- In the face of moral relativity, truth would describe promiscuity, adultery, homosexuality, pornography, deceit, indebtedness, and idolatry as sin.
- Sin would be worthy of judgment. Judgment would not be descibed as pernicious consequences of sin that medicine or science can reverse. It would be described as cosmic rebellion against a holy Creator. The meanings of Justice and Mercy would be restored to our culture and sin would prompt us first to deal with the God we have made our Enemy. Feel good Psychology would be seen as a curse.
- Spiritual Formation would deal first with repentance. If I am not encouraged and centered, if I am uncomfortable with mention of my sin, at least the way to restoration is clear. It is not compassion to tolerate my sin and leave me in danger of the holiness of God.
"Sin, Righteousness, and Judgment" are familiar prophetic themes. The culture will clamor to hear pleasant things, illusions, anything as long as they are not confronted with the Holy One of God.