Repentance for the Righteous and for the Heathen


by Hermas of the 70 (1st century)

“For the Lord has sworn by His glory, in regard to His elect, that if any one of them sin after a certain day which has been fixed, he shall not be saved. For the repentance of the righteous has limits. Filled up are the days of repentance to all the saints; but to the heathen, repentance will be possible even to the last day.”

(The Shepherd, 1:2:2)

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