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Submitted by Saladin (United States), Aug 25, 2006 at 10:50

God is all-powerful, when he decides to forgive he goes ahead and forgives. why a price has to be paid for our sins in the form of blood of jesus? why is it that i have to believe that jesus died for my sins too in order to be forgiven? simply asking for forgiveness ought to do. don't you think? or God is bound by some promise he has made? where can we find that he has made such a promise?

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