a confident judgment that one is making the best moral choice.
to question or hesitate about the reality or truth of some belief
a conscience which cannot decide between good and bad moral choices
belief that God has given us the ability to make choices; he does not force us to do or believe anything
the ability to make choices; in the Christian sense, being able to always choose to do that which is good and directed toward God
one that is certain and correct in its knowledge, is educated and developed through constant use and examination
a conscience which believes an action to be a serious sin when it is simply a mistake or not wrong at all
performing a sinful action
sin of commission
failing to perform a good action
sin of omission
someone who follows his or her conscience in the face of difficulties
a moral decision-making ability centering on what a person has already done or ought to do in the future. It involves an awareness that there is right and wrong, a process of discernment, and finally judgment
when a person does not employ a process of conscientious decision making, thereby not facing or thinking about the morality of actions that he or she performs
when a person follows a process of conscientious decision making but unwittingly makes a wrong decision
when people act contrary to their conscience and purposely choose to do wrong; "a deliberate thought, word, deed, or omission contrary to the eternal law of God,"