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Confession, 3 Definition(s)

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Purification of negative karma by means of the four opponent powers aE the power of reliance, the power of regret, the power of the opponent force, and the power of promise. See The Bodhisattva Vow.
Added: 23.Nov.2008 | Source: Kadampa: Glossary of Buddhist Terms
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(1) An open profession of faith ( Luke 12:8 ).

An acknowledment of sins to God ( Leviticus 16:21 ; Ezra 9:5-15 ; Daniel 9:3-12 ), and to a neighbour whom we have wronged ( James 5:16 ; Matthew 18:15 ).

Added: 21.Aug.2011 | Source: Christianity: Easton's Bible Dictionary
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1. A profession of faith (e.g. by the martyrs) or statement of doctrine (e.g. Augsburg Confession). 2. Admission of sin, either directly to God in prayer, generally to the congregation, or privately to a priest.

Added: 05.Oct.2012 | Source: Religion Facts: Glossary of Christianity
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