Responsibility, To God
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Against You, You only, I have sinned And done what is evil in Your sight, So that You are justified when You speak And blameless when You judge.
"The person who sins will die The son will not bear the punishment for the father's iniquity, nor will the father bear the punishment for the son's iniquity; the righteousness of the righteous will be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked will be upon himself.
And the word of the LORD came to me, saying,
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Therefore, just as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men, because all sinned--
Now the serpent was more crafty than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said to the woman, "Indeed, has God said, 'You shall not eat from any tree of the garden'?"
For since by a man came death, by a man also came the resurrection of the dead.
The Law came in so that the transgression would increase; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,
What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, "YOU SHALL NOT COVET."
Why the Law then? It was added because of transgressions, having been ordained through angels by the agency of a mediator, until the seed would come to whom the promise had been made.
"But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, 'You good-for-nothing,' shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, 'You fool,' shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell.
"The heart is more deceitful than all else And is desperately sick; Who can understand it?
"But the things that proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and those defile the man.
"But I tell you that every careless word that people speak, they shall give an accounting for it in the day of judgment.
Therefore do not go on passing judgment before the time, but wait until the Lord comes who will both bring to light the things hidden in the darkness and disclose the motives of men's hearts; and then each man's praise will come to him from God.
"For your guilt teaches your mouth, And you choose the language of the crafty.
on the day when, according to my gospel, God will judge the secrets of men through Christ Jesus.
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may be recompensed for his deeds in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.
but the one who did not know it, and committed deeds worthy of a flogging, will receive but few From everyone who has been given much, much will be required; and to whom they entrusted much, of him they will ask all the more.
"And now, brethren, I know that you acted in ignorance, just as your rulers did also.
For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse.
"Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all people everywhere should repent,
From that time Jesus began to preach and say, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."
and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel."
and He said to them, "Thus it is written, that the Christ would suffer and rise again from the dead the third day,
"He who believes in Him is not judged; he who does not believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
Then He began to denounce the cities in which most of His miracles were done, because they did not repent.
"The men of Nineveh will stand up with this generation at the judgment, and will condemn it because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and behold, something greater than Jonah is here.
"The Queen of the South will rise up with the men of this generation at the judgment and condemn them, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and behold, something greater than Solomon is here.
"He who rejects Me and does not receive My sayings, has one who judges him; the word I spoke is what will judge him at the last day.