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Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard them as a defect of faith but they are afflictions, not sins. Like all afflictions, they are, if we can so take them, our share in the passion of Christ.
C. S. Lewis
Martyrdom covers a multitude of sins.
Charity creates a multitude of sins.
Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again.
Today I love myself as I love my god: who could charge me with a sin today? I know only sins against my god; but who knows my god?
It is better to do one's own duty, however defective it may be, than to follow the duty of another, however well one may perform it. He who does his duty as his own nature reveals it, never sins.
We are punished by our sins, not for them.
Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
We are not punished for our sins, but by them.
Boredom is... a vital problem for the moralist, since half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.
Every judgement of conscience, be it right or wrong, be it about things evil in themselves or morally indifferent, is obligatory, in such wise that he who acts against his conscience always sins.
I believe that I have received Jesus Christ into my heart. I believe that he has covered all of my sins.
Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.
Henry Ward Beecher
One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we've developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything.
The Bible and several other self help or enlightenment books cite the Seven Deadly Sins. They are: pride, greed, lust, envy, wrath, sloth, and gluttony. That pretty much covers everything that we do, that is sinful... or fun for that matter.
A large part of mankind is angry not with the sins, but with the sinners.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The Lord opened the understanding of my unbelieving heart, so that I should recall my sins.
The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion.
Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins, but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces.
A sense of humor keen enough to show a man his own absurdities will keep him from the commission of all sins, or nearly all, save those worth committing.
Maybe it's our sins that give God consolation when he finally has to give us cancer.
Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.
Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives. The English reading public explains the reason why.
Confess your sins to the Lord and you will be forgiven; confess them to man and you will be laughed at.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.
Great is the difference betwixt a man's being frightened at, and humbled for his sins.
Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds.
The moment someone chooses to trust in Jesus Christ, his sins are wiped away, and he is adopted into God's family. That individual is set apart as a child of God, with a sacred purpose.
The best men of the best epochs are simply those who make the fewest blunders and commit the fewest sins.
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