Have you ever seen a movie when a character is caught in quicksand? That's actually a pretty good picture of us in our sinful state. God invented the "plan of salvation" to pull us out of the quicksand of sin.
Temptation is the most frustrating part of being a Christian. But Jesus defeated it, and so can we. How are you relying on Him for strength?
Christians are tempted and struggle with sin. Although Jesus saved us, we must still put to death our evil desires and break our sinful habits. This is the hard task of discipleship. Jesus set us free from the penalty and power of sin, but we must use our freedom to resist temptation and stop sinning. … Continue reading How to Overcome Sin and Temptation
"Sin" is an unpopular word because our culture promotes flagrant self-expression. Some view sin as a medieval concept and reduce it to a fear tactic while others see it as a manipulative concept and reduce it to a control tactic. However we try to resist it, sin is a biblical concept that gives us useful … Continue reading What the Bible Says about Sin