Sin is ignoring God and disobeying His commands. When we ignore God, we cut ourselves off from the God who created us and who is essential for our life.
If you put a plastic bag over your nose and mouth, you will die because you cut off your supply of oxygen. Your body was made with a specific requirement for oxygen. That’s how God made you and your physical body.
God also made you with a spiritual need to be in contact with Him. Blaise pascal wrote. “There is a God-shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator made known through Jesus.” When you ignore or block off that God-shaped hole, you start to die spiritually. You were meant to have God in your life. Without Him you will die.
Being dead in your sins cuts off your relationship with God. He released you to follow the foolishness of your destructive path. There is a way that seems right to you, but it leads to your destruction. When death comes, you will be alone, separated from God and everyone else. You will be dead in your sins.
COLOSSIANS 2:13 – 13 And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, hath he quickened together with him, having forgiven you all trespasses;