Beta 02(a)         SIN AND ITS CONSEQUENCES

Last time we saw that God made the world very good. So what about disease and suffering, crime and bloodshed? WHAT'S GONE WRONG?

The Bible gives the answer with a three letter word, SIN! (Rebellion against God).

Sin is powerful in each of our lives. How does Paul put it in Romans 7:18-19?

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How many people have sinned according to Romans 3:23? ....................................................................

How does Isaiah express it? Isaiah 53:6. ..............................................................................................

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SIN is all about people going their `own way' instead of God's way, and this is at the heart of what's gone wrong.

Have you ever felt you should help somebody, but never got round to doing it?

What does James 4:17 say? .................................................................................................................

And 1 John 3:4? .................................................................................................................................

SIN IS SERIOUS

John 8:34-35 What did Jesus say about someone who sins? ...................................................................

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SIN SEPARATES YOU FROM GOD

Ever felt God was not listening to your prayers? Why?

Isaiah 59:1-2 .....................................................................................................................................

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Romans 6:23 What wage does sin pay? ................................................................................................

And what gift does God want to give us? ...............................................................................................

 

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