Thursday, September 19, 2013

Quotes on Sin

I send my phone toting family members a Bible verse and sometimes a quote every morning when I tell them I love them and hope they have a good day. Here are a few of them on the topic of sin:

Oh sirs, deal with sin as sin, and speak of heaven and hell as they are, and not as if you were in jest. John Flavel

1 Timothy 5:20 Them that sin rebuke before all, that others also may fear. 

Luke 17:3 Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him. 

2 Timothy 4:2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine. 

Titus 1:13 This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith; 

Titus 2:15 These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise thee.
Ezekiel 33:8 When I say unto the wicked, O wicked man, thou shalt surely die; if thou dost not speak to warn the wicked from his way, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand.

Proverbs 14:9 Fools mock at making amends for sin, but goodwill is found among the upright.

If you truly believe you need to repent less than everyone else, you'd better repent more than everyone else. Anonymous

Though we may now think some sins light and little, if the Lord awaken the conscience, we shall feel even the smallest sin heavy upon our souls. Matthew Henry

Worldliness is what any particular cultures does to make sin look normal and righteousness look strange. Dave Wells

First we practice sin, then we boast of it, then we defend it. Thomas Watson

Spirit filled souls are ablaze for God. They love with a love that glows. They serve with a faith that kindles. They serve with a devotion that consumes. They hate sin with fierceness that burns. They rejoice with a joy that radiates. Love is perfected in the fire of God. Samuel Chadwick

About willful sin: "The scariest thing for a man on judgement day is when he's accounting for his sin and the Lord asks him if he knew what he was doing, and then he has to say, "Yes." Anonymous

Maturity comes from obedience, not necessarily with age. Leonard Ravenhill

The greatest hindrance to effective prayer is sin. Dick Eastman