Romans 3:23 for all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
3 Facts About Sin
We inherit sin and death. It is part and parcel of humanity.
Romans 5:12 Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:
We come into the world not only prone to sin, but sinners by nature.
Psalm 51:5 Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.
We are unaware of our desperate sin condition until God reveals it.
Jeremiah 17:9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?
3 Ways People Relate to sin
Some people embrace and enjoy sin. This is a dismissal of the principle of sin, at least in their own cases, as well as the heinousness of it. (Cf. Hebrews 11:25)
Some people excuse and ignore sin. This is a recognition of sin as sinfulness, but ignoring it as sin when possible and excusing it when necessary. (Cf. Romans 2:15)
Some people recognize and repent of sin. This is a recognition of sin, as well as, by God’s grace, sorrowing over it unto repentance. (Cf. 2 Corinthians 7:10)