesus suffered he engaged in atonement for all of the sins of humanity by taking on a fleshy existence This is why for Catholics it is so important to understand why Jesus the Son of God was set forth into the world as the son of a woman Creed 31 To engage in the act of catechism or unity with the church is to become one with suffering atoning body of Jesus The Word became flesh for us in order to save us by reconciling us with God
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA