Early Bible and christian view point on the conscience

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Early Bible and Christians views on the conscience
St. Paul
Conscience is God given
Law is written on our hearts
Awareness of good and bad BUT that it can sometimes be weak and therefore mistaken
St. Jerome
Enables us to distinguish good from evil
Intrinsically important for our moral well being and for our relationship with God to be able to
discern the leading of moral away from sin
St. Augustine of Hippo
Voice of God speaking to us from within
Helps us become closer to God as we listen to the voice that guides our moral reasoning
Law of God in our hearts
We use to understand right and wrong actions

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