Tag Archives: Sin

The freedom the cross brings. Romans 6


As an aspect of my rebellious nature, I wrote this post and included my Pastor’s name. I, as a joke, tried to redact it, but that did not work, so I either eliminated it or put dots where his name … Continue reading

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Only when we have faith do we truly fulfill the law. Rom 3:9-31


Romans 3 opened with this statement, “then what’s the advantage of being a Jew?” To the Jew-hating racist, this rant is a part of their bye-laws. It is obvious that chapter three opens in the middle of a conversation and … Continue reading

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Premise is everything. A rebuttal of a post-tribulation rapture.


Once again, I am interrupting my train of thought on 1 Timothy; hope you don’t mind. A few days ago, on my Twitter feed, a young lady proclaimed, “the more I read Revelation chapter seven, the more I am convinced … Continue reading

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This is my response to a Christian brother, on his post, “Why the Antichrist is not a Muslim.”


It is not clear to me how or why the brother picked this topic, but I happen to believe that the Antichrist will be Islamic and not a Roman, as so many adhere to. You opened by saying, “Obadiah, among … Continue reading

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When desire has conceived. James 1:15-27


I ended the last post on the book of James with this: Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God”; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone. … Continue reading

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For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus. Romans 8:1


This idea of confessing, as though it was a continual act of slaughtering a lamb for your sins, does not change God’s heart toward you. 1 John 1:9 NASB says, “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” Continue reading

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Considering that it is the Christmas season, I chose to do a character study on Joseph.


It doesn’t feel like I have time, but I want to do a character study on Joseph, the man who married Mary, the mother of Jesus. Let’s set something straight right off the bat.  Although Mary is considered the mother … Continue reading

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For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus. Romans 8:1


This idea of confessing, as though it was a continual act of slaughtering a lamb for your sins, does not change God’s heart toward you. 1 John 1:9 NASB says, “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” Continue reading

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Does the law = sin. Romans 7:7-25


So when Paul says I would not have come to know sin except through the Law, perhaps he is saying, having been taught that there was a law as a young child, I came to understand that going outside the parameters of the Law, was to miss the mark (sin.) Continue reading

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Death in Adam, Life in Christ. Romans 5:12-21


The NIV entitles this section – Death in Adam, Life in Christ Here is a standard version of Romans 5:12. Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to … Continue reading

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