What Is Sin?

Missing the Mark

The original word for sin means, “to miss the mark”, like in archery. It says in the Bible that, “all of us have sinned and fallen short of God’s glory”

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Sin refers to all the wrong things that we have said, done or thought.

The Battle of Sin

Why do we sin?

What did Jesus say about sin?

What are some examples of sin?

The Results of Sin

In what ways does sin affect our lives? (Think spiritually, relationally, eternally, etc.)

Victory Over Sin

How can we overcome sin in our lives?

Ask a Friend

Can you share a story of overcoming sin?

Do you have any other questions about sin?

As we pray, let’s ask God to search our hearts and reveal our sins to us and the effects that they have had on our lives. Remember that God forgives our sin and that He is powerful to heal us from the results of sin.

Application

Homework

Look at how David dealt with sin and enjoyed God’s forgiveness.

Prayer Model

Lord Jesus, I thank You that You died for me to pay the penalty for my sin. I thank You for forgiving me. Please help me to live a life that is pure and pleasing to You.

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