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Sunday, June 16, 2013

Frequently Asked Question: What is the Bibles Definition of Sin?

The Scriptures make it crystal clear that “all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23). But what is sin from a biblical perspective?  One of the best definitions of sin comes from James 4;17.  It is “Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not to him it is sin”.

Sin is not just murder, rape, or robbery. Sin is failing to do the things we should and doing those things that we should not. In short, sin is a word that describes anything that fails to meet God’s standard. Thus, sin is the barrier between you and a satisfying relationship with God. Just as light and dark cannot exist together, neither can God nor sin.

1 John 3:4–6 : “Everyone who sins breaks the law; in fact, sin is lawlessness. But you know that he appeared so that he might take away our sins. And in him is no sin. No one who lives in him keeps on sinning. No one who continues to sin has either seen him or known him.”

Sin is failing to do the things we know to do...
Sins of Omission    (Not limited to)
Not forgiving (Matthew 6:15)
Failing to love God (Deuteronomy 6:4; Mark 12:30)
Failing to love your neighbor as yourself (Mark 12:31)
Failing to believe in Jesus (John 3:16–18; 6:29)
Failing to honor one’s parents (Exodus 20:12) 
and doing those things that we know not to do…
Sins of Commission (Not limited to)
Wrong teaching (Matthew 23:15)
Causing someone else to sin (Mark 9:42)
Sexual impurity (Romans 1:24)
Homosexuality (Romans 1:26–27)
Idolatry (Romans 1:24)
Greed (Romans 1:29)
Blasphemy (Mark 3:29)
Misusing the Lord’s name (Exodus 20:7)
Murder (Romans 1:29)
Hating God (Romans 1:30)
Disobeying parents (Romans 1:30)

Frequently Asked Question: What is the Biblical Definition of Faith?

First, the Bible defines faith in Hebrews 11:1 as “the substance of things hoped for and the evidence of things not seen” (KJV), or “the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see.” (NLT).  Thus, in biblical vernacular, faith is a channel of living trust—an assurance—that stretches from man to God.  Hebrews 11 underscores the fact that we trust God to fulfill his promises for the future (the unseen) based on what he has already fulfilled in the past. Thus, our faith is not blind, but based squarely on God’s proven faithfulness.

Faith is not temporary.  For example, when flying in a plane we can have faith that we will make it from point A to point B without incidence.  Once we make it safely to point B the faith needed is no longer needed, thus it is considered as temporary faith.

Finally, the faith that serves to protect us in spiritual warfare is not to be confused with mere knowledge. Millions worldwide believe in the trustworthiness of Billy Graham. However, the mere knowledge of Billy Graham and his relationship with God does not assure them of a relationship with Jesus Christ as well.  Scripture states that even the devil knows who God is.  James 2:19 reads, “Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe and tremble. “(KJV)  The mere knowledge of God is not sufficient to warrant a relationship with God. It comes down to trust and putting our complete trust in God.

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