Tag Archives: sin

Mosaic of Wrongs

Re: Verse reading–Mark 14:43-52; 15:1-15 (day six) “Why, what evil has he done?”-Pilate That was Pilate’s immediate response to the frenzied cries to crucify Jesus. At best it was a half-hearted defense of Jesus; an effort to talk sense into the … Continue reading

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Achan and the Cross

Re:Verse reading–Joshua 7, Mark 15:16-20, 24-40; Mark 16:1-8 day six) Achan’s sin is catastrophic. Thirty-six people died, not including he and his family, as a result of his disobedience. Like a cancer it spread, and although it began with him, … Continue reading

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Once a Slave

Re:Verse reading–Romans 8:1-17 (day six) Experts say that there are more slaves in the world today than there were in the 18th and 19th centuries. Human trafficking, modern day slavery, is the fastest growing nefarious business in the world, second … Continue reading

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Deliverance

Re:Verse reading–Romans 8:1-17 (day four)  Everyone…rich or poor, male or female, regardless of race or creed…everyone is born into the law of sin and death.  The law states that all have sinned.  Then the law states that the wages or … Continue reading

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Shall we go on sinning?

Re: Verse reading–Romans 6 (day seven) “Shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase?” v 1.  Maybe no one actually says it.  Usually more of an unconscious thought, a false conclusion.  “If salvation is by grace alone, then … Continue reading

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Who is Your Master?

Re:Verse reading–Romans 6 (day four) Verse 19 says, “…For just as you presented your members as slaves to impurity and to lawlessness, resulting in further lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves to righteousness, resulting in sanctification.” Sin is … Continue reading

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Physical

Re: Verse reading–Romans 6 (day three) “Do not let sin reign in your mortal body.” Sin is not just in your mind. It’s in your body. Yes, sin–that dimension of evil that we associate with secret desires and private thoughts … Continue reading

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What say we?

Re: Verse reading–Romans 6 (day one) “WHAT SHALL WE SAY then?  Are we to continue in sin that grace might increase?”–v 1.  Paul often uses this formula to advance his argument.  “WHAT SHALL WE SAY to these things?  If God … Continue reading

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Through Our Faith

Re:Verse reading–Romans 4:1-25 (day four) It was by faith that Abraham received the righteousness of God.  We receive the righteousness of Christ the same way…by faith.  Is it by Abraham’s faith that we are saved?  If we know and understand … Continue reading

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All

Re:Verse reading–Romans 3:21-31 (day five) Romans 3:23 is a good reminder that God looks at the human race far differently than I do. It is easy is to compare my sins to the sins of others. I imagine that some … Continue reading

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