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originally posted by: WeRpeons
They sin just like you and me, and put their pants on one leg at a time just like the rest of us.
"For this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins."
"For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses."
The first she gave up for adoption. The second she had terminated/aborted.
originally posted by: Vasa Croe
LOL! I read this earlier and thought to myself how nice it would be to be able to just make up rules when I wanted....wish I was Pope cause that would be Dope!
The only thing the bible allows man to say about forgiveness is this, if you repent you are forgiven, if you fail to repent God will be your judge.
Matthew 6:14-15 King James Version (KJV)
14 For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:
15 But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
Luke 6:37-38 King James Version (KJV)
37 Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:
38 Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.
Luke 6:44 King James Version (KJV)
44 For every tree is known by his own fruit. For of thorns men do not gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes.
"Whatever you bind on earth, will be bound in heaven, whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven" (Mathew 18:18)
Jesus gave the power to his apostles to forgive sin. Catholic priests are the successors to the apostles.
...they won't let me make my post! they cut it down to size! so I deleted the bit they showed.