Daily Devotions

Deal With Your Sin

January 08, 2019

“He was manifested to take away our sins.” 1 Jn 3:5

When you refuse to confront your sins and deal with them, you become a well-marked target for the Enemy. And by looking at someone else and saying, “I would never do that,” you fail to build a safeguard against it. “If you think you are standing strong, be careful not to fall” (1Co 10:12 NLT). You never thought you could get that angry, or have an affair, or lie to your boss, or cheat in your finances. And because you never thought you could, you did nothing to protect yourself against it. As sure as fish swim and birds fly, your sinful nature will lead you astray unless you deal with it decisively and scripturally. Paul wrote, “As they did not think it worthwhile to retain the knowledge of God …[he] gave them over to a depraved mind, so that they do what ought not to be done” (Ro 1:28 NIV). The worst thing God could do is to give you over to your own carnal impulses and say, “Have it your way!” It’s amazing how we compare our sins with other people’s sins, and conclude ours aren’t as bad. The Bible says, “All have sinned, and come short” (Ro 3:23). If you try to jump over a deep chasm, it doesn’t matter if you miss the other side by one foot or one hundred feet, you fall just as far and land just as hard. But there’s good news: “He was manifested to take away our sins.” Today Jesus will forgive your sins, declare you righteous, and give you strength if you come to Him with a repentant heart and receive His mercy and grace.

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account_circle Mona Williams

Father forgive me for my sins I come to you with a repent heart and want to be more like you pour out your Grace and Mercy upon me use me Lord I will worship you for the rest of my days AMEN!

account_circle Jeanette Davis

Amen

account_circle C Wilson

Father, I surrender my all to You. Have mercy up on me, I have sinned and fall short of Your glory. Great message and food for thought! Thanks so much for sharing! God bless you always.

account_circle Pete Hanson

Amen!

account_circle Mary Hayes

Amen

account_circle Freddy & Doris Height

Lord I realized that All have sinned and come short . I know I'm included in All. So I'm asking you with a repentant heart to forgive me for all of my sins. Please shower me with you grace and mercy In Jesus' name . AMEN.

account_circle Vangie Capinjola

Yes, it is very hard to see our own sins... we judge ourselves by our motivation, while we judge others by their actions... we justify our own sins...love this devotion...

account_circle Sandra Early

I thank Jesus for forgiveness of my sins.

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