THE SIN OF SINS
Jesse M. Hendley
II Chronicles 36:15-17
There is a sin of sins. There is sin that blasts the
soul. We read in Second Chronicles 36:15, "And the
Lord God sent to them by His messengers, rising up
betimes, and sending because He had compassion on His
people and His dwelling place. But they mocked the
messengers of God and despised His words, and misused
His prophets, until the wrath of the Lord arose
against His people, TILL THERE WAS NO REMEDY.
Therefore He brought upon them the king of the
Chaldees, who slew their young men with the sword in
the house of their sanctuary. He had no compassion
upon the young man or maiden, old man or him stooped
for age. He gave them all into his hand."
There is a tremendous statement! First, we read that
God sends to men His messengers. He rises up early in
the morning---a picture of the activity of God, the
earnestness of God to get out the message to the
people, because He had compassion on His people and on
But what did the people do? What do people do today
when the Lord God takes the trouble to bring them the
message of salvation? God is not the one who is lost;
the people are lost. Yet what do they do? They mock
the messengers of God! They despise His Word! They
misuse His prophets! Finally, the judgment of God
cannot be turned aside and the wrath of God comes upon
the people TILL THERE IS NO REMEDY. Friends, when
there is no remedy for the body, it dies; when there
is no remedy for the soul, the soul dies.
Now, what are the most terrible sins in the world?
Yes, that is bad, but that is not
Yes, that is terrible. But that is not the worst.
Yes, that is bad, but that is not the worst.
"Lying? Dishonesty? Juvenile delinquency?"
They are all sins, but they are not the worst sins.
I am going to enumerate some sins that will blast and
damn the soul.
The first ...
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