Why are humans made to sin continuously? – Brandon Father Kevin: Why are humans made to sin continuously?
It seems to always be a choice between the lesser of two evils. If God judges on faith, then what does it matter if we sin or fulfill human wants as long as we repent? If the answer is about proving yourself and your faith to God then please explain why God makes it impossible to be a Christian without sinning. Brandon Hi Brandon – you raise a whole raft of issues here. I’ll try and respond to some of them. Firstly, I don’t know that we “are made to sin continuously.” The Church teaches that we are born with original sin – in other words a tendency to sin, and our growth in holiness involves coming to terms with that tendency and growing in virtue. You state that God judges us by faith. This is really Protestant thinking, and while not totally incorrect, it is incomplete. Jesus said that people would know that we are his disciples if we love each other. It is love and love alone that marks us as Christians. As St John Says, where love is found, there is God. The Catholic Church teaches