Confession of Sin, 1 Jn 1:9

Confession of Sin 1 Jn. 1:9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Today’s message is on confession of sin.  What is confession?  Confession is admission, acknowledgement [as in the acknowledgement and confession of sin – Ps 32:5; and the acknowledgement of the truth – 2 Tim 2:25]; to confess is to concede...

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Sin After Salvation, Rom 6:1

In Rom 6:1, Paul wrote, “Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?” In Rom 6:2, he answered, “God forbid”.  John wrote in 1 Jn 2:1 “that ye sin not”. Though we will not be sinless till we are in our glorified bodies, what are to do with sin...

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Pray Up Treasure in Heaven, Matt 6:19-21

Praying Up Treasure in Heaven Matt 6: 19-21 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Many years ago, I heard Jim Modlish preach a sermon on prayer from Matt 6:19-21, that I believe he titled, “The Prayer Bank.”  Matthew 6 is a chapter devoted almost entirely to prayer.  For instance, the “Lord’s Prayer” is...

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The Lord’s Prayer, Lk 11:1-4

The Lord’s Prayer Lk 11: 1-4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Lk 11:1, the disciples asked the Lord Jesus Christ to teach them to pray.  He taught them a prayer in Luke 11:2-4.  We commonly call this prayer the Lord’s Prayer.  We should probably more accurately call it the Disciples’ Prayer. ...

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The Confessional, Prov 28:13

The Confessional Prov. 28:13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are many who still believe that confessing your sins to a priest in a confessional is a true confession. But that’s not so. The confessional represents: A Feigned repentance – you make the confession and then feel the contrition until you go...

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Christian Confession, 1 Jn 1:9

Christian Confession 1 Jn. 1:9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO So, what’s up with 1 John 1:9?  It concerns Christian confession.  Christians should confess their sins. This question relates to whether or not a Christian should confess his sins, in order to be forgiven.  In truth, the question has a twofold...

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Confessing Sins Publicly, Jas 5:16

Confessing Sins Publicly Jas. 5:16 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There is a popular practice among Christians involving confessing sins to each other or before the congregation.  We have seen this or heard about it in autobiographies, charismatic “revival” meetings, walks to Emmaus, and fundamental churches.  Undoubtedly, people are confessing sins...

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The Cleansing Blood, 1 Jn 1:7-9

1 Jn 1:7 says that “the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.”  That is a tremendous promise.  Today we are going to discuss a few of the consequences of sin in our lives.  And then we’re going to see how the blood of Jesus Christ...

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A Garden Inclosed, Song 4:12

The Song of Solomon pictures the relationship between Jesus Christ and his bride, the church. In Song 4:12, Solomon refers to his wife as a garden inclosed.  Therefore, as Christians, we can be likened to a garden inclosed.  This picture gives us some very interesting insights into our lives.  Our...

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