Sin is out of the Question (Mortification of Sin)

Joel Littlefield

Mortifying Sin
“Do you mortify; do you make it your daily work; be always at it whilst you live; cease not a day from this work; be killing sin or it will be killing you.” – John Owen, The Mortification of Sin
Hyper grace is a movement which views the sacrifice of Christ for sins past, present and future, but views them in such a light that Christian holiness and Christian repentance is of little concern. A hyper-gracer might say in the name of “grace” that avoidance of sin is pointless and striving for holiness is unnecessary because I am already forgiven for it all.

On the one hand I agree that Christ imputes righteousness and fully justifies those who believe upon Him with a faith like Abraham.  I know that obedience will never in any way increase a persons chance of salvation, nor will anyone be looked over or disqualified solely…

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Published by Joel Littlefield

I am a husband, father of four, church planter and the pastor of New City Church in Bath, Maine. My desire for writing is that many would respond in love and faith towards God, and bring glory to Jesus.

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