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Summary: Sin is not a wild animal to be tamed, but a beast to be destroyed.

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Coddling Sin

April 24, 2014 Morning Service

Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK

Rick Boyne

Message Point: Sin is not a wild animal to be tamed, but a beast to be destroyed.

Focus Passage: Romans 7:14-25

Supplemental Passage: No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it. (1 Corinthians 10:13 NASB)

Introduction: Full Definition of coddle

transitive verb

1 : to cook (as eggs) in liquid slowly and gently just below the boiling point

2 : to treat with extreme or excessive care or kindness : pamper

I. I do what I don’t want to do

a. We think we are trapped

i. Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come. (2 Corinthians 5:17 NASB)

b. Sometimes, it’s because we really DO want to do it (we love our sin more than we love God)

II. I don’t do what I want to do

a. We think we are powerless

i. I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. (Philippians 4:13 NASB)

b. Sometimes, it’s because we really DO NOT want to do it.

III. Jesus sets us free

a. We don’t break free ourselves

b. It is through the power of Jesus that HE sets us free through our faith in Him and the indwelling of the Holy Spirit

c. No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it. (1 Corinthians 10:13 NASB)

Application/Invitation: Do you have a sin to confess? Do you have some repenting to do? Have you been coddling a sin that simply needs to be destroyed? Get right with God today!


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