Originally Posted By: westchesterguy
Originally Posted By: Undefeated
......"to the praise of the glory of His grace, by which He made us accepted in the Beloved. In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace"...


i am curious how that works. if "our" sins are forgiven, then doesn't it mean that my rapist's sins were too since he was part of "our"? he and i are just equals after all is said and done?


Jeff,

Good question. I decided to post my thoughts on this in "Spirituality and Survivors:"
http://www.malesurvivor.org/board/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=380924#Post380924

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