Text: 2 Samuel 21:1-14 – There was bloodguilt on Saul’s household due to not honoring his promise to the Gibeonites. 7 of his sons of are put to death, but Mephibosheth is spared.
Why Should We Avoid Sin?
- Sin always catches up with us.And Saul said to his servants who stood about him, “Hear now, people of Benjamin; will the son of Jesse give every one of you fields and vineyards, will he make you all commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds, (1 Samuel 22:7 ESV)
- Sin has a far-reaching impact. There is not such thing as “private” sin.But if we judged ourselves truly, we would not be judged. But when we are judged by the Lord, we are disciplined so that we may not be condemned along with the world. (1 Corinthians 11:31-32 ESV)
- Sin is inexcusable.
- Sin requires satisfaction.
God granted Israel amnesty, but at the cost of 7 men’s lives. God has also granted us amnesty, at the cost of Jesus’ life.
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