We know about spiritual death (Rom.6:23) and eternal damnation (2Thess.1:9)- we've heard about them many times. But there are also other, and perhaps more immediate consequences attached to sin also. This Word file outline highlights four of them: Distraction from spiritual goals and activities; Destruction of spiritual influence; Dependence; and Derailment.
The Savior of the world uttered these words, “If you abide in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine; and you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free,” John 8:31-32. It is worthy of note that Jesus spoke these words to “Jews who had believed in Him.” There are a few salient points from these things that need to be understood...
This excellent PowerPoint lesson was presented by Bro. Clay Thornton to our congregation here for specific purposes here, but would also be helpful to any parent or congregation!
And neither am I. Your mother may cringe, but it’s true. You may have knowledge, abilities, and traits that make you “special” to your mother, your dad, your best friend(s), or your spouse, or even the world, but that’s about as far as it goes. But in the area that really counts, none of us is really special, and the sooner we accept it, the better off we’ll be. Here’s why….