Sin FAQs:


Q: Is sin the act of transgression against divine law?

A: Yes.

Q: Is sin viewed in terms of its effects on relationships?

A: Yes, and both among people and likewise between people and God.

Q: Are sins classified into grave sins called mortal sins and less serious sins called venial sin?

A: Yes.

Q: Is sin said to have already been cleansed?

A: Yes.

Q: Is sin death""?

A: Yes, and which is commonly interpreted as, if one repents for his sins, such person will inherit salvation.

Q: Are sins punishable with death by the court?

A: Yes, and others with death by heaven, others with lashes, and others without such punishment, but no sins with wilful intent go without consequence.

Q: Is sin effected through faith and repentance?

A: Yes, Sin is forgiven when the sinner acknowledges, confesses, and repents for their sin as apart of believing in Jesus Christ.

Q: Were sins punishable by death in different forms?

A: Yes, while most sins are forgiven by burnt offerings.

Q: Is sin a Western concept that states that sin entered the human world through Adam and Eve's sin in the Garden of Eden and that human beings have since lived with the consequences of this first sin?

A: Yes.

Q: Is sin believed to alienate the sinner from God even though He has extreme love for mankind?

A: Yes.