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God is always greater than our sin, Pope says

Pope Francis told those in St Peter’s Square for his general audience this morning to remember God is always greater than our sin.

God ‘cancels sin at the root,’ the Holy Father said, ‘not like they do at the dry cleaners when we bring an outfit and they remove the stain, God erases our sin, from the root, everything.’

He led the crowd of 30,000 Faithful in St Peter’s Square in repeating four times: “God is bigger than our sin.”

“His love is an ocean in which we can immerse ourselves without fear of being overwhelmed,” the Pope said.

But when we fall in sin —just like when a child falls—noted the Pope, we raise our hand to be lifted up by a parent and it is God who will pull us up.

“God created man and woman to stand upright,” Pope said. “It is beautiful to be forgiven. But you too, if you want to be pardoned, you should also forgive. Forgive.”

 

—ian@sconews.co.uk

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