Archive for 'Sin'

The Problem of Prejudice

Mark 2: 13-17 Heb 4: 12-16 / Ps 19:8-10,15 Jesus said, ‘Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.’ (Mark 2:17) We sometimes give a false excuse When the occasion doesn’t suit us; Take heed, this […]

Of Pharisees and Lawyers

Luke 11: 42-46 Gal 5:18-25 / Psa 1:1-4,6 There will be glory, honor, and peace for everyone who does good . . . There is no partiality with God. (Romans 2:10-11) Those seats of honor in high places Will never put us in God’s graces. Nor man-made laws can guarantee Man’s passage to eternity. “Woe […]

The Paralysis of Sin

Matthew 9:1-8 Amos 7:10-17 / Ps 19:8-11 When Jesus saw their faith, He said to the paralytic, ‘Take heart, son; your sins are forgiven.’ (Matthew 9:2) Repentance comes before we heal, With sin, miracles won’t happen; Our faith can help, but not until All our sins have been forgiven. Jesus got back into the boat, […]

Twin Evils: Adultery and Divorce

Matthew 5: 27- 32 1 Kgs 19:9a,11-16/Ps 27:7-9,13-14 He who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart. (Matthew 5:28) As metal is no match to rust, The most corrosive sin is lust; Guard your thoughts and tame your eyes, Avoid the grip of this devious vise. Jesus said, […]

The Deadly Sin of Adultery

Matthew 5: 27- 32 2 Cor 4:7-15 / Psa 116 He who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart. (Matthew 5:28) As metal is no match to rust, The most corrosive sin is lust; On your own conviction put no trust, Avoid temptation, run if you must. Jesus […]

A Woman Caught in Adultery

John 8: 1-11 Dan 13:1-9,15-62 / Psa 23 Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her. (John 8:7) God alone can make us virtuous; No good we do can we claim our own. Jesus tells those who feel righteous: “Let him without sin cast the […]