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==Religious views==
 
==Religious views==
 
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[[Christianity]]'s view on forgiveness is represented in [[Jesus]]'s Sermon on the Mount ([http://bibref.hebtools.com/bibref.php?book=Matthew&verse=5.1-7.12&src=1000 Matthew 5.1-7.12]).  Within the Sermon on the Mount, in the Lord's Prayer ([http://bibref.hebtools.com/bibref.php?book=Matthew&verse=6.9-6.13&src=1000 Matthew 6.9-6.13]) [[Jesus]] states "And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors". This passage includes both divine forgiveness ([[atonement]]; [[absolution]]) and humans forgiving other humans.
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[[Christianity]]'s view on forgiveness is represented in [[Jesus]]'s Sermon on the Mount ([http://bibref.hebtools.com/bibref.php?book=Matthew&verse=5:1-7:12&src=1000 Matthew 5.1-7.12]).  Within the Sermon on the Mount, in the Lord's Prayer ([http://bibref.hebtools.com/bibref.php?book=Matthew&verse=6:9-13&src=1000 Matthew 6:9-13]) [[Jesus]] states "And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors". This passage includes both divine forgiveness ([[atonement]]; [[absolution]]) and humans forgiving other humans.

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Religious views

Christianity

Christianity's view on forgiveness is represented in Jesus's Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5.1-7.12). Within the Sermon on the Mount, in the Lord's Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13) Jesus states "And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors". This passage includes both divine forgiveness (atonement; absolution) and humans forgiving other humans.