Today I feel like offering a reminder to us all—me included—about the disastrous nature of sin. Here then are a dozen things we all need to remember about sin and its designs on us. I’m working on an outline for what I hope will be my best book yet, The Magnificent Christian Life. In that book I’ll amplify all these points. Until then, I hope this shorthand version will be helpful. 1. Sin hurts us both short-term and long-term. We usually don’t see that when we’re tempted. It’s only later that the sad effects sting us. 2. Every Christian is a delivered Christian. We have been (not will be) delivered from the power of sin. Read Romans 6. 3. We must carry our deliverance (and freedom) from sin with us 24/7. Temptation comes at the oddest times. We must always walk securely in our freedom from sin’s power. 4. Always remember: […]
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