Paragraph 1492

1492. Repentance (also called contrition) must be inspired by motives that arise from faith. If repentance arises from love of charity for God, it is called “perfect” contrition; if it is founded on other motives, it is called “imperfect.”


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

557. What is the importance of Tradition in regard to prayer?

78. After the first sin, what did God do?

581. What place does the Our Father have in the prayer of the Church?

386. What is the virtue of faith?

351. What are the sacramentals?

393. Is there a variety of sins?

381. What is justice?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What do the horseman, angel, and Lord symbolize in Zechariah’s vision described in Zechariah 1:8-17?

What is the importance of faithfulness to God, according to the book of Tobias?

What is the importance of Christian discipline according to 1 Corinthians 9:24-27?

What is the spiritual battle mentioned in 2 Timothy 2:3-4, and how can a Christian fight it?

The Fall of Mankind: How Did Adam and Eve’s Disobedience Affect the World? (Genesis 3:1-24)

What is the importance of gratitude in the Christian life, according to the first letter to Timothy?

Why does the Bible warn us about the need to avoid envy and jealousy, as mentioned in Proverbs 14:30, and how can we apply this teaching in our lives?