I recently bought some wireless headphones. They had great sound, good battery life and I could use them to make ‘hands free’ phone calls while my hands otherwise occupied. They were perfect until one day they stopped charging properly. My useful headphones became a frustration once they no longer met their purpose.
Last week I wrote of God creating this world to fit his good purposes. Yet rather than seeing a world which we might call good, we too often see and experience the opposite. The word which the Bible uses to explain this is sin.
Most commonly, when we speak of sin we think about ‘breaking the rules’. Whether sin is a big deal or not then depends on which rules have been broken, and how important we think those rules are….