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A dip in the Ganges, they believe, will absolve them of their sins.

From Ozy

Okay, video matters tooWith a good audio setup, you can get away with a lot of video sins.

“That’s the greatest sin on radio to have dead air,” said Chris Williams, chief product officer for iHeartMedia.

From Fortune

He sees you committing voter suppression, and that is a mortal sin.

For example, Bernard of Clairvaux, the major leader in the reform of Benedictine monasticism, being humiliated by the shock defeat, blamed it on the sins of the men taking part in the Crusades.

My understanding was that according to most Christian beliefs, being trans or gay was a sin, cut and dry.

But the greatest sin of all for Francis is perhaps that of careerism, chiding those who honor people rather than God.

“Light trumps darkness, hope beats despair, grace wins over sin, love defeats hate, life conquers death,” the cardinal said.

Essentially, Pope Francis is urging Christians to “love the sinner, but hate the sin.”

In March 2013 in Washington, D.C., Seth Bender got in the Uber he ordered and shortly thereafter committed the sin of burping.

Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.

But if God made man, then God is responsible for all man's acts and thoughts, and therefore man cannot sin against God.

Because if that was to atone for man's sin, it was needless, as God could have forgiven man without Himself suffering.

Their sin began on Holy Thursday, with so little secrecy and so bad an example, that the affair was beginning to leak out.

Man's enthusiasm in praise of a fellow mortal, is soon damped by the original sin of his nature—rebellious pride!

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On this page you'll find 135 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sin, such as: crime, error, evil, fault, guilt, and immorality.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.