Bible Summary. To restore a broken relationship with God we must first address the sin in our lives. Fixing a broken relationship with God also means avoiding sin every day. If we truly love God, He has given us the power and self-control to resist the devil and temptations. See below for Biblical commentary, meaning, … Continue reading Fixing A Broken Relationship With God
The illustration of the The Bad Egg Omelet, We Cannot Save Ourselves, provides us a great example of how we can neither be saved or holy through our good works. All we need to have is a “little sin” (a bad egg) for God to reject us. God cannot be in the presence of sin … Continue reading Illustration: The Bad Egg Omelet, We Cannot Save Ourselves
Bible Summary. Lucifer, Satan, was once an angel who resided in heaven. He was a perfect being until sin was found in him. Lucifer’s sin was pride where he exalted himself above God. He imagined that he could be like God. The devil, in his fallen state, is a liar who uses his lies and … Continue reading Lucifer’s Fall From Grace
Bible Summary. The Bible is clear that Jesus Christ suffered for our sins so that we may be healed. God let Christ suffer for our sins because he loves and desires to save us from the destructive consequences of our sin. Christ suffered to be our sin offering so that mankind could be redeemed. This … Continue reading Why Christ Suffered for Our Sins
Bible Summary. There is really no debate in the Nature vs Nurture debate when it comes to justifying a person’s behavior. Both sides are wrong in justifying human behavior solely based on our heritage or our environment. From a Christian perspective, we do have a choice. Justifying bad or deviant behavior solely on our heritage … Continue reading Nature vs Nurture Debate Seeks To Justify Sin
Bible Summary. Our sin nature makes us a slave to sin. A slave does what their master tells them to do, even though the slave does not want to do it. The slave desired to do other things, but the slave cannot do them. A slave to sin does not have the power to break … Continue reading Slave To Sin Explained
Bible Summary. Adam and Eve were not supposed to know about good and evil. They at first only knew about life and nothing about death. Adam and Eve only became to know about good, evil, and death when they sinned against God. For their sins, they were cursed and driven from the garden of Eden … Continue reading Who is Adam and Eve? In the Beginning They Knew Not Sin or Death.
The illustration of Adam and Eve Catching the Sin Virus provides us a great illustration of the infectious quality of sin. Adam and Eve at first were free of the sin virus in the garden of Eden. Satan then suggested to Eve that she and Adam eat of the tree of knowledge of good and … Continue reading Illustration on Sin: Adam and Eve Catch the Sin Virus
Summary. Hate is a bad choice to make in any situation because it is the opposite character of God. When we are able to love like God loves us, this is evidence that we will receive eternal life. On the other hand if we hate our brother we are on the path of death, sin … Continue reading The Sin of Hating Your Brother, A Bad Choice
Bible Summary. Sin is any thought or action that is against God. When we are in sin we are not in relationship with God. Confessing the sins in our lives is a first step in being reconciled back to God. God, because of His righteous nature, cannot be in the presence of our sinful disobedience. … Continue reading Why Do We Confess Sins?