Sin is an unfortunate reality in this world. The remedy for sin and evil in this world has been pursued and framed by many different movements. Recently, the “New Age” philosophy has centered around man’s own ability to do better or be better.
This “look inward” approach to the remedy for sin manifests in several ways including politics (e.g. ideals of socialism) and pop culture (e.g. Oprah Winfrey, books like “A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose” by Eckhart Tolle, and movies like “Eat Pray Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia” in 2010).
New Age is “an umbrella term that includes a great variety of groups and identities” that are united by their “expectation of a major and universal change being primarily founded on the individual and collective development of human potential.”
How Scripture answers "What is the remedy for sin?"
The only remedy for sin is a sinless2,5 Jesus Christ1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9. His coming in the flesh3,5,9, His death7,8 and sacrifice of His own blood2, together with His triumphant victory over death4,7 is the remedy for sin. He “condemned” sin3, bore it for all8, and was “vitorious” over it4, taking them away5.
Being in the flesh3, we are enslaved to sin7 and death4. The only remedy for sin for us — receiving forgiveness6 and advocacy1 — is to die with Him (in baptism)7, raised to walk in the Spirit3 and wait eagerly for His saving return8,9.
Answer built on scripture-blocks below
Jesus is advocating to God on behalf of any that sin.
Jesus “ransomed” us with His own blood.
Jesus “condemned sin” by coming in the flesh.
Jesus has given us a “victory” over sin (and death).
Jesus came to take away sins.
In Jesus, we have forgiveness of sins and are redeemed (e.g. bought) and moved from a world of darkness into His kingdom.
Connected with Paul’s statements in his resurrection defense4, we die (with Christ) to the enslavement of sin.
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Further connecting4,7, Jesus bore all sins (“dealt with sin”) and will return to save those waiting for Him.
The appearance of “the grace of God” (e.g. Jesus Christ) redeemed us from “all lawlessness”.
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