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Why did Adam and Eve sin?

  Why did Adam and Eve sin? Why did Adam and Even sin?  This is a good and useful question.  You can simply read their story in Genesis chapter 3 and find the answers God gives there. They did not sin because they were inherently evil or because they were created wicked and had to … Read moreWhy did Adam and Eve sin?

Where does my sin come from?  Why do I sin?

  Where does my sin come from?  Why do I sin? The answer to this question is bigger than this little article, however, it is helpful to start simply.  At least part of God’s answer to the question is stated in James 1:13-15. “Let no man say when he is tempted, ‘I am tempted by … Read moreWhere does my sin come from?  Why do I sin?

We All Have Our Flaws

We all have our flaws… When I look at other people who seem to have it all together, I feel like a failure.  My short-comings loom large, ever-present in my vision.  But other people (church people?) seem so righteous, so fruitful and so strong.  The truth is we all have our faults.  Most of us try to hide them … Read moreWe All Have Our Flaws

Why Is Satan So Effective?

  Why is Satan so Effective? Satan is effective in pulling people into sin and rebellion because he ignores all the rules.  Most significantly – he is a liar.  Read the Bible account of the first sin (Genesis 3:1-6).  Satan will tell you whatever you want to hear.  He will contradict God, truth and reality without … Read moreWhy Is Satan So Effective?

“Blessed are those who mourn.”  How?

  “Blessed are those who mourn.”  How? “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted” (Matthew 5:4).  The blessing is not in the pain, burden or grief.  The blessing is in the comfort that mourners receive.  There is much pain and grief in this life for which there is no relief.  Time has a … Read more“Blessed are those who mourn.”  How?