Why Is Sin Wrong?

Text: 1 John 3:4 John said he wrote so that we “may not sin” (1 John 2:1). But what is sin? We have to know what sin is so we can avoid it. This lesson will address the basic Bible definition of sin and how sin is an objective and fixed standard. It will also […]

Moses Struck the Rock

Text: Numbers 20:7-12 As usual, the people were complaining about the conditions in the wilderness. God provided for them, as He had before (Exodus 17:1-6). It is important to note that the instructions to Moses were different – strike the rock (Exodus 17:6); speak to the rock (Numbers 20:8). Moses sinned in this instance. His […]

The Deceitfulness of Sin

Text: Hebrews 3:12-13 We can be deceived into thinking sin is… Not Sin – change the definition of what sin is Right in Certain Situations – situation ethics Not a Problem – God’s grace covers us Excusable – “we’re only human” or “others are doing it” Without Consequences – pleasure is temporary, consequences are eternal