Tag Archives: sin

“Why can’t I stop sinning? Please help!”


Every believer has, at one time or another, lamented his or her inability to stop sinning. While we tend to think the problem stems from weakness in ourselves, the inability to stop sinning usually indicates a deficiency in our understanding … Continue reading

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“What are the seven deadly sins?”


  The seven deadly sins are a list originally used in early Christian teachings to educate and instruct followers concerning fallen man’s tendency to sin. The misconception about the list of seven “deadly” sins is that they are sins that … Continue reading

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“What is Hamartiology?”


 Hamartiology is the study of sin. Hamartiology deals with how sin originated, how it affects humanity, and what it will result in after death. To sin essentially means to “miss the mark.” We all miss God’s mark of righteousness (Romans … Continue reading

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FOR PREACHERS ONLY: What Sin Does To The Christian


Text:  Psalm 51:1-15 Introduction:   A Christian is not sinless, but he should sin less.  Many say that if they believed in the eternal security of the believer, they would sin all they want to sin.  I do!  In fact, I … Continue reading

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Why Jesus Never Prayed The Lord’s Prayer


Many Christians have memorized the famous “Lord’s Prayer”. (Matthew 6:9-13)  This prayer was given as a model prayer to the disciples when they requested, “Teach us to pray.” (Luke 11:1)  It should be called “The Model Prayer” or “The Disciples … Continue reading

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Are all sins really equal?


My father, grandfather, uncle and cousin were all Baptist preachers.  I grew up hearing preachers preach and teachers teach that sin is sin and all sins are equal in God’s sight.  As I grew older and began to seriously study … Continue reading

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