Paragraph 2517

2517. The heart is the seat of moral personality: “Out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, fornication….”304The struggle against carnal covetousness entails purifying the heart and practicing temperance:

Remain simple and innocent, and you will be like little children who do not know the evil that destroys man’s life.305


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

209. What is meant by the term “heaven”?

117. Who is responsible for the death of Jesus?

439. Why does the Decalogue constitute an organic unity?

352. What is an exorcism?

128. Why is the Resurrection at the same time a transcendent occurrence?

555. When is thanksgiving given to God?

330. What is the effect of the ordination to the diaconate?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What do the passages in Daniel 7 and 11 teach us about the rise of the antichrist?

What is the seventy week prophecy in Daniel 9?

What is the importance of obeying the Word of God? What does the Bible say about those who do not follow sound doctrine?

How does Lamentations address the issue of human suffering?

The Importance of Hope in Lamentations: How Does It Sustain Us Through Adversity (Lamentations 3:25)?

What does the Bible say about divine justice in Deuteronomy 32:4?

How can we cultivate peace in the church and in our personal lives, as guided by 2 Thessalonians 3:16?