Can We Define Sin as "That Which Causes Death?"



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Sin is separation from God

I have always thought of sin as separation from God. The death that sin causes is therefore spiritual, not physical, death. All creatures, including men and women, experience physical death. Physical death is a natural event, not related to sin.

John Paylor more than 8 years ago


Yes, it does seem valid to me. If in the Kingdom of God there is to be no suffering or death, then it might reasonably follow that that which causes death or suffering impedes or conflicts with the Kingdom and is therefore "sin."

Bill more than 8 years ago