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I’m always looking for simple ways to present the Gospel (the “good news”), so that I’m ready when and if the opportunity arises. A verse that I like to use to help someone understand what sin is, is James 4:17…

James 4:17 (ESV)
So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.

This scripture reference really brings sin into perspective. Sin (I’m paraphrasing)… is failing to do the right thing when we know better. No one can say (in good conscience) that they have their entire lives, always avoided failing to do the right thing when they knew better. In other words, at some point we ALL have not done the right thing when we knew what the right thing to do instead was.

However frequent our not doing of the right thing might be for each one of us, the…

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