Religion Chapters 3 and 4 Vocabulary


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a thought, word, or action against God's law
venial sin
less serious sin that hurts a person's friendship with God
mortal sin
very serious sin that breaks a person's friendship with God
sin of commission
when people actually do something wrong that offends God
sin of omission
when we fail to do something good
the ability to know the difference between good and evil, right and wrong
examination of conscience
the act of determining whether the choices we have made showed love for God, ourselves, and others
free will
the freedom to decide when and how to act
an attraction to choose sin