I don’t know about
you, but I weary of the way that the devil continues to portray only the fun
side of sin. Sin is fun and pleasurable, but only for a season. It has another
ugly side that is carefully hidden by the deceiver himself. I’m referring to
the consequences of all sin – heartache, disappointment, and eventual death.
Consider this recent description of Andy Gibb on the cover of People Magazine.
A superstar at 19, the ‘baby Bee Gee’ had it all but couldn’t handle it. A generous,
likeable kid, he blew his fortune on cocaine and blamed his troubles on a breakup
with Victoria Principal. Trying for a comeback, he died bankrupt, at 30.
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