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How Do You Deal With Sin?
God never intends for us to throw up our arms in defeat and give in to sin. Instead He desires us to see sin for what it is and to deal with it through the means of grace, which He always supplies.
If we do not recognize sin in our lives, we are failing to honestly confess our sins to Him. True confession of sin means that we agree with God that whatever we are doing is wrong. When we agree with God that we have sinned, the by-product is always repentance, or changing our ways.
False confession never produces repentance; instead, deception becomes the by-product, which eventually leads to a seared conscience that adjusts to sinning so well, that we never think we’ll get caught or have to deal with any consequences. It is hard to believe that a true believer can go on doing this without God’s chastening him. And a wrong view of sin can mean the wrong view of Christ’s atonement for sin and even the personhood of Jesus Christ.
If we don’t have God’s perspective about our own personal sin and what He has done to reconcile us back to Him, how can we claim to be saved from what we don’t even think is a problem? How can we trust in Christ for something that has no meaning to us? “If we say that we have fellowship with Him, and walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth” (1 John 1:6). “If we say that we have not sinned, we make Him a liar, and His word is not in us” (v. 10).
God’s Word will always reveal our soul’s condition along with providing the solution to the problem. The Lord is the revealer of the attitudes of the heart and mind. When we have the willingness to deal with sin in our life, then we will use what God has designed to reach our consciences (the Word of God). When we allow God to reveal to us our sins and when we confess it with true repentance, then the outcome is always peace and joy, due to our relationship with Him continues to get stronger and stronger. If there is lack of interest in our sins or lack of care for His Word on a regular basis then we must come to the reality of our soul’s condition. The question would be, “Are we a true follower of Christ or are we one whom has a confession but no possession?”
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