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Do we need priests to confess our sins ?

Asked by misconception, 09 Jul '08 01:27 pm
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ABSOLUTELY NOT, EVEN THE BEST OF PRIESTS HAVE THIER OWN LIMITATIONS AND WEAK POINTS, COZZ ALL PRAISE PRIDE AND PERFECTION BE TO ALLAH THE ALMIGHTY GOD , HENCE THE BEST WAY IS TO CONFESS OUR SINS TO ALLAH THE ALMIGHTY GOD AND BEG SINCERELY AND HONESTLY FOR FORGIVENESS WITH A PROMISE THAT THAT SIN WILL NEVER BE REPEATED AGAIN, INSHA ALLAH , ALLAH IS "TAWWABUR RAHEEM" WILL FORGIVE.
Answered by abdul hameed khan, 09 Jul '08 02:43 pm

 
  
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No. we do not need any priests,pandits or imams to confess our sins or to seek guidence in our life. They themselves are misguided people.
Answered by luv do, 09 Jul '08 09:13 pm

 
  
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No any need. You can confess before the God in alone.
Answered by Kanhaiya Marwal, 09 Jul '08 01:27 pm

 
  
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This concept creeped in Chruch according to John 20/21-23, where the Lord Jesus Christ authorised His permission to His disciples to forgive sins. St.Peter, being one of the disciples and also the first Pope of the Church, from whom the priesthood dominated in Church, followed the practice of confession thenceforth. However, the authenticity of priesthood in Church is debatable since the God Himself banned this status eversince He prohibitted the lineancy of Aron's priesthood to pass on to the lineancy to Malkisedak from whom, Lord Jesus was the last and the Great Priest in His Church. Ever since Lord Jesus came on earth, He spoke down the Priests and their athorities which clearly indicates that the priests in Church are not as per the teachings of Christs. Therefore, confession to them is absurd and senseless. Further according to Jacob 5/15-16, it is advised that people should confess each other to get forgiven their sins. This is the new order of new testaments and is valid for th ...more
Answered by vinayan joseph, 09 Jul '08 08:28 pm

 
  
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Are confessions necessary ? You know that you have erred or strayed, just keep it in mind and don't repeat it. Try to make good the damage you have done to others. I think this is enough. We need no priests to confess our sins. Confessions can make one prone to black mail. It can be in any form. Next do we need God. yes we need him but can't we play god to those who are miserable ?
Answered by manoj thakur, 09 Jul '08 01:34 pm

 
  
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Yes.When we sin we stray away from GOD .We are filled with guilt and shame.We die a thousand deaths with every passing moment.The sacrament of healing results in confessing our sins to the priest ,doing the penance act as told by the priest and taking advice from the priest as how not to sin again.As a CATHOLIC is is essential to confess my sins, ask GOD pardon and take steps not to commit sin again.I then am ready to receive THE LORD GOD with all my heart,body and mind.amen.
Answered by CASANOVA GAMA, 15 Jul '08 10:03 am

 
  
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Yes... They are said to be a bridge between God and ordinary people.. Sin is either against God or against society... So, being the representative of both, God and human being, we should confess it to priest
Answered by Reji George, 09 Jul '08 01:28 pm

 
  
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Belief could be established only when you speak to God directly.
Answered by mohammed assadi, 09 Jul '08 09:16 pm

 
  
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Some priets need us to confess their sins!!!!
Answered by koppa koppa, 09 Jul '08 01:28 pm

 
  
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There couldn't be better witness than yourself for 'confession' because its you who has to mend ways.Why bother others.
Answered by Ramsingh Sachan, 09 Jul '08 08:45 pm

 
  
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