We are familiar with the verse that urges us to “put on the full armour of God” [Ephesians 6:10-17 British spelling throughout] but I got new light on those verses when I realised the obvious fact that all this armour isn’t ours – by striving, effort, mental/spirit achievement, or anything else that is human.Continue reading
Do you want to be freed from the enticing and sometimes overwhelming power of sin?
I’m asking Christians, who have already received a free pardon for their activities in the flesh, and a new life in Jesus Christ – although there’s nothing wrong with others benefiting from this message, too.
If all Christians became [in a practical earthly sense] perfect at the moment of new birth, and never thereafter sinned, I would not have to ask this question, but we all know that is not the case.
Being forgiven, and being delivered from the power of sin are two different things. Rather, two sides of the same coin. Continue reading