Many articles have been written about the meaning of sin, yet few people know what sin is or how the Bible defines it. Do you know what sin really is?
Historical accounts in the Bible often refer to God’s people getting involved with idols. Do Christians today need to be concerned about idolatry?
Are there sins that are too bad for God to forgive? If so, what are they? What does the Bible teach about the unpardonable sin?
God has given us certain instructions and guidelines that lead to health, peace of mind and happiness. Addictions war against these guidelines.
The list of the “seven deadly sins” is fairly familiar: wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy and gluttony. Are these or other sins truly deadly? What does the Bible say about deadly sins?
It seems there is more anger in the world today. Why is that? Are there good and bad types of anger? Is anger a sin? What does the Bible say about anger?
Jesus saw a man who was blind from birth. His disciples asked Him, “Who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Why ask that question?
What kind of person does immoral things with impunity? Then again, who decides what is immoral? Is there a way to know with certainty what is right and wrong?
Many ask if different sexual acts are sin, such as masturbation, living together or homosexual sex. The Bible’s teaching about the creation of sex helps us see the answers.
Some harbor a compulsion to hoard physical things, often to their own hurt. But even more common is the human tendency to mentally hoard destructive ways—sins.
What does the Bible say about sins of omission? Can you really sin by forgetting or failing to do something? Does God care?
The Bible specifically warns us to avoid pride and arrogance. How do we recognize and purge this dangerous and infectious sin from our lives?
There are strong opinions both for and against abortion. Is the Bible silent on this subject, or does God’s Word give us the needed answer?
How we define words like good and evil or right and wrong will define how we live our lives. How can we arrive at a definition that works?
Some read horoscopes for fun, while others seek guidance for difficult decisions. Horoscopes are rooted in the ancient pagan practice of astrology. Can you be a Christian and seek guidance from horoscopes?
In 1 John 5:16-17 we read, “There is sin leading to death” and “there is sin not leading to death.” Are there sins a person can commit that will not earn the penalty of eternal death, and other sins that will? What is the meaning of this perplexing passage?
Scarlet is a distinctive color that carries a lot of baggage. What does the biblical phrase “though your sins be as scarlet” mean? What is the Bible’s solution to this problem?
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