God Is Never Pleased with Sin
Case 6: God's View of You
What is "sin"?
Sin is any action, word, or thought that breaks God's Law. 1 John 3:4 – Whoever commits sin also commits lawlessness, and sin is lawlessness.
This Truth Makes
In 1 John 3:4, the Bible teaches that sin is the breaking of God’s Law. In this verse, it has the idea of being lawless. Sin is breaking any of God’s holy expectations. Whenever we break God’s Law, we fall short of God’s standard of perfection, and we displease Him.
We can sin in our...
Wrong Actions. Isaiah 31:7 – For in that day every man shall throw away his idols of silver and his idols of gold – sin, which your own hands have made for yourselves.
Words / speech. Psalm 59:12 – For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips, let them even be taken in their pride, and for the cursing and lying which they speak.
Thoughts / attitudes. Acts 8:22 – Repent therefore of this your wickedness, and pray God if perhaps the thought of your heart may be forgiven you.
Failure to do right. James 4:17 – Therefore, to him who knows to do good and does not do it, to him it is sin.