If you are a fan and have read the books, you know that none of the main characters are perfect. They all have several faults and commit sins. Does that shock or concern you? No one living on this planet is perfect. Romans 3:23 says that all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
Humanists don’t really believe in sin. How could they? For there to be sin, there must be a God that you sin against. That must be wonderful, to think that no matter what you do, if you can justify it, you are a good person. Unfortunately, that is also a lie.
Most of the laws that we have today spring from a single source. Some want to credit the code of Hammurabi, but the truth is, the original Ten Commandments and subsequent laws were the basis for all modern western law. Now, I’m sure that I would or will get a lot of argument about this, but the fact is, if you go back in history, especially U.S. history, you will find that God and His laws are at the center of the core laws we know today.
But don’t let it bother you. You see, there is an escape clause built in. Jesus Himself said that He didn’t come here for those who didn’t sin, He came for those who needed Him.
If you are not a believer, I don’t expect to convert you into one. That isn’t up to me anyway. All anyone can and should do is lead you up to the truth. It’s on you to accept or reject it. My Pastor would like it if I talked about heaven and hell when I go into these things, but I have no desire to use those tactics. You’ve probably already heard enough of that. I’d rather you looked at what Jesus was doing and saying. Let Him talk about heaven and hell to you.
In book four of the series, our hero has conversations with Jesus. I’ve tried to make the Lord seem as I would think He is. He was human when He was among us. I have no doubt that He liked a good joke and lively conversation. He lived among sinners. He loved them. It’s no different today.
I know that I’m a sinner. I ask forgiveness of sin every single day, sometimes multiple times a day. It’s not only in our nature; it’s unavoidable since we are still human and living on this earth. I also know the reason that Jesus came to us.
I pray you are having and have had a great week.