A Wretch Like Me
If you ask 100 people, you’re likely to get 100 different answers to the questions: What counts as a sin? What, if any, consequences do those sins cause? What, if anything, can we do to eradicate those sins? Fortunately for us, the questions middle schoolers ask about sin seem to be less “big picture.” At their developmental stage, they want to know how they compare to their friends, if God will still like them, and if they can do anything to screw up their salvation. So, for the next three weeks, we’re going to swim in the deeper end of the middle school theological pool as we talk about a tough subject and realize everyone is a wretch like me.
Week 1 Bottom Line: Sin hurts us and those around us.
Week 2 Bottom Line: Comparing doesn’t help; it hurts.
Week 3 Bottom Line: Am I expected to be perfect?