Are All Sins Equal in the Eyes of God, or Are There Different Degrees of Punishment in Hell?

Michael Horton states, "No, I don't believe all sins are equal. There are some sins that God hates more than other sins. I think we can say that on the basis of what God himself says about some sins. Typically, those are sins that affect more people because God not only lives his own character, he also loves those whom he made in his image. So sins that are done in private, and that provoke God's anger are terrible - every sin is worthy of condemnation, the sentence of death. Nevertheless, some sins are even weightier because they violate the image of God in other people. There's a difference on the horizontal scale of how things play out in history, a difference in the way God treats sins.

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