Do Pastors Struggle With Sin?

Do pastors struggle with sin just like everyone else? Paul’s Struggle Roman’s chapter 7 has given a lot of believers comfort because they saw the Apostle Paul’s struggle with the flesh and it’s something that they (and I) can identify with. You are certainly not alone in your struggle to live a life that is pleasing to God because Paul wrote “I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate” (Rom 7:15) and I too can say with him “I do not do the go … [Read more...]

A Sunday School Lesson On Sin

Here is a Sunday school lesson or Bible study on sin.What is Sin? First John 3:4 “Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.” Sin is simply breaking God’s Law and God’s Law is good because for Paul because he says, “if it had not been for the law, I would not have known sin” (Rom 7:7) so it’s not the Law that’s the problem because “the law is holy, and the commandment is holy and righteous and good” (Rom 7:12). The problem is with the heart as i … [Read more...]

What Was The City Of Sin From The Bible?

What was the city that the Bible called “the city of sin?”What is Sin? The Apostle John tells us precisely what sin is. He says that “sin is lawlessness” (1st John 3:4) and that Law is the Law of God, which most certainly includes the Ten Commandments but also Jesus’ commands in the New Testament. Christians are declared saints by God but we’re also called sinners but the difference between the believer and the unbeliever is that one’s sins have been taken on by Christ at the cross; the unbe … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Overcoming Sin

Here are my top seven Bible verses about overcoming sin.Revelation 12:11 “And they have conquered him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved not their lives even unto death.” None of us can ever overcome sin in our own strength. We need the precious blood of the Lamb of God to take away our sins. The context of Revelation 12 is about Satan’s undoing and the “him” in “they have conquered him” refers to the Devil but this conquering is not from our own work … [Read more...]

Why Should I Become A Christian?

Why should you become a Christian? What’s the biblical reason everyone should?Separated from God Most people think they’re a good enough of a person to go to heaven but what does the Bible say about that? Paul writes, in quoting the Old Testament, “as it is written: “None is righteous, no, not one” (Rom 3:10) where he quotes the psalmist in Psalm 14:1 and Psalm 53:1 and even worse, “no one understands; no one seeks for God” (Rom 3:11) so the false idea that our works are good enough to be ac … [Read more...]

7 Bible Verses About Bad Friends Or Bad Company

Here are seven bible verses about the influence of bad friends or being in evil company.Proverbs 13:20 “Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.” We are called out of darkness and into the light so why would we ever want to go back to walking in darkness again? That’s exactly what we do when we walk with fools who are headed to suffer harm. Sooner or later, walking in the darkness of the world with the world will cause us to stumble and fall. We … [Read more...]