Some people divide sin into "physical" and "spiritual" sin. An outcome of this philosophy is the dividing of Christ's sacrifice into separate physical and spiritual portions. The Bible shows that all sin is against God, and that Christ offered body and blood as a whole sacrifice, not a divided one.
Before his retirement in 2021, Dr. Donald Ward pastored churches in Texas and Louisiana, and taught at Ambassador Bible College in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has also served as chairman of the Council of Elders of the United Church of God. He holds a BS degree; a BA in theology; a MS degree; a doctor’s degree in education from East Texas State University; and has completed 18 hours of graduate theology from SMU.