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His Grace Is Sufficient by Brad Wilcox

Forgiveness of Sin

Christ is the intermediary between us and the Father, and that it is ultimately the Father that must forgive us. We confess our sins to the father because it is the father that demands justice for our sins:
Quote: And he that endureth not unto the end, the same is he that is also hewn down and cast into the fire, from whence they can no more return, because of the justice of the Father.” (3 Nephi 27:17)
Since it is our Father that demands justice, it is ultimately the Father that must show the mercy that overpowers His own demands for justice:Quote: . . . the Father, yea, the Eternal Father of heaven, knoweth your state; and he doeth with you according to his justice and mercy. The purpose of the atonement is to evoke the mercy from our Father that satisfies His demands of justice:
Quote: This being the intent of this last sacrifice, to bring about the bowels of mercy, which overpowereth justice, and bringeth about means unto men that they may have faith unt…