Category Archives: Free from sin

You Must Consider Yourselves…

 June 15 We have been talking about the FACT that, because of the work of Jesus, we are “dead to sin and alive to God.” Properly understood, we are wholly and completely dead to sin and at the same time … Continue reading

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But Christ Lives in Me…

June 14 “My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, Who loved me and … Continue reading

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Dead Men (and Women) Don’t Sin

June 13 “Anyone who has died has been freed from sin.” (Romans 6:7) If you have ever been to a funeral (or visitation), you know that awkward moment when you have to walk up and look down into that casket … Continue reading

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Shall We Continue in Sin?

June 12 “How can we who have died to sin still live in it?” (Romans 6:2) Ask just about any believer if it is possible NOT to sin… and you will get a lot of blank, confused looks… or some … Continue reading

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Giving God What He Paid For…

June 7 A few days ago we mentioned that, back in New Testament times, slaves were redeemed by paying a price. We also noted that there were two main reasons for redeeming a slave… 1) to make them your OWN … Continue reading

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Redeemed!

June 5 “In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of (deliverance from) our sins, according to the riches of His grace…” (Ephesians 1:7) Back when I was a child, our family attended a church that loved to … Continue reading

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Righteous and Righteousness

June 4 “God made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.” (2Corinthians 5:21) If there is one issue that I hear mentioned frequently from Christians, … Continue reading

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Salvation… Deliverance

 May 30 “For by grace you are saved through faith, and this not of yourselves; it is the gift of God.” (Ephesians 2:8) One of the most debilitating effects of sin is our bondage to sin. We don’t just commit … Continue reading

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Salvation 101: Sin, and What it Does

May 22 Yesterday, we talked about salvation and discipleship (mostly discipleship)… but I felt compelled to spend some time talking about what salvation means and how it is essential to our lives. What does salvation entail? What does it bring … Continue reading

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No Longer a Slave; pt. 2

March 2 “Now you are no longer a slave but God’s own child. And since you are his child, God has made you his heir.” (Galatians 4:7) There is one other form of slavery that is inherent in human beings… … Continue reading

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