Can the Suffering of the Pious Atone for Sins?
July 18, 2015 3:51 pm
Rabbi Tovia Singer is asked, “The Talmud states that the suffering of the righteous atones for sins. How does that compare with Christian teachings?” In fact, the Talmud says, “Whosoever weeps over the suffering of the righteous man, all of his sins are forgiven.” (Talmud, Shabbat 105b) This text was used by Luke.
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