Originally Posted by logrus
Sad he fell into the bad habits, even sadder that those habits got the best of him.
He didn't fall into bad "habits", he fell into sin.
"For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord." Roman 6:23
Satan is the master of deception. Whatever it takes to lure you away from a Saving Knowledge of Jesus Christ, Satan will attempt. Which is why we shouldn't search for happiness through worldly lusts and we shouldn't indulge in destructive behavior or come under the power of any influence.
I am sorry he died, but I am far more sorry for him if he died unsaved