actual sin

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a sin committed of your own free will (as contrasted with original sin)

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Pero si cualquier pensamiento de primera persona que es actual sin ser la actualizacion de una creencia disposicional previa es necesariamente consciente, en el sentido de tener conciencia actual de ese pensamiento, ese pensamiento de un orden mas alto aun tambien seria consciente en ese sentido, en cuyo caso la naturaleza consciente de ese pensamiento tendria que explicarse, por aplicacion de la propia teoria, en terminos de un pensamiento de un orden mas alto aun, y asi sucesivamente.
At first glance the distinction between possible and actual sin recalls a familiar argument: the possibility of sin is 'happy' insofar as it belongs to genuine freedom, which God gave humanity to make genuinely good actions possible.
that the source and beginning of original and actual sin consists in the knowledge of good and evil.
No, we're punishing ourselves, and our actual sin is pretty obvious: burning coal and gas and oil.
For the Reformers, though, concupiscentia is "understood as sin, not in the ethical sense, as actual sin, but as the sin rooted in the person which lies at the root of all ethical sins[,] and it can also be used as a term for original sin." (27) Nevertheless, after baptism, concupiscence becomes a ruled sin or peccatum regnatum.
The fact is, Augustine--like virtually all Christian writers--routinely distinguishes between original sin and personal or actual sin, as for instance in The City of God XX.
All men are stained with Original Sin, and subject to actual sin, all men need the healing action of the Redeemer in their lives and souls; all men need the charity of Christ.
In analyzing the differences between Catholic and Protestant positions on the effect of the death of Jesus on original sin and postbaptismal actual sin, the author discusses Catholics and venial sin, but not mortal sin.
treats the claim that Christ was free from original sin, actual sin, and inclination to sin, but he neglects to note that Christ was also incapable of sinning (157-65 and 301-25).