- When sin or guilt affects a subsequent generation in the Bible it is by blood, not race. Exo 20:5
- Examples of corporate guilt and repentance in the Bible involve current, ongoing sin. Ezra 9:7; Neh 1:6; Dan 9:20
- The Bible explicitly teaches that children are not to be held accountable for the sins of their fathers. Eze 18:14-20
- The nature of repentance itself makes it impossible to repent for sins not personally committed.