Suffering For Forgiven Sins, Mel Martin

Forgiveness is not a denial of a deed, but a removing of the penalty of sin. At the risk of oversimplification, let us clarify this point. When a person is forgiven, it is not the case that his past actions really never occurred. They did occur. Furthermore, the sins in which we once participated may have lasting consequences. Continue reading “Suffering For Forgiven Sins, Mel Martin”

Why Do People Sin? By Ron Boatwright

We are free moral agents. God could have made us as robots, but He didn’t. We have a choice in the matter. “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23). There are several reasons why people sin.

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There’s No Use Trying To Hide

On a visit to New York, an Englishman and a Scotsman go to a pastry shop. The Englishman whisks three cookies into his pocket with lightning speed. The baker does not notice.

The Englishman says to the Scotsman: “You see how clever we are? You’ll never beat that!”

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