In a separate, in-depth study of 12 priests, participants reported that they felt pressure to be models of the divine. They
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The desire to live up to divine standards can help many religious individuals cultivate successful, lasting relationships and avoid harmful addictions, some research suggests.
We sin when we have our loves out of order.
From a strictly biblical point of view, being born on Earth is a test. All our actions will eventually be judged by an omnipotent God who will determine whether we go to heaven or hell. Our deeds, sinful or not, determine where we spend eternity.
One of the more harmful teachings of fundamentalist families is to interpret children's normal behavior as sin.