Posts tagged with ‘Sin’

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12/4/17 OUR GREATEST FREEDOM IS FREEDOM FROM SIN

by Barry Lovett
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“Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free.” Galatians 5:1. In 1776, the 13 British colonies in North America protested the limitations placed on them by the king of England and engaged in a struggle that gave birth to a brand-new republic. The infant nation soon adopted that now-famous document […]

11/10/17 ONE GOOD REASON FOR DOING THE RIGHT THING TODAY IS TOMORRO

by Barry Lovett
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“Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.”  Galatians 6:7.  Our choices often have a reach and impact that we could never imagine.  The choices we make today produce the consequences we reap tomorrow.  It’s far better to avoid sin in the first place than […]

7/18/17 PRIVATE SINS WILL INEVITABLY HAVE PUBLIC IMPACT

by Barry Lovett
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“The children of Israel committed a trespass regarding the accursed things, for Achan… took of the accursed things.” Joshua 7:1 Because of Achan’s private sin everyone was affected and God was dishonored. As followers of Jesus, we belong to one another and our individual actions can impact the entire body and God’s name. May we individually and […]

6/2/17 THE LAW OF SOWING AND REAPING HAS NEVER BEEN REPEALED

by Barry Lovett
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“Whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.” Galatians 6:7 Sinful choices create consequences. After King David committed adultery and murder, family discord followed. When we confess our sins to God, He promises to forgive and cleanse us (I John 1:9). The God of grace will give us wisdom in dealing with bad decisions from our […]