Even a child’s Absolution is just as certain…

Even a child’s Absolution is just as certain as the Absolution of St. Peter—yes, even as the Absolution of Christ would be, were He again to stand visibly before people and say, “Your sins are forgiven.” There is no difference, because, note well, it is not a question of what humans must do but what has been done by Christ.  — C.F.W. Walther, Law and Gospel

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