SC-V-0016b

Originally published at: https://bookofconcord.org/small-catechism/part-v/sc-v-0016b/





Answer: Confession embraces two parts: the one is, that we confess our sins; the other, that we receive absolution, or forgiveness, from the confessor, as from God Himself, and in no wise doubt, but firmly believe, that our sins are thereby forgiven before God in heaven.