God forgives all even murderers

Does God also forgive great sins? Can God forgive a murderer?

Many people make the mistake of believing that God only forgives "small" sins such as lies, anger, and unclean thoughts, but not "major" sins such as murder and adultery. But that's not true. No sin is too great for God not to forgive. When Jesus died on the cross, he paid the penalty for all the sins of the entire world (1 John 2: 2). When a person puts his faith in Jesus Christ for salvation, all of his sins are forgiven. This includes past, present, and future, minor or major sins. Jesus died to pay the penalty for all our sins, and when they are forgiven, all are forgiven (Colossians 1:14; Acts 10:43).

Each of us is guilty of sin (Romans 3:23), and everyone thus deserves eternal punishment (Romans 6:23). Jesus died for us to pay our fine (Romans 5: 8). Anyone who believes in Jesus Christ as his / her Savior will be forgiven no matter what sin he / she has committed (John 3:16). A murderer or adulterer will certainly face serious consequences for his sinful act (legal in nature as well as in relationships, etc.), more so than someone who is “just” a liar. But the sins of a murderer or adulterer are completely and permanently forgiven from the moment they put their faith in Christ.

The decisive factor here is not the size of the sin, but the size of Christ's redeeming sacrifice. If the shed blood of the sinless Son of God is sufficient to cover all the sins of millions of people who believe in him, then there can be no limit to the type or size of sin that is forgiven. When Jesus said, “It is finished,” sin was ended, he made full atonement and satisfaction for it, full forgiveness was obtained, peace made, and redemption obtained from all sins. Salvation became certain, reliable, and complete; nothing can or must be added to this. Moreover, the redemptive work of Christ was done entirely without human help and cannot be undone by man.


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Does God also forgive great sins? Can God forgive a murderer?
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