Synopses & Reviews
Sin. For many, it's become a dirty word. In today's culture, saying sin in public is like mentioning the word bomb at the airport. You just don't. In an effort to keep people from feeling uncomfortable or guilty or judged, we use terms such as issue, problem, mistake, flaw, addiction, weakness, or shortcoming. But despite our attempts to downplay the negative feelings attached to the word sin, its negative impact and destructiveness continue to contaminate and destroy our lives. Sin???no matter what name you give it???is just as deadly as ever. In Seven Deadly Sins, Dan Boone exposes the uncomfortable truth about the nature of sin and examines how its crafty characteristics often seep into the cracks of our lives when we least expect it. With a pastor's heart and a professor's wisdom, Boone discusses how the sins of pride, envy, anger, slothfulness, greed, gluttony, and lust have masked themselves in the newness of today's technology and culture, and sometimes even in our ow
Sin.It's ugly. It's deceptive.It meddles with contentment, confuses wisdom, and disfigures love.It's the one thing that keeps us from really knowing God.But talking about sin makes us uncomfortable.It's a loaded word. What is sin to one person is not necessarily sin to another; we don't want to sound harsh or judgmental, so we avoid using it.And we avoid exposing it.We clean up after its messes, confess our human weakness when it gets us in trouble, and learn to just live with it.But are we really living? How marginal do we make life when we entangle it with something so deadly?This book is not a history lesson on sin or a guilt-based study on the evils of our society. It is a relevant, thought-provoking look at the seven imperfections that sin uses to tarnish and infect our lives.Written with compassion and understanding, this perceptive and challenging book will reshape your awareness of sin and remind you of a sin-free Savior who gives us the grace to become like Him.
This is a relevant, though-provoking look at the seven imperfections that sin uses to tarnish and infect our lives.