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Thursday Scriptures of Encouragement (Enslaving Power of Sin)

LIVING IN SPIRITUAL DARKNESS (Photo by Pastor Davis)

LIVING IN SPIRITUAL DARKNESS (Photo by Pastor Davis)

FREE YOURSELF FROM THE ENSLAVING POWERS OF SIN

by Shirley Rhodes

The gospel is the power of God for salvation to all who are faithful.  God loved us so that he sent his Son to break the Enslaving Power of Sin on our lives through his redemptive death on the cross. Though we humans are weak and unworthy God showed his love for us in that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us (Romans 5:8). The fact is that no human being can break the power of sin and stand righteous before a living God. God in his grace choose to reign over those guilty who surrender, and put their trust in him, through Jesus we become innocent, children of the King, the power of sin and death is broken.

 The Spirit of Life in Christ Jesus fills our hearts with hope, love, joy and peace. When we face the Powers of Darkness we are encouraged to stand firm in faith, the Enslaving Power of Sin has already been taken care of.  If God is for us, who is against us? In all creation nothing will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord (Romans 8:39).

 As Jesus prayed for his followers his main concern was that they follow the pattern and to genuinely show love and concern for one another.  He knew that they would face stiff opposition because he himself had. Even so, he didn’t live according to the world standards or his chosen followers; he prayed that God would guard them from the Evil One because he knew the competition for their souls would be fierce.

The ultimate goal was and is for all to become one heart and mind in Christ so that the world might  desire to know him and his teachings, to  encourage others by making known to them Gods’ word, that through Jesus Christ the Enslaving Power of Sin has already been taken care of.

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4 comments

  1. Reblogged this on Biblical Thoughts and commented:
    One Heart and One Mind In Christ

    • PASTOR DAVIS/MASTER TEACHER

      Thank you Sister Shelia for reblogging this lesson. I love your comment it speaks volumes with a few simple words. Sister Shirley

  2. I have truly enjoyed my worship time with your posts this morning. Praise God, for He is so awesome. I love it when the Holy Spirit’s message is passed on to others and gives them comfort. This morning I have found comfort in reading several posts. I’m slow on my reading. 😛
    Bless you dear sister.

    • PASTOR DAVIS/MASTER TEACHER

      Thank you once again Sister Shelia, too God be the glory. Nothing more need to be said, your words are well spoken. May His peace and blessings be with you as you journey thought this day.
      Sister Shirley

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