7 Deadly Sins As Viewed in Literature And Society & 7 Detestable Sins According To The Bible

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Posted by r. a.   Sun., Aug.28, 2016

I was at the beach yesterday with some friends and we were discussing – dare I say it – whether the earth was a globe or flat. Eventually, the discussion evolved into the cardinal sins as viewed in society and in the bible. At one time, we had these memorized, but we couldn’t think of all seven. This is the reason for this post. Hopefully, it will interest you or, at the least, be regarded as informative. Peace and blessings to all who love the truth and hate the lie. (r. a. note)

The seven deadly sins as viewed by society and literature

(1) Lust – to have an intense desire or need: “But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart” (Matthew 5:28).

(2) Gluttony – excess in eating and drinking: “for drunkards and gluttons become poor, and drowsiness clothes them in rags” (Proverbs 23:21).

(3) Greed – excessive or reprehensible acquisitiveness: “Having lost all sensitivity, they have given themselves over to sensuality so as to indulge in every kind of impurity, with a continual lust for more” (Ephesians 4:19).

(4) Laziness – disinclined to activity or exertion: not energetic or vigorous: “The way of the sluggard is blocked with thorns, but the path of the upright is a highway” (Proverbs 15:19).

(5) Wrath – strong vengeful anger or indignation: “A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger” (Proverbs 15:1)

(6) Envy – painful or resentful awareness of an advantage enjoyed by another joined with a desire to possess the same advantage: “Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind. Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation” (1 Peter 2:1-2).

(7) Pride – quality or state of being proud – inordinate self esteem: “Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall” (Proverbs 16:18).

The seven detestable sins according to the Bible

“There are six things the Lord hates, seven that are detestable to him:

(1) haughty ( arrogant, scornful) eyes (2) a lying tongue (3) hands that shed innocent blood (4) a heart that devises wicked schemes (5) feet that are quick to rush into evil (6) a false witness who pours out lies and (7) a man who stirs up dissension among brothers” (Proverbs 6:16-19).

My source: http://www.allaboutgod.com/what-are-the-seven-deadly-sins-faq.htm

About ron abbass

Because of my last name, there are some who might think I'm a Muslim. I'm an older student of the bible and I regard myself as Christian-other. That is, I was baptized in a Torah-keeping assembly. I'm one who tries his best to follow Yayshua, the Messiah (Christ) by keeping the commandments, the dietary laws, the weekly Sabbath and the annual Sabbaths (Holy Days) instituted and ordained by the great I AM, the Creator-God of Israel. I reject the holidays and festivals invented by the Roman church. Truth-seeking is my present passion. Presently, I do a lot of research into the World Wars, the mass media, the Holocaust, Zionism, Health Issues, 9/11 and the power brokers who are behind the New World Order that is gradually being established mainly in the Western Nations. Many prognosticators (prophets) both secular and religious are warning us that we are living "On the Eve of Destruction" - the last days. There's a very good chance a nuclear tsunami will eventually visit many nations. Peace and blessings to all who love the truth and hate the lies.
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