Doctrinal Reference Index - Sin

Disciple’s Study Bible

I. Definition of Sin

A. Transgression of Law

Ex 16:20; 20:1-17; Lev 10:1-2; 1 Sa 14:32-34; 1 Ki 12:26-33; 13:1-32; 13:33-34; 14:8-9; 14:22-24; 15:3; 15:26; 15:29-30; 15:34; 16:1-7; 16:8-13; 16:25-26; 16:30-33; 18:18; 22:52-53; 2 Ki 3:2-3; 8:18; 8:27; 9:22; 10:18-36; 13:2; 13:6; 13:11; 14:23-29; 15:9; 15:18; 15:24; 15:28; 16:2-4; 17:2; 17:19; 17:24-41; 21:20-22; 23:32; 23:37; 2 Ch 12:1-2; 12:14; 13:1-20; 20:33; 21:6-7; 21:10; 21:11; 22:3-6; 24:7; 25:14-15; 28:1-4; 28:6; 28:22-25; 33:2-17; 33:22-23; 36:5; 36:9; 36:12-14; Ezr 9:1-2; 10:10; Isa 1:12-16; 43:22-24; Jer 1:16; 16:10-11; 17:1-4; 23:9-15; 35:14-15; La 1:8; Eze 5:6-7; Hos 8:11-14; 13:1-3; Hab 2:18-20; Mal 2:9; Ac 7:53; 1 Co 10:6-13

B. Covenant Breach

Dt 4:23-26; Jos 7:11; Jdg 2:20; 3:7; 3:12; 4:1; 6:1; 8:33-35; 13:1; Ne 9:5-37; 13:15-18; Ps 119:53; Jer 11:8-13; 22:8-9; Hos 8:1-10; Mal 2:10-11

C. Violation of God’s Character

Jos 7:1; Mk 2:15-16; 7:1-22; Lk 5:29-32; 7:39; 15:1-2

D. Unbelief

Nu 20:11-12; 27:14; Isa 5:11-12; 17:10; 22:11-14; 30:1-3; 50:1; Eze 39:23-24; Mk 8:38; Jn 8:21-24; 16:7-11; 1 Co 15:34; Heb 12:15-16

E. Missing the Mark

Ne 1:6-7

F. Against God

Ex 23:24; 23:33; Dt 4:15-19; Jos 7:20; Jdg 2:10-12; 2:17-20; 1 Sa 2:29; 8:7-8; 10:19; 12:9-18; 12:17; 12:20-25; 17:26; 2 Sa 24:1-10; Job 13:23; 31:24-28; Isa 42:24; 63:10; Jer 2:1–3:5; 3:6-10; 15:6; Eze 8:1-18; 16:15-34; Hos 1:2; 2:7-8; 9:1; 10:5-15; Mic 1:5; Zep 2:10; Hag 1:9; Mt 12:31-32; Mk 3:28-29; Lk 11:42-52; 15:20-24; Ac 7:51-53; Ro 3:7-8; 6:1; 8:1-17; 1 Co 11:27-32; Gal 2:17; Eph 4:29-32

G. Self-centeredness

Jas 4:17; 2 Pe 2:10

H. Unfaithfulness

1 Ch 10:13

II. Origin of Sin

A. Universal Nature

1 Ki 8:27-53; 17:18; 2 Ch 6:36; Job 15:14-16; Ps 14:3-4; 51:5; 119:176; Pr 20:9; Ecc 7:20; Isa 24:5-6; 53:6; Jer 17:9; Am 1:1–2:16; Zep 1:17; Jn 7:19; Ro 1:18-25; 2:12; 3:9-23; 5:12-21; Gal 3:22; 1 Jn 1:8, 10

B. Result of Individual Choice

Ge 3:6; 4:6-12; Nu 16:22; Mt 26:14-16, 23-25, 47-49; Mk 14:10-11, 43-45; Lk 22:1-4, 20-23, 47-48; Jn 3:18-21; 5:14; 13:2; Ac 1:18-19; Jas 1:13-15; 4:1-12

C. Satan

Job 1:8-10

III. Characteristics of Sin

A. Disobeying God

Ex 15:24; 32:7-9; 2 Ch 34:19-28; Ezr 9:11-13; Ro 2:13; 1 Th 2:15-16; 1 Ti 5:8

B. Lawlessness

Eze 22:2-16; Hos 4:1-2; Hab 2:4-17; Ac 6:11; Ro 3:20; 1 Jn 3:4

C. Unrighteousness

Dt 9:4-6; Isa 3:14-15; 58:1-9; Eze 22:23-29; Hos 4:6-19; Am 6:1-8; Mic 3:1-4; 3:8-11; Jas 5:1-6

D. Lack of Faith

Ex 14:11-12; Nu 16:41; 32:1-13; Eze 15:6-8; Heb 4:1-2; Jas 1:5-8

E. Evil Desire

Ac 8:1; 1 Ti 6:6-10

F. Rebellion

Ge 11:4; Ex 9:34; 17:2-3; Lev 26:14-15; Nu 14:1-38; 17:5; 20:2-5; 21:4-5; Dt 1:26-43; 8:10-20; 9:7–10:11; 31:27; 32:5; Jos 22:16-31; 24:19-20; Jdg 2:2; 2:19; 1 Ch 5:25; 9:1; 2 Ch 11:14-16; 24:17-26; 35:20-24; Ne 9:16-18; Isa 1:2-4; 1:28-29; 30:8-14; 48:1-9; 65:1-7; Jer 3:20-22; 5:7-13; 9:14; 18:15; La 1:18-22; Eze 2:3-4; 2:7; 3:7; 3:16-21; 7:1-27; 12:2; 20:1-38; 21:23-25; 44:6-9; Da 9:4-19; Hos 9:15; Jnh 1:3; Zec 7:11-12; Heb 3:7-19

G. Hypocrisy

Lk 12:1; Jas 3:1-13

H. Violence

Eze 12:19

I. Pride

Nu 12:11; 2 Ch 26:16-21; 32:25

J. Responsibility

Ge 39:9; Ex 32:21-24; 34:9; Lev 4:1–5:19; 6:1-3; 24:13-16; Nu 5:6; 9:13; 15:22-31; 27:3; 32:23; Dt 23:21-22; 24:16; 2 Ch 25:1-4; Ps 79:8; 89:30-32; 119:10; Ecc 5:4-6; Eze 7:16-19; 9:9-10; 14:7-10; 18:1-32; 23:35-41; 33:1-20; Hos 13:16; Mt 26:69-75; 27:3-10; Mk 14:66-72; Lk 19:7-8; 22:54-62; Jn 15:22-25; 18:15-18, 25-27; 19:11

K. Serious in Nature

Lev 16:29-34; Nu 31:5-18; Ps 78:1-72; Eze 4:4-8; Mt 18:6-9; Mk 9:42-50; Lk 17:1-4; Ac 5:1-11

L. Tempting

Lk 4:1-13

IV. Consequences of Sin

A. Slavery to Sin

Ps 119:133; Pr 5:21-23; 29:6; Jn 8:31-37; Ac 8:23; Ro 6:5-22; 7:1-25; Tit 3:3

B. Personal Depravity

Ge 4:23-24; 6:5; 8:21; 2 Ch 30:7-12; 36:16; Ps 10:1-18; 14:1; 36:1-4; 53:1; 73:1-28; 119:70; Isa 2:6-9; 3:8-9; 59:2-15; Jer 13:22-25; 14:10; Eze 16:44-52; Zep 3:1-4; Mt 12:33-37; 23:32; Jn 7:7; Ro 1:26-32; 1 Co 6:12-20; Gal 5:16-21; Eph 4:17-19; Col 3:5-8; 1 Th 4:3-8; 2 Ti 3:1-9; Tit 1:15-16; 3:10-11; 2 Pe 1:4; 2:12-19; Jude 4; Rev 2:14; 2:20

C. Spiritual Blindness

Nu 14:44; Jdg 8:22-27; 17:1–21:25; 2 Ki 12:1-3; 14:4; 15:4; 15:35; 2 Ch 27:2; Isa 5:18-24; 42:18-20; Jer 5:21-31; 6:12-15; 8:12-14; 9:3-6; Hos 7:1-16; 11:1-7; Mal 1:6–2:9; Lk 7:31-35

D. Moral Insensitivity

Ge 13:13; 1 Sa 2:12-17; 8:3; Am 8:4-6; Mic 2:1-2, 8-9; 2 Ti 2:16; Jas 1:19-25

E. Guilt

Nu 14:40; 2 Ch 28:9-13; Ps 51:1-19; Isa 6:5; Heb 6:1-6

F. Death

Ge 3:4-24; Nu 18:22; Ps 109:1-31; Pr 6:12-19; Lk 13:1-5; Ro 6:23; Eph 2:1-3; Col 2:13; 1 Jn 5:16-17

G. Alienation from God

Nu 11:1; 14:43; Dt 20:16-20; 24:4; 32:20; Jdg 10:11-14; 1 Sa 15:1-35; 1 Ki 11:1-13; 2 Ki 22:13; 22:17; 23:4-20; 24:1-4; 24:19-20; 2 Ch 29:6-7; Ezr 9:15; Ne 13:26; Ps 5:4-6; 119:118; Jer 7:16-19; 50:6-7; Hos 5:1-15; Mt 9:13; 13:41-42; Col 1:21; 2:18-19; 1 Pe 4:18

H. Estrangement from Others

Ge 5:29; 27:41-45; 31:36; 1 Sa 26:21; 2 Sa 13:1–14:33; Ps 120:2-3; Mt 6:14-15; 18:15-20; Lk 11:4; 1 Co 8:12; 2 Co 12:20-21; Jas 2:1-14

I. Shame

Ezr 9:6-7

V. God’s Intervention

A. Judgment

Ge 20:1-9; 2 Ch 21:12-19; 24:20; Ps 68:21; 94:23; 95:8-11; 112:10; Isa 1:20; 13:9-11; 26:21; Jer 13:9-10; 15:1; 36:31; Hos 10:1-2; 12:14; Mic 6:9-13; Mal 3:5; Lk 19:41-44; Heb 10:26-29

B. Punishment

Ge 12:10-20; Nu 16:26; 25:1-3; 1 Sa 2:22-25; 3:13; 12:25; 1 Ki 11:26-39; 16:34; Jer 4:17-18; 5:19; 6:18-20; 7:26-31; 16:16-18; 28:16; 30:10-17; La 1:10-16; 3:39-42; Eze 11:1-12; Hos 2:13; 6:4-5; Na 1:3

C. Discipline

Nu 14:23; 2 Sa 12:1-25; 2 Ki 17:7-23; 21:2-17; 24:8-17; 25:1-21; 1 Ch 21:1-8; 2 Ch 25:19-20; Isa 64:4-7; 66:1-4; Jer 19:1-15; 32:29-35; 40:3; 52:2-3; La 1:5; Eze 5:8-17; Da 9:14; Hos 9:7-9; Am 3:1-14; Zep 1:4-13; Zec 8:14-17; 1 Co 3:16-17

D. Forgiveness

1 Ki 21:21-28; 2 Ch 28:19; Ps 106:6-46


Taken from: Disciple’s Study Bible Copyright 1988 Holman Bible Publishers