Posts tagged with ‘Sin’

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9/9/20 YOUR SIN WILL FIND YOU OUT

by Barry Lovett

“Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.” Luke 12:1. Hypocrites put on a show of righteousness while hiding sinful thoughts and behavior.  Christ warned His disciples and us that secret sins will someday be exposed to full disclosure.  He said, “There is nothing covered that will not be revealed, nor hidden that will not […]

6/26/20 THE TROUBLE WITH A LITTLE SIN IS THAT IT DOESN’T STAY LITTLE

by Barry Lovett

“Cease to do evil.” Isaiah 1:16. There is a progressive nature to sin. First we lose our way and begin a downward slide – slowly at first.  Before we realize it, we’re hurtling downward, out of control and in great spiritual danger.  We must do everything we can to stop our downward slide. The trouble with a […]

3/20/20 IF YOUR CHRISTIAN LIFE IS A DRAG, WORLDLY WEIGHTS MAY BE TO BLAME

by Barry Lovett

“But the fruit of the Spirit is …self-control.” Galatians 5:22-23. As believers in Christ, we are challenged by the author of Hebrews to rid ourselves of every “weight”, and the sin which so easily ensnares us (Hebrews 12:1). This includes anything that encumbers our spiritual effectiveness.  By discipline and self-control, we must shed any habit, practice, […]