Posts Tagged ‘ Sin ’

VerseD: Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
Hebrews 4:12, ESV

Scripture – the words given by the Holy Spirit – and Jesus. Both are the Word of God, capable of cutting through our lies, deceptions, imaginings, and masks to reveal our sinful desires yet also offer hope for forgiveness and eternal life.

VerseD: Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
Galatians 2:20, ESV

We war against our sinful desires, but our lives have been redeemed by Christ who dwells within us and fights for by His Holy Spirit.

VerseD: Colossians 1:13

He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son
Colossians 1:13, ESV

In Christ, we no longer are slave to sin, but we are clothed in the righteousness of Christ and given freedom.

VerseD: John 15:4

Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me.
John 15:4, ESV

All that we do is tainted by sin, like a plant in a planter without good water or nutrients barely growing. We need the life-giving water of the Holy Spirit to truly do good works to bring glory to God.

VerseD: 1 John 4:15

Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.
1 John 4:15, ESV

If we are saved,, we must each believe that the Jesus revealed in Scripture is the Son of God – fully God and fully human – who came and showed His love by dying for our sin. Then, we tell others by the power of God in us – the Holy Spirit.

VerseD: Romans 3:25

[Jesus] whom God put forward as a propitiation by his blood, to be received by faith. This was to show God’s righteousness, because in his divine forbearance he had passed over former sins.
Romans 3:25, ESV

God’s mercy and grace are shown through not killing us immediately for our sins but coming Himself to take our punishment on Himself to save us who believe from His wrath.

VerseD: Proverbs 6:16-19

There are six things that the Lord hates, seven that are an abomination to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that make haste to run to evil, a false witness who breathes out lies, and one who sows discord among brothers.
Proverbs 6:16‭-‬19, ESV

The greatest abomination according to God? Our selfish, destructive sin. Not so much any particular sin, just sin in general.
Turn from sin to salvation in Christ.

VerseD: Romans 8:31

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
Romans 8:31, ESV

This world has many problems and hates Christ and His Church. Satan himself seeks to destroy us. But whom/what do we have to fear, knowing God wins and has saved our souls?

VerseD: Psalm 16:11

You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
Psalm 16:11, ESV

The Fountain of Youth, the Cup of Life, is revealed to us in the Bible to be Jesus Christ, our only source of joy and pleasure as we realize how much He has forgiven us from our sin.

VerseD: Isaiah 25:1

O Lord, you are my God; I will exalt you; I will praise your name, for you have done wonderful things, plans formed of old, faithful and sure.
Isaiah 25:1, ESV

God deserves our praise, for He planned our salvation from before time, and He keeps His promises!
Turn from sin and put your faith in The Faithful One before His return!