Sunday, May 8th, 2016

 

Sin, Salvation, Holiness, Justification, Etc

Sin, Salvation, Holiness, Justification, Etc. Introduction First of all let us establish that we were created and born for God’s good pleasure (Revelation 4:11). We were created and born to do that which God wants us to do. To love him, worship him, love one another, and keep his commandments. That is, God wants us here to do right and not do wrong. Because we as the human race have sinned and fallen short of God’s glory, he has sent his only begotten Son, Jesus, to reconcile us to God.Read More


Of Judging and Sin Including Degrees of Sin

In Matthew 7:1-5 Jesus cautions against judging others. Here Jesus points out there is little sin (mote or straw) and big sin (beam). Jesus does not say we are not to judge. He says we should be careful in judging. He says we are to give priority to judging ourselves and repenting ourselves of our “big sins” before we deal with other people little sins. Some question whether there are little and big sins or degrees of sin. Of course, when it comes to salvation there is no little orRead More