Category Archives: Sin and Temptation

The Deceitfulness Of Sin, by Ron Boatwright

Sin is very deceitful, alluring, and ensnaring.  Hebrews 3:13 says that we are to “Exhort one another daily…lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.”  With many people sin is first abhorred, then as people become more comfortable with it, sin is tolerated, and then it is embraced.  But why is sin so openly embraced by so many?  Continue reading

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When You Make an Error

“If we say that we have not sinned, we make Him a liar, and His word is not in us. My little children, these things I write to you, so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous” (1 John 1:10-2:1).

In 1986, Bob Brenley was playing third base for the San Francisco Giants. In the fourth inning of a game against the Atlanta Braves, Brenley made an error on a routine ground ball. Four batters later he kicked away another grounder. And then while he was scrambling after the ball, he threw wildly past home plate, trying to get the runner there. Continue reading

When You Make an Error

“If we say that we have not sinned, we make Him a liar, and His word is not in us. My little children, these things I write to you, so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous” (1 John 1:10-2:1).

In 1986, Bob Brenley was playing third base for the San Francisco Giants. In the fourth inning of a game against the Atlanta Braves, Brenley made an error on a routine ground ball. Four batters later he kicked away another grounder. And then while he was scrambling after the ball, he threw wildly past home plate, trying to get the runner there. Continue reading