Tag: sin

The Book of Enoch (1 Enoch)

Angels coming to earth and marrying women; giant offspring who become evil spirits on the earth; visions of the heavenly realm and the complex working of the universe; warnings of imminent judgment: the Book ofContinue reading

The Christian and Justice

Lord YHWH of Hosts, the Creator of heaven and earth, founded the creation in justice and is enthroned on justice (Psalms 33:5, 97:2, 111:7). He is indeed the God of justice (Isaiah 30:18, Malachi 2:17).Continue reading

Sexual Assault and Harassment

These days we are witnessing a sea change in attitudes regarding the dark and pernicious sins of sexual assault and sexual harassment. Such behaviors, once excused or justified as normal behavior, are now being exposedContinue reading

The Christian and the Internet

Few inventions in technology have so thoroughly transformed life as quickly as the Internet. From a government project in the 1960s to a communication platform for a small but growing coterie of fans in theContinue reading

The Christian and Culture

We hear a lot about “culture” these days. People commend or decry various “cultural trends.” We recognize that certain people are significant “cultural influencers.” There seems to be no end of discussion regarding “cultural differences.”Continue reading

Popular Beliefs: Original Sin

Therefore, as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin; and so death passed unto all men, for that all sinned (Romans 5:12). Christianity features many beliefs which prove very popular;Continue reading

Babel vs. Pentecost

And they said, “Come, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven, and let us make us a name; lest we be scattered abroad upon the face ofContinue reading


Sin: the very word evokes something dirty or wrong. It is often used in religious circles; it can be used to refer to anything from a small misdeed to horrific acts of cruelty. Most ofContinue reading