Do you know why?
Everyone is born with a malignant disease. There are no vaccinations or shots; there is no chemo or radiation that can stop it. There is no cure in sight. It is called sin. Its basic characteristics are rebellion and selfishness.
Most of the men here have had problems with one or more of the following:
Drugs – pot, cocaine, heroin, meth, etc.
Prison – gangs or threats
It is easy to think that these symptoms of the sin-disease can be stopped by willpower, education, rehab, or prison. But they can be stopped only be receiving Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection.
There is something more basic than these awful symptoms. Jesus speaks of it more than all of the other problems.
“And the LORD God commanded the man, ‘You are free to eat from any tree in the garden; but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge o…