How to Live without Sin

 

 

I.                  ďWhy should I live without sin?Ē

 

 

A.    God commands us to live without sin (John 8:11, 5:14; 1 Corinthians 15:34; Job 5:17, 24; 1 John 2:1, 3:9, 5:18)

B.     God commands us to be perfect and holy (Matthew 5:48; Job 1:1; Leviticus 11:44)

 

 

 

II.               ďWhat is sin?Ē

 

 

A.    Knowing to do good but not doing it (James 4:17)

B.     Breaking Godís Law (1 John 3:4)

1.      No other gods (Exodus 20:3; Luke 14:26)

2.      No idols (Exodus 20:4-6; Romans 6:16; 1 Corinthians 10:19-20)

3.      Do not misuse Godís Name (Exodus 20:7; Matthew 12:36-37; Philippians 2:10-11)

4.      Keep the Sabbath (Exodus 20:8-11;Matthew 11:28;Luke 10:38-42)

5.      Honor parents (Exodus 20:12; Matthew 15:3-6; Ephesians 6:1)

6.      Do not kill (Exodus 20:13; 1 Samuel 16:7; 1 John 3:15)

7.      Do not commit adultery (Exodus 20:14; Matthew 5:27-28)

8.      Do not steal (Exodus 20:15; 1 Corinthians 6:10,19-20)

9.      Do not lie (Exodus 20:16; Ephesians 4:25)

10.  Do not covet (Exodus 20:17: Ephesians 5:26; 1 Samuel 18:6-9)

 

 

III.           What are the consequences of sin?

 

 

A.    One sin separates you from God (Isaiah 59:2)

B.     One sin blots you out of Godís Book (Exodus 32:33)

C.     One sin makes you of the devil (1 John 3:8)

D.    One sin takes you out of Godís family (1 John 3:6-10)

E.     One sin makes God angry with you every day (Psalm 7:11)

F.      One sin makes God hate you (Psalm 5:4-5; 11:5-6)

G.    One sin causes your righteousness to be forgotten (Ezekiel 18:24)

H.    One sin causes you to die (Ezekiel 18:4)

I.†† One sin causes you to be judged (Hebrews 9:27)

J.One sin causes you to be cast into the lake of fire (Revelation

††††† 20:11-15)

 

 

IV.           ďHow can I live without sin?Ē

 

 

1.      Repent, deny yourself, follow Christ, sin no more (Luke 13:1-5, 9:23; John 8:11)

2.      Keep the fear of God before your face (Exodus 20:20)

3.      Hide Godís Word in your heart (Psalm 119:11)

4.      Suffer in the flesh (1 Peter 4:1)

5.      Donít stand in the way of sinners (Psalms 1:1)

6.      Break off sin by righteousness (Daniel 4:27)

7.      Donít walk according to the course of this world (Ephesians 2:2)

8.      Donít despise Godís correction (Job 5:17, 24)

9.      Stand in awe, commune with your heart, be still (Psalm 4:4)

10.  Receive and obeya righteous manís warning not to sin (Ezekiel 3:21)

11.  Receive and obey Christís command to sin no more (John 5:14)

12.  Receive and obey Christís command to go and sin no more (John 8:11)

13.  Reckon yourself to be dead to sin but alive to God (Romans 6:11)

14.  Donít let sin reign in your body (Romans 6:12)

15.  Donít yield your limbs to sin as instruments of unrighteousness

(Romans 6:12)

16.  Awake to righteousness and sin not (1 Corinthians 15:34)

17.  Be angry and sin not (Ephesians 4:26-27)

18.  Lay aside the sin that so easily besets you (Hebrews 12:1)

19.  Resist unto blood in striving against sin (Hebrews 12:4)

20.  Know the good that you should do and do it (James 4:17)

21.  Only do what is of faith (Romans 14:23)

22.  See sin as exceedingly sinful (Romans 7:13; Exodus 20:3-17)

23.  Daily read and obey the book of 1 John (1 John 2:1)

24.  Study, learn, be taught, and obey Godís Ways (Psalm 51:13)

25.  Stop forsaking the Lord (Isaiah 1:28)

26.  Stop contradicting Christ (Hebrews 12:3)

27.  Submit yourself to God (James 4:8)

28.  Resist the devil (James 4:8)

29.  Be born of God (1 John 5:18)

30.  Keep yourself (1 John 5:18)

31.  Commit to telling the truth, regardless of the consequence (Leviticus 6:3)

32.  Live continually in love (Proverbs 10:12; James 5:20)

33.  Break off sin and iniquity by showing mercy to the poor (Daniel 4:27)

34.  Repent and be converted (Acts 3:19)

35.  Donít walk according to the course of this world (Ephesians 2:2)

36.  Donít walk according to satan (Ephesians 2:3)

37.  Donít live after the lusts of the flesh (Ephesians 2:3)

38.  Donít live after fulfilling the desires of the flesh (Ephesians 2:3)

39.  Donít live after fulfilling the desires of the mind (Ephesians 2:3)

40.  Lay aside the sin which so easily besets you (Hebrews 12:1)

41.  Look unto Jesus the Author and Finisher of your faith (Hebrews 12:2)

42.  Consider Christ, that endured such contradiction of sinners against Himself (Hebrews 12:3)

43.  Donít charge God foolishly (Job 1:22)

44.  Put off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ (Colossians 2:11)

45.  Donít lay hands suddenly on anyone (1 Timothy 5:22)

46.  Come out of the anti-Christ system (Revelation 18:4)

47.  Obey the Gospel (1 Peter 4:17-18)

48.  Marry your virgin (1 Corinthians 7:36)

49.  Abide in Christ (1 John 3:6)

50.  Destroy all ungodly people and their things out of your life (Deuteronomy 20:18)

51.  Donít cease to pray for people (1 Samuel 12:23)

52.  Donít fear and obey people more than you fear and obey God (1 Samuel 15:24-25)

53.  Donít speak a multitude of words (Proverbs 10:14)

54.  Resist, donít receive, cast down, foolish thoughts (Proverbs 24:9)

55.  Ask counsel of God (Isaiah 30:1)

56.  Allow the Holy Spirit to convince you of sin (John 16:7-11)

57.  Obey your conscience telling you not to sin (John 8:9; Romans 9:1)

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