Categorizing sin as an abstraction is the vessel of many vices.
There are at least four distinct purposes of the law for Christians today, and each follows from the last.
Man can do whatever he wants, but he only ever wants to do evil.
The Apostle James reminds us that, in the final two commandments of the Decalogue, we are still reflecting on how to love our neighbor (James 2:8).
Recommit yourself to God, sinner, and be done with worshiping created things.
The seasons of earth will come and go until the end God has set (Genesis 8:22). The industrial revolution did not mess that up.
Let us not fall prey to the thought, “These commands were given to Moses’ Israel, not Christ’s church.” We find in the Decalogue a display of basic righteousness.