by Pastor Greg Baker
In the Biblical book of Hebrews chapter 12, we learn of a very interesting progression and warning. It begins this way:
Hebrews 12:1 – Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
Sin, particularly in the life of the Christian, can keep us from accomplishing what God intended us to accomplish. It prevents us from doing the will of God and finding purpose and meaning in our lives.
The Bible continues further on down with more warnings of the dangers of sin:
Hebrews 12:14-15 – Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man…