Rites and Rituals of the Coptic Orthodox Church
Dictionary of Coptic Orthodox Church Terms and Terminology
* It is the offspring of faith pronounced by a martyr or a confessor (1 Tim. 6:13; 2 Cor. 9:13), and so in general its a declaration of religious belief. In this sense, many ancient creeds, viz. the Coptic baptismal creed, start by the words, "I or we confess..."
* The acknowledgment of sin before God. Private or communal confession in the presence of a priest is integral with confession before God.
* We confess that we are sinners, not ignoring the work of God in our lives. We condemn ourselves and praise God for His free grace.
* The priest, as a father, cares for his children in confession and helps them to carry on uprightly.
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