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Theme of the Week: What's the Big Deal About Sin?
Thursday, June 19, 2014

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Key Bible Verse: "So turn away from your sins. Turn to God. Then your sins will be wiped away." (Acts 3:19, NIRV)

Dig Deeper: Acts 3:1-19

If Jesus died on the cross for our sin and God has forgiven us, then all is well, right? If we were to take this position we would be as Adam and Eve, unwilling to admit our disobedience against God.

We must acknowledge before him our transgressions. ...

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Prayer for the Week
Heavenly Father, thank you for the forgiveness of sin through Jesus Christ. Help me to have a healthy and realistic understanding of my sin, knowing that I needed your grace and mercy for my salvation, and I also need your grace and mercy each day of my Christian walk.

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Grayson Schwarz

June 19, 2014  9:42am

All this is true, but it doesn't go deep enough to be compelling. The Gospel is not "you must. . . you must. . . you must" as much as "you will, you will, you will." When the Lord appeared to Saul on the road to Damascus, he was immediately transformed. He became a new man, repentance being a subsequent act; not a precursor. Grace does that.

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Curt Schleicher

June 19, 2014  8:30am

i require, moment by moment, reminders of the ultimate price you paid for my sinful thoughts & actions each day. Thanking you for your generosity toward me is not enough though. i must daily, in my own life, discover ways to spread the Good News to others. In Jesus Name i pray, amen.

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ANTHONY Swaggerty

June 19, 2014  6:02am

Amen, Repentance. Amen

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