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More suitable for today's time if an armed gunman is standing before me and my initial reaction is panic I have sinned...but that does not mean that I did not have fear. However it's a good man is standing before me and I have fear but I remain calm in inside of myself I pray and and trust in the Lord I have not sinned. We have to understand that as humans we will have any emotion, but it is what we do with the emotion that will determine the sin.
18.10.2014 14:44
Again I disagree.. The Bible encourages us to fear not, but where does it call fear a 'Sin'? If that is the case then anger is a sin... And we know very clearly the Bible says be angry but sin not. I respect that you may be well educated, however I disagree that fear is a sin. The Bible says to bring everything to God and so if I have a fear my initial reaction is to bring it to God. There for having the fear is not the sin, but it is a reaction that determines whether or not you have sin. If I don't have enough money to pay my bills and I worry I have sinned. But if I don't have enough money to pay my bills and I pray and trust God I have not sinned.
18.10.2014 14:39
I don't agree that fear is a sin.. I do believe that the action you perform once you feel the emotion of fear could be sinful but to fear is not sin. Just like to have anger is not a sin for the Bible declares to be angry but sin not. So if I have a fear it's what follows that emotion that determines the sin. If It's raining and I have limited visibility that will create fear, and if I panic I have sinned, but if I am calm and pray I have not sinned even though I did fear.
15.10.2014 23:23
ALSO I AM NOT ;/.....http://www.mes-series-ddl.com
21.09.2014 18:22
Beloved Pastor, the portal and question and answers are very useful to many(teens, young men and Adults). As a Bible Teacher in my area (Tamilnadu), India, I pray that Lord Almighty will give you more wisdom and practical knowledge to answer many questions like in the Biblical way. Prof.S.Needhidasan sneedhidasan@gmail.com
16.09.2014 12:01
Beloved Pastor, the portal and question and answers are very useful to many(teens, young men and Adults). As a Bible Teacher in my area (Tamilnadu), India, I pray that Lord Almighty will give you more wisdom and practical knowledge to answer many questions like in the Biblical way. Prof.S.Needhidasan sneedhidasan@gmail.com
16.09.2014 11:58
Jesus is the only way to be save
07.09.2014 22:44
I am not sure about it. A men earring is wrong or not is a question mark because in the bible which I agreed 100% that the men shouldn't wear a long hair. What about earring for men ? I dont know. In their time, who worshiped true God might have wear earrings. In the bible, it didnt say anything about it. I do not know for sure.
02.09.2014 23:38
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Confession of sins

Is becoming a monk the solution to overcoming sin?

31 mai 2012 | ora 08.21 Doctrine | Priest Vasile Filat

Question:

What is your opinion about a person (a woman) who has taken part in the ways of the world, committing the worst of sins and now she wants to retract from the world and live in a monastery as a nun. Is this the solution to her problems? What are the risks? Will she be tempted to strongly to turn back to her sins?

There exists freedom from the power of sin and this freedom does not come from retracting from the world in a monastery. She can move to a monastery and still be a slave to her sins. Temptation does not just come upon you from the world around you, it also comes from within you because of our sin nature (human nature), or “flesh” as the Bible calls it. It is true that this sin nature is stirred up by the worldly stimulation that constantly bombards us both audio and visual. It is also true that our sin nature can be tempted by past memories and experiences. The solitary lifestyle of a monastery may help in relieving temptation from outward worldly stimuli but it may also be the doorway to interior temptation based on past memories and experiences.  It may turn into an obsession. Remember, in the eyes of God, mental sin (thinking about the act) is the same as actually doing it (committing the act in your mind). Jesus taught us:

But I say to you that whoever looks on a woman to lust after her has already committed adultery with her in his heart. (Matthew 5:28)

The solution for overcoming sin is not isolation from the world. Instead, t is being born again, transformed by the indwelling of the Holy Spirit. This happens when a person enters the New Covenant through Jesus Christ. I would advise you to begin studying the Bible systematically and hurry to enter the New Covenant. You need to repent of your sins which means that you turn away from them indefinitely. Make a firm decision to become a true follower of the Lord Jesus Christ, choosing to obey Him and His teachings on a daily basis. You also need to find a local church where the Bible is taught and applied. With the power of the Holy Spirit that will indwell you once you repent and are born again you will be able to be victorious in your battle over sin and temptation.

But the fruit of the Spirit is: love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, faith, meekness, self-control; against such things there is no law. But those belonging to Christ have crucified the flesh with its passions and lusts. (Galatians 5:22-24)

Hurry and be reconciled with God via Jesus Christ in the New Covenant. That is the only way that you will be able to overcome/defeat your sinful human nature with all of its lusts and temptations.

Translation by: Erik Brewer

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