Category Archives: Sin

Is Man Born In Sin? (Part 2)

Many teach that man is born in sin.  Consider: (1) Catechism of the Catholic Church Second Edition – “(Adam) has transmitted to us a sin with which we are all born afflicted, a sin which is the ‘death of the … Continue reading

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Is Man Born In Sin? (Part 1)

Calvinism is a doctrine which has influenced many denominations.  It is summed up in five points, known as the TULIP.  T = Total Hereditary Depravity.  U = Unconditional Election.  L = Limited Atonement.  I = Irresistible Grace.  P = Perseverance of … Continue reading

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No Rejoicing

“It is good for Christians to rejoice.  We have much in which to rejoice.  Paul wrote, “Rejoice in the Lord always.  Again, I will say, rejoice!” (Philippians 4:4). However, there are some things in which we should not rejoice.  We … Continue reading

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Have You Been Circumcised?

“In Him you were also circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, by putting off the body of the sins of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ, buried with Him in baptism, in which you also were raised with … Continue reading

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“Remember not the Sins of My Youth” Psalm 25:7a

We would do well to each acknowledge the sins of our youth before God.  The passage of time, and our aging and maturing alone does not remedy our sinful past. Matthew Henry comments, “Here is an implicit confession of sin; … Continue reading

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Grace Series: Shall We Continue in Sin?

“What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin that grace may abound?” (Romans 6:1) Paul has told them that there is more than enough grace to cover man’s sin problem (Romans 5:20-21). Paul was not discussing the conditions … Continue reading

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Basics From The Beginning

The world is in a state of confusion. It has left the moorings of the basics as taught in the early chapters of Genesis. It is now tossed upon the ever changing sea of individual subjective thought. It needs to … Continue reading

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The Scars of Sin

2 Samuel 12:7-15 , “Then Nathan said to David, “You are the man!  Thus says the LORD God of Israel: ‘I anoint you king over Israel, and I delivered you from the hand of Saul. I gave you your master’s house … Continue reading

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Seven Sins Against the Spirit

Numerous are the sins mentioned within the pages of the Bible. In a very real way, every sin which we commit is a sin against God (Psalm 51:3-4; Exodus 16:1-2 cf., 16:7-8; Numbers 14: 1-2 cf. 14:27; Numbers 16:11; Acts … Continue reading

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