remission of sin

  1. the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
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  • His death was a sacrifice to God and a propitiation for the remission of sins.
  • _ [Greek: aphesis amartiôn] _ never means _forgiveness, _ one form at least of _God's_ sending away of sins; neither do I say that the taking of the phrase to mean _repentance for the remission of sins_, namely, repentance in order to obtain the pardon of God, involves any inconsistency; but I say that the word _ [Greek: eis] _ rather _unto_ than Hope of the Gospel
  • Pr. “And the commixture, which is in this cup, may He make living blood, and procuring life to all our souls; blood salutary — blood celestial — blood saving our souls and bodies — blood of our Lord God and Saviour Jesus Christ, for remission of sins to those receiving them.” Dionysius the Areopagite, Works (1897)
  • Perhaps as a moralizing subtext, Alexander piped in a recording of a monastic chant of Psalm 51, a prayer for the remission of sins.
  • God has promised remission of sins to believers, those who have entered into covenant with him, as often as they repent and flee by true faith to Christ their propitiator and expiator. The Works of James Arminius, Vol. 2
  • Thirdly, the adversaries say that sin is remitted; because an attrite or contrite person elicits an act of love to God [if we undertake from reason to love God], and by this act merits to receive the remission of sins. Apology of the Augsburg Confession
  • Without the shedding of the blood of Jesus there could have been no remission of sin.
  • Antinomians will not yield it lawful to a believer to pray for remission of sins.
  • The formal remission of sin imparted by a priest, as in the sacrament of penance.
  • She also included characters to lecture on the Presbyterian and Methodist arguments for the practice as well as a ‘Campbellite’ to testify to baptism for the remission of sins.
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