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The Anatomy of Sin: Sin is Systemic – TGC Africa

Sin corrupts the human heart, yes. But sin is also systemic. It corrupts institutions and cultures. It can be observed in oppressive structures like patriarchy. It can be so pervasive that we are oblivious to our participation. Or we can be aware and choose to deny, deflect or justify the abuse of power and privilege.... Read more

How Our Sin Dethrones God

July 18, 2020 by: Paul David Tripp The Effect of Our Self-Sufficiency You were hardwired to depend on God, so your dreams of self-reliance and self-sufficiency will prove to be more nightmares than dreams. Why is it so hard for so many of us to ask for help? Why is it so difficult for us... Read more

Lets Talk: Fighting Sin – The Gospel Coalition Podcast Network

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Jackie Hill Perry: Hey everybody. Welcome to Let’s Talk, a podcast from The Gospel Coalition Podcast Network. We are here to apply biblical wisdom to everyday life. If you’re enjoying this podcast while... Read more

‘America Has a Sin Problem,’ Black Police Officer Explains to White Protester

'America Has a Sin Problem,' Black Police Officer Explains to White Protester A White Black Lives Matter protester argued with both black and white police officers in Washington, D.C. this week.A Black police officer told a white Black Lives Matter protester that America has a sin problem after the activist said at least... Read more

Trope Alert: The Real Virus Is Sin – Christ and Pop Culture

If your social media feeds have been anything like mine since early March, they have been crowded with posts such as the one below: The Facebook equivalent of a Chick tract, images like these could easily be dismissed as rhetorically clueless. (Who, among the posters presumably Christian connections, is the audience? How likely is somebody,... Read more

‘Racism Is Sin’: Benjamin Watson Hosts Prayer Event in Fight against Racism

'Racism Is Sin': Benjamin Watson Hosts Prayer Event in Fight against Racism Former New England Patriot Ben Watson hosted a special prayer event with thousands of people over the sin of racism on Sunday afternoon.What is always needed is a spiritual change, Watson said at the Boston Pray event held in the Parkman... Read more

How Stories Teach Kids about Sin

Stories Are Powerful Nathan could have handled his showdown with David differently. He could have told the king that he knew all about Bathsheba and Uriah. He could have quoted the Ten Commandments. Instead, he told King David a story. Nathans story of the poor man with the pet ewe lamb caught Davids imagination. Perhaps... Read more

The Anatomy of Sin – The Essence // Femi Osunnuyi – TGC Africa

My children today is really the middle day between both of their birthdays. And its funny how quickly they develop or how quickly they grow. And I was thinking about how, not just how theyve grown, but how have they developed as human beings? In other words what kind of job have my wife and... Read more

The Sin of Pride and Why It’s So Deadly

But He giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble. (James 4:6)I dont know about you, but I need Gods grace. The Bible declares that God gives grace freely to humble people but that He opposes the prideful. All of us have experienced opposition in our lives.... Read more

The Problem With ‘It’s Not a Skin Issue, It’s a Sin Issue’ | RELEVANT Magazine

On Tuesday, Dr. Dharius Daniels took to Instagram to share some thoughts on the idea of racism being a “sin issue,” that can’t be addressed through practical means like law, legislation and activism. His answer addresses some common Christian responses to racial injustice that, whatever the intention, often end up minimizing the work being... Read more

U.S. Senate Chaplain Asks God to ‘Inoculate Our Nation against Hate, Sin and Despair’

U.S. Senate Chaplain Asks God to 'Inoculate Our Nation against Hate, Sin and Despair' The U.S. Senate chaplain asked God to inoculate our nation against hate, sin and despair in a prayer Monday that referenced the death of George Floyd, the ongoing protests and the coronavirus pandemic. Barry C. Black, who has served as... Read more

Talking Sin to a Culture That Doesnt Believe in It

A psychiatrist friend once described to me the typical problems that drove people to seek her help. Then she stopped and said, with a note of skepticism: Ah, but youre a Christian, so you think the problem is that were all sinners. I asked how she thought the Bible defined sin, and with a wry... Read more

Will sin be possible in the Kingdom of Heaven? | Pastor Mark Driscoll

28 May Will sin be possible in the Kingdom of Heaven? Posted at 03:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll In our study of Heaven for the Good News sermon series, one question has been asked online perhaps more than any other. Since Satan and the demons who started as angels sinned in the perfect... Read more

How to Confront Your Bosss Sin

An employee sees that his manager is not quite doing his work unto the Lord or with excellencein fact, he lacks integrity and is fudging a few details to get better results. Both the employee and the manager are brothers in Christ. Does the subordinate call out his managers sin, or does he stay silent?... Read more

What Exactly is SIn? // Africa Study Bible – TGC Africa

Most of our societies are governed by taboos and social norms. A taboo is something that is prohibited in a community, such as marrying a close relative. Social norms are values expected of every community member, and any violation is taken very seriously. Such violation is understood to pollute individuals and the community. This is... Read more

7 Ways to Fight Sin as a Family

Families face many challenges today. It can be difficult for families to cope with day-to-day life, let alone unravel themselves from the sins that entangle us. As parents, we dont want to see our children stuck in sin. We spend their formative years helping them to combat sin and live God-glorifying lives.But everyone stumbles into... Read more

The Reason We Don't Feel the Weight of Our Sin

The Cause We Do not Really feel the Weight of Our Sin

[ad_1] What Our Sins Evoke It's most likely unimaginable to conceive of the horror of hell and of the ferocity of retributive justice and righteous wrath that can sweep over these discovered on the final day to be out of Christ. Maybe a phrase like ferocity right here makes it sound as if Gods wrath... Read more

How to Pray about Your Sin

How one can Pray about Your Sin

[ad_1] This text is a part of the How one can Pray collection. Pray in Jesuss Title Once we conclude any prayer in Jesuss identify, as he instructed, we confess that we're coming to God on the idea of Christs advantage, not ours. We're saying, Heavenly Father, there may be not sufficient goodness in my... Read more

10 Key Bible Verses on Sin

10 Key Bible Verses on Sin

[ad_1] This text is a part of the Key Bible Verses sequence. As Far because the East Is from the West Due to Christ, our sin doesn't must separate us from God. The truth is, once we confess it and consider in him, we're cleansed from our unrighteousness and known as little kids. Be inspired... Read more

Personality Tests Dont Excuse Your Sin

Persona Exams Dont Excuse Your Sin

[ad_1] I by no means thought a lot in regards to the phrases “extrovert” and “introvert” till I acquired married and questioned why my partner and I had been so completely different. Take Sunday, for instance: essentially the most social day of our week. My husband is the pastor, and we are sometimes assembly guests... Read more

Neither Sin nor Death nor Elections Can Hinder Gods Work in 2020

Neither Sin nor Demise nor Elections Can Hinder Gods Work in 2020

[ad_1] I really like studying the Bible cowl to cowl every year. However just a few years Ive come up brief and revisited Acts 28a promise concerning the gospel I won't have in any other case observed. Taken out of context, the promise has the earmarks of prosperity preaching and even dangerous political propaganda. Presidential-election... Read more

How to Confront Your Bosss Sin

Confront Your Bosss Sin

[ad_1] An worker sees that his supervisor isn't fairly doing his work unto the Lord or with excellencein reality, he lacks integrity and is fudging a couple of particulars to get higher outcomes. Each the worker and the supervisor are brothers in Christ. Does the subordinate name out his managers sin, or does he keep... Read more