“Do not give your heart to your money, or say, ‘With this I am self-sufficient.’ Do not be led by your appetites and energy to follow the passions of your heart. And do not say, ‘Who has authority over me?’ for the Lord will certainly be avenged on you…do not be so sure of forgiveness that you add sin to sin.” Ecclesiasticus 5: 1-10

To really feel good about ourselves, and live the law of love, we need to master ourselves and overcome sin.