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seven deadly sins
Jane Olson

Wrath

Read: Ephesians 4:25-32 Let all bitterness and wrath and anger . . . be put away from you. (v. 31) We often think of wrath as a fiery emotion—being red in the face,

seven deadly sins
Jane Olson

Sloth

Read: Psalm 90 Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. (v. 14) Sloth is a tricky word to define.

seven deadly sins
Jane Olson

Greed

Read: Matthew 6:19-24 You cannot serve God and money. (v. 24) I was sitting in church, and the head pastor announced that the church might have to cut $70,000 from the

seven deadly sins
Jane Olson

Gluttony

Read: Philippians 3:17-21 Their end is destruction, their god is their belly. (v. 19) It is rare for someone in the West to go more than a few hours without eating,

seven deadly sins
Jane Olson

Lust

Read: Matthew 5:27-30 If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out. (v. 29) A student of mine approached me as she faced a difficult decision. Her father had

seven deadly sins
Jane Olson

The Seven Deadly Sins

Read: Galatians 5:16-24 But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. (v. 16) The seven deadly sins are a famous shorthand for