Guilt is something that not only believers but also unbelievers struggle with. This article explains that unbelievers also have a god, whose commands they try to obey but fail in their attempts, and continually suffer guilt and shame as a result. Only the biblical God can deal with guilt and silence the guilty conscience.
One looks almost in vain for a major discussion of sin during the twentieth century. Does guilt before God still have meaning in the context of modern developments such as Marxism and psycho-analitical approaches to who man is? This essay attempts to examine the way that theology has sought to come to terms with the idea of sin during the twentieth century.
This volume wants to help men with their daily battle against sexual sins and immorality. Chapter 1 describes the situation men are left in after sexual sin as a “wasteland.” Sexual sin results in desolation. It cannot make good on its promises of excitement and pleasure. It delivers discontent and insatiable craving.