Having compared and listed the virtues that the NT presents as being dominant in the Christian life, here are the largest lists of sins in the NT compared to demonstrate the kind of life that marks those who are outside of Christ.
Since I am not skilled with design, I will just post the chart in three different ways, screenshot, cut and paste, and PDF. A few brief observations and conclusion are below.
|Mark 7 |
|Rom. 1 |
|1 Cor. 6 |
|Gal. 5 |
|Col. 3 |
|1 Tim. 1 |
|2 Tim. 3 |
|Tit. 3 |
|Rev. 21 |
|Evil thoughts||Evil desire||Various lusts|
|Fornication||Fornication||Immorality Impurity||Immorality Impurity||Immoral||Immorality|
|Pride||Arrogant Boastful||Boastful Arrogant Conceit|
|Hate God||Hate good|
|Anger||Anger||Hating each other|
|Disputes Divisions Factions|
|No Self control Reckless|
- Other lists could have been included such as Rom. 3:10-18; Eph. 4:17-19; Eph. 4:31; Eph. 5:3-5; and 1 Pet. 4:3-4.
- Fornication is the singular sin that is mentioned the most as the mark of an unbeliever.
- But relationship sins including anger, lying, and slander is the category that is the most dominant across the whole NT.
Sexual sins, anger, and sinful words are the great dangers for a Christian. These sins specially mark the world, and they should not even be named among us for it is disgraceful even to speak of such things.