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Sin

What is the meaning of sin?
Why do we sin?
Is it in our nature to sin?
Since we are born sinners
Hmm
That's a tough one I don't have the answers for
But I know someone 
who does
He helps the drunks 
The hoes
The pimps 
The sick and 
All you have to do 
Is call on him
And he will answer you 
In your time of need 
But even then we still sin 
Whether it is an act
Or thought we still sin
Some give into their temptations
While other succumb
To Greed
Lust 
Wrath 
Sloth 
Envy
Gluttony
Pride 
Which are the worst sins
The 7 deadly sins
So this brings me back 
To my original question
What is the meaning of sin?
Now let me ask you another question
Are we destined for hell
For the sins of our forefathers?
Hmm 
That's a tough one 
One I don't have the answer for 
But God does and only through
Him can we truly be 
Free of sin.

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  1. Date: 2/28/2014 11:52:00 AM
    James we are all born with a sinful nature because of the sin of Adam and Eve the only person to walk this earth with out sin was Jesus there is a price for sin and that is death .Jesus destroyed sin and death at the cross their are two kinds of people on earth the redeamed and the unredeemed .

  1. Date: 1/16/2014 1:11:00 PM
    James, our true freedom comes when our past into another life. I do not know the meaning.. A very good poem... Made me wonder of the meaning myself... Linda

  1. Date: 1/16/2014 8:54:00 AM
    The Bible tells us that we are only guilty of our own sins. Also, man is suppose to overcome his sins, and it is really not so hard at all, as the closer one comes to God, the sins are burned, or melted away, so that no desire for sin remains. hugs, Catie :) and BTW ~ the last enemy to overcome is Death, whose author is Satan.