Forgiveness in the Bible

Hebrews 10:4 declares:  “For it is impossible that the blood of bulls and goats could take away sins.”  But how come, in Leviticus 4 and 5, for example, there is abundant mention of sin and trespass offering of bulls and goats, and through them the sins of the people of Israel were forgiven (Leviticus 4:19, 26, 35; 5:10, 13, 16, 18).

How do we reconcile this seeming discrepancy?

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