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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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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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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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Someone Sees You

Have you heard the folktale “Someone Sees You”? Here it is as recorded in The Book of Virtues by William J. Bennett… Once upon a time a man decided to sneak into his neighbor’s fields and steal some wheat. “If … Continue reading

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We Have An Advocate

1 John 2:1, “My little children, these things write I unto you, so that you may not sin.  And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.” John refers to them as “little children” (1 John … Continue reading

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How Are We Tempted? (Part two)

In medicine, the more that is known about how a disease is contracted, the better prepared one is to avoid it. In security, the more one understands how the employees or customers steal, the more prepared the company is to … Continue reading

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The Seven Signs: Sight to the Blind (John 9)

Miraculous signs confirmed the New Testament message.   Jesus worked miracles.  Jimmy Jividen lists 35 specific miracles performed by Jesus, not counting the miracles connected with the cross, resurrection, and ascension (Jimmy Jividen, Miracles from God or Man, p. 17-18).  These could … Continue reading

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Different Types of Sin

“Sin is sin,” we are sometimes told. Thus, it is concluded that all sins should be dealt with the same way. But is this true? I think not. Let’s notice: 1. Personal, Private Matters between Two Brethren (Mt. 18:15-17). Step … Continue reading

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How Are We Tempted? (Part 2)

The lessons learned from the previous writing: (1) Our temptations are derived out of our own lusts (desires).  (2) Satan does not force us to do wickedness.  Instead, he entices us.  His bait is our own lust (desire).  (3) Each human is housed … Continue reading

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