Re: 1 Cor 6:18

From: Jim West (
Date: Tue Oct 05 1999 - 10:59:58 EDT

At 09:44 AM 10/5/99 +0000, you wrote:

>Does Paul's admonition imply that the sin against oneself is severer than
>sins against another??

I think so. Sins against others are bad enough, but to sin against oneself
is extraordinarily vile as it destroys the very self that the sin is seeking
to promote (a very intriguing paradox actually- what Freud called the "death
wish" in a sense). Sin against self is ultimately suicidal.



Jim West, ThD
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