small minded about sin

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Small Minded About Sin?

God’s grace extends to everyone, but we need to believe Jesus through faith.

For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: not of works, lest any man should boast. 10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in themEphesians 2:8-10

On the times that I fail in my walk with God, I am grateful for God’s grace. This video is a helpful aid to help us to see that sin goes far beyond the ten commandments. Most believers who say that they no longer sin really need to have a correct understanding of the sin nature, and instead be grateful toward God’s amazing grace that abounds. A correct understanding of sin also gives us compassion to those who struggle in this walk – I know I do.

Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound – Romans 5:20

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16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be savedJohn 3:16-17

For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe – 1 Timothy 4:10

As a born again believer, who has trusted Christ as saviour, I must share the gospel.

  1. Sin separates us from God (Genesis 3).
  2. The wages of sin is death (Romans 6:23).
  3. To go to heaven, we must be perfect, and none of us are (Matthew 5:48).
  4. God loves us (John 3:16), but He hates our sin (Psalm 5:4).
  5. God came in the flesh as Jesus Christ (John 10:30), obeyed the law perfectly (Romans 5:19), and died that cruel death on the cross for the sins of every human being who will ever live on this earth (1 John 2:2).
  6. Jesus, who is God in the flesh, resurrected His body and ascended into Heaven offering his sacrifice for sin forever (Hebrews 10:12).
  7. The will of God is for us to believe on His son, Jesus Christ, who paid for all sin (John 6:40).
  8. Jesus’ shed blood gives us the remission of sin (Romans 3:25, Hebrews 10:18).
  9. Although God has died for all sin, God chooses to save only those who trust in His plan of salvation through Jesus Christ (John 6:47).

Do you believe that He paid for your sin debt? Will you trust Him today for eternal life? Contrary to popular belief by false teachers who teach that a believer can lose their salvation because of willful sin etc, this is incorrect. The gifts and calling of God are without repentance.

For the gifts and calling of God are without repentance — Romans 11:29

Greek 278 ametamelétos: not repented of

Original Word: ἀμεταμέλητος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: ametamelétos
Phonetic Spelling: (am-et-am-el’-ay-tos)
Definition: not repented of
Usage: not to be repented of, about which no change of mind can take place, not affected by a change of mind.

God bless.

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