God's Covenants and the Sacraments of Christian Initiation

Keywords: God's covenants; the Sacraments of Christian initiation; Christ−God's wisdom and power


A Catechetical explanation of the Scriptures and their relation to liturgy has become urgent, especially in today's secular society where most of the Church's doctrines and faith-practices are under threat of either losing their meaning or misinterpreted. Also, it has been contended that there is a connection between God's covenants and the New Testament Sacraments of Christian initiation. The article aims to explain the Scriptural relationship of the Sacraments of Christian initiation with God's covenants. The relevance of the study is not only to provide an explanation because of the growing awareness and the constant search for explanations of things but also to reaffirm the importance of these Sacraments and the essential nature of Christ who is God's wisdom and power.


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