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How Radiation Can Help You Overcome Sin

Friday, March 26, 2010

by Bob Sorge

ALL OF US STRUGGLE TO OVERCOME SIN. The Bible describes this struggle as "striving against sin" (Hebrews 12:4). Some struggle more than others, partly because their history of worldly living has caused the roots of sin to become more deeply entrenched in their being. Regardless of the intensity of our own personal struggle, each of us has wished at times that we could gain victory more completely over sinful patterns.

The pathway to victory over habitual sins is multifaceted and includes repentance, renouncing of old patterns, prayers of agreement, accountability, forgiveness, self-denial, etc. However, I want to focus here on one secret to overcoming sin that is sometimes overlooked or forgotten. I call it, "exposing yourself to the radiation of God's presence and word."

Sin is like a cancer; God's presence is like radiation on that cancer. The longer you're in His presence, soaking in His word and basking in His love, the more power you're ingesting into the very fiber of your being...read the complete article.

(c) Written by Bob Sorge - you can find out more about Bob and his books at Oasis House Ministries.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The problem with this thinking is that the author has ignored that we are dead to sin, alive to Christ now having been bought with a price. We are no longer slaves to sin, but have become the righteousness of God only because Jesus now indwells each of us. The key to not sinning is having a right identity, realizing we have been crucified with Christ and sin no longer RULES us. We can't do anything but abide in Christ and let His life flow through us, causing us to walk in righteousness. It's not about what "we" do, but what HE already has done and is doing in us! Sin has already been dealt with, Mr. Sorge!