Tag Archives: sin

Oh, To Love Him More

In Luke 7:47 we read, “Therefore I tell you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven—for she loved much. But he who is forgiven little, loves little.” This verse tells us that the more one is forgiven by Christ, the … Continue reading

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Do Not Nullify Grace

Do not nullify the grace of God.  In Galatians 2:21, Paul states, “I do not ignore or nullify the [gracious gift of the] grace of God [His amazing, unmerited favor], for if righteousness comes through [observing] the Law, then Christ … Continue reading

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Sin Consciousness

Are you conscious of sin? Are you struggling with sin? Are you tired of sin? The root of sin consciousness is the decision of unbelief to access tree of the knowledge of good and evil (Gen. 2:9). God never intended … Continue reading

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Groaning

Do you hear it? The groaning?  All creation is groaning. The trees. The oceans. The animals. You and me. We all groan together. Day and night. Through corruption in pain and frustration we groan. And in eager hope of redemption we groan. Deep down … Continue reading

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Devil Worship

Are you unknowingly practicing devil worship? If the kingdom of light is your home, then your association with darkness is terminated. Broken is the power of darkness and all ties with it severed by the power of Christ who lives in you. … Continue reading

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Grief

My little bed is more comfortable now. I moved it up here on top of this rusted-out washer and dryer. I hung up the towel so it could dry. Then I folded it over the doubled-up rug I found under … Continue reading

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Done With Sin

Tough Question: Are you “done with sin” (1 Peter 4:1)? Yes___ No___ If you’re not “done with sin,” it may be because you avoid suffering. Passing through the doorway of suffering is necessary to break a sin cycle. Suffering in … Continue reading

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James 5:16 for Healing

 Therefore confess your sins to one other and pray for one other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. James 5:16 James 5:16 is one of the most important, overlooked and underutilized … Continue reading

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Fabric

“Go ahead and load the boxes back in storage and the rolls out front in domestic,” chimed Brenda from behind her desk as she mulled over unpaid invoices, “I’ve got cash to retrieve.” She picked up the office phone and began dialing. … Continue reading

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Sin

Sin is an ancient Greek archery term meaning “missing the mark” of the target of perfection. Sin is the antithesis of perfection which is the absolute standard of righteousness and holiness of Almighty God displayed for all humanity in the law of the Ten Commandments … Continue reading

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The Pink Ribbon

Years ago our youngest daughter struggled with separation anxiety while sleeping alone in her room. To help her feel more secure and connected to me, I cut a lengthy strand of pink (her favorite color) gift wrapping ribbon and tied … Continue reading

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Authority

“Bruno,” Jake whispered in baritone as he stomped through the wilted tulips approaching the tool shed, “over here.” Jake leaned over in the shadows to stuff his ragged jeans and jacket pockets full of expensive tools. His long whiskers were … Continue reading

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