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 ShameJohn Adair
- A Battle for IntegrityPastor Chuck Swindoll
- Battle of the WillColleen Swindoll-Thompson
- Burning Ourselves: The Tongue’s Hidden HurtAndrea Hitefield
- Conforming or TransformingInsight for Living
- ErosionPastor Chuck Swindoll
- Gardening SeasonTerry Boyle
- Gut-Level AuthenticityPastor Chuck Swindoll
- How Can I Manage My Anger?Biblical Counselling Ministry
- How Does the Death of Jesus Save Me?Insight for Living