I hope he may repent of all the wickedness and sin
to which he has been a party.
He was then exhorted not to hide his sin
, but to confess and repent.
The body sins
once, and has done with its sin
, for action is a mode of purification.
So he cured the lame and the sick and the blind, and he worked miracles to feed the hungry because, he said, he was sorry for them; and he was very kind to the little children and comforted those who had lost their friends; and he spoke very tenderly to poor sinners that were sorry for their sins
But you absolve me from all other sins
, why not from that?
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.
I want to have my sins
blotted out, and to feel that they are remembered no more against me, and that the love of God is shed abroad in my heart; and if I can get no good by reading my Bible an' saying my prayers at home, what good shall I get by going to church?
She's gone where her sins
will be judged," cried the other women, like a choir at a funeral.
barbarous fancy was no doubt inflicted upon mythology for the sins
So at last Everyman turns him to his Good Deeds--his Good Deeds, whom he had almost forgotten and who lies bound and in prison by reason of his sins
And mendicant prophets go to rich men's doors and persuade them that they have a power committed to them by the gods of making an atonement for a man's own or his ancestor's sins
by sacrifices or charms, with rejoicings and feasts; and they promise to harm an enemy, whether just or unjust, at a small cost; with magic arts and incantations binding heaven, as they say, to execute their will.
He visits the sins
of the fathers upon the children; and the fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge