The Infection of Sin - June 8, 2023

October 1347. A fleet returning from the Black Sea carries its death sentence for Europe. Most of the sailors are dead. The few who survive wish they hadn’t. Before it’s over, one-third of Europe’s population will be dead from bubonic plague.

25 million people died. No cure was know; no hope was offered. The healthy quarantined the infected; the infected counted their days. But was it humanity’s deadliest scourge? No. Scripture reserves that title for a darker blight.

It makes the plague seem like a cold sore. Sin sees the world with no God in it. The Bible says God made him who had no sin to be sin for us. Christ became that sin offering. He overcame the punishment for sin—death—through his glorious resurrection from the dead.

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