Goodbye to Sin!
by Jerry Vines
"For as much then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin; what in the world does he mean by that? That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God. For the time past of our life may suffice us to have…
The Beginning of Sin
by Jim Henry
There was a little cartoon of a couple leaving church one Sunday. They had made their way around the preacher. Sometimes folks do that. But in this particular church, the preacher was out in the front and the couple was going around him. The man's wife was about a half-step in front of him. He was going out with his head bowed, dejected. She was kind of…
Sin Is the Issue
by David Cawston
Put yourself in the picture. We're in a small sleepy fishing village of Capernaum. The main road runs through the village. Beside it and next to the seashore is line of box shaped houses built of stones. The roofs are made of saplings, intertwined with sand and mud and a tar like substance. Tiles were overlaid to make a roof about two feet in depth...
Struggling with Sin?
by Dr. Ed Young
In our study of the book of Romans, this morning we look at an exceedingly difficult chapter, one that has caused great controversy among Christian theologians through the years. I invite you to open your Bibles if you would to Romans, Chapter Number 7, and we'll look at these words together. Romans 7. Let's bow for prayer. "Father, this morning we do indeed…
The Sin That Nobody Confesses as Sin (11 of 11)
by Ken Trivette
D.L. Moody speaking on covetousness said, "Whoever heard it confessed as sin? I have heard many confessions, in public and private, during the past 40 years, but never have I heard a man confess that he was guilty of this sin." Another minister said, "Among all the prayers in prayer meeting and deep confessions of sin in times of searching, I have never…
The Sin of Silence
by James Merritt
‘‘You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can And will be used against you in a court of law. You have the Right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will Be provided for you. Do you understand these rights?’’ If you’ve ever seen a TV show, or a movie, or if you’ve Unfortunately been arrested, you are familiar with what is known As the Miranda warning. Now where does this warning come from? Well, many believe it’s not from the constitution or common law, But it was simply a product of the supreme court’s fertile Imagination. But be that as it may, it is the law and it’s a law That says you have the right to remain silent.
Where Does Sin Lead?
by Johnny Hunt
INTRODUCTION: This text is dealing primarily w/temptation to do evil. There is a difference in temptation and trials. Satan tempts and God tries our faith. Within every trial, designed to strengthen and test our faith, there is also a temptation to evil. ILLUSTRATION: Lady loses job and someone offers her a job as a bartender or stripper; new Christian. "When"…
Turn from Sin and Turn to the Savior
by Robert Walker
J. Edwin Orr, a professor of Church history has described the great outpouring of the Holy Spirit during the Welsh Revivals of the nineteenth century. As people sought to be filled with the Spirit, they did all they could to confess their wrongdoing and to make restitution. But it unexpectedly created serious problems for the shipyards along the coast of Wales. Over…
Christ Made Sin
by Charles H. Spurgeon
I daresay I have preached from this text several times in your hearing. If my life be spared, I hope to preach from it twice as many more. The doctrine it teaches, like salt upon the table, must never be left out; or like bread, which is the staff of life, it is proper at every meal. See here the foundation-truth of Christianity, the rock on which our hopes are built. It is the…
How to Confess Your Sin and Be Forgiven
by Ronnie Floyd
Somewhere in your prayer time you must deal with your sin. The only way to be filled with the Spirit and have your prayers answered is to be cleansed from your sin by the blood of Jesus. What I do personally each morning in regard to confession of sin. *Visualize with me - The sin debt Christ paid for you. (2 Corinthians 5:21)T.S.: In order to grasp the major trust of…