The Word Among Us

September 2011 Issue

Grace and Sin

Who has the final word?

Grace and Sin: Who has the final word?

"Where sin increased, grace overflowed all the more." (Romans 5:20) Whether we know it or not, we are engaged in a spiritual battle. This battle “is not with flesh and blood but with the principalities, with the powers, with the world rulers of this present darkness, with the evil spirits in the heavens” (Ephesians 6:12). So if we want to fight and win this battle, we need to “put on the armor of God” (6:11).

Our own efforts will help us fight against the reign of sin to a point. But when all is said and done, our enemy is just too strong. If...


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