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THE PORTRAIT OF SIN

Today men mock at sin considering it as only a human weakness or tendency. Not     until we     understand the awfulness of sin, can we understand Calvary. We a sense of sin falls upon     mankind they will turn to God for mercy.

THE DEFINITION OF SIN

a. The dictionary calls it transgression, evil, a violation of an accepted moral, religious or social code. I Jn.3:4.
b. Sin is any lack of conformity to the character of God whether in act or state.
c. “Sin is a hopelessly incurable disease of the soul”
d. Sin is characteristic of the old nature, the flesh and finds expression daily.
e. Sin is an act; the breaking of a law or commandment is sin.
f. Sin is a state, the fallen state of man without righteousness.
g. Sin is a nature: the nature of fallen man at enmity against God.

Conclusion: The power of sin has been destroyed by the power of the blood. At the cross the lost man is reconciled to God.

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