Posts tagged with ‘Sin’

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9/28/18 YOU CAN OFTEN TELL A WISE MAN BY THE THINGS HE DOESN’T SAY

by Barry Lovett
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“In the multitude of words there is no lack of sin, but he that refrains his lips is wise.” Proverbs 10:19. Many of us talk too much!  Our spiritual energy is consumed in a welter of words.  Knowing Jesus as Savior should make a difference in the way you speak. So instead of dissipating your spiritual […]

9/25/18 SIN ALWAYS SOUNDS AN ALARM IN THE EARS OF GOD

by Barry Lovett
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“…be sure your sin will find you out.” Numbers 32:23. Our first parents Adam and Eve lived in perfect fellowship with the Lord until they yielded to Satan’s voice and disobeyed God.  They attempted to conceal themselves among the trees of the garden and to cover up their nakedness by making garments of fig leaves.  […]

9/12/18 SIN HINDERS THE WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

by Barry Lovett
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“…let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit.” II Corinthians 7:1. Sin in the believer’s life retards his progress in grace. Whether inward or outward, it hinders the work of the Holy Spirit as He seeks to conform us to the image of Christ. Some people think that only the gross […]

8/21/18 SIN BLINDS OUR EYES; GRACE OPENS THEM

by Barry Lovett
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“And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.” Psalm 139:24. Today’s Scripture passage shows that man’s sinful heart can influence his mind just like a magnet can affect a compass.  Many of Jesus’ countrymen thought they were moving in the right direction in their denial of […]