Why People Sin
“Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me. Why do ye not understand my speech? even because ye cannot hear my word. Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.”
The world tells people they are okay just as they are, and sadly there are many churches echoing this message. The clear denunciation of sin and the fearless demand for repentance that characterized the preaching of the prophets and apostles has been replaced with a soothing message of acceptance. But while this message is popular, it is also deadly, for it leaves people complacent regarding sin.
The reality is that all of us were born with a si