WHAT YOU THINK OF WHEN YOU HEAR THE WORD "SIN"

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WHAT YOU THINK OF WHEN YOU HEAR THE WORD "SIN" by Mind Map: WHAT YOU THINK OF WHEN YOU HEAR THE WORD "SIN"

1. Enjoyment, thrill, personal gain

2. Choosing to do what you know or feel is wrong anyway

3. brokeness

4. Sins of the flesh; lying, cheating, stealing for personal gain; profanity, substance abuse, and other forms of peer pressure

5. "Do as I say, not as I do"

6. HYPOCRISY

6.1. Any misdeeds done during the week will be forgiven simply by going to church

6.2. Expecting all to be forgiven in the 'eleventh hour'

7. RIGHT AND WRONG - THE MORAL ASPECT OF SIN

7.1. Understanding the difference between right and wrong

7.1.1. What is right and wrong?

7.1.1.1. Postmodernism and the lack of objective truth

7.1.1.1.1. SIN ACCORDING TO POSTMODERNISM

7.1.1.2. Modernism and easily attainable scientifically measurable truth

7.1.1.2.1. SIN ACCORDING TO MODERNISM

7.1.1.3. Christian perspective: what pleases God

7.2. Willfully choosing wrong

7.3. Ignoring the potential consequence

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9. THE CHURCH

9.1. Hellfire and brimstone preaching

9.2. Inescapable damnation

9.3. High Profile Leadership Scandals

9.4. Focus on God's wrath rather than His love

9.4.1. an unforgiving God

9.5. hypersensitivity to anything (or anyone) that looks like it(they) might be sin(ful), connected with sinful behavior, or the phenomenon of "someone who sinned really bad did that once or listened to that kind of music so therefore it must also be sinful"

9.6. As body of the Great Forgiver (hands, feet) Welcoming people who are chock full of sin (not pretending we're outside it)

9.6.1. humility

10. characteristics

10.1. dulled conscience

11. Forgiveness

11.1. regret

12. DEFINITIONS

12.1. Anything that causes physical, emotional, or mental harm to ourselves or others

12.2. Bad habits

12.3. Personal "indulgences"

12.4. Falling short of God's perfection (Calvin)

12.5. A willful transgression against a known law of God (Wesley)

12.6. Rd

12.7. choosing something besides God

13. THE EXPERIENCE OF SIN

13.1. SHAME OF FAILURE

13.1.1. Disappointment with self

13.1.2. Sense of personal weakness

13.1.3. Fear of recurrence

13.2. CONFUSION

13.2.1. Lack of perspective

13.2.2. Is what I did really so bad?

13.2.3. Does it make me a bad person?

13.3. Sense of Loss

13.3.1. will God really forgive me again?

14. CONSEQUENCES

14.1. Personal

14.2. Moral

14.3. Legal

14.4. Social

14.5. Environmental

15. THE PORTRAYAL OF SIN

15.1. EVIL!!!!!!!!!!!!

15.1.1. THE DEVIL, HORNS, FIRE!!!!

15.2. EXCITING & DESIRABLE

15.3. NO BIG DEAL

15.3.1. "Little white lies"

15.3.2. Everybody else does it

16. BIBLICAL EMPHASES

16.1. OT

16.1.1. Genesis - Curse

16.1.2. Prophets - Excess

16.1.2.1. Material Excess

16.1.2.2. Ignoring the orphan and the widow

16.2. NT

16.2.1. James - Omission

17. SIN IN POPULAR CULTURE

18. Repentance

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