Essentials For A Christian Life – Chapter Two

CHAPTER TWO

Sin And Thenewgrowth_300 Saint (Finding Forgiveness Through Jesus)

Our sin debt was paid for by the sacrifice of Jesus Christ (2 Cor. 5:21).  It is by His grace that we were given a new life, but why do we sin after we’re saved?  Is that normal?  The Apostle Paul was one of the strongest Christians that we know of.  Yet, he described himself as the chief of sinners (1 Tim. 1:15).  He knew how our thoughts affected our lifestyle and how bad decisions would lead to sin (Rms. 8:5-11).  As the “chief sinner”, he knew in order to have a right relationship with the Lord, it is essential to seek forgiveness of our sins.  The sin and the sinner must be separated.  How does that happen?  Only through Jesus! Continue reading

Wrong Number, MORON!

When I got home this evening, Terrie greeted me with, “I’ve got a wrong numbersituation with my phone.”  My first thought was “Oh No! I hope ‘Candy Crush Saga’ hasn’t crashed again.”  She said some guy had been calling her and cussing at her.  She tried to tell him he had a wrong number and then she hung up Continue reading