Showing posts from June, 2014

"I Struggle With Sin" from Romans 7:14-25

Be honest before God that we are struggling with sin. The law is spiritual. It is God's way to change people but it's not the way to save man. What is the greatest commandment? Love the Lord your God with all of your heart. How to know if you're are worldly: What do you think, want the most? How do you use your money? What do you do in free time? Who are the company you enjoy the most? Who are the people you admire? What are the things you admire? Where do you spend your free time? We struggle in so many things before God. Romans 7:15-17 (NIV) 15 I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do. 16 And if I do what I do not want to do, I agree that the law is good. 17 As it is, it is no longer I myself who do it, but it is sin living in me. Isaiah 50:1 (NIV) Israel’s Sin and the Servant’s Obedience 50 This is what the Lord says: “Where is your mother’s certificate of divorce with which I sent her away? Or to w

"Control Our Worldly Desires" from Romans 7:7-13

Envy and Lust are sin. The meaning of: Concupiscence desire, Rom. 7:8 (R.V., "coveting"); Col. 3:5 (R.V., "desire"). The "lust of concupiscence" (1 Thess. 4:5; R.V., "passion of lust") denotes evil desire, indwelling sin. without the law sin is dead. for without the law there are no transgressions. Hebrews 12:1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. James 1:14-16 (NIV) 14 but each person is tempted when they are dragged away by their own evil desire and enticed. 15 Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death. 16 Don’t be deceived, my dear brothers and sisters. Hebrews 3:13 New International Version (NIV) 13 But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called “Today,” so that none of you