Tag Archives: Sin

Grieving the Spirit

We believe in the Holy Spirit. Ephesians 4:30 ‘Do not grieve the Holy Spirit,with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.’ The Holy Spirit is God’s most precious gift to us – His own self, no less. It … Continue reading

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Spiritual surgery

Mark 9:43-48 “If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life maimed than with two hands to go to hell, where the fire never goes out.” (verse 43) This is one … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about sin (part 2)

I John 1:8-10 But of course, nobody wants to think of themselves as being basically bad. We don’t want to take responsibility for our sin – instead we make excuses for it. We say ‘God made me that way,’ or … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about sin (part 1)

I John 3:4-6 What is sin? The answer may surprise you: “sin is lawlessness” (I John 3:4) In other words, at its most fundamental level sin is an attitude of defiance – the attitude that says, ‘God can’t tell me … Continue reading

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Deep clean

We believe in Jesus Christ… who was crucified, died and was buried, and descended into the grave. Hebrews 9:14 The blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself unblemished to God, will cleanse our consciences from acts that … Continue reading

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The unforgivable sin

Mark 3:28,29 “Truly I tell you, people can be forgiven all their sins and every slander they utter, but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven; they are guilty of an eternal sin.” The scope of God’s … Continue reading

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The Narrow Way: Sowing and reaping

Sowing and reaping (Galatians 6:7-10) To sum up: sin is a serious matter, and we don’t have the luxury of being able to ignore it. “Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows.” (Galatians … Continue reading

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