God then, who is love, delivers us from evil through Christ, who pays the penalty of our transgression to the enemy of God and man.
If man is thought of as under the authority of God, any transgression of or want of conformity to the law of God is defined as sin.
His system declared that holiness and sin are free voluntary exercises; that men act freely under the divine agency; that the slightest transgression deserves eternal punishment; that it is through God's mere grace that the penitent believer is pardoned and justified; that, in spite of total depravity, sinners ought to repent; and that regeneration is active, not passive, with the believer.
Not far behind Stefan, however, is his brother Damon (Ian Somerhalder of Lost), a vicious killer intent on torturing his brother for some transgression in their past.
A minor transgression that the other person may not even remember is probably not important enough to warrant a full-blown revenge prank.