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  • Sin : Sin And Sin

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    April 2017 Sin Sin can be interpreted in many different ways, one can choose to incorporate a religious belief, or another can simply rely on the right and wrong standards of a society. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the word sin can be defined as an offense against religious or moral law (“Sin.” Merriam-Webster). According to my own accumulated knowledge and spiritual beliefs, sin is the failure to conform to the standard of perfection established by God. The seven deadly sins come to

  • The Sin Of The Original Sin

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    When I think of the Original Sin, I think of the world’s first sin—the patriarchy and matriarchy sin. Today, the world consists of sinners begging the Lord for forgiveness—thanks to Adam and Eve. How different would the world be if Adam and Eve did not bit the forbidden fruit? Would such sin still exist today? “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness” (1 John 1:9 King James Version). It is important to keep in mind that no human

  • Sins In Scarlet Letter

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    There are many characters in The Scarlet Letter. Each of these characters sins in various ways, but the one that commits the greatest sin is Chillingworth. Chillingworth, instead of forgiving Dimmesdale, decides, with vile hate in his heart the whole time, to torment him. This tormenting lasts several years and reduces Dimmesdale to a feeble state in mind and body. Chillingworth, once he found out about the adultery that took place, made it his life goal to find the adulterer and torment him

  • Sin In Scarlet Letter

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    In Hawthorne's’, The Scarlet Letter, the main topic is sin. Every character in the novel commits a form of sin. However, the results and effects are different for each character. As William Shakespeare once said, “Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.” Hawthorne shows the meaning of this quote through each character's reaction towards sin. Hester is a prime example of positive outcome of sin. After she is forced to wear the scarlet letter, she takes her punishment and turns it to her advantage

  • The Sin As A Crime And Sickness

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    Christian theologians have tried to figure out the best way to interpret why people sin and how they should repent ever since the bible was written. Some theologians explain sin as a sickness, in which people are driven to do wrong by an unknown internal urge. Theologians also use the sin as a crime method to explain sin as defilement against God and Humanity (Taylor 54-57). In addition to the sin as a sickness or crime theories, some religious scholars say each theory should be used but both are

  • Scarlet Letter Sin

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    deadly sins, the sin of wrath. The bible also states that true believers of god should also “pursue righteousness, faith, love [and] peace” (2 Timothy 2:22) in reference to the sin of lust. In The Scarlet Letter, both of these sins were willingly committed by two of the most integral characters in the whole narrative. The moral consequences of sin is very drastic, but it all depends on how the sin is managed and treated by the person who is accused of the sin; although the consequences of sin can be

  • Original Sin

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    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

  • Sin In The God Of Vengeance

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    word “sin” invokes a fairly Christian methodology, “The Original Sin” referring to Eve’s eating the apple in the Garden of Eden, setting up a world where humanity is forever inclined to sin. Sin remains, to this day, a word of heavy connotations as the definition of sin itself shifts in the eyes of a Biblical God and in the eyes of an evolving humanity. In Sholom Ash’s play, The God of Vengeance, sin is the main subject in varying forms: defilement of a Torah scroll by an impure girl and the sin of

  • Sin : The Spiritual Walk Of A Believer

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    Unconfessed sin can be very dangerous to the spiritual walk of a believer. Sin is when we do something that displeases God. We are all guilty of sin, and deserve to spend eternity separated completely from Him. He has promised to forgive us of our sins, but only if we take initiative and confess them to Him. Although Jesus died on the cross to pay our debt in full, there are still consequences when we sin against a holy and righteous God, and we don’t ask for repentance. We must acknowledge that

  • The And Benefits Of Human Sin

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    Kamila Hilal Social Foundations I Professor Rosof September 14th, 2014 Two Sides To Every Coin: Weighing the Consequences and Benefits of Human Sin The Tower of Babel, the Fruit of the tree of Knowledge, and the expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden all share in common the stern consequences of human actions in the face of God. The significance of these biblical events are often associated