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Must know you’re committing a sin in order to actually sin?

January 18, 2010 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Guilt, Sin


Dear Father John, Do you have to know you are committing a sin in order to actually commit one? You would think this simple question has a simple answer. But it doesn’t. We have to get a little theological here to unravel it, but I’ll try to be brief anyhow. First of all, we have to remember what sin is. Sin is rebellion against God. It is saying to God, “I don’t want to do what you want me... Read More