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Because," replied the father, "to absolve you for that motive would be a sin for which the king would never absolve me, my lord.
With a final outburst of weeping she half arose, and in the presence of the man who had waited to look and not to think thoughts the woman of sin began to pray.
On the Sabbath day, when the congregation were singing a holy psalm, he could not listen because an anthem of sin rushed loudly upon his ear and drowned all the blessed strain.
that's all very well," said Athenais, "but that is not the sin Mademoiselle de la Valliere has to reproach herself with.
It seemed to her that her sin partook of sacrilege or blasphemy.
And then she confessed her entire sin, and the executioner struck off her feet with the red shoes, but the shoes danced away with the little feet across the field into the deep wood.
And away she went boldly; but she had not got farther than the churchyard gate before she saw the red shoes dancing before her; and she was frightened, and turned back, and repented of her sin from her heart.
Too well do I know those godlike ones: they insist on being believed in, and that doubt is sin.
The Holy Messenger of God (peace be upon him) also indicated the cause and effect relationship between sinning and harm in the following narration, "A man is deprived of provision because of the sins that he commits,"
Sins and transgressions--which we regard as God-connected notions--are not a standard part of our vocabulary.
Venial sins are commonly divided into faults of surprise and deliberate sins.
When he was asked his opinion on the sins of humankind, Mohandas Gandhi insisted that all sin is social.
Indeed, by the 13th century, most Christians expected to face additional punishment for their mortal sins after they died; whether through a specific amount of time spent suffering in the intermediate state of Purgatory, or in Hell's eternal torments.
22) Here John Paul articulates three understandings of social sin: first, due to human solidarity each individual's actions impact others, hence "every sin can undoubtedly be considered as social sin"; second, some sins "by their very matter constitute a direct attack on one's neighbor," whether sins of commission or omission; and third, "social sin refers to the relationships between the various human communities.
As a result, a new sin has been identified and added to the original 2007 Six Sins of Greenwashing.