Remission of sins


[1 of 1] Swedenborg (1688-1772, Sweden): primary subject "Sin, removal of, remission" (search under Outer Life/Doctrine, Rites, Scriptures)": source "Apocalypse Explained, vol.5": detail "Section 805"
But to transfer the sins of others to Himself, and by admitting sorrows and punishments to take them away, is contrary to the nature of the blotting out of sins. For sins cannot be blotted out except by repentance of the life on the part of him who has sinned. To remove them by taking them upon Himself from another, is a dogma of the Papists in which there is no truth.