remission of sin

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Synonyms for remission of sin

the act of absolving or remitting

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Peter that Abelard first raised the question of the need for confession in remission of sin.
Whether that charge is true or not, it is certainly true that Stone-Campbell churches have typically affirmed that baptism is for the remission of sins and that it is effective in some way towards the believer's salvation.
As a "seal of salvation" that brings about remission of sins, rebirth, and the gift of the Holy Spirit ...
"Remission of Sins: Prayers for Grace" is a ministry of Christian faith as Clara Tucker provides her own insight on ringing God more strongly into one's life, accepting his will, and using his guidance to succeed and flourish on much higher levels.
she had denied the immortality of the soul, the presence of God in the Eucharist, and the remission of sins ...
When Luther and other Reformers demanded that the Bible be made available to the laity in their own language, they firmly believed that these inspired scriptures, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and the leadership of Reformed theologians, would break Christians free from the authority of the medieval church with its suspect practices, such as the use of indulgences for the remission of sins. It wasn't long before even these leaders of reform began attacking other Christians, such as the Anabaptists, on the basis of what Luther and Calvin determined were wrong interpretations of scripture.
(John 1:9) And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem .
Jude when facing a difficulty or illness, or in order to benefit from the promise of complete remission of sins, novenas can be for us "Holy Saturdays" of mourning, "Advent" times of anticipation, and "Lenten" periods of healing and transformation.
The Albigensian Crusade of the early thirteenth century was the first time a pope had offered remission of sins to Western Christians if they would take up arms against heretics in their own lands.
Both Catholics and Protestants felt compelled by the power of his priestly presence and the efficacy of the act of taking, blessing, breaking and sharing the sacred bread and wine for the remission of sins. Accustomed to my Free Church upbringing to celebrate communion only four times a year, I discovered haw much I needed to receive the sacrament at least weekly ..."
The mechanics of this transformation are examined in the light of the new imagery of anatomical illustration, especially the publications of Vesalius, the humanist literature of manners, the prestige of the antique, and the formulation of new ideals of beauty, as well as theological ideas of the Incarnation, the role of faith in the remission of sins, and the hope for salvation in the post-Tridentine age.
A trip to one of these could earn a pilgrim the same plenary indulgence, or remission of sins, as a visit to the real thing, which was then relatively inaccessible.
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. In the end, though, as in Grace Truman, the major characters became convinced by the Baptist argument and joined a Baptist church.
Rather, it is the remission of sins and reunion of the faithful with God" (164).
Asserts the bull, "We make simple confession that outside the Church there is no salvation or remission of sins....