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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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  • 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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  • Grace and Sin

    Grace and Sin Introduction (Grace is a liberating force that frees us from sin but in order to discover it we must first encounter radical sinfulness) In order to understand grace we need to develop a deep sense and understanding of sin. The nature of sin stems from original sin within Genesis. We were created free with the capacity for moral badness. In order to become good we need to be trained to see what is missing. Those who seek will find. The nature of sin results in personal‚ cultural

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  • Arthur Dimmesdale's Sin

    Sin was brought into the world by evil itself‚ destroying God’s perfect plan. Since then sin has grown to its highest. Committing a sin is considered to be unholy. Puritans were one of the most strict groups to obey and follow God’s plan. In the Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorn‚ many characters struggle to carry the burden of sin on their backs. Arthur Dimmesdale‚ a Puritan minister‚ struggled the greatest with his sin which eventually led to his death. Dimmesdale’s sin was the greatest because

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  • Original Sin

    Kathryn Fewell Moral Theology October 18‚ 2012 Original Sin Original sin can be defined as the first human beings disobeying God’s word. Besides the sin of Adam and Eve‚ original sin describes the fallen state of human nature which now affects everyone that is born into this world. Through Jesus Christ we can be redeemed for our sins. From day one God has loved each and every person unconditionally‚ but we as humans are not born knowing and loving God. A relationship with God is something

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  • Suicide the Unforgivable Sin?

    SUICIDE THE UNFORGIVABLE SIN? Suicide the Unforgivable Sin? Introduction Most of us have our own opinion and beliefs about suicide‚ but I’m interested in finding the truth through God’s Word. I’ve search and cross-referenced scripture‚ covering related topics such as Suicide the Unforgivable Sin‚ Is Repentance Necessary for Salvation?‚ Is Suicide Always Wrong?’ What the Bible Teaches‚ Believers and Suicide‚ and Biblical Examples of suicide. This paper shall examine the concept of suicide as

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  • doctrine of sin

    Introduction The first acts of sin takes place in Genesis 3: 1-24‚ The Fall of Man.  God told Adam before Eve was created that he was not to eat of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. (Gen. 2:17) Further God warned that in the day he did eat fruit of that tree man would surely die. Satan tempted Eve; he took the form of a serpent. (Gen. 3:1) The serpent is described as being cleverer than any other animal of the field. This probably is why Satan chooses to take the form of a snake. Eve

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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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  • Sins of Not Bothering to Love

    THE SIN OF NOT BOTHERING TO LOVE (This essay is lifted from the book Commandments of Compassion by James Keenan‚ S.J. It explicitates what to my opinion is a most accurate presentation on what sin is and what it does to us. May we learn our lessons well on living and loving. Go with God! -- Ms.Lorna) Who is the sinner? -- The parent who tried to be caring‚ responsible‚ and loving‚ but nevertheless caused harm‚ or the parent who did well but loved little? Clearly‚ I think sin is in the

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  • Sin And Redemption In The Scarlet Letter

    Nathaniel Hawthorne utilizes Puritan ideology to convey a philosophical reflection on sin and redemption. Adulteress Hester Prynne must wear a scarlet A to mark her shame‚ and while her lover‚ Arthur Dimmesdale‚ remains unidentified and is wracked with guilt‚ her husband‚ Roger Chillingworth‚ seeks revenge. Although all three characters contemplate redemption‚ it is only Hester that chooses to confront her sin; Dimmesdale and Chillingworth refuse. This decision is heavily influenced by their respective

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