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In her article entitled “Abortion is Not a Sin”, Poppy Dixon makes the claim that abortion is not a sin because the Bible does not label it as a sin. In fact, Dixon boldly states that those who regard abortion as sinful are committing the sins of idolatry and blasphemy. This controversial statement stirs up a very heated argument. As a Christian, I strongly disagree with this statement. The idea of abortion not being a sin is totally unbiblical. Dixon, takes scriptures and twists them to justify...

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The Ultimate Sin

The Ultimate Sin Ezekiel 16:49 Intro: There are many horrible and wicked things done every moment, every day. If you were to write down what the most offensive, egregious, wicked sin is, what would it be? Perhaps unbelief, fornication, anger, bitterness, adultery, hypocrisy, murder or any other sin could be compiled in this list as wicked and horrible. We might classify these as an abomination unto God. In our society, much is made of the sinful lifestyle called homosexuality. This lifestyle is...

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The Scarlett Letter Sin and Atonement

Sin and Atonement Sin: to violate a divine law by transgression or neglect. Atone: to make up for deficiencies. Hawthorne uses these two themes to compare and contrast two different characters, Hester Prynne and Mr. Dimmesdale. Although both Hester and Mr. Dimmesdale drank from the same cup of sin, only one sinner has properly atoned for themselves. Hesters atonement is carried out daily in public, before God and the people, while Dimmesdales “ Atonement” is carried...

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Sins and Rewards in Islamic Perspective

SINS AND REWARDS: ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE وَلَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنسَانَ مِن سُلَالَةٍ مّنِ طِينٍ(12) ثُمَّ جَعَلْنَاهُ نُطْفَةً فِي قَرَارٍ مَّكِين (13) ثُمَّ خَلَقْنَا النُّطْفَةَ عَلَقَةً فَخَلَقْنَا الْعَلَقَةَ مُضْغَةً فَخَلَقْنَا الْمُضْغَةَ عِظَامًا فَكَسَوْنَا الْعِظَامَ لَحْمًا ثُمَّ أَنشَأْنَاهُ خَلْقًا آخَرَ فَتَبَارَكَ اللَّهُ أَحْسَنُ الْخَالِقِينَ(14) Meaning: Man We did create from a quintessence (of clay) (12) Then We placed him as (a drop of) sperm in a place of rest, firmly fixed...

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The Original Sin Analysis

2.5. The original sin “Deliver us from evil" (Mt 6: 13) A light on the question of evil, so often obscured today, comes from the truth of the faith on original sin: man, departing from God by his own free will, experiences internal disruption, because the separation from the Father who gives life condemns him for this very fact to death. This is what the Second Vatican Council teaches us in this regard: «What divine revelation makes known to us agrees with experience. Examining his heart, man finds...

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Original Sin

discussing this very information for the doctrine of original sin. The doctrine of original sin mostly pertains to the Roman Catholic religion. I will be covering when, where, and why the doctrine was originated. Original sin is the theory that every man is born into sin because our mother and father have sinned. The definition given by the Catholic Encyclopedia is: "(1) the sin that Adam committed; (2) a consequence of this first sin, the hereditary stain with which we are born on account of our...

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The Issues of Sin and Redemption in the Kite Runner

Parker 05 October 2009 *The Issues* of Sin and Redemption in The Kite Runner Redemption is defined as the act, process, or instance of redeeming--:to free from what distresses or harms: as 1) to help overcome something detrimental; 2)to release from blame or debt; 3) to free from the consequences of sin, or 4) to change for the better. It cannot be accomplished in a single day. Redemption is a process that can take days, weeks, and months—sometimes even years to achieve. As the definition...

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Sin and Redemption in Khaled Hosseini's “the Kite Runner”

Khaled Hosseini’s “The Kite Runner,” revolves around a central theme of sin and redemption. The main characters in the novel have sinned and everyone in one way or another is seeking for redemption. The novel starts by Amir foretelling us about ultimate sin in that winter of 1975 when Hassan gets raped and he chooses to do nothing. And he tells us he carried that guilt even in America, “... Looking back now, I realized I have been peeking into that deserted alley for the last twenty-six years .”...

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Atonement and Redemption, the Cure to Sin (Kite Runner)

and Redemption, the Cure to Sin Sin will always be part of humanity, but the atonement of those sins is what matters in the end. What changes is the severity of the sin and the lengths one has to go in order to atone for those sins and redeem one’s self. In Hosseini’s novel, The Kite Runner, guilt, atonement of sins and redemption all show that no matter what a person’s sin may be, he or she will always be able to atone for that sin and find redemption. Amir’s sins are far worse than anything most...

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The Sin of a King: Analysis of 2 Samuel 11:1-27

 LIBERTY UNIVERSITY BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY David: The Sin of a King Analysis of 2 Samuel 11:1-27 Submitted to Dr. Adeeb Mickahail, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the completion of the course OBST 515-D18 Old Testament Orientation 1 by Lisa Campbell December 3, 2013 The story of David and Bathsheba as found in 2 Samuel11:1-27 tells us about King David’s sin. How can we as Christians apply the model from this story to our own lives? There are...

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