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The Spirit Of Eternal Warfare Of Sin
Coming from turtle30cshell.com, today I am your host
Christina Farris. Talking on the eternal warfare that goes
on in both sinner and Christian alike. We see the sin of
others, and we know it wrong. It so easy to see the log in
your brother’s eye or sister’s eye. Yet Christ came not to
condemn but to save us from our sins. To truly be saved
is not to be judge of your mistakes. Not to be judge at all.
To state the truth of the affair Christians have with the
world is to speak of sin of doing as the world does, to be
friends of world. To be friends of the world is to say
everything is okay. Go ahead and do what you doing it
okay. It not speaking against those things which are
Sometimes we have to look at the things we do that is
wrong too. No one does everything right in the eyes of
God, the church, godly parents, godly spouse, or even
godly self. If we say we have not sin we make God a liar.
No one is perfect, except God. God is the exception to all
rules of imperfection, for God is the one that is perfect. He
makes no mistakes, after all He got the map, the picture,
the play book, and the set course to follow. We however
only know about the map, the play book, picture, and the
set course but we do not have all the compass points,
pieces to the picture, acts or marks in the road. We only
have God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit to teach us the way
to go and how to find, each step, each piece, each scene,
and each navigation point in life. How we react, how we
define, how we interpret, each step, each piece, each
scene and each navigational point in life, determines
whether it fits into God map, picture, play book or set
course to follow. Sometimes what we do does not fit in the
plan of God for our lives and God cut those bad part out
and throw them away because it just does not fit in God’s
perfect plan. It does not mean it did not happen, it means
the sin of our lives was cast out by the saving power of
God. He trimmed away the bad to show only the good
things in one’s life.
What would it be like if we only told the good things in
each others lives, or if the news only showed good stories
with no warnings, or no crime. Our world would look
perfect. Our world would look like the utopia we wish to
live in. We see the events of lemons turning to lemonade
instead of sour mash. We would see that life is glorious
and no sorrow, but it be fooling ourselves with the
judgment, argument, or lie that occurred. Though God
desires us to live perfectly, He understand He created
humanity not to be equal to Him and that why His Son
death was so important. His blood poured out for us to
cover or to hide our sin. Man first tried to hide sin, but
God still found out. Adam and Eve garment only showed
their sin more. God’s garment covered them in warmth
and love before sending them into a world of trouble and
destruction. He gave them a coat to help against the harsh
elements of our world. God gave a second covering the
blood covering that covers the sin that leads to spiritual
life upon belief in His Son. He no longer looks on our
nakedness of sin but see His Son precious blood that was
poured out for you and me. If this is all God’s sees then
why are we still looking beyond the saving grace of God in
our brother’s and sister’s life. It is called the human factor
without excuse. It called the human factor of not
understanding they to have to deal with the world of sin
and the thorns and briars in their own life. It the failure to
see oneself as human and our brother and sister as
equals. We were all made imperfect to be made perfect
through our Savior Jesus Christ upon belief in His name.
Today’s passage comes from James. Let us read today’s
James 4:1-17 KJV
(1) From whence come wars and fightings among you?
come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your
(2) Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and
cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because
ye ask not.
(3) Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye
may consume it upon your lusts.
(4) Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the
friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever
therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.
(5) Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit
that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?
(6) But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God
resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.
(7) Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil,
and he will flee from you.
(8) Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you.
Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye
(9) Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter
be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.
(10) Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he
shall lift you up.
(11) Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that
speaketh evil of his brother, and judgeth his brother,
speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou
judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge.
(12) There is one lawgiver, who is able to save and to
destroy: who art thou that judgest another?
(13) Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will
go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy
and sell, and get gain:
(14) Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow.
For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth
for a little time, and then vanisheth away.
(15) For that ye ought to say, If the Lord will, we shall live,
and do this, or that.
(16) But now ye rejoice in your boastings: all such
rejoicing is evil.
(17) Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth
it not, to him it is sin.
Who are we to judge another, our job is clear we need to
humble ourselves before God and draw nigh to God,
looking at our brother’s and sister’s in the Lord with the
same grace we have. Looking at the world and warning the
world of sin. Not to say sin is okay, to say sin is okay is to
encourage adultery against God. To encourage is sin in
another person’s life is to be like in the movie the
Christmas story where young Ralphie and his friends
encourage another kid to stick his tongue on a pole in
snowy cold weather to prove his tongue would not stick.
Sin sticks to us like glue and only Christ can remove that
glue. Our sin makes us a laughing stock to the world and
tears of horror to the church world. Yet Christ grace is
sufficient for all our needs. God giving more grace to
some and less too others.
How much grace has God given you with your backsliding,
with your dancing with the world of sin, or just plan
remaining in sin, when you know you should not sin. If you
know to do good, do good. That’s simple. Yet to recognize
it for what it is and come before God with a humble heart
is not always so easy, but when we do we will also draw
close God and God will lift us and stand us to our feet.
Dear Heavenly Father help me not to judge my brother and
sister in Christ but to judge sin for what it is. In Jesus
precious name, Amen.