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SIN. SIN IN GENERAL. - ORIGINAL SIN. 1. Sin is a deliberate violation of the law of God. 2. For there to be deliberate violation the person should, in the first place, be competent to judge whether…More
SIN.
SIN IN GENERAL. - ORIGINAL SIN.
1.
Sin is a deliberate violation of the law of God.
2. For there to be deliberate violation the person should, in the first place, be competent to judge whether what he contemplates doing is right or wrong; and, in the second place, should of his free will do what he knows to be wrong. Without these two conditions he would not be responsible for what he did and it would not be a case of sin.
3. Sin is the greatest of evils, 1stly, because it is an insult to God, whereas other evils touch creatures only; and, 2ndly., because it is the source of all the evils we suffer in this life and in the next.
4. There are two kinds of sin - original sin and actual or personal sin.
5. Original sin is what we attaches to us from our birth and of which we have inherited the guilt through the disobedience of our first parent Adam. Although we are not personally guilty of this sin with our own personal will, yet it was committed by our human nature with the …More