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holiness won’t be our aim

Sin is falling into grace and disappearing from our concerns… When we don’t see the gravity of sin, we won’t be reliant upon God for the grace of sanctification and transformation, and holiness won’t be our aim in life. So, let’s look at what sin is, where sin wants to take us and what sin does to us.

Scot McKnight, Why Doesn’t Anybody Talk about Sin?

Scot McKnight on the damage of sin

Sin damages our self-identity, changes our relations with God from love and trust to fear and mistrust, damages our loving union with one another to become a war of wills against one another, and sin also has cosmic effects—we find the world to be red in tooth and claw.

Every sin damages. Not just the big ones.

Scot McKnight, Why Doesn’t Anybody Talk about Sin?