We have been going through 1 Peter at our church. We have spent a few weeks on the topic of suffering. This past week related suffering and sin. I have been impacted by these few weeks. If you are interested in listening go here.
Here are few quotes that have caused me pause:
"Any sin is worse then any suffering, one sin than all suffering, and the least sin than the greatest suffering."
One may suffer and not sin, but it is impossible to sin and not suffer. Those who avoid suffering by sinning, sin themselves into worse suffering. "
The Sinfulness of Sin