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Holy Sacraments​​

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(Lesson 2)  -Holy Baptism-  (Lesson 2)​ 
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The Baptism, as the Confirmation and the
Eucharist are sacraments of initiation. By the
baptism, we are born as new creatures, we are
​ adopted as sons of God
(Read Matthew 3:13-17;
2 Corinthians 5:17; Galatians 4:5-7, 6:15; Romans 6:3-4;
Colossians 2:12; John 3:5, 17:21-23; Matthew 28:19-20; CCC 1214)
,
it makes us “Members of the Body of Christ” (Read
Ephesians 4:25; 1 Corinthians 12:13; CCC 1267)
and the same
baptism cleanse us from the original sin, the
personal sins, and
also all penalties (punishments)
due to sin
(Read CCC 1213,1262-1263).
Never the less,
in the baptized remain certain temporary
conse-
quences from sin (suffering, sickness, death,
weakness of
character, etc.) as well as an “incli-
nation to sin” that traditionally
is called “con-
cupiscence” or “fomes pecatti” and that we are
called
to resist with courage (Read 2 Timothy 2:5;
CCC 1264)
. We, the baptized, become “living
stones” to build a “spiritual temple” a “holy
priesthood” that, through Jesus Christ, offers
“spiritual sacrifices”
pleasant to God ​(Read
1 Peter 2:4-5)
to announce the marvelous
deeds
from God, who called us to come out from
the darkness
to enter into his marvelous light
(Read 1 Peter 2:9; CCC 1268).