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Exceptional Measures: Getting Serious with Sin
October 10, 2021
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Mark 9:43-47

Exceptional Measures: Getting Serious with Sin

October 10, 2021 / Mark 9:43-47

Romans 3:23 – For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God…

1 John 1:8 – If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. 

1 Corinthians 10:13 – No temptation has seized you except what is common to man.

Proverbs 28:13 – Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.

James 5:16 – Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. 

 

Exceptional measures concerning sin include…

#1 – A willingness to at it.

 

Mark 9:43 – If your hand causes you to sin…

Mark 9:45 – If your foot causes you to sin…

Mark 9:47 – And if your eye causes you to sin…

Matthew 23:26 – First wash the inside of the cup and the dish, and then the outside will become clean, too. 

John 4:13-18 – 13 Jesus answered, “Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again,14 but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” 15 The woman said to him, “Sir, give me this water so that I won’t get thirsty and have to keep coming here to draw water.” 16 He told her, “Go, call your husband and come back.” 17 “I have no husband,” she replied. Jesus said to her, “You are right when you say you have no husband. 18 The fact is, you have had five husbands, and the man you now have is not your husband. What you have just said is quite true.”

 

How am I looking & the in my life?

 

Exceptional measures concerning sin include…

#2 – Doing to stop it.

 

Mark 9:43 – If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It’s better to enter eternal life with only one hand than to go into the unquenchable fires of hell with two hands. 

Mark 9:45 – If your foot causes you to sin, cut it off. It’s better to enter eternal life with only one foot than to be thrown into hell with two feet.

Mark 9:47 – And if your eye causes you to sin, gouge it out. It’s better to enter the Kingdom of God with only one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell…

Mark 14:38 – Keep watch and pray, so that you will not give in to temptation. For the spirit is willing, but the body is weak.”

Genesis 4:7 – But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must rule over it.”

 

What thing am I going to do to avoid sin ?

 

 

 

 

 

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