Posts with the tag “sin”
March 6th, 2021
It is clear that we all have the capacity to choose that on which we will focus. I don’t think I’m going to far to say that, in this case, it is the same as worshiping. What we focus on, what we inv...
Forgive Me My Sin
February 22nd, 2021
This text from 1 John really helps me with my wrestling over this issue. John is undoubtedly saying that the purpose of his writing is so that [I] may not sin. However, he quickly follows that up wi...
February 21st, 2021
if we say we have no sin, then we have no reason to seek forgiveness and the reconciliation with God that comes in our forgiveness. And, if like me, you believe that our entire purpose in life is to ...
Looking God in the Eye
February 20th, 2021
I think this text from John really simplifies it for me. He seems to be saying, anything we do (or do not do) that keeps us from fellowship with God is a sin. I don’t have to get caught up in trying...
January 26th, 2021
We read in our Bibles that forgiveness is a gift from God and is not based on any work that we must do to receive it. In our text today, Paul writes that there is now no condemnation for those who ar...
The Unapproachable Approachable God
November 19th, 2020
Text: Psalm 97:2Clouds and thick darkness are all around him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne. (NRSV)This verse describes the inapproachability of God. The holiness and pur...
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