Paragraph 1490

1490. The movement of return to God, called conversion and repentance, entails sorrow for and abhorrence of sins committed, and the firm purpose of sinning no more in the future. Conversion touches the past and the future and is nourished by hope in God’s mercy.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

537. How did Moses pray?

364. What is the relationship between freedom and responsibility?

308. To whom is the absolution of some sins reserved?

264. What is the meaning of the Christian name received at Baptism?

266. Why is this sacrament called Chrismation or Confirmation?

530. What are the other requirements for purity?

562. How is Christian prayer Marian?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What is the significance of the founding of the church in Ephesus described in Acts 19:1-10?

What can we learn about the theology of suffering from the story of Job described in Job 1:1-22?

O que o livro de Cantares nos ensina sobre a beleza da mulher noiva e da mulher madura?

The Quest for Divine Justice: Tobias’ Example Against Israel’s Oppressors

What can we learn about the fickleness of the rich and the value of humility from Ecclesiastes 9:13-16?

What is the meaning of the “True Vine” metaphor in John 15:1-8?

What is the criticism against relying on military force instead of God in Amos 2:14-16?