Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Gospel, The Good News 14 of 41

My sin against God (cont)

And for me, apart from the work of Christ, I am judged on my own merit, my own good works, my own efforts to keep God’s laws. Because no one can keep God’s laws perfectly apart from Christ, I am guilty, bound by the power of sin, and enslaved by the lusts and temporal pleasures while waiting the judgement of God.

Romans 3:19
Now we know that whatever the law says, it says to those who are under the law, that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God.

James 2:10
For whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet stumble in one point, he is guilty of all.

Titus 3:3
For we ourselves were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another.

Ephesians 2:3 

…among whom also we all once conducted ourselves in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind…

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