Month: July 2015

THE CHRISTIAN’S INTERNAL STRUGGLE

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THE CHRISTIAN’S INTERNAL STRUGGLE
Wapanucka church of Christ bulletin, 2008
 
In Romans 7: 14-25, Paul discusses his own personal battle between the flesh and the spirit.  Paul begins in verse 14 by acknowledging that he is unspiritual, sold as a slave to sin.  In verse 15, he states, I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate, I do.  In verse 18-19 Paul admits, I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my sinful nature.  For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. For what I do is not the good I want to do; no, the evil I do not want to do…this I keep on doing.
 
Can you relate to what Paul is saying?  I can.  I don’t know of a passage of…

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