forgiveness of sins

See: absolution
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His struggles with devils amazed me ; and I wondered whether such a day as that, full of grace and the forgiveness of sins, never struck him as something to make him relent even towards devils.
She gulped down the Ode to Aphrodite during the Litany, keeping herself with difficulty from asking when Sappho lived, and what else she wrote worth reading, and contriving to come in punctually at the end with "the forgiveness of sins, the Resurrection of the body, and the life everlastin'.
Divine forgiveness of sins, on the other hand, does include reconciliation between God and the forgiven person because God, who offered the gift of forgiveness on the Cross of Christ, desires to reconcile with all those who have faith in Jesus and return to Him in remorse and repentance.
When John the Baptist preached around the river Jordan he preached the need for repentance for the forgiveness of sins.
Sinners recognize the action of the Cross that has already taken place, but they still need to respond with the action of repentance that leads to the action of God's forgiveness of sins.
Rather than understanding conversion as a punctiliar event to be followed by a merely symbolic baptism, Cross argues that New Testament conversion was a process involving, among other things, faith, repentance, forgiveness of sins, reception of the Holy Spirit, and baptism.
Even the outpouring of the Spirit was for the forgiveness of sins.
Martyrdom is therefore the ONLY way for a Muslim to obtain forgiveness of sins.
essay see man's forgiveness of sins as a necessary disposition for
It's during a rugged fly fishing trip that past wounds, admissions of failures, forgiveness of sins and promises for a better future are reeled in; each is every bit as perfect as their father's final catch-a monster steelhead trout.
I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting.
This covenant would also bring forgiveness of sins.