The Bible’s answer
The Bible does not specifically describe a set of “seven deadly sins.” However, it does teach that practicing serious sins will prevent a person from gaining salvation. For example, the Bible refers to such serious sins as sexual immorality, idolatry, spiritism, fits of anger, and drunkenness as “the works of the flesh.” It then states: “Those who practice such things will not inherit God’s Kingdom.”
Doesn’t the Bible list ‘seven things that are an abomination unto the Lord’?
Yes, it does. According to the King James Version, Proverbs 6:
What is meant by the expression “deadly sin”?
Some translations use this rendering at 1 John 5:
The Bible makes clear that all sin leads to death. However, we can be saved from sin and death through the ransom sacrifice of Jesus Christ. (Romans 5:
^ par. 3 The list of 15 examples of serious sins found at Galatians 5:
BIBLE QUESTIONS ANSWERED
Does God really care about our problems?
The answer can be found in the lives of Job, Lot, and David, all of whom made serious mistakes.
JESUS—THE WAY, THE TRUTH, THE LIFE
What connection does Jesus show exists between sin and sickness?