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Forgiveness vs. Redemption — What's the Difference?

Forgiveness vs. Redemption — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Forgiveness and Redemption

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Forgiveness

Forgiveness, in a psychological sense, is the intentional and voluntary process by which one who may initially feel victimized, undergoes a change in feelings and attitude regarding a given offense, and overcomes negative emotions such as resentment and vengeance (however justified it might be). Theorists differ, however, in the extent to which they believe forgiveness also implies replacing the negative emotions with positive attitudes (i.e.

Redemption

The act of redeeming or the condition of having been redeemed.

Forgiveness

The act of forgiving; pardon.

Redemption

Recovery of something pawned or mortgaged.

Forgiveness

The action of forgiving.
He begged for forgiveness after being caught stealing from the shop.
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Redemption

The payment of an obligation, as a government's payment of the value of its bonds.

Forgiveness

Readiness to forgive.

Redemption

Deliverance upon payment of ransom; rescue.

Forgiveness

The act of forgiving; the state of being forgiven; as, the forgiveness of sin or of injuries.
To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses.
In whom we have . . . the forgiveness of sin.

Redemption

(Christianity) Salvation from sin through Jesus's sacrifice.

Forgiveness

Disposition to pardon; willingness to forgive.
If thou, Lord, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand? But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be feared.

Redemption

The act of redeeming or something redeemed.

Forgiveness

Compassionate feelings that support a willingness to forgive

Redemption

The recovery, for a fee, of a pawned article.

Forgiveness

The act of excusing a mistake or offense

Redemption

Salvation from sin.

Redemption

Rescue upon payment of a ransom.

Redemption

(Christianity) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil

Redemption

Repayment of the principal amount of a debt or security at or before maturity (as when a corporation repurchases its own stock)

Redemption

The act of purchasing back something previously sold

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