posted on Apr, 29 2004 @ 06:31 PM
Its a very good question Pand.. and one that displays one of the features of Cathlocism not often mentioned.
Sinners cannot absolve sinners. The entire concept is not biblical. The action of confession is merely the rituals of people who don't understand
what Christ did, and who he is.
Its nonsence, and meaningless in the greater spiritual scheme of things.
Your question provides one of those logical tests that show its nonsence.
Whatever the initial meaning behind confession, which ever pre-christian rite it has come from, has been lost and through syncretism, has come to be
assumed to be biblical. It is not biblical, it is nothing more than a ritual devoid of any spiritual reality.