'Sanctification' Tagged Posts (Page 2)
This individual finds himself in a tempting situation and fails in his attempt to refuse sin, as he is lured away and then “enticed by his own desire” (James 1:14). Sin has been committed. What now? The wound is there, it is too late to prevent it. Is there any hope?
It is important to consider what the source of sexual immorality is in our lives, and the source of any sin for that matter. According to the teaching of the Lord Jesus, any act of sin originates within the individual (Mark 7:20-23).
If we are going to wage war on sin, we must make it our business by God’s grace to be actively replacing sin.
© buckwheat – Fotolia.com If the believer is going to put to death and put off sin, it is first essential to recognise what sin is and what is sin. Today’s culture continues to re-define sin so that consciences may be soothed. For example, drunkenness is changed to being called an “alcoholic”, the sin of fornication is re-named “living together” or…
© buckwheat – Fotolia.com Sin is a wicked thing. In-fact, sin should be considered the believer’s worst enemy. For this reason, our attitude towards sin should be very serious. In some future posts I would like to consider some specific and practical strategies for the war on sin, but for now I desire to discuss three important foundational truths that we need to…