THE SIN OF NEGLIGENCE
A. Negligence is a habitual failure to do the required thing according to Webster’s New
B. Examples from television news:
C. The Bible warns us about spiritual negligence. James 4:17 (893)
D. Four reason this sin is dangerous.
I. Because of its deceptive nature.
A. We don’t have any problems recognizing certain sins.
B. What about the sin of omission? James 4:17
II. Because it requires no effort. Hebrews 2:3 (883); James 4:17 (893)
III. Because it lies at the root of other sins. Proverbs 24:30-34 (500).
A. A cultivated field neglected.
B. Poem: “The Sin Of Omission.”
IV. Because the sin of negligence can cause us to be lost. Matthew 25:31-33,
A. Poem: “A Busy Day” by Effie Perkins.