Tag Archives: sin

Scripture at Sunrise 4.4.2018

“Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves, because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever! Amen.” -Romans 1:24-25

Every sin is a kind of practical atheism-it is acting as if God were not there. -Tim Keller

Scripture at Sunrise 12.27.2017

“”You shall have no other gods before Me.” -Exodus 20:3

“Sin isnʼt only doing bad things; it’s more fundamentally making good things into ultimate things. Sin is building your life and meaning on anything, even a very good thing, more than on God. Whatever we build our life on will drive us and enslave us. Sin is primarily idolatry.” -Tim Keller

Scripture at Sunrise 12.18.2017

“Whoever is of God hears the words of God. The reason why you do not hear them is that you are not of God.” -John 8:47
Can you hear God’s Words? Is God’s Word alive to you? Sin blocks the ears–sometimes you need your ears cleaned. – excerpt from Steve Wainright’s Sunday Evening Sermon

Sunday Morning 12/17 – Romans 10:6-11
True Faith
Sunday Evening 12/17 – John 8:33-47
The Paternity Test
Wednesday Evening 12/13 – 2 Kings 8:25-29
United in Wickedness

Scripture at Sunrise 8.31.2017


“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” -John 1:5
Christ gives us true things to think about that overcome the darkness of this life, while others say, “just hum loudly and look away.” -Tim Keller via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 8.24.2017


“Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head and fell on the ground and worshiped. And he said, ‘Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return. The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the Name of the Lord.’ In all this Job did not sin or charge God with wrong.” -Job 1:20-22
If God really is God, He is worthy of my worship. It also means His actions are beyond my largest notions of what He is up to. -E. Elliott via Tim Keller on Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 8.17.2017


“Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting!” -Psalm 139:23-24
When God exposes your sin it’s not an act of judgment, but of rescue. He is producing in you a desire to run to Him. -Paul Tripp via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 8.10.2017


“But He was pierced for our transgressions; He was crushed for our iniquities; upon Him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with His wounds we are healed.” -Isaiah 53:5
Sin murdered Christ; will you be a friend to it? Sin pierced the heart of the Incarnate God; can you love it? -Spurgeon via Twitter