Jesus came to earth to save us! We affirm that truth every time we say the Nicene Creed at Mass: he came down from Heaven “for our salvation.” But what does that mean? In this first episode, Dr. Michael Barber explains why every Catholic should understand the importance of salvation: not just for our eternal state, but for our lives here and now. Drawing on Scripture and Tradition, he begins to discuss what it means to “be saved” and launches into the first of
ten misconceptions that can lead to spiritual pitfalls: the idea that salvation is a matter of “self-help".