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What is Sin? (1 of 3)
Series: Classic Christianity
You know it is absolutely critical that we understand the basics of Christianity. Life is too short to miss the real thing. You need to know that what you've got is real. One should never gamble with the destiny of his own soul. Unfortunately some of you are trying to live a life you do not have and others of you are you have a life but you're not living it. And in both cases what you get is defeat and discouragement and disappointment. And the culprit is sin. There are many stories about the Green Bay Packers and there football dynasty but one of my favorites is about a time when they basically they were unbeatable. But they had a game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field and they lost what should have been an easy win. And Vince Lombardi was livid. And so they got on the plane and they got back to frozen over Green Bay and he got them off the plane and on the team bus and they went straight to the practice field. And he told them get back in your game gear you're sweaty and now icy game gear and then come in the locker room and they all came in there to where he was and he had them to sit down. And then he reached over and picked up a pigskin and he held it in front of them and he said gentlemen this is a football. Now that is as basic as you can get. That's how basic we ought to get to make sure that we understand what Christianity is really about and what it means to come to Christ and what it means to have salvation and eternal life. So we talk about these words and sin and salvation and success and those three words can shape your present and seal your future. We need to know what we believe and we need to know why we believe it. And there is no better place to find the truths of the gospel, the basic facts of the gospel and what it means to be a Christian and what sin is all about than in the book of Romans. We've been studying this book on Wednesdays verse by verse a ...
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