001 Seven Deadly Sins and Seven Life-Giving Virtues Introduction

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  1. 1. Series IntroductionWhy this series? Examine yourselvestest yourselves 2Cor13:5; cf. Jer 10:24; 13:27 Socrates [d. 399 B.C.]: The unexamined life isnot worth living OT list: Prov 6:16-19 NT Lists: Mark 7:21-23; Gal 5:19-21 Our approach: Eph 4:17-32
  2. 2. Series IntroductionWhat sin is like (metaphors)If life is a machinesin is a bad gear.If life is a kingdomsin is a terrorist movement.If life is a familysin is a feud between members.If life is a bodysin is an untreated disease/virus.If life is a riversin is toxic waste.If life is a vegetable gardensin is an army of slugs.If life is a computersin is a virus, malware.
  3. 3. Series IntroductionWhat sin is like (metaphors)Why this list? Why seven? Why these seven?A Brief HistorySDS in art (Hieronymus Bosch & glass art)
  4. 4. Series IntroductionWhat sin is like (metaphors)Why this list? Why seven? Why these seven?A Brief HistorySDS in art (Hieronymus Bosch & glass art)A guide to the booklet (also try journaling!) Its purpose What to be aware of Balance needed