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Seven Deadly Sins

 


 The Seven Deadly Sins is a classification of objectionable vices that have been used since early Christian times to educate and instruct followers. The currently recognized version of the list is usually given as Envy, Pride, Wrath, Lust, Gluttony, Greed, and Sloth. These sins are considered deadly because they are seen as the origin of the other sins and vices.

 

Envy : wanting to have what someone has.

Envy is ill-will caused by looking at what somebody else has or is. (Genesis 26:14, 37:3-4, Ecclesiastes 4:4, Matthew 27:18)

It caused mankind to lose fellowship with God. (Genesis 3:1-6)

It is cruel (Proverbs27:4) and was behind the first murder. (Genesis 4:4-5, 8)

Dante defined this as "a desire to deprive other men of theirs".

Recently, there are so many people who envy friends by looking on Facebook.

Looking for job, we often choose the job that other envy not we really want.


Pride : Being too self-satisfied.

- It is something that we imagine ourselves to be. (Luke 1:51)

- It is looking at ourselves, admiringly. (Daniel 5:20)

- It is sin. (Proverbs 21:4)

- God hates it. (Amos 6:8)

Building the Tower of Babel was, for Dante, an example of pride.

 

Wrath : Vindictive anger; angry revenge.

Dante described vengeance as "love of justice perverted to revenge and spite"

She killed her husband because he cheated on her.

 

Lust : The need to fulfill unspiritual desires.

Lust is desiring what God forbids.

Desires (physical, mental, spiritual, sexual) were given by God at creation and were wholly good. (Genesis1:31)

Human nature is now corrupt through deceitful lusts. (Ephesians 4:22)

Lust shows itself in uncontrolled passion. (1 Thessalonians 4:5)

I really want to go out to buy new clothes. All of my old clothes make me look fat!

 

Gluttony : Over-consumption of anything to the point of waste.

It is eating beyond what is enough. (Proverbs 25:16)

Gluttons tend to eat too frequently. They do it, not for strength, but for the enjoyment of excess. (Ecclesiastes10:16-17)

Gluttony leads to lethargy and laziness. (Proverbs 23:19-21, Ecclesiastes10:16-18)

It forgets that we are to glorify God in everything. (1 Corinthians 10:31)

It makes you a slave of food, not of God. (1 Corinthians 6:12-13)

He seems to be such a glutton. I heard he ate a large pizza by himself.

 

 Greed : Wanting too much of especially material wealth.

in talking about your material plans without talking about God's will. (James 4:13-17)

riches give you false friends (Proverbs14:20, 19:4), and they can't buy you peace and love (Proverbs17:1, 15:16-17)

I continue to be eager to get a lot of money. More! More! It's all mine!

  

Sloth : Being too slow or lazy at doing something.

- it wastes your life. (Philippians 1:22a, Colossians 3:17, 23)

The report criticizes the government’s sloth in tackling environmental problems.

Posted by Economist21

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