This is a subsidiary post to Against Righteousness.
- By What Means Does Sin Seek to Pull Us Away from the Will of God?
- Confessing Sin
- Defining Sin
- Forgiveness of Sins
- Freedom from Sin
- Salvation Is Achieved in Being Turned from Sin to Righteousness
- Sin and Death
- Sin and Enslavement
- Sin Was a Big Deal to the Apostles
- Specific Sins Named in the New Testament
- Synonyms for Sin
(An asterisk at the beginning of the citation indicates a synonymous expression for, or an allusion to, “sin.”)
Matthew 1:21 – “…you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.”
John 1:29 – “…”Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!
John 8:24 – “…unless you believe that I am He, you will die in your sins.”
John 8:46 – “Which one of you convicts Me of sin?”
Acts 3:19 – “Therefore repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away…”
2 Corinthians 11:29 – “Who is led into sin without my intense concern?”
*2 Corinthians 13:7
1 Timothy 5:20 – Those who continue in sin, rebuke in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful of sinning.”
1 Timothy 5:22 – “Do not lay hands upon anyone too hastily and thereby share responsibility for the sins of others; keep yourself free from sin.”
Hebrews 3:13 – “…so that none of you will be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.”
James 1:14, 15 – Sin is preceded by lust.
James 4:17 – Note that it’s to him who knows the right thing to do that the omission is sin.
James 5:19, 20 – “… he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.”
James 5:19-20 – “My brethren, if any among you strays from the truth and one turns him back, let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.” – See Ezekiel 18:4 below.
Proverbs 5:22 – “…he will be held with the cords of his sin.”
Ezekiel 18:4 – “The soul who sins will die.” – See James 5:20 above.
Daniel 4:27 – “…break away now from your sins by doing righteousness and from your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor…”
Daniel 12:3 – “…those who lead the many to righteousness…” – To be “led to righteousness” is to be “led away from sin.”