Avoid pain disguised as pleasure
An “enlightened,” tolerant society like ours makes little mention of sin. The “sin” label seems too harsh to describe another person’s private choices. And nobody’s perfect, right?
Even followers of Jesus vary widely in their emphasis on sin. Some seem overly burdened by their failures; others speak only of their freedom from sin’s penalty. The apostle Paul himself spoke of being dead to sin in one sentence and struggling to resist his own sin in another. What should be the proper emphasis on sin? Can we really live above sin’s dominion?
Explore this topic further through the resources on this page. If your sin struggles fall in the area of sexual temptations, please visit our Men’s Purity or Women’s Purity pages for specific help in that area.
- A Balanced View of Shame John Adair
- A Battle for Integrity Charles R. Swindoll
- Battle of the Will Colleen Swindoll-Thompson
- Burning Ourselves: The Tongue’s Hidden Hurt Andrea Hitefield
- Conforming or Transforming Insight for Living
- Erosion Charles R. Swindoll
- Gardening Season Terry Boyle
- Gut-Level Authenticity Charles R. Swindoll
- How Can I Manage My Anger? Biblical Counselling Ministry
- How Does the Death of Jesus Save Me? Insight for Living