Margaret Street Church of Christ
It Is So Easy!
February 2, 2020
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It Is So Easy!

February 2, 2020 / 11:

  If we are not careful, it is easy to slip into sinful behavior. King David found out the hard way just how easy it is to fall into sin and to displease God. Let’s see what we can learn from his mistakes – 2 Samuel 11-12

I. IT IS SO EASY!

The Bible presents a posture of always being , , and  – it never says to take it easy, or to be lazy. (1 Peter 5:8; Colossians 4:2; Luke 12:20-21; Proverbs 6:6-9)

It is so easy to . “For all that is in the world—the , the , and the pride of life—is not of the Father but is of .” (1 John 2:16)

One of the virtues of faith and a fruit of the spirit is . (2 Peter 1:6; Galatians 5:22-23)

But the thing that David had done . (Verse 27)

Satan can get to anyone at anytime (including you). The only way to withstand and defeat Satan is with  !

II. IT IS SO EASY TO BE WRONG!

It’s easy to have our in the wrong place. Galatians 5:16 says we should, “, and you shall not .”

It’s easy to have our in the wrong place. When faced with temptation, we need to recognize that God ALWAYS provides us with ! (1 Corinthians 10:13)

It’s easy to have our in the wrong place. David’s problem all boils down to a ! (Matthew 15:18-19; Acts 8:19-22)

III. IT IS SO EASY TO MAKE IT RIGHT!

It is always right . It is always wrong . It is never to do wrong and it is never to do right.

Actions and decisions have !

For this is the love of God, that we . And His commandments are not . (1 John 5:3)

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