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What is the definition of Sin?


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2007-11-16 04:52:50
2007-11-16 04:52:50

Sin has been known to be synonymous, the same as, with wrongdoing, but the Bible defines sin as a transgression of God's Law, especially any and all failures to abide by the 10 Commandments written by the Hand of God for the People of Israel the Israelites, which was handled by Moses.

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No, not at all. Sin, by definition is the willingness of a person to do something against the will of God.

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"Sin" meant the same then as it does now: an offence against God.

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St. Augustine defined sin as "a word, deed, or desire in opposition to the eternal law." Thus sin, by definition is against Someone - God.

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It's essentially masturbation, but that's a flexible definition.

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The definition of penance is: a punishment undergone in token of penitence for sin. A penitential discipline imposed by church authority.


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