The people who die in a hurricane don't have to do anything to be killed by it. Many of them die from doing nothing and just staying where they are. That's how it is with sin.
It's a sparkling little pond down a short little pathway just off the road. Who wouldn't want to enjoy that sun-sparkling water up close? There is one little problem though. It's a sewage pond.
It looks so inviting, but it is so dirty - and potentially so damaging. It is just like so many of the temptations that beckon us, almost daily, it seems. That's why so many have ended up in the middle of something that looked good but has left them polluted, scarred, and ashamed.
There is a dark side of all of us that the idea of "getting away with it" appeals to. There is this instinct in us that seems to say, "What you do when you're alone, when you're away from home, when you're 'off-duty,' or when no one knows you, you can do it and no one will ever know. It doesn't count." What a lie!