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Sin, Trespass and Transgression

Discussion in 'Bible Study' started by Andyotabil, Dec 2, 2008.

  1. Sin, Trespass and Transgression

    Please what is the difference between Sin, Trespass and Transgression
  2. Psalm
    32:1 Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.
    32:2 Blessed is the man unto whom the LORD imputeth not iniquity,
    and in whose spirit there is no guile.

    51:2 Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my
    51:3 For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before​
  3. I assume you are referring to the Old Covenant sacrifices.

    The sin offering was the most important sacrifice. It made atonement for the person of the offender, whereas the trespass-offering only atoned for one special offence. The trespass-offering may be regarded as representing ransom for a special wrong, while the sin-offering symbolised general redemption.

    Transgression is an act, process, or instance of transgressing: as a: infringement or violation of a law, command, or duty.

    What part of China are you from? I spent a month in Yanchen north of Shanghi in the 90's.

    Larry II
  4. Trespass and transgress mean the same thing. They mean to cross a boundry.
    1 Jo. 3:4 tells us transgression of The Law is Sin.

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