Hieromonk Artemye Radosavlyevich

Salvational aspects of the sacrament of repentance and confession

pages: 69-81

Abstract

In the first part of his article the author presents some central thoughts and statements on the sin and its devastating results for man, in order to go over to the exposition of thoughts on necessity and salvational holdings of repentance and confession for each true Christian. Then he talks about the sacrament (mystery) of repentance, which Jesus Christ has established in his Church for the sake of salvation of the penitent sinners, and about its salvational efcets. fects.

In the second part the author gives in Serbian translation some instructions from a Russian Prayer-book how one has to confess one's sins sincerely, as well as one example of a sincere confession of a contemporary Orthodox Christian.

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