Sunday, January 10, 2010

Sunday Quote: Wage War Against Sin

"In the same way, God has called us to be the sworn enemies of sin. We are to wage war against it and strive to give it no opportunity in our lives." ~ William Wilberforce, Real Christianity, p. 65


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2 comments:

Violeta said...

Hi ,Paul ,
i know from my dear Ruth blog abot you !


“Sin is not hurtful because it is forbidden, but it is forbidden because it is hurtful”
-Benjamin Franklin-

“Sin is sweet in the beginning, but bitter in the end.”
- The Talmud -

Psalms 38:3-4
3 There is no soundness in my flesh because of your indignation, neither is there any health in my bones because of my sin.
4 For my iniquities have gone over my head. As a heavy burden, they are too heavy for me.

Matthew 26:28
28 for this is my blood of the new covenant, which is poured out for many for the remission of sins.

John 1:29
29 The next day, he saw Jesus coming to him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!

John 8:34
34 Jesus answered them, "“Most certainly I tell you, everyone who commits sin is the bondservant of sin.

Romans 6:12
12 Therefore don’t let sin reign in your mortal body, that you should obey it in its lusts.

I Corinthians 8:12
12 Thus, sinning against the brothers, and wounding their conscience when it is weak, you sin against Christ.

Galatians 5:19-21

blessings,
Violeta

Paul said...

Thanks Violeta for the comment and for reading my ponderings. I always appreciate it when someone take the time to read what I write.

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