Can the Believer Sin?

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“If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us” (1 John 1:8). Having correctly understood that the Believer is filled with the Holy Spirit of God, some Christians incorrectly assume that they can no longer commit sin, implying that all their...

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Tags: arrogance, communion, confession, convict, conviction, disobedience, examine, holy spirit, jesus, sin

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - 1 John 1:8 - (Oct 26-Nov 3)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from 1 John 1:8.  There are some Christians who claim that having received the Holy Spirit, they can no longer sin. They argue that since they were born-again, they are completely under the direction of the Holy Spirit now. Having made this assertion...

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Tags: abusive, arrogance, communion, confess, continue in sin, forgive, practice sin, pride, sanctification, self-righteous, sin, struggle with sin

Patience in the Age of Grace

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“‘While you have the Light, believe in the Light, so that you may become sons of Light.’ These things Jesus spoke, and He went away and hid Himself from them” (John 12:36). Today, we are living in what is called “the Church age” or “the age of...

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Tags: children, denial, gospel, grace, imitate, jesus, judgment, light, love, mercy, patience, peace, reconciliation, repentance, sons

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - John 12:36 - (Oct 19-26)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from John 12:36. Here, Jesus is speaking about the period of reconciliation, the age of Grace, where men may make peace with God through the Son of God. This time period began when Jesus ascended into Heaven and the day of Pentecost came, when the Holy Spirit...

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Tags: child, children, endurance, father, god, gospel, grace, imitation, jesus, love, patience, period, reconciliation, salvation, time

Can Man Be Justified Before God?

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“So then as through one transgression there resulted condemnation to all men, even so through one act of righteousness there resulted justification of life to all men” (Romans 5:18). Satan inspired evil in the first man and incited him to sin against God.  Before man sinned, he...

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Tags: condemnation, death, evil, father, god, gospel, justified, justify, presence, right, salvation, satan, separation, sin, substitution

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Isaiah 61:1 - (Oct 12-19)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Isaiah 61:1. Here, we're looking at the Biblical context for the good news to all humanity through Jesus Christ for our salvation from death, redemption from slavery to sin, reconciliation to God, and justification before Him. Before the Fall, man was...

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Tags: condemnation, death, eden, eternal life, faith, fall, god, holy, jesus christ, justification, justified, justify, reconciliation, redemption, salvation, separation, sin, law, the law, works


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