In Romans, Paul tells us that sin means moving away from God and doing things that aren't part of his plan for your life. Before Jesus, this was a big problem. Now, because Jesus came to earth to defeat sin, we get a reprieve. Time to kick sin's butt to the curb! Sigh. If only it were that easy.
Questions About Sin
Does Paul define sin in his letter to the Romans? How?
Does Paul say that Jesus died for our sins or that his death conquered sin? Is there a difference?
According to Paul, are sins different depending on your background? That is, are sins different for Gentile Christians vs. Jewish Christians?