Secondhand sin ∙

Secondhand sin ∙ When Adam sinned, sin entered the world. Adam’s sin brought death, so death spread to everyone, for everyone sinned. – Romans 5:12 Romans 5:15-16  15 But there is a great difference between Adam’s sin and God’s gracious gift. For the sin of this one man, Adam, brought death to many. But evenContinue reading “Secondhand sin ∙”

Do the right thing ∙

Do the right thing ∙ So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin. – James 4:17 Luke 12:47-48  47 And a servant who knows what the master wants, but isn’t prepared and doesn’t carry out those instructions, will be severely punished.  48 But someone whoContinue reading “Do the right thing ∙”

When wrong feels right

When wrong feels right There is a path before each person that seems right, but it ends in death. – Proverbs 14:12 James 1:13-16  13 Remember, when you are being tempted, do not say, “God is tempting me.” God is never tempted to do wrong, and he never tempts anyone else.  14 Temptation comes fromContinue reading “When wrong feels right”