Unformatted text preview: forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained.” (Jn 20:21 ff) “Remitere peccata” INSTITUTION
“Receive the Holy Spirit: whose sins you shall forgive, they are forgiven them: and whose sins you shall retain, they are retained.”
Asserts a real eradication of sin, not mere covering of the guilt
Jesus Christ gave not only the power of preaching the gospel of the forgiveness of sins but the full power of really forgiving sins.
Protestant refusal, nonimputation or covering of sins on the ground of the fiducial faith.
Power of the keys Nature of Sin and Forgiveness
Nature of Sin and Forgiveness HUMAN ACT SIN
FORGIVENESS: WILL GUILT...
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