What is Sin?

Proverbs 14:34b (ESV)
…sin is a reproach to any people.

Proverbs 24:9a (ESV)
The devising of folly is sin…

Romans 14:23b (ESV)
…For whatever does not proceed from faith is sin.

James 4:17 (ESV)
So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.

1 John 3:4b (ESV)
…sin is lawlessness.

1 John 5:17a (ESV)
All wrongdoing is sin…

1 John 1:8 (ESV)
If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Romans 3:23 (ESV)
…for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God…

Romans 6:23 (ESV)
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

2 Corinthians 5:21 (ESV)
For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

1 John 2:1-2 (ESV)
My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.

Romans 4:7-8 (ESV)
“Blessed are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven,
and whose sins are covered;
blessed is the man against whom the Lord will not count his sin.”

Godspeed, to the brethren!

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