Can Christians still sin? Why didn’t God just get rid of all desire to sin and make us perfect when He saved us?
God is not a joy-kill. He pursues and protects us against the joy-stealing, soul-crushing, effects of sin through the sacrificial death of His Son, and through the continued advocacy of our Savior.
How do we maintain good fellowship with God? The first hindrance John deals with is sin. How can a God who is light have fellowship with those who have sinned?
What is the One Thing that you’re about? The thing that defines you, that you’re straining toward? Is it knowing Jesus Christ?
There are times God makes things crooked to: ____________________________________ ____________________________________ ____________________________________
The poor in spirit will mourn over their ___________, not just the ___________________ of it. Proper mourning will include a kind of godly _____________ toward __________, but it will also demonstrate __________________ toward _________________. We experience the blessing of the ___________________________, but we experience the fullness of God’s ____________________ in the ________________.
1 Corinthians 15:51-58 51 Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,52 in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed. 53 For this perishable body must put […]
1 Corinthians 5:1-5 It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans, for a man has his father’s wife. 2 And you are arrogant! Ought you not rather to mourn? Let him who has done this be removed from among you. 3 For though absent […]
1 Corinthians 3:18-23 18 Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks that he is wise in this age, let him become a fool that he may become wise. 19 For the wisdom of this world is folly with God. For it is written, “He catches the wise in their craftiness,” 20 and again, “The Lord knows the […]