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We Are sure you must have heard it said that we were born in sinand perhaps you even believe that. But let's think about that for a moment. Would the Just God blame you for a sin you never committed? Would He hold you responsible for what someone else did? Definitely not! God's book teaches that you are responsible for only your own actions. You cannot sin until you do something wrong. And you certainly could not have done wrong before you were even born.

Yet we often meet people who say that we are somehow born in sin. Could that possibly be true?

Asked by misconception, 05 Sep '08 03:51 pm
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Righteousness is good morality and sin is that which causes discomfort (or pinches) within your soul and which you dislike people to become informed of. [Sahih Muslim]

Sin is that aspect in a Muslims life in which he or she makes effort to abstain from at all costs. Allah warns all of mankind that everything mankind does in this world will be put before us on Yawmul-Qiyaama (The Day of Resurrection) in Surah al-Zilzal:

And he who does an atoms weight of good will see it. And he who does an atoms weight of evil will see it. [Holy Quran, 99:7-8]

Allah also warns mankind that the one whose bad deeds (sins) are heavy will be in Hell, as can be found in Surah al-Qariah. A Muslims strife is to live the life of a believer and separate from the likeness of the sinner, as Allah differentiates the Mumin (believer) from the fasiq (sinner) in Surah As-Sajdah:

Is he who is a believer like unto him who is a sinner? They are not alike! For those who believe and do righteous works, for the ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 05 Sep '08 03:58 pm

 
  
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I have a child who is 2yrs and knows exactly what to call his own. he wont let me have his pillow. SIMPle example. this is called adamic nature. we are born not of God but havethe nature which is ours. Sin is simply rebellion against God. This is called being sinful in nature. God doesnt blame u for it nor puts it on u. BUt Just as certain thing sget transferred ex Son looks like the Ftaher. This nature to look towards himself rather than at God is SIN. and we are vorn in that nature. to escape this nature God provided the all ecompassing sacrife.. the sacrife of the CHRIst
Answered by rock, 05 Sep '08 06:08 pm

 
  
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I am not very well in religious studies but I feel that the statement that man is born in sin has reference totheoriginal sin of Adam and Eve eating the fruit of the Tree of Knolwedge despite God's specific injuuction against it. The episode is a symbolic way of the awareness of sexual relations .While the creatures of the lower orders have sexual relations and also procreate there is blissful lack of awareness of the nature of the act and of its outcome. The act is a natural reaction. Perhaps God also wanted to keep Adam and Eve similarly unaware of this natural act. But the breach of the divine cvommand upset His formula. Hence procreation became a conscious act with the inherent necessiry to ensure that this responsibility has to be handled with adeuate serioousness.So while issues born out of wedlock are not sin those out of it are acts of sin.Then the management of human relations as the society became more and more complex had to be done thoughtly after evolving rules and r ...more
Answered by radhikamruta, 05 Sep '08 04:35 pm

 
  
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In kannada we tell purva janma da karma.
its the deed of the past
Answered by ramyata, 05 Sep '08 03:53 pm

 
  
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