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Because through anger , which has an appetite for revenge , the remission of our
sins is hindered , and the Divine wrath is provoked against us . Matt . xi . 26 , If ye
forgive not men their trespasses , neither will your Father which is in heaven ...
That former is established between God and the conscience of every individual
whenever by faith he apprehends Christ , and the remission of his sins for Christ '
s sake , and God reconciled and propitious to him . Hence says the Apostle ...
... it clearly proves that Augustine did not teach that Christ died for the
predestinate alone , because Prosper from his opinion extends the peculiar
benefit of His passion , namely , the remission of original sin , to infants even not
... but are not liberated ; are washed , but are not absolved ; so also say , Blood is
shed for them for the remission of sins , but they are not cleansed by the
remission of sin . These are marvellous things which you say , they are new
things which ...
From which words it is evident , That , by the appointment of God , the death of
Christ is proposed and offered to mankind without distinction , as a remedy
applicable to each and every man for the obtaining of remission and eternal life .
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