'Sin' Tagged Posts (Page 3)

'Sin' Tagged Posts (Page 3)

The Root of Sin

The great reformer, theologian, and pastor, John Calvin wrote a massive work called Institutes of the Christian Religion. I am working my way through it with a small, but growing, group of men at the moment. It is much easier to tackle a work of such magnitude when others are tackling with you. I may, from time to time (and indeed, already have), share some of…

Summarising the Strategies

Photo under Creative Commons License The Christian is in a battle and the chief enemy is sin. Sin is deceptive and employs some of the most subtle and harsh strategies against its opponent. In my last few posts I examined specific strategies that will help the believer in the war on sin. In my first post (the war on sin) I examined crucial starting points for this battle:…

Recognising 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…

The War on Sin

 © 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…