Ignorance of God is No Excuse for Sin
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Leviticus 4:2
Speak to the children of Israel, saying, If a soul shall sin through ignorance against any of the commandments of the LORD concerning things which ought not to be done, and shall do against any of them:
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Luke 12:48
But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For to whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.
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He Shows that Ignorance Affords no Such Excuse as Shall Free the ...
... what I am commanded, because I am mastered by my concupiscence," he has no longer
any excuse to plead from ignorance, nor reason to blame God in his ...
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Whether the Sin against the Holy Ghost Can be Forgiven?
... the punishment, since he that sins through ignorance or weakness ... works of the Holy
Ghost, had no excuse in diminution ... an idol the favors bestowed by God Who had ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the sin against the 2.htm

Whether Christ's Persecutors Knew who He Was?
... from crime, because it was, as it were, affected ignorance. ... whereby He avowed that
He was the Son of God. ... not have sin; but now they have no excuse for their ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether christs persecutors knew who.htm

He Proves the Existence of Free Will in Man from the Precepts ...
... There is, to begin with, the fact that God's precepts themselves ... For they are given
that no one might be able to plead the excuse of ignorance, as the ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 2 ii he proves the.htm

Sin Never to be Returned to after Repentance.
... as are ignorant of the Lord"because ignorance of God ... Besides, that man commits no
light sin against the ... him, therefore, who would not have God offended not ...
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That the Logos Present in us is not Responsible for Our Sins.
... no excuse or room to say that he erred through ignorance. ... you, I, myself, will judge
you, and no refuge or ... Word in the beginning, who was with God, God the Word ...
/.../origen/origens commentary on the gospel of john/9 that the logos present.htm

God's Exhaustive Knowledge of Man.
... significance of the crucifixion of the Son of God, as we ... He puts up for them, that
this ignorance did not ... But where there is absolutely no sin there is no need ...
/.../shedd/sermons to the natural man/gods exhaustive knowledge of man.htm

Whether the Sin of those who Crucified Christ was Most Grievous?
... respect their crime was lessened by reason of their ignorance. ... doing, as having the
zeal of God, but not ... much more excusable, since they had no knowledge of ...
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The Church and the World.
... no mercy, showed no love, sent no Lamb of God to take ... is no excuse for it, no shelter,
no covering, nothing ... Ignorance might be an excuse, but when the offer of ...
/.../johnson/the new testament commentary vol iii john/the church and the world.htm

Whether we Should have Contrition for Every Actual Sin?
... in general for everything wherein he has offended God. ... Reply to Objection 3: If
ignorance were to remove ... will excuse, and there would be no sin: and sometimes ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether we should have contrition.htm

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