blaming others

Ben at Desiring God blog posted 12 sins we blame on others. Here are the first few:

1) Anger

I wouldn’t lose my temper if my co-workers were easier to get along with, or if my kids behaved better, or if my spouse were more considerate.

2) Impatience

I would be a very patient person if it weren’t for traffic jams and long lines in the grocery store. If I didn’t have so many things to do, and if the people around me weren’t so slow, I would never become impatient!

3) Lust

I would have a pure mind if there weren’t so many sensual images in our culture.

4) Anxiety

I wouldn’t worry about the future if my life were just a little more secure—if I had more money, and no health problems.

Take a little time and go read the rest of them. Do you agree that we have a tendency to blame some sins on others?

Hat tip to Adrian Warnock

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One Response

  1. yes, yes, yes.

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