The evil we see all around us and hear about on the News daily is a result of the sinful nature of every man and woman who walks this Earth. It’s not the animals that are ruining our planet, it’s the humans. We are aware that all humans struggle with sinful desires like greed, selfishness, meanness etc. Some people take it a step further and commit adultery, murder or other horrific acts of evil. The more we learn about the sinful nature of humans, the more we can understand where it originates from and how we can stop it.
There are some specific types of sins that are more common among men, like selfish aggression and selfish passivity. The two main types of sins that are more common among women are comparison and perfectionism. Comparison and perfectionism then gives birth to gossip, slander, quarrelling, jealousy etc. in women’s lives.
In part 8 of a series called “A Beautiful Design” Pastor Matt Chandler from The Village Church talks about the struggles that are specific to women in our society. This sermon was so good for me to listen to because it convicted me of multiple ways that I tend to be mean toward my own husband and others in my community. Step one to be able to grow is to know your weaknesses. Ladies, if you are interested in personal growth this year, this sermon will give you the push you need.