What does John 20:23 mean?

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What does John 20:23 mean?

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Post by Christian2 » Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:45 am

John 20: 21 Jesus said to them again, “Peace to you! As the Father has sent Me, I also send you.” 22 After saying this, He breathed on them and said,[d] “Receive the Holy Spirit. 23 If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained.”

Surely these Scriptures do not mean we can forgive and retain the sins of others. After all, we are all sinners.

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Re: What does John 20:23 mean?

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Post by Philip » Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:31 am

Christian2, that is a great question! Read this: https://www.gotquestions.org/John-20-23.html

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Re: What does John 20:23 mean?

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Post by Christian2 » Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:39 am

Philip wrote:
Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:31 am
Christian2, that is a great question! Read this: https://www.gotquestions.org/John-20-23.html
Good article. Thank you.

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