Bible study: Different types of sin

Bible study: Different types of sin

Every sin earns death. Every sin makes the sinner guilty before God (Romans 6:23).

However, the Bible does describe different types of sin. Some theologians have divided these types of sins into involuntary and voluntary sins. An involuntary sin is a sin that we commit because of the weakness of our flesh or because we are ignorant of a law that we are breaking. In other words, these sins are not done deliberately. On the other hand, voluntary sin is done by those who know what they are doing is wrong, but they do it anyway. This type of sin is done intentionally.

Read Matthew 11:21-24; John 19:11; 1 Timothy 1:13; Hebrews 10:26.

Now answer the following question: Agree/disagree: All sins are equal. Explain your answer.

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Author: David Scharf
Volume 108, Number 3
Issue: March 2021

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