Tag Archives: sin

The Abuse of God’s Grace

Romans 6:1,2,15 What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein? What then? shall we sin, because we are not under … Continue reading

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The Sad Lament of Balaam

Hebrews 9:2; Numbers 23:10 It is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment. Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his! MATTHEW HENRY (1662-1714): There are many who … Continue reading

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Gambling

Proverbs 13:11; 28:22; 28:20; 1 Timothy 6:10; Ephesians 4:28        Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour shall increase…He that hasteth to be rich hath an evil eye, and considereth not that poverty shall … Continue reading

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Can Any Christian on Earth Live a Life of Sinless Perfection?

2 Timothy 3:17; Hebrews 6:1         That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.        Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation … Continue reading

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Why There Will Always Be Wars in the World

Romans 5:19; I John 2:16; 2 Timothy 3:1-4        By one man’s disobedience, many were made sinners.        All that is in world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is … Continue reading

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The Failures & Falls of God’s Children

Micah 7:8, 9; Psalm 37:24; Proverbs 24:16        When I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me. I will bear the indignation of the LORD, because I have sinned against … Continue reading

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Pride: The Source of Error, Envy & Every Evil Work

Proverbs 13:10; James 4:1; James 3:14, 16        Only by pride cometh contention.        From whence come wars and fightings among you? Come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members.        If ye have bitter … Continue reading

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Why Does God ‘Permit’ Evil? The Secret Purposes of God

Proverbs 16:9; Ephesians 1:11         A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.         According to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will. JOHN CALVIN (1509-1564): All events … Continue reading

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Sanctified Thought Control

Psalm 94:11; Proverbs 24:9; Jeremiah 4:14; Psalm 119:113        The LORD knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity.        The thought of foolishness is sin.        How long shall vain thoughts lodge within thee?        I hate vain … Continue reading

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Evil Thoughts & Wicked Imaginations

I Chronicles 28:9; Ezekiel 11:5; Genesis 6:5        The LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts.        I know the things that come into your mind, every one of them.       And God saw that the … Continue reading

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