The question of sin

Casalis's picture

Would someone please answer this question... Jesus came to free us from sin but sin still remains a struggle in the lives of His church. How exactly did He free us from sin as He said in John 10? Surely God can give abundant grace to His children so that they sin no more but its as if though He holds back that grace and allows the struggle though He hates sin.. Could someone find a consensus here?

romans_9's picture

And do not be bewitched by

And do not be bewitched by legalism it appears very good in the surface but it will lead you to unending mental torment and even into hell.

You can not satisfy a legalistic Christian because they do not know how much legalism is enough, they are very critical, unsatisfied, and are not confident of their salvation.

Our salvation is from faith to faith as the Apostle Paul said, we are justified by faith and we will finish our race by God's grace through faith.

It is not something like this: Ok your sin are forgiven, now, don't blow it again or you'll be damned. And suddenly for new converts God became harsh and their life become a real big burden.

God knows that with our mortal mind and bodies sin is still possible that's why our righteousness is apart from the law, it is by the blood of our Lord Jesus. God will not impute us of our sins as long as we remain in His grace and will not apostate from His gospel.

If we will try to relate to God or earn His blessings and favor, through our good works, then surely, 100%, we will blow it again.

Shall we sin then? God forbid.A christian may sin but he cannot live in sin. We have a new nature, a new spirit, believe it! and know and live by the spirit
by reading and obeying Gods word which is able to determine which things are of the soul and which are of the Spirit.

We are no longer slaves of sin. We have freedom, but not to sin, but to glorify God.