Watch Your Doctrine - Ruined by Sin - Teaching (audio)
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Many in our world and even the church reject the doctrine of sin. Why do you think that is?
Pastor Colin mentioned six effects of sin:
The mind is darkened
The affections are distorted
The will is disabled
The conscience is disoriented
The memory is defective
The body is dying
Why is it crucial to understand these effects for the Christian life? For ministry?
Which of the seven benefits of grasping the doctrine of sin encouraged you the most? Why?
Expand your understanding of salvation
Deepen your experience of worship Increase your motivation in prayer and evangelism
Strengthen your understanding of the gospel
Expand your understanding of conversion
Moderate your expectations of the Church
Deepen your compassion for the lost
What would you say to a friend thinking of walking away from Christ due to sin they see in the church?
Grasping the doctrine of sin will deepen your compassion for the lost. How might you pursue to grow in compassion for those who do not yet know Christ?
How did this session deepen your appreciation for the work of Christ?
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Respond to the teaching in prayer:
Praise God for making us alive with Christ even though we were dead in our trespasses and sins!
Confess how sin has permeated every part of your life.
Thank God that Jesus Christ provides a solution for the world’s sin problem!
Ask God to continually sanctify you, help you see sin’s effects in your life more, and to strengthen your ministry by knowing the doctrine of sin.
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