After they dragged Jen off to confession, the Calvias would stick around and rent the church for the wedding—if Randy was still alive.
Fred nodded his head, scribbled on his pad, and asked, "You figure the note's a confession, of sorts?"
Startled by the confession, Jessi rested her elbows on the table and leaned forward.
The confession consisted of forty articles.
In 1813 they revised the Westminster Confession and excluded, as they claimed, fatalism and infant damnation.
In 1902 the General Assembly adopted a Brief Statement of the Reformed Faith, not as a legal standard but as an interpretation of the confession; it repudiated the doctrine of infant damnation, insisted on the consistency of predestination with God's universal love, and incorporated new chapters on the Holy Spirit, the love of God, and missions.
The organization of the Lutheran Church (Eglise de la confession dAugsburg) is broadly similar.
Chief of the cardinal virtues is humility, a confession of our own helplessness and submission to God.
His so-called deathbed confession is not genuine.
In his ninth year (1746), during a " lucid interval of comparative health," he was sent to a school at Kingston-uponThames; but his former infirmities soon returned, and his progress, by his own confession, was slow and unsatisfactory.
Henderson was mainly responsible for the final form of this document, which consisted of (1) the " king's confession " drawn up in 1581 by John Craig, (2) a recital of the acts of parliament against " superstitious and papistical rites," and (3) an elaborate oath to maintain the true reformed religion.
Something I said made her think she detected in my words a confession that I did remember Miss Canby's story of "The Frost Fairies," and she laid her conclusions before Mr. Anagnos, although I had told her most emphatically that she was mistaken.
At the moment the door opened and the stranger came in, Pierre felt a sense of awe and veneration such as he had experienced in his boyhood at confession; he felt himself in the presence of one socially a complete stranger, yet nearer to him through the brotherhood of man.
They had evidently both formed the same resolution; the eyes of both shone with satisfaction and a confession that besides sorrow life also has joy.