Of course all sins are equal in the sense that all sins are sins. All unrighteousness is sin and all sin entails a separating from God.
As James (chapter 2) says, any sin violates the whole law [since, as Jesus notes, the whole law can be summed up in the love of God and neighbor]:
So to sin is to break THE LAW. Any sin is a failure to love God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength and/or your neighbor as yourself. But all sins aren't equal in other ways.
A Few Inequality of Sins Passages:
- God assigns different punishments for different sins in the Old Testament. The implication is that some deserve more punishment than others.
- Exodus 32:30: Moses says that the people committed a great sin in making the golden calf
- There is unforgivable sin (Matt. 12:31-32)
- Jesus before Pilate says, John 19:
- Sins leading to death and sin not leading to death, 1 John: