djinwa wrote:Yes, all sin is bad, but there are different degrees of sin. When we ignore the more serious sins, you have to wonder what is going on.
So very true. Varying degrees of punishment if you confess a sin to the bishop proves that. Some sins are minor, some huge.
Jesus talked about straining at a gnat and swallowing a camel. He also hated the hypocrites who would stone the adulteress.
Some of the stone throwers had probably been with her.
So lets just keep shaming the young teenager cursed with hormones for masturbation or any thoughts of sex, while we ignore those who blow up families for lusting after material things.
Divorce is considered a major sin in the Bible.
Feminism rules the church. Male urges bad, female urges good.
That is part of the US culture that slips in.
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."