9. CHRIST THE SACRAMENT OF THE ENCOUNTER WITH GOD.
CHRIST IS THE PRIMORDIAL SACRAMENT.
While Christ was on earth, by his Presence, Words and Actions he mediated God's life to his people. He engendered Faith, "Do you believe", Forgave sins, "Your sins are forgiven" and healed the sick.
THE CHURCH IS THE SACRAMENT OF CHRIST-THE BODY OF CHRIST.
By its Presence, Actions and Words the Church mediates the life of the Father, through the Son in the Power of the Holy Spirit. Since the Church is the Mystical Body of Christ, it's Sacramental Actions are Actions of Christ.
HOW MANY SACRAMENTS ARE THERE?
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