Tag Archives: Sin

Until Sin Be Bitter

Until sin be bitter, Christ will not be sweet. – Thomas Watson, “Doctrine of Repentance,” 1668. Advertisements

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Stop Punishing Yourself

In hockey & soccer there is a penalty box. Its the area where a player sits to serve the time of a given penalty for an offence. Get this: sometimes it is called the “sin bin,” or “the bad box.” … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 6

Insights from Proverbs 6 for the 6th: Verses 16-19 is where we get the “7 Deadly Sins” (Pride, Envy, Gluttony, Lust, Anger, Greed, & Sloth). Although that exact phrase is not specifically used (it was actually coined by a 4th … Continue reading

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Your Sins Have Been FIRED!

Let’s say someone comes up to you, removes your coat, and sends it away. Would you say you still had your coat? No. It was removed. It was sent away. Literally, the coat is no longer here. Jesus takes our … Continue reading

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We Are Torches Ablaze For God

One of the most commonly shared experiences has got to be lighting candles on a birthday cake. You know how it goes: you take one candle & light it. Then you light the other candles with it until they are all lit. … Continue reading

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Weight Loss

Kurt Vonnegut wrote a story once that always stuck with me. It was called, “Harrison Bergeron.” It told of a future where the government forced people to wear “handicaps” in order to make everyone equal. If you were really graceful, … Continue reading

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Switched On

Following Jesus will change things. It will change everything actually. Your life will transform from night to day. Jesus will disrupt your thinking, your views and your attitude. If there is no change, if there is no illumination – you … Continue reading

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