He had sinned against the Law; and at last God had punished him.
They sinned not against the light but in the dark.
xiv.; (4) a description of the Christians as being "a third race," and worshipping God in "a new way" through Christ; (5) a proof of Christianity from Jewish prophecy; (6) a promise of forgiveness to Jews and Gentiles who should turn to Christ, because they had sinned "in ignorance" in the former time.
In the older rituals we find a rite of exhomologesis, for restoring those who had sinned after baptism.
Yet Shakespeare has not sinned in this way more grievously than Johnson.