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Righteousness consciousness versus sin consciousness

Righteousness consciousness versus sin consciousness

If you follow me on twitter for a while now, you will see that I always talk about how powerful your righteousness consciousness is compared to sin consciousness. I often roll my eyes when I see people discussing if something is sin or not sin. Do you know someone that is always talking about what is sin or isn’t sin? Or have you found yourself saying “I must be careful not to sin today, God help me not to sin” every day? This is being sin-conscious! You have not sinned yet but you are over-focused on the power of sin rather than the righteousness of God that you are as a believer.
Hebrews 10:2-3 (TPT) For if animal sacrifices could once and for all eliminate sin, they would have ceased to be offered and the worshipers would have clean consciences. Instead, once was not enough so by the repetitive sacrifices year after year, the worshipers were continually reminded of their sins, with their hearts still impure.
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Is grace a license to sin?

Hello everyone, welcome back to my blog. I hope you are doing very well. The feedback from my last post about eternal security has been amazing. I know many people still opine that others especially young believers use the doctrine of eternal security as a means to live a life that isn’t fruitful as a believer. The truth is this, anyone that understands what grace truly is will never use it as an excuse to live a questionable life. This is why today’s post is focusing on grace as the liberty from sin rather than the excuse to sin.
Romans 6:1-2 (TPT) So what do we do, then? Do we persist in sin so that God’s kindness and grace will increase? What a terrible thought! We have died to sin once and for all, as a dead man passes away from this life. So how could we live under sin’s rule a moment longer?  Or have you forgotten that all of us who were immersed into union with Jesus, the Anointed One, were immersed into union with his death?Sharing in his death by our baptism means that …