I am concerned because the vere you mentioned, I John 1:9 is not talking to a believer but actually an unbeleiver because the love of the truth is not in him st start with if he never sincerely fully repented with a fully contrite heart. Those that come to the light the the fear of the lord wisdom, in that the light of the truth they know can see right through them and in God giving the truth and the light as needed there is full surrender in the person receiving in this case only, eternal life. Once that life is given by Christ to the new joint heir of and with christ nothing can ever seperate him or her from the love of God. When you say the the saved person needs to confess his or her sins for any additional redemption or cleansing from all unrighteousness, then if a saved person sins which we all do sin, would need an on goiong redemptive power. Christ gives eternal life from the beginning and once to die and after this the judgemnent which either means we are living by the light and faith that saved us in full and completion or you believe that a saved person still needs on going redemptice power. Once I am bought it is a contract. Christ remembers my sin no more. He is talking to non saved people who like everywhere think that they are good enough. with out Christ.
Passion for Christ. Paul's passion for Christ. In the light of the danger in the church of Colosse, where false teachers taught that Christ is not enough for salvation and sanctification, Paul writes to exalt Christ's sufficiency.
This was a very interesting post and I do feel that if you are going to study a book it does make it more meaningful to read it. I am going to go through and listen to this series. It sounds like the Lord is truly blessing the church. May God continue to bless.
Biblical. Very wise and healthy lesson: marriage is a school for sanctification. A school in which God teaches us self-denial. We will give account one day for what we had done with our spouses: we lead them in the way of sin or in the way of sanctification. We are responsible for the spiritual condition of our spouses!
Great blessing! A blessed message to my soul! Great idea: the ministers in the church are God's gifts for the church - this helps us to appreciate them more. I liked especially the idea about what is not in the list in verse 11! Excellent teaching about the role of the church.
God in the family. A plea for re-centering our family lives on the Lord. The authority in our families have to be the teaching of the Bible. A Spirit filled life creates a life devoted to God, to loving our family members, gives us power to forgive and to serve God together.
The otherness of God. Exalting the otherness of God: Gos is self-existent, self-sufficient, and infinitely perfect in all His attributes and actions. It was good to listen to a new sermon from you!