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Angelica, Suor
is forgiven by the Virgin Mary for ill-considered suicide. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Suor Angelica, Westerman, 364]
Bishop of Digne
character who forgives Jean Valjean when latter steals the bishop’s valuables. [Fr. Lit.: Les Misérables]
Christ
forgives man for his sins. [Christianity: Misc.]
fatted
calf killed to celebrate return of prodigal son. [N.T.: Luke 15:23]
Matthias
of his brother, for twenty years’ false imprisonment. [Ger. Opera: Kienzl, The Evangelist, Westerman, 264]
Melibee
shepherd who pardons his enemies. [Br. Lit.: Canter-bury Tales, “Tale of Melibee”]
Myriel, Bishop
saintly cleric befriends Jean Valjean after the latter steals his candlesticks. [Fr. Lit.: Victor Hugo Les Misérables]
Porgy
of Bess’s promiscuity with Crown. [Am. Opera: Gershwin, Porgy and Bess, Westerman, 555]
prodigal son
received with open arms by loving father. [N.T.: Luke 15:20–21]
Tannhäuser
unexpectedly absolved by the Pope for sinning in the Venusberg. [Ger. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 932]
Timberlane, Cass
receives Jinny after her extramarital venture. [Am. Lit.: Cass Timberlane]
Titus Roman
emperor pardons those attempting his destruction. [Ger. Opera: Mozart, La Clemenza di Tito, Westerman, 100–101]
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Our main argument is that the restoration of trust, which is essential in person-to-person reconciliation, is not necessary in God-to-person reconciliation and therefore divine reconciliation occurs immediately after divine forgiveness of sins.
The emphasis in John's baptism was on how the baptized should repent of their sinful ways and receive 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.
Everyone who believes in Him will receive forgiveness of sins through His name (Acts 10:43).
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
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.
And precisely in response to that very mission ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII--apostole]) of our Lord God and Saviour Jesus Christ, we have gathered here in Manila to sit with His apostles and disciples at the foot of the mountain, allowing Him to speak unto our hearts, to be sent into the world to evangelize, that "repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations" (Luke 24:47).
So, according to this Hadith, every Umrah ensures the forgiveness of sins that one might have incurred since his previous Umrah.
ISLAMABAD, July 19, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Shab-e-Barat, the holy night for forgiveness of sins and showering of blessings from Almighty Allah, was observed across the country on Sunday night with religious zeal and fervour.