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Sin is an act or state of disobedience towards God.

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What are illustrative examples of how the Sabbath can be broken according to Sabbatarian Christians?

I've always heard examples of how the Sabbath is not broken, for instance, doing good to others, healing people, etc. However, I noticed that I've never heard examples of the opposite (how the Sabbath ...
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Has the Catholic Church always believed that sex before marriage is fornication?

We know from the Bible that fornication is a sin: Acts 15:20 But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood. ...
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Does Jesus' descending into hell in the Apostles Creed have any reference to the scapegoat's descend in the Jewish tradition?

The Creed of the Apostles say that Jesus descended into hell after his death on the cross. He is referred to as the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world. In this context, it would be ...
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Doesn’t John 9:34 lay the groundwork for what the Jewish people believed about Original Sin?

For context, we read: “They said to the blind man again, “What do you say about Him because He opened your eyes?” He said, “He is a prophet.” But the Jews did not believe concerning him, that he had ...
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Who said something along the lines of us never knowing more than 1% of our sin?

I have pretty clear memories of John Piper quoting someone else saying that in this life we are never aware of more than 1% of our sin, with the implication being that as we grow in godliness we do ...
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According to Catholicism, can someone sin in Heaven?

I know that Christians who die still imperfectly purified must, according to Catholic teaching, pass through a state of purification known as purgatory before entering heaven. But does this ...
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