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Flashcards in Sin & Forgiveness Deck (8):
1

Absolutism

- The belief that there are certain actions which always right or wrong.
- The belief that moral laws exist externally and are not just human inventions.

2

Eucharist

- 'Thanksgiving'
- The name Catholics use to describe where the bread and wine become the body and blood of Jesus and are received by the people.
- The Real presence of Jesus in the Sacrament of Holy Communion.

3

Punishment

- The consequences of a wrong decision.
- A penalty given by a person in authority to a person who has committed wrongdoing.

4

Salvation

- The belief that through Jesus' death and resurrection people can live forever with God.

5

Forgiveness

- Overlooking a person's faults.
- The act of pardoning someone for the offenses they have caused you.

6

Relativism

- The belief that there is no moral law
- Rules that govern what is right and wrong are human inventions and change constantly

7

Sin

- Acting against the will or laws of God.

8

Evangelism

- Literally means spreading the "good news" which we translate as Gospel.
- The sharing of the Gospel and life of Jesus with others.