SIN IS SERIOUS After teaching that looking at someone with lust is a sin, Jesus stated “IF YOUR RIGHT EYE CAUSES YOU TO SIN, POKE IT OUT AND THROW IT AWAY. IT IS BETTER TO LOSE ONE PART OF YOUR BODY, THAN FOR YOUR WHOLE BODY TO END UP IN HELL” [Mt 5:29 CE]. Jesus was using a hyperbole or an exaggerated statement to communicate that sin is so serious, we may end up in hell. Are you serious about sin?  Home, BasicSubjects, Scriptures