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Further resources and podcasts from “Our Life in Christ” produce by Sbdn Steve Robinson & Reader Basil Gould.
Confession Part 1:
What does the Scripture mean when it says, “Confess your sins to one another”? What are common issues with the idea of “confession to a priest”? What does the idea of confession and face to face “accountability/discipling partners” in the Protestant world have in common? Is it enough to just “confess our sins to God in our heart”? What does being created in the image of a Trinitarian God mean for how we are healed through confession? How is confession done in an Orthodox Church with a priest?https://www.ancientfaith.com/podcasts/ourlife/confession_part_1
Confession Part 2:
What does it mean that confession is a “sacrament”? How is grace bestowed through confession and the sacraments? What does spiritual warfare and repentance look like in the communion of the saints? Does the Orthodox Church believe in “penance” and working off the penalty for your sins? What is “salvation” in the Orthodox Church?https://www.ancientfaith.com/podcasts/ourlife/confession_part_2
Confession Part 3:
A discussion of confession as a “spiritual medicine” and the priest as a spiritual doctor who prescribes the medicine of the Church for the penitent for his/her spiritual healing. Is there a contradiction between doing “works” for our spiritual healing and salvation by faith in Christ?