“Let nobody deceive you with empty words, for because of these things God’s wrath comes on the sons of disobedience. Therefore do not be partakers with them, …”
Empty words are enticement to sin. Disobedience brings down punishment. Obedience avoids God’s wrath. Saints must avoid participation in sin.
Am I swayed by the world’s persuasive words? Do I diminish the reality of God’s wrath? Do I attempt to reconcile sin with holiness?