The economic crisis in Greece continues to grow. One commentator suggests that there is a fatal flaw in the Greek system that has caused the crisis and is preventing a solution. He called the fatal flaw the ‘hamartia.’
--The Week, July 1-8, 2011 p. 14 Illustration by Jim L. Wilson and Rodger Russell
‘Hamartia’ is the same word the Greek New Testament uses to describe the fatal flaw in the world system. It is translated, ‘sin.’ Sin is the flaw that condemns every human to death. There is no solution to sin except for the one supplied by Jesus Christ.
Romans 3:23 (NASB) for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,