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        1 John 1:7
it makes me ask questions.we all sin?yes!but do all of us continue to sin after? 
Wednesday, December 29, 1999 2:50:33 PM   mrsredraven

changed on Wednesday, January 05, 2000 8:21:40 AM

      re:1 John 1:7   
Yes we do...many times it may be unintentional, but we all sin.

I believe the difference is in our attitudes towards our sins.

For example:
If you sin, and confess your sin to the Lord, He will forgive us our sins and cleanse us.


If you PLAN to sin with the thought that you can confess to it later and be forgiven may be a different matter.

So yes, we all sin, and Satan is right there to make sure we do so in a grand way, but trust and turn to the Lord during times of temptation, and allow His strength to guide you through a tough time.

If you commit a sin, confess to the Lord your sin, and allow yourself to be graciously forgiven.

(1 John 1:8) "If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us." 
Friday, May 13, 2005 10:28:43 PM wade vc

changed on Friday, May 13, 2005 10:36:44 PM

      re:1 John 1:7   
Yes we do. If this is intenntional sin we will not be forgiven all the time. Every one sins unintentionaly, that is, satan is always trying to defeat us and is always trying to take us away from the truth of God and will use any means to try to accompolish that. If our sin is unintentional and we repent of that sin(walk away from it, stay away from it) then we will be forgiven. Example: If we sin on purpose all week, go to church and ask forgiveness on sunday, then go out and sin again in the same way during the week, we will NOT be forgiven, because we have not TURNED AWAY from the sin. Make sense?
May God bless you 
Friday, February 14, 2003 11:56:02 AM groadsmom
      re:1 John 1:7   
i can only assume your question is " DO WE SIN AFTER SALVATION ".Yes we do....see 1 john 1:8 .Remember this my friend....Jesus died for all your sins past...present...and future. You have not sinned a sin that isn't under the blood of Jesus. All you must be concerned with is V.9 . Confess your sin ...the father asks only the fellowship of you confession His Son has done all the rest already 
Tuesday, January 21, 2003 5:24:27 PM dartmaster644
      re:1 John 1:7   
To walk with God humbly allow Him to work His Spirit in you and be an overcomer of the flesh.When we sin we should hold very short accounts with God, quickly repent.God knows every ones' heart.We have died to sin and should not live in it any longer.
Maybe Reading the following chapters [Romans 6],[Romans 7] and [Romans 8]
,[galations 5] and [galatians 6:7-9]
[Ephesians 4:17 to end of chapter 5] and chapter [John 15]
will be a good follow up to [1 John] will shed more Light.
I know from my own mistakes in past, walking in the spirit is the best blessed and most abundent way to live and walk 
Monday, January 13, 2003 6:33:31 PM mickcoldii

changed on Monday, January 13, 2003 10:45:58 PM

      re:1 John 1:7   
Yep, We are only human and are going to sin until the day we die. The thing to remember is that we need to come to God and ask for forgiveness for our sins, and to repent (turn away) from that sin. A sin can be something even as small seeming as a thought. Satan is always there to poke holes in our faith and lifestyle. In this, he is testing our faith and we need to be strong in God to resist Satans jabs. If we weren't tested, life would be too easy and we could fall away or put God on the back burner and wouldn't come to him so often. If we had no trials, we wouldn't truely know his blessings. God bless 
Monday, December 30, 2002 10:22:09 AM groadsmom
      re:1 John 1:7   
first, there are cleansers out there, ready to throw the baby with the bathwater. This verse simply states that only Christ can do the right job. Hitler was an ethnic cleanser, communists are cultural cleansers who have their own "logical" final solution, not an outright death camp, but a function and a time of death most probably after the function ceases, through purges.

God's "final solution" is in Christ and as seen from the heart. Mind you, we still need to recognize the "bathwater from the baby" so as not to mistake love of the person for love of or indiference to sin. And in fact, sin, when it favors the body over the soul, is ensentialy favoring the body, a cleansing act done at the expense of fundamental concerns, kind of like selling cars with a nice body but no engine.

It is much more important to keep walking, whereas stoping for sake of cleansing kills the "baby".

Let us take for example the Civil war. Most people in the South did not own nor fought for slave interests. Yet people today want to get rid of the Stars and Bars as if it was the same as the German Nazi Swastika flag.

The Stars and Bars is sinful, but we must let it live, for the flag represented a nation of good hearts that had its own opinions on how to deal with the sin of slavery. The Nazi flag on the other hand was fundamentaly racist and utilitarian by definition.

In the end, God's trust in us depends on whether we let the heart see. Those who do not make the difference between the dirt seen with the eyes from the dirt seen with the heart are often very confused as to whom to trust. Anybody with a good heart should see that Christ confirmed that matters of heart are not spread scientificaly, with the iron and Jihads. Matters of heart are spread with the heart. God rewards those who walk with Him, and not those who Jihad for Him. 
Friday, December 27, 2002 1:29:24 PM nikeobrien
      Walking in the light   
I think walking in the light is walking with Him. Being conscious of Him and coming to Him everytime we sin. Walking in the light, I believe is knowing that we can expose our deeds to Him and sometimes to some of our close fellow-believers. Some of us may need to confess our sins (if we habitually cannot break free) to some trusted fellow-believers that can help, like our leaders. We need to remember that when we hide our sins and continue in our sins, we are living in darkness because we do not want our sins to be exposed. The most important verse, I think that relates to this is verse 9 [1 John 1:9] below.

Everytime I sin, I will quickly come before God and confess the sin and bring it into His light because I know that His grace is sufficient for me, and His blood is sufficient to cleanse me still.

The reason why we have to come to Him is because we do not want to dwell in the sorrow of this world and continue hiding, but come to Him and confess it and let the sin no longer rob us of our fellowship with the true Light, Jesus.

[2 Corinthians 7:10]
{Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death.} 
Tuesday, January 04, 2000 9:04:12 AM waihun

changed on Wednesday, January 05, 2000 8:52:37 AM

Yes, sometimes life seems is so cyclical and we remain prisoners of the past so we sin and sin.

The important thing is that the saviour is always available; this means that we can break with the past. HE offers us hope and sustanance. 
Tuesday, January 04, 2000 8:43:06 AM buzz
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