Tag Archives: sin

Are there 2 Gods in the Bible?


by Greg King “God is love,” declared the apostle John (1 John 4:8). For many centuries, Christians have attached great importance to this brief declaration. They have understood it to express the major defining characteristic of God. They have taken … Continue reading

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Freedom from Addiction


by Doug Batchelor Before the Civil War, a Quaker walking past a slave auction saw one of his neighbors bidding for a pretty slave girl. He knew this man to be cruel and abusive, and he knew the terrible life … Continue reading

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PAY ATTENTION TO EVERY WORD SATAN SAID


Satan called a worldwide convention of demons.. In his opening address he said, “We can’t keep Christians from going to church.” “We can’t keep them from reading their Bibles and knowing the truth…..” “We can’t even keep them from forming … Continue reading

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Why does God allow sin to rule us?


God could forcibly prevent people from sinning, but that would not enable us to achieve the potential that He desires for us to achieve. His will is that we learn right from wrong and that we choose to do right … Continue reading

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Faith and Recognition


As your conscience has been quickened by the Holy Spirit, you have seen something of the evil of sin, of its power, its guilt, its woe; and you look upon it with abhorrence. You feel that sin has separated you … Continue reading

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Nature of sin


Q. For what am I condemned ? “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” Romans 6:23 Q. What is this sin which will bring upon me this … Continue reading

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Pornography?


Jesus said, “I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart” (Matthew 5:28). This verse isn’t just about men who look at women. It also applies to women who … Continue reading

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How can you overcome addiction?


The Bible says, “Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? [then] may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil” (Jeremiah 13:23). The bad news is, your chance of overcoming an addiction is slim … Continue reading

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The power of saying NO


As most Bible students understand, Peter and Paul did not always agree with each other over methods of communicating the gospel. At one point they had a public disagreement in which one verbally chastised the other for being hypocritical. Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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Does the Bible mention gambling?


Sorry, but there are no Bible texts that directly speak about gambling. However, there are a number of scripture texts that address the principles involved. Here are some: The 10th commandment found in Exodus 20:17 talks about coveting which is … Continue reading

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