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so that there will not be among you a man or woman, or family or tribe, whose heart turns away today from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of those nations; that there will not be among you a root bearing poisonous fruit and wormwood.
who keeps lovingkindness for thousands, who forgives iniquity, transgression and sin; yet He will by no means leave the guilty unpunished, visiting the iniquity of fathers on the children and on the grandchildren to the third and fourth generations."
'The LORD is slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, forgiving iniquity and transgression; but He will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generations.'
Then Joshua said to the people, "You will not be able to serve the LORD, for He is a holy God He is a jealous God; He will not forgive your transgression or your sins.
Therefore thus says the Holy One of Israel, "Since you have rejected this word And have put your trust in oppression and guile, and have relied on them,
"Why should I pardon you? Your sons have forsaken Me And sworn by those who are not gods When I had fed them to the full, They committed adultery And trooped to the harlot's house.
"Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.
Anyone who has set aside the Law of Moses dies without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses.
For it was of the LORD to harden their hearts, to meet Israel in battle in order that he might utterly destroy them, that they might receive no mercy, but that he might destroy them, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
"Therefore I speak to them in parables; because while seeing they do not see, and while hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand.
And He was saying to them, "To you has been given the mystery of the kingdom of God, but those who are outside get everything in parables,
His disciples began questioning Him as to what this parable meant.
He said, "Go, and tell this people: 'Keep on listening, but do not perceive; Keep on looking, but do not understand.'
And Jesus said, "For judgment I came into this world, so that those who do not see may see, and that those who see may become blind."
"Therefore I say to you, any sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven people, but blasphemy against the Spirit shall not be forgiven.
"Truly I say to you, all sins shall be forgiven the sons of men, and whatever blasphemies they utter;
"And everyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him; but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit, it will not be forgiven him.
If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he shall ask and God will for him give life to those who commit sin not leading to death There is a sin leading to death; I do not say that he should make request for this.
"For if you forgive others for their transgressions, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
So speak and so act as those who are to be judged by the law of liberty.
"Therefore if you are presenting your offering at the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you,
"Do not judge so that you will not be judged.
"Do not judge, and you will not be judged; and do not condemn, and you will not be condemned; pardon, and you will be pardoned.
"Then summoning him, his lord said to him, 'You wicked slave, I forgave you all that debt because you pleaded with me.
"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected the weightier provisions of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness; but these are the things you should have done without neglecting the others.
"Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father who is in heaven will also forgive you your transgressions.
For to this end Christ died and lived again, that He might be Lord both of the dead and of the living.
But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant,
If You, LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand?
Who is a God like You, who pardons iniquity And passes over the rebellious act of the remnant of His possession? He does not retain His anger forever, Because He delights in unchanging love.
"Therefore let it be known to you, brethren, that through Him forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you,
Therefore, accept one another, just as Christ also accepted us to the glory of God.
But if any has caused sorrow, he has caused sorrow not to me, but in some degree--in order not to say too much--to all of you.
Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.
bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you.