When Sin Seems Normal (1 John 2:15-17)
Misplaced loves – rooted in deceptive, lesser loves – can only be cured by a greater love.
I. Misplaced loves… (v. 15)
1. It is serious because loving God is the most important thing about us
2. It is serious because what we love will determine how we live
II. – rooted in deceptive, lesser loves – (v. 16)
“Worldliness is ‘that which makes sin look normal and righteousness seem strange’.” (David Wells)
III. …can only be cured by a greater love. (verses 15 and 17)