Forgiveness sentence examples

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  • Even now, as his eyes sought her forgiveness, his chin stayed up proudly.

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  • He requires kindness, forgiveness and loving sacrifice from all to all (Isa.

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  • I knew craved forgiveness from the others, but lacked the capability to attain it.

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  • It was an austere religion, inculcating self-restraint, courage and honesty; it secured peace of conscience through forgiveness of sins, and abated for those who were initiated in its mysteries the superstitious terrors of death and the world to come.

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  • Could Bordeaux resist temptation - and if not, would he expect forgiveness from her?

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  • I did, Carmen — even though the need for forgiveness only existed in my mind.

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  • These numbers are valuable as an exhibition not so much of events as of the feelings of the Parisian people; they are adorned, moreover, by the erudition, the wit and the genius of the author, but they are disfigured, not only by the most biting personalities and the defence and even advocacy of the excesses of the mob, but by the entire absence of the forgiveness and pity for which the writer was afterwards so eloquently to plead.

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  • " Deadly " sins were those for which formal ecclesiastical penance was held to be necessary, in order to save the sinner from eternal damnation; for " venial " sins he might obtain forgiveness, through prayer, almsgiving, and the observance of the regular fasts.

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  • The independence of his conduct as a judge, though not unmixed with the baser elements of prejudice and vulgar love of authority, has partly earned forgiveness for the harshness which was so prominent in his sturdy character.

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  • Forgiveness of injuries was as alien from her fierce and loyal spirit as forgetfulness of benefits; the destruction of England and its liberties by Spanish invasion and conquest was the strongest aspiration of her parting soul.

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  • The fact that he didn't think of those things was indication enough that he took her forgiveness for granted.

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  • He liked books and quiet corners all his days, he says; and so, when conviction of sin and visions of God's grace came to him in the medieval fashion of a dream of the anger and forgiveness of the Virgin, Florentius told him that a monk's life would suit him best, advised him to join the Augustinian order, and sent him to Zwolle to the new convent of Mount St Agnes, where his brother John was prior.

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  • In some cases there is no suggestion of any forgiveness; sinners are " cut off " from the chosen people; individuals and nations perish in their iniquity.

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  • Then the fairies thanked him for his forgiveness, and promised to work very hard to please him; and the good-natured king took them all up in his arms, and carried them safely home to his palace.

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  • We all profess the Christian law of forgiveness of injuries and love of our neighbors, the law in honor of which we have built in Moscow forty times forty churches--but yesterday a deserter was knouted to death and a minister of that same law of love and forgiveness, a priest, gave the soldier a cross to kiss before his execution.

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  • Touched that this statuesque princess could so change, Pierre took her hand and begged her forgiveness, without knowing what for.

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  • This bond was doubtless preserved by Christian Hellenists, and must have tended to continue their reliance on the Temple services for the forgiveness of their recurring "sins of ignorance" - subsequent to the great initial Messianic forgiveness coming with faith in Jesus.

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  • Meanwhile the constant repetition of confession and reconciliation, together with the fact that the most tender consciences would be the most anxious for the assurance of forgiveness, led to the practice being considered a normal part of the Christian life.

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  • But the intellectual activity of the Reformation also developed other views; the Socinians, with their humanitarian theory of the Person of Christ, taught that He died Only to assure men of God's forgiving love and to afford them an example of obedience - " Forgiveness is granted upon the ground of repentance and obedience."

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  • [The name libellus has also been applied to another kind of document - to the letters given by confessors, or by those who were about to suffer martyrdom, to persons who had fallen, to be used to secure forgiveness for them from the authorities of the Church.

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  • He sought to show that even in the New Testament there are essential contradictions, and instances the unconditional forgiveness preached by Christ in the gospels as compared with Paul's doctrine of forgiveness by the mediation of Christ.

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  • The benefits of the atonement are appropriated by " the acceptance of God's forgiveness in Christ, our self-identification with Christ's atoning attitude, and then working out, by the power of the life bestowed upon us, all the (moral and spiritual) consequence of forgiveness."

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  • He presupposes a nation of Yahweh-worshippers, whose religion has its centre in the temple and priesthood of Zion, which is indeed conscious of sin, and needs forgiveness and an outpouring of the Spirit, but is not visibly divided, as the kingdom of Judah was.

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  • The Atonement imparts to the believer (a) forgiveness, (b) positive acceptance.

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  • In his first letter which came soon after he had left home, Prince Andrew had dutifully asked his father's forgiveness for what he had allowed himself to say and begged to be restored to his favor.

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  • Voltaire's strong point was not forgiveness, and, though Rousseau no doubt exaggerated the efforts of his "enemies," he was certainly henceforward as obnoxious to the philosophe coterie as to the orthodox party.

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  • In the medieval Church there were seven "corporal" and seven "spiritual works of mercy" (opera misericordiae); these were (a) the giving of food to the hungry and drink to the thirsty, the clothing of the naked, the visitation of the sick and of prisoners, the receiving of strangers, and the burial of the dead; (b) the conversion of sinners, teaching of the ignorant, giving of counsel to the doubtful, forgiveness of injuries, patience under wrong, prayer for the living and for the dead.

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  • I assure you, I have managed to contact all but three and if I located them I would get down on my knees before them and beg forgiveness, just like I've done with the others .

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  • Of in Jesus Christ the Saviour, who delivers from the bondage of sin by his life, doctrine and death; in the operation of the Holy Ghost; in a holy, universal, Christian church; in forgiveness of sins and the life everlasting.

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  • Thus there grew up the sacrament of penance, which secured for those already baptized the forgiveness of post-baptismal sins.

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  • He edited his father's incomplete History of the Work of Redemption, wrote in answer to Stephen West, A Dissertation Concerning Liberty and Necessity (1797), which defended his father's work on the Will by a rather strained interpretation, and in answer to Chauncy on universal salvation formulated what is known as the " Edwardean," New England or Governmental theory of the atonement in The Necessity of the Atonement and its Consistency with Free Grace in Forgiveness (1785).

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  • 15, 35, which deal with the great question of forgiveness, are clearly dependent on our text.

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  • Driven inwards upon themselves, they employed their energy in severe self-examination, or they cultivated resignation to the will of the universe, and towards their fellow men forbearance and forgiveness and humility, the virtues of the philanthropic disposition.

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  • The idea thus became general that baptism, which had been almost from the beginning the rite of entrance into the Church, and which was regarded as securing the forgiveness of all pre-baptismal sins, should be given but once to any individual.

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  • His exile gave rise to a schism in the church, and the Johannists (as they were called) did not return to communion with the archbishop of Constantinople till the relics of the saint were, 30 years after, brought back to the Eastern metropolis with great pomp and the emperor publicly implored forgiveness from Heaven for the guilt of his ancestors.

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  • When the medical attendant declares the case hopeless a priest advances to the bed of the dying man, repeats sundry texts of the Zend-Avesta, the substance of which tends to afford him consolation, and breathes a prayer for the forgiveness of his sins.

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  • In this festival Pales was invoked to grant protection and increase to flocks and herds; the shepherds entreated forgiveness for any unintentional profanation of holy places of which their flocks might have been guilty, and leaped three times across bonfires of hay and straw (Ovid, Fasti, iv.

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  • It then was the duty of the latter to supplicate for his forgiveness, and administer to him the Eucharist.

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  • Baptism conveys the forgiveness of sins, and therefore ought to result in freedom from all wilful sin.

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  • Thus the Apostles' Creed, " I believe in the forgiveness of sins "; the Nicene Creed, " I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ.

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  • Forgiveness was easy to a man of Temple's elevation and temperament, and he not only despatched the necessary recommendation but added a personal request which obtained for Swift the small prebend of Kilroot near Belfast (January 1695), where the new incumbent carried on a premature flirtation with a Miss Jane Waring, whom he called "Varina."

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  • It contains the assurances of forgiveness even for the gravest sins after baptism (save blasphemy of the Name and betrayal of the brethren, Sim.

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  • xiv.; (4) a description of the Christians as being "a third race," and worshipping God in "a new way" through Christ; (5) a proof of Christianity from Jewish prophecy; (6) a promise of forgiveness to Jews and Gentiles who should turn to Christ, because they had sinned "in ignorance" in the former time.

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  • Accordingly many of them, while placing their hope for the future upon Messiah and His eagerly expected return in power, might seek assurance of present forgiveness of daily offences and cleansing of conscience in the old mediatorial system.

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  • Far more important consequences, however, resulted from the fact that the medieval mind associated the pilgrimage with the forgiveness of sins.

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  • the idea of forgiveness is absolutely wanting; evil done may indeed be outweighed by meritorious deeds so far as to ensure a better existence in the future, but it is not effaced, and must be atoned for "(Census Report, i.

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  • But much is said about forgiveness, and the church is empowered to administer God's pardon (John xx.

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  • He heals a paralysed man, but not until He has come into touch, as we say, with him also, by reaching his deepest need and declaring the forgiveness of his sins.

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  • Lest her captivity should have been held to invalidate the late legal proceedings in her name, proclamation was made of forgiveness accorded by the queen to her captor in consideration of his past and future services, and her intention was announced to reward them by further promotion; and on the same day (May 12), he was duly created duke of Orkney and Shetland.

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  • The thought of divine forgiveness, as set forth in the teaching of Jesus and manifested in His own attitude towards, and power over, the hearts of the outcasts among the people, is peculiarly prominent in this Gospel.

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  • the Miraculous Birth, Crucifixion, Resurrection, the Catholic Church, forgiveness of sins, the hope of resurrection, does not prove that this teaching was as yet combined in a Trinitarian form which classified the latter clauses under the work of the Holy Ghost.

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  • One of these is the so-called governmental theory, wherein the death of Christ is set forth as for the sake of good government, so that the forgiveness of sins shall not be thought a sign of laxity.

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  • Not even the acceptance of forgiveness as the central religious blessing is exclusively Ritschlian; still, it is a challenge alike to the 18th century, to the Church of Rome and to the modern mind.

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  • Once again he asked for forgiveness.

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  • Its eschatology and doctrine of "divine forgiveness" may point to an earlier date.

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  • Thus religion is ethical through and through, as God's inner nature, expressed in forgiveness, mercy, righteousness and truth, is not something transcendental, but belongs to the realm of daily life.

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  • Thus the latter seemed to them simply to bring forgiveness of past sins for Christ's sake, and then an enhanced moral responsibility to the New Law revealed in Him.

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  • Whatever be the truth in the assertion that death rather than sin is the enemy dreaded by Eastern Christianity, and immortality rather than forgiveness the blessing craved, it is difficult to take the talk about deification as anything more than rhetoric. Did they not start from belief in one God ?

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  • In the same way, there are unwritten laws in the church about forgiveness.

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  • On the other hand, there are those who speak as if auricular confession were a necessary element in every Christian life, and hold that post-baptismal sin of a grave sort can receive forgiveness in no other way.

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  • He also published Sermons for the New Life (1858); Christ and his Salvation (1864); Work and Play (1864); Moral Uses of Dark Things (1868); Women's Suffrage, the Reform against Nature (1869); Sermons on Living Subjects (1872); and Forgiveness and Law (1874).

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  • Dot urges him to seek forgiveness for the past.

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  • He 's not denying that he 's a sinner in need of forgiveness.

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  • Forgiveness is not one of Scorpio's better qualities.

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  • No doubt, he expected her to come back - begging his forgiveness.

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  • is an expression of general forgiveness.

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  • He died in the attitude of blessing and uttering words of forgiveness.

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  • Maybe he didn't deserve forgiveness - but he needed it all the same.

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  • I don't give a shit about your forgiveness, Kris.  Think about it.  What do I have to gain by telling you about Lilith now?

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  • died on the cross for our forgiveness.

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  • Is is just simply a question of asking forgiveness?

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  • I have preached forgiveness for all of my adult life.

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  • true forgiveness is something quite distinct from all this.

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  • forgiveness for any wrongs you may have done?

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  • How can I go and apologize like a little boy asking forgiveness?

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  • Do n't you find yourself eminently worthy of forgiveness?

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  • They also offer a personalized discount and accident forgiveness.

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  • Still other lyrics refer to Biblical events or forgiveness.

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  • In the first season, titled Ruby: The First 100 Pounds, she showed the world exactly what she is made of: Courage, forgiveness and a woman who has a sense of commitment.

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  • The Standard package offers the convenience of an easy pay plan as well as accident forgiveness.

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  • I begged her to tell me, but she just bawled and said it was good that I became a priest so I could ask for forgiveness.

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  • merces, reward), compassion, pardon, pity or forgiveness.

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  • 25-31, repentance is called forth by the divine forgiveness.

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  • On the other hand, other passages protest against the ascription of great importance to sacrifice; or regard the rite as a consequence rather than a cause of forgiveness.

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  • Then followed the tremendous warning, that to assign His work to Satan, and so to call good evil, was to blaspheme against the Holy Spirit - the one sin which admitted of no forgiveness.

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  • With this clearly understood, man is to live in implicit trust in the divine love, power, knowledge and forgiveness.

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  • The suspicious nobles were solemnly adjured to trust themselves to hIs keeping, under promise of forgiveness.

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  • that to the baptized Christian there is either no such thing as sin, or no such thing as further forgiveness.

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  • As they deny the natural religion of the 18th century - the religion which works its way into harmony with God by virtue - so, still more emphatically, they refuse to bid the sinner merit forgiveness.

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  • Here English and American thought strikes in sympathetically, offering moral theories of Atonement, though not looking so exclusively towards forgiveness.

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  • But, being forewarned, Paul received him with great ceremony, and surrounded by cardinals prepared for defence; whereupon Sigismondo changed his mind, fell on his knees and implored forgiveness.

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  • Perhaps some unhappiness, too, and tragedy, but even those emotions seemed wrapped in forgiveness.

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  • I did, Carmen — even though the need for forgiveness only existed in my mind.

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  • It is called the sacrament of forgiveness, since by the priest's sacramental absolution God grants the penitent ' pardon and peace.

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  • ask for forgiveness, for failing to be the lover he should have been.

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  • We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins.

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  • baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins " .

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  • baptism for the forgiveness of sins.

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  • begs forgiveness of all.

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  • beg for forgiveness to the whole body of believers for my offense of pride.

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  • The comedy of forgiveness has no such luxurious certitude.

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  • entreat, O blessed one, that He grant us forgiveness of transgressions.

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  • Grace is free unmerited favor for sinners giving them full forgiveness in Jesus Christ forever.

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  • The alternative was, to faith, forgiveness through divine forbearance; to unbelief, a warning of judgment to come.

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  • But the King fell ill and died quickly, begging forgiveness for his sins.

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  • No the disciples did not provide forgiveness; they proclaimed forgiveness on the basis of the message of the gospel.

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  • When we withhold forgiveness, we are often trying to make things the same as they were before we were really badly hurt.

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  • One is the recipient of a sense of restoration, the other the object of loving forgiveness.

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  • Copper weighted inserts which lowers the center of gravity for maximum forgiveness.

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  • Oh Lord, grant us thy forgiveness; unto Thee we return.

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  • total forgiveness of the debt would have been closer to an ideal solution " .

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  • Generous giving was the net natural result of the thrill of complete forgiveness.

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  • forgiveness on off center shots due to extreme perimeter weighting that increases the stability and feel of the club.

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  • The new buzz words are " debt forgiveness " .

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  • forgiveness of sin rather than heal the man?

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  • forgiveness of the debt would have been closer to an ideal solution " .

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  • forgiveness for past Catholic sins.

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  • Ms. Bergren has written a heart-wrenching yet glorious testament to the power of forgiveness and the healing balm of love.

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  • grace of forgiveness.

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  • His great-great grandson, Michael Rutledge, reported his experiences in Forgiveness in the Age of Forgetfulness.

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  • milled face and enlarged head offer greater distance and forgiveness on off center hits.

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  • A deaf mute, being asked, " What is forgiveness?

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  • perimeter weighting to produce a large sweet spot for greater forgiveness.

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  • plea for forgiveness.

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  • prayed for forgiveness, sanctification and purification.

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  • proclaimed forgiveness on the basis of the message of the gospel.

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  • repentance for the forgiveness of sins " .

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  • ruminateactice forgiveness so that you can stop ruminating about the past and put your energy into the present moment.

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  • sinner in need of forgiveness.

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  • theology of forgiveness was known to Philemon.

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  • unbeatable stability and forgiveness, reduced skipping at contact and pure roll.

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  • undercut cavity, these irons give superb feel, control and forgiveness all the way through the set.

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  • unwritten laws in the church about forgiveness.

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  • Don't you find yourself eminently worthy of forgiveness?

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  • Redemption, justification, regeneration, adoption, forgiveness, reconciliation all mean the same thing - the restoration of the broken family relationship. All depends on the Mediation of Christ, who maintained the filial relationship even to His death, and communicates it to the brotherhood of believers.

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  • They are a novum salutis genus - a new path to Heaven, to tread which counted "for full and complete satisfaction" pro omni poenitentia and gave "forgiveness of sins" (peccaminum remissio) 1; they are, again, the "foreign policy" of the papacy, directing its faithful subjects to the great war of Christianity against the infidel.

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  • Benevolence and forgiveness were the very basis of his character; his world-wide humanity is aptly embodied in a phrase of his second inaugural: "With malice toward none, with charity for all."

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  • Overwhelmed with remorse, he went to Tours to implore forgiveness at the tomb of St Martin, and died shortly afterwards.

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  • The precepts of good faith, equity, requital of benefits, forgiveness of wrong so far as security allows, the prohibition of contumely, pride, arrogance, - which may all be summed up in the formula, " Do not that to another which thou wouldest not have done to thyself " (i.e.

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  • When the fairies heard this, they were greatly relieved and came forth from their hiding-places, confessed their fault, and asked their master's forgiveness.

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  • Natasha looked at her with eyes full of tears and in her look there was nothing but love and an entreaty for forgiveness.

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  • Never, he repeated in a trembling voice like a boy asking for forgiveness.

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  • Forgiveness for, or remission of the punishment due to, a.

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  • You practice forgiveness so that you can stop ruminating about the past and put your energy into the present moment.

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  • Surely the theology of forgiveness was known to Philemon.

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  • The result: unbeatable stability and forgiveness, reduced skipping at contact and pure roll.

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  • Featuring a hidden undercut cavity, these irons give superb feel, control and forgiveness all the way through the set.

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  • Thus, atonement for Paul is not merely the forgiveness of sins through a vicarious blood sacrifice.

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  • Would an alternative to offering forgiveness be to disown?

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  • Have you tried asking for forgiveness to assuage your guilty conscience?

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  • Have you tried asking for forgiveness to assuage your guiltyconscience?

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  • In fact, many sects of different faiths exist because of the value for personal choice in one's beliefs, and they seek to preserve that value by allowing members their own personal liberties and forgiveness for transgressions.

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  • If we don't, there can be no forgiveness, and thus no peace of mind.

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  • Anger management programs teach respect, manners, compassion, forgiveness, responsibility, and foster positive character development.

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  • This incident of hugs and forgiveness between the sworn archenemies could all be just a bunch of hearsay as there were no cameras to record the momentous event for posterity.

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  • While the federal government can cancel or reduce the debts you owe via student loans, the circumstances under which they will offer debt forgiveness is specified by the types of forgiveness programs.

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  • Different programs offer different levels of forgiveness or will repay your college debts.

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  • Each branch's forgiveness program is slightly different, so it's best to speak with a recruiter for specific information.

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  • Keep in mind that this is not the same as tax forgiveness: the full amount of taxes on the property in question are still payable.

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  • After the coffin is closed, the chevra kadisha may read a psalm and asks the departed for forgiveness if they have done anything to offend him.

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  • Georgia Girl's Love Quotes divides its selections into 28 categories like "Looking for Love" and ""Love and Forgiveness," helping you to find the thoughts most relevant to your situation.

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  • I wrote her a letter apologizing and saying I didn't expect another chance or forgiveness.

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  • They are also a way to let someone know how you feel, to ask for forgiveness, or to let a person know you miss him or her.

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  • However, the more ominous side of Scorpio is revealed through his jealousy and lack of forgiveness.

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  • Scorpio's jealousy may rattle him to the core; hence, as a protective measure, forgiveness is often out of the question.

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  • Join hands and offer a prayer of forgiveness and one of thanks, invoking God in whatever form you believe Him or Her to take in order to surround yourselves with the force and power of light and good.

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  • Sinners would find in his heart an unlimited source of mercy and forgiveness.

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  • And then in a combination, Irish Catholics will explain to you that the circle surrounding the upper part of the cross is a symbol of eternity and the endlessness of God's love and forgiveness.

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  • The old adage, "It's easier to say sorry than to ask forgiveness," seems true when discussing Eiffel Tower history facts.

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