Columns: Sin no longer has power unless you allow it


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Over the past few weeks, we have been exploring the teachings of the Apostle Paul (Romans 5-7). Paul helps us understand that we do not have to continue living as slaves to sin (sin being defined as a willful transgression of God’s law — not a mistake or error

in judgment).

If you are in Christ, sin is no longer your master. You have a new master, and His name is Jesus.

Paul continues, “If we have been united with him (Jesus) like this in his death, we will certainly also be united with him in his resurrection. For we know that our old self was crucified with him so that the body of sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves to sin.” (Romans 6:5-6)

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