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confession US English

A formal statement admitting that one is guilty of a crime

Confession in confession US English

The religious body or church sharing a confession of faith

confession US Thesaurus

they soon got a confession out of him

Augsburg Confession US English

A statement of the Lutheran position, drawn up mainly by Melanchthon and approved by Luther before being presented to the Emperor Charles V at Augsburg on June 25, 1530

negative confession US English

(With capital initials) a statement of principles of the Church of Scotland drawn up by John Craig in 1581, incorporated in the National Covenant of that year and in subsequent National Covenants, especially that of 1638, and characterized by the rejection of all doctrine not in accord with the Scottish Confession of 1560 (now historical); also known as the King's Confession.

Westminster Confession US English

A Calvinist doctrinal statement which was issued by the synod appointed to reform the English and Scottish Churches in 1643, and became widely accepted among Presbyterian Churches

confession of faith in confession US English

A statement setting out essential religious doctrine

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