Who is able to forgive sins?
Only Jesus can forgive sins. “Without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sins” (Hebrews 9:22).
Who can forgive sin but God alone?
17 the author has David say to God, ‘No one can forgive sins but you alone’ (Midr. Ps. 17.3).
Who is God forgiving?
“You, Lord, are forgiving and good, abounding in love to all who call to you.” “And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.” “Blessed is the one whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered.”
What sins Cannot be forgiven by God?
Rev. Graham: Only one sin that can’t be forgiven is on God’s list — and that is the sin of rejecting Him and refusing His offer of forgiveness and new life in Jesus Christ. This alone is the unforgivable sin, because it means we are saying that the Holy Spirit’s witness about Jesus is a lie (see Luke 12:10).
Who did Jesus forgive?
Judas Iscariot, the disciple of Jesus who betrayed him, has long been thought of as the worst kind of villain. But if Jesus himself forgave his betrayer, shouldn’t all Christians? The evidence in the Bible, and in other texts as to whether Jesus offered that forgiveness is confusing.
Did the disciples have the power to forgive sins?
The disciples’ power to forgive sins is linked to the gift of the Spirit in John 20:22, and not in human power. The verbs for forgiving and retaining are in the passive form, indicating that God is the one in action.
Who heals all our diseases?
Psalm 103:2-3 NKJV
Bless the Lord O my soul and forget not all His benefits; Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases.
Where does Jesus say your sins are forgiven?
“Simon answered and said, I suppose he, to whom he forgave the most. And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.” At the end of the discussion, Jesus said to the woman, “Thy sins are forgiven” (see Luke 7:37–48).
How were the sins forgiven in the Old Testament?
In the Old Testament. Many Hebrew words are used to express forgiveness: sālaḥ, “to forgive” [always with God as subject (1 Kgs 8.30, 39; Is 55.7; Dt 29.19)]; nāśā’, “to take away” [Ps 31 (32). 5]; kipper “to cover, make atonement for” (if man is subject, Ex 32.30), or, “to forgive” [if God is subject, Ps 64 (65).
Can God forgive sins?
Graham: Certainly we should ask God to bring to our minds the sins we have committed, so we can bring them to him and claim his promise of forgiveness. The Bible says, “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness” (1 John 1:9).
Can God forgive all sins?
All sins shall be forgiven, except the sin against the Holy Ghost; for Jesus will save all except the sons of perdition. What must a man do to commit the unpardonable sin? He must receive the Holy Ghost, have the heavens opened unto him, and know God, and then sin against him.
What are the 3 worst sins?
The Catholic Church used the best of the deadly sins to help people curb their evil inclinations before they could fester.
These “evil thoughts” can be categorized into three types:
- lustful appetite (gluttony, fornication, and avarice)
- irascibility (wrath)
- mind corruption (vainglory, sorrow, pride, and discouragement)
Can God forgive murderers?
Saul of Tarsus was responsible for putting Christians in prison and arranging for their executions — but God forgave him, and Saul of Tarsus became the Apostle Paul, who touched the Roman Empire with the Gospel. Yes, God can forgive a murderer, because He already has.