27 Apr 23 – Diabolic Compatibility and Sin

Today’s Topics:

1, 2, 3, 4) How do we define sin? The Catechism of the Catholic Church tells us:

When we sin, our intellect is dulled as Saint Thomas Aquinas tells us. But, if our intellect is dulled how are we supposed to fulfill the mission God made all of us for? As the Baltimore Catechism tells us:

Q: Why did God make you?

A: God made me to know Him, to love Him, and to serve Him in this world, and to be happy with Him forever in heaven.

If our intellect is dull, how are we supposed to know God? And most importantly, if our intellect is dull and and we are thwarted in knowing God, who do we know?  What do we know?

In my thoughts and in my words, in what I have done and what I have failed to do, are my thoughts compatible with Heaven or with Hell?