6024 sin, effects of

6024 sin, effects of

Sin affects every level of human existence, including the sinner’s relationship with God, with other human beings and with the environment.

The effects of sin on individuals

Lack of peace of mind Isa 57:20-21 See also Job 15:20-35; Ps 38:5-8; Pr 13:15-22; La 1:20-21

Bondage to a continuing habit of sin Jn 8:34 See also Pr 5:22; Ro 6:16; 2Ti 2:16

Physical death 1Co 15:56 See also Ge 2:17; Ge 3:19; Pr 21:16; Ro 5:12-14; Ro 6:21-23; 1Co 15:22; Jas 1:15

The sinful life is equivalent to death Eph 2:1 See also Ro 7:9,13; Ro 8:10; Col 2:13

The effects of sin on the sinner before God

Uncleanness Isa 64:6 See also Ps 106:39; Isa 6:5; Jer 2:22; La 1:8; Mt 15:18-20 pp Mk 7:20-23

Guilt Ezr 9:6 The prayer of Ezra. See also Ge 3:10; Ps 38:3-4; Ps 44:15; Isa 59:12-13; Jer 3:25; Jer 14:20

Separation from God Isa 59:2 See also Dt 31:18; Isa 1:15; Isa 64:7; Eze 8:6; Hos 5:6; Mic 3:4; Eph 2:12

The effects of sin on Israel

Pr 14:34 See also Jos 7:1-16 Achan’s sin; 1Ki 8:33-40 the consequences of sin for Israel; Isa 1:4-9 the plight of Judah; Ro 1:21-32 the condition of humanity

The effects of sin on the world

The ground cursed Ge 3:17-18 See also Jer 12:13; Ro 8:20-22

The land polluted Lev 18:25 See also Ge 4:10-12; Nu 35:33-34; Ps 106:38; Isa 24:4-6; Jer 3:1

See also

5447poverty, causes
5493retribution
5568suffering, causes
5947shame
5952sorrow
6172guilt
7340clean and unclean
7348defilement
7449slavery, spiritual
8341separation
9020death