What Is The Difference Between Sin and Iniquity? A Bible Study

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Aren’t sin and iniquity the same thing? What’s the difference between these two? Iniquity Defined Iniquity in the Hebrew is “`avon” and means “to bend, twist, distort” so iniquities are a bending, twisting, or distorting of the law or God’s Word to different degrees worthy of punishment (as we shall read later). Iniquity is certainly a violation of the right or duty that mankind is under obligation to do. As such, an iniquity can also be a wicked act and immoral conduct or practices that are ha … [Read more...]

How Does The Bible Define Uncleanness? What Does It Mean To Be Unclean?

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What is the biblical definition of uncleanness? What does it mean to be unclean?  What is Uncleanness? God gives us much to read about in what is called “uncleanness” such as in Ezekiel 24:13 that is was “On account of your unclean lewdness, because I would have cleansed you and you were not cleansed from your uncleanness, you shall not be cleansed anymore till I have satisfied my fury upon you.” Lewdness is something or some act that is determined to be morally impure and completely u … [Read more...]

A List of Sins from the Bible

A List Of Sins in the Bible

The Bible says that sin has separated us from God.  What are the sins listed in the Bible?What is Sin? Sin is the transgression of the Law of God (1 John 3:4) as John writes “Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.”  We are all sinners, even those who have been saved as Paul says “all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Rom 3:23) and “the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Ro … [Read more...]

Is Gambling a Sin According to the Bible?

Is Gambling A Sin

Is gambling a sin?  Does the Bible address this issue?  What can we learn from the Bible as to whether gambling is a sin or not?Decide for Yourself I am going to provide you with some Bible verses and see if you can decide for yourself whether you believe that gambling is a sin or not.  I hope you will read the following Bible verses to determine whether you think it is okay for a believer to gamble or if it can lead a person astray and cause them to stumble.  If you can reach a decision aft … [Read more...]

Bible Definition Of Sin: How Does the Bible Define Sin or Sinning?

Bible Definition of Sin

What is sin?  How does the Bible define sin?  Is transgressions and iniquity the same thing as sin?A Definition of SinFirst John 3:4 “Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.”I believe that this is the best definition of sin that there is in the Bible.  When you see the word “is” think about working with mathematics.  The word “is” is really an equal sign so you could say that “sin = lawlessness.”  That is, sin is the breaking of the Law … [Read more...]

What Is Repentance? Bible Definition of Repent and Repentance

What is Repentance

What exactly is repentance?  Why is it so important?  Are the terms repent and repentance the same or are they different?What Repent Means The Greek word for repent in the New Testament is “metanoeo” which means “to change one’s mind” and this involves a turning from sin with contrition to God.  It’s like you headed out for a drive down the freeway but you went down the wrong way and were now headed in the wrong lane and the traffic was now coming straight at you.   You need to turn around a … [Read more...]


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