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Can sin be managed?


Maybe your power to defeat sin looks like this: 

"Sin...confess..do better for a while, then sin again.Embarrassment, confess again, ask God to take away the desire, then sin again, confess again, sin again, confess again, shock, more determination to stop sinning, think about it a lot, examine it. Make promises, create some boundaries, sin again, now even worse than before. Despair, anger, shame, distance from God, guilt. self-condemnation, Self-loathing....sin again. Disillusionment, doubt, self-pity, resentment at God: Why doesn't he hear my prayers? Why doesn't he do something? More anger. The fear that we allow ourselves to get angry with God. Then real confession, heartfelt one, and a sense of cleansing. Ah, a new start. Things seem better. Yeah, I've finally got this sin under control. Oops, sin again..." -TrueFaced by Thrall, McNicol, Lynch


 Question to you all: 

 Is it by your own power to defeat sin daily? 


Comments

Mrs. Pancakes said…
I think it's difficult to do anything by yourself without the guidance from God. Something as difficult as sin definitely needs some kind of support from God while you are doing your part too. Great question.
f said…
I have been searching for Christian-themed blogs that, rather than tell me what to think, instead prompt me to think and question and search further on my journey. So glad I ran across yours! Thank you for this! I'm a beginner and have found that blogging helps me. (And, in my experience, it's my reliance on my own power that gets me into trouble in the first place.)
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Yemi said…
We need the help of the Holy Spirit, He fills us with the power to stand against and resist sin. The word of God is the sword of the Spirit to guide us against sin. I find out that the more I rely upon the Holy Spirit and the word Of God to help me the more victorious I stand against sin, but when I try to do it without Him I fall into sin.
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elvin said…
My suggestion, as long as we are still alive try to not sin, because sin will take us to hell. I like your opinion on. I wait your presence on my blog. http://skrtu.blogspot.com
Only by God's grace can we conquer sin!

Everything by God's grace alone.

Let us pray that God increases our love for Hin.
thehootingmind said…
hello there you may also consider my thoughts http://thehootingmind.blogspot.com/2011/10/prayer.html
Kenyansista said…
Its only by God's grace we can conquer sin and the Holy Spirit to guide us.
Spirea said…
What a beautiful, inspirational blog you have...Thank you so much for everything you`re sharing :) God bless you!
Actual Tests said…
The article is awesome. That is a wonderful insight on the subject and I must thank you for sharing. I shall come back again.

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