Spiritual Sins And Sins of the Flesh ~ C.S. Lewis

“If anyone thinks that Christians regard unchastity as the supreme vice, he is quite wrong. The sins of the flesh are bad, but they are the least bad of all sins. All the worst pleasures are purely spiritual: the pleasure of putting other people in the wrong, of bossing and patronizing and spoiling sport, and back-biting; the pleasure of power, and hatred….a cold, self-righteous prig who goes regularly to church may be far nearer to hell than a prostitute.”

3 thoughts on “Spiritual Sins And Sins of the Flesh ~ C.S. Lewis

  1. Yep. I know that when I’m a jerk I’ve probably hurt someone a lot mroe than if I’d just slugged them for no reason.

    I’ve been a jerk far too often.

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