Category: sin

Man is not born a sinner

April 9, 2018 | 19 comments

It’s a common teaching among Christian churches, that man is born a sinner. But this isn’t true! The man of God’s creating was born sinless and perfect in every way. Understanding and demonstrating this reality is a matter of perspective.

Don’t suffer for others’ sins

June 26, 2013 | 5 comments

Sin causes suffering. That is well known to those aware of sin’s deleterious effects on those who indulge it. And any human striving to be free of sin’s influence is often aware of many errors they have yet to extricate

Are you on top of sense-pleasures?

April 8, 2013 | 8 comments

After reading through the book of Matthew with the intent of understanding better how to follow Christ to heaven, I was impressed with Jesus’ teaching that we must part with the pleasures of sense to be saved from mortality and

Sin’s necessity

November 19, 2012 | 8 comments

Here’s a view of sin I’d never considered in depth before: “This is sin’s necessity,– to destroy itself.”  Mary Baker Eddy (S&H 405:19) Sin is often viewed in terms of the harm it brings the sinner. A caught thief is sent