Category Archives: Sin

I need One who speaks to the Father…

Here you’ll find a peace that transcends understanding. Here you’ll find a guard for your hearts and minds in Christ. Continue reading

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God – propitiator and propitiated

In religion, the sinner brings something to offer to the deity hoping to pacify the angry god/s. This is not how it goes for Christians. Continue reading

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Deep confession of sin

Here is an opportunity to find and celebrate the mercy and grace of our God at a much deeper level. Continue reading

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The truth is that every Jekyll has his Hyde, whom he cannot control and who threatens to take him over. But no human being is irredeemable.

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What about Cain?

What do we learn about the sin nature from Cain? For all that has been written about the fall of humanity, very little is focused on Cain. Check the major works of theology on this theme and you won’t find substantive consideration of Cain. Why is this? Continue reading

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What kind of person are you?

Is grace amazing or interesting? The wonder and availability of God’s grace will not move some people. Continue reading

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Did I commit the unforgivable sin?

Aside from specifically identifying blasphemy against the Spirit, we can at least say that it included… Continue reading

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Two highly recommended books

1. The Contemporary Christian: Applying God’s Word to Today’s World, by John R. W. Stott I enjoyed every page of this book. I have returned to it a number of times and believe that it continues to speak with refreshing insight. I wish every … Continue reading

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Evil from childhood?

Five essential personal applications. Continue reading

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Elentics and the Holy Spirit

All who care about reaching others with the goodnews of salvation must care about elentics. Continue reading

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