Tag Archives: What is sin?

What Does the Lord Ask of Us?

Many of the smaller books in the Bible written by prophets are addressing the sinful behavior of people and how God is asking them to repent (turn back to Him). These are often words that make clear where the people … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday and All of Jesus

As Christians when we interact with others are we being Jesus to them or are we being just a moment in Jesus’s life? Because in the same way we need to be careful to not use one verse in the … Continue reading

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Why Does Christianity Seem to Work for Some People But Not for Others?

Have you ever heard people say somethings like, “I tried Christianity, and it didn’t work for me.” Or how about, “I asked God to change me, but He didn’t. So I guess either He isn’t real or He’s fine with … Continue reading

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Homosexuality and the Church

I have a friend from the LGBT community. She and I have been friends for twenty years, and though we disagree on so many things we have kept a strong friendship and taught each other many things.  For instance she … Continue reading

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God Made a Response to Bad Things Happening

The question of why God doesn’t do something to keep bad things happening is one that surfaces frequently in Christian discussion, because we see the suffering and evil of this world and our hearts respond with a desire to see … Continue reading

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Do We Have a Means to Start Over?

Failure is something we face continually, whether we recognize it or not. Sometimes it’s failure in our endeavors, job, or hobbies. Other times its failure in our relationships or our own standards. It can even be the failure on our … Continue reading

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Do We Know What It Says?

Are we reading the Bible for ourselves? Do we know what it says? Or do we just know what the pastors, teachers, and Bible study leaders tell us it says? Don’t get me wrong, these people can be a wonderful … Continue reading

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The Reality of Freedom from Sin

Last week we talked about everyone’s need to be freed from sin, and this week we’re going to look at the reality of this freedom from sin. This subject has proven confusing to many people because there are sets of … Continue reading

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We All Need to be Freed from the Bondage of Sin

Last week we talked about how there is no neutral ground here on earth. Either we are darkness (sin and death) or we are of the light (God, His Righteousness, and life)  What’s interesting about this is that this same … Continue reading

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When Jesus Spoke of Baptism What Did He Mean? (Part 5)

Mat 28:18-20 And Jesus came and spoke to [His disciples], saying, “…Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to … Continue reading

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