Because of Sin

Nov 16, 2016

Sin is the most hideous act that anybody could commit in the sight of God, and God sees all, and sin can also be called universal treason against all of creation.
We read in 1 John 3:4, “Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.”
Furthermore, Romans 3:10-13 gives us a birds-eye view of how God views man in his unsaved sinful condition, “As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one: There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one. Their throat is an open sepulcher; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips.”
When God says “their throat is an open sepulcher” He speaks about a tomb. In Luke 6:45 we read, “…for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.” Thus God links our heart or mind with our mouth, which is connected to one’s tongue, which is connected to one’s throat, which is full of corruption and decay.
2 Peter 2:12 states, “But these, as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed, speak evil of the things that they understand not; and shall utterly perish in their own corruption.”
And Zechariah 14:12 says, “And this shall be the plague wherewith the LORD will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet, and their eyes shall consume away in their holes, and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.”
This is just a small part of how God views sin. So then, why do we take sin so lightly?

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