Trinity and Salvation

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Today i will talk about two catholic belief statements, Salvation and the Blessed Trinity. starting off with Salvation. The definition of Salvation is: the deliverance from sin that we can accomplish through a relationship with God. This means that through our relationship with God in faith, worship and prayer, we can achieve Salvation. Although many people believe that Salvation is mostly about God’s judgement, the most important part of this belief is the possibility of being reunited with God. The Christian religious tradition basically believe the same thing regarding Salvation, however there are some differences. Catholics believe that Salvation is promised at Baptism. They also believe that the promise of Salvation may be lost through mortal sin, but that it can be redeemed through penance. Jesus was crucified; he died on the cross for our sins and was resurrected, enabling us to be saved from sin. This is a major part of the concept of Salvation and is demonstrated in John 3:17: “For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.” Jesus’ death gives Catholics an opportunity to experience eternal life in Heaven with God. Salvation is a doctrine that is often mentioned throughout the Bible in both the Old and New Testament. This core belief is first revealed in the Bible in Book one, demonstrating its importance to Christian life. In the Old Testament, Genesis 49: 18 states, “I look for your deliverance, Lord,” and in the New Testament, Acts 4:12 states, “Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.” There are 3 main sacraments that ensure Salvation. These are Baptism, Reconciliation and Holy Communion. Baptism is the first step towards salvation as it cleanses the body of all sins and welcomes the individual to the

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