missing the mark and hard heart
what are two images used for sin in scripture?
what is a bodily image used for sin in scripture?
tendency to avoid speaking about sin (we have to acknowledge our dark side)
what did dr. karl menniger speak out against?
only humans can have it
what is unique about having guilt?
what is the most serious kind of sin called?
occasion of sin
placing oneself in a situation where sin is or likely o committed is called _________
the degree to which people are responsible for their actions
an attitude of not getting involved, not caring, not acting when action is called for
when Jesus spoke of sin, He associated it with _______
the disobedience against God by the first human beings; marks all human beings as needing the salvation brought about through Christ
sinful social structures
a society that is organized that can result in certain groups of people being unfairly deprived of the power, benefits, and privileges available to others
5 gospel-based understanding of sin
sin primarily in terms of relationships; stresses doing the positive; focuses on overall life patterns as well as specific acts; emphasizes sin as being an offense against God and neighbor; recognizes the social dimension of sin
7 gifts of the Holy Spirit
wisdom, understanding, knowledge, right judgment, courage, wonder and awe, reverence
7 capital sins
pride, avarice, envy, wrath, lust, gluttony, sloth
the state of definitive self-exclusion from communion with God and the blesssed, reserved for those who refuse by their own free choice to believe and be converted from sin, even to the end of their lives
an action that weaken our relationship with God
sin of omission
not doing an action that is called for
is there any sin that cannot be forgiven?
God intends the world to be a place of harmony, solidarity, and love. People are accountable for their actions. Sin violates God's intention for creation
what do the biblical accounts of Adam and Eve indicate that the world should be?
sending Jesus to die on the cross
what was God's ultimate response to the sin of Adam and Eve?