1. HOW does God regard sins of ignorance?
“And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men everywhere to repent.” Acts 17:30.
2. To whom is sin imputed?
“Therefore to him that knoweth to do good. and doeth it not, to him it is sin.” James 4:17.
3. In what words did Christ teach the same truth?
“Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye should have no sin: but now ye say, We see; therefore your sin remaineth.” “If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloak [margin, excuse] for their sin.” John 9:41; 15:22. See John 3:19.
4. In view of this, what instruction does He give?
“Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you. . . . While ye have light, believe in the light, that ye may be the children of light.” John 12:35,36.
5. Who courts the light?
“Every one that doeth evil hateth the light. . . . But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.” John 3:20,21.