Counter Cultural Sin
Many in our culture mistakenly believe that people, at the core, are good, that the path to heaven is in trying to do more good things than bad, and that as God evaluates them, they will be found weighted in the right direction. But the first few verses in Ephesians 2 confirm that this is not true. Once we decide to follow Jesus, the Holy Spirit comes to live within us and starts a battle with our fleshly nature. The question is: Who is winning?