A Harsh Warning
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
The Lord saw how great man’s wickedness on the earth had become, and that every inclination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil all the time.
— Genesis 6:5
What’s changed since this verse? Not much! Some people say that a man thinks about sex every seven seconds. But studies
show that it’s more likely that a man fantasizes about sex at least once a day.15 As Christians, we struggle with sin, but if our actions and our character are defined by “every kind of wickedness, sin, greed, hate, envy, murder, quarreling, deception, mali- cious behavior, and gossip” (Romans 1:29, nlt), consider yourself warned.
The Bible says if we were to disassociate from people who do these things, we’d have to leave this world (see 1 Corinthians 5:9-10). Isn’t that a crazy thought? Instead, it offers a warning for those who have faith in Jesus. If your friend claims to be a Christian and “is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or a slanderer, a drunkard ...
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