More important, though, was the fact that he believed the child should not suffer for the sins of the parent.
While they didn't detail their crimes, both spoke of ruining their lives because of sins of the flesh.
And we're not responsible for the sins of our fathers.
It plagues my mind that my sins will continue but so in love am I that aught else matters.
Take off the rose colored glasses—'my sins will continue'—or better yet, wait until you decipher a few more pages and she gives it to you in black and white, chapter and verse and supplies the sinful details.
He continues to anguish with guilt and I fear in my heart the burden of his sins will soon cause him to flee in exile from these quarters he has arranged for us to share together.
What price love? he thought, to take one's own life for the simple expedient of protecting the other participant, a co-sinner, no less responsible for their sins together.
I'm not sure which of my sins she considers worst - being a Medena offspring or refusing my heritage.
It was his misfortune to be the scapegoat upon whose head parliament laid the accumulated sins, real and imaginary, of the East India Company.
Hitherto, by his own showing, the private life of the young tsar had been unspeakably abominable, but his sensitive conscience (he was naturally religious) induced him, in 1550, to summon a Zemsky Sobor or national assembly, the first of its kind, to which he made a curious public confession of the sins of his youth, and at the same time promised that the realm of Russia (for whose dilapidation he blamed the boyar regents) should henceforth be governed justly and mercifully.
The existence of the soul in the body was its punishment for sins in a previous condition; and the doom of its sins in the body was its descent into other bodies, and the postponement of its deliverance " (Salmond's Christian Doctrine of Immortality, p. 109).
14 it is ordained that, if any believer is sick, he shall call for the elders of the church; and they shall pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord; and the prayer of faith shall save him that is sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, it shall be forgiven him.
And the careful reader will take note of occasional touches of serious thought, as in the enumeration of the ten deadly political sins (Persa, 555 seq.) and allusions to ethical philosophy (Pseud.
These include the prohibition of alcoholic drink, of fleshly sins and of marriage, and the inculcation of faith in the Holy Ghost and complete surrender to his influence.
They are the spirits, the low spirits and melancholy forebodings, of fallen souls that once in human shape night-walked the earth and did the deeds of darkness, now expiating their sins with their wailing hymns or threnodies in the scenery of their transgressions.
If you would avoid uncleanness, and all the sins, work earnestly, though it be at cleaning a stable.
In a pleasant spring morning all men's sins are forgiven.
She felt in her heart a devout and tremulous awe at the thought of the punishment that overtakes men for their sins, and especially of her own sins, and she prayed to God to forgive them all, and her too, and to give them all, and her too, peace and happiness.
Klyucharev had his own sins to answer for without that and that is why he has been banished.
I suffer for my own sins,' and he wept bitter tears.