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Baxter on Hating Sin 2 - by Michael Phillips
Baxter on Hating Sin - Part 2 of 4
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Psalm 97:10
Jan 01, 1988 pm - Tonight, with the Lord's help, we'll continue our study of Richard Baxter on Hating Sin. The Bible says that sin is a hateful thing to God and ought to be hated by everyone else. Do you hate sin? Sure you do. Everyone does. In other people. But do you hate your own sin? You ought to. For, as bad as the sins of the unsaved are, yours and mine are far worse. We have to get this into our heads. Although God loves us, He does not love our sins. Though He forgives our sins, He does not overlook them or mitigate their seriousness. Thus, if you want to hate your sin, you must be convinced that it's worse than the unbeliever's. How can that be? Because (1) You're a child of God, (2) You're a part of Christ's body, (3) You've enjoyed the special work of the Holy Spirit in your soul, (4) You've received saving grace, (5) You've been forgiven, (6) You've promised to quit your sins, (7) You know the bitterness of sin, and, (8) You know better. This is what we've studied last now. Now let's move on to the rest of the Puritan's first point. If you want to hate your sin, you must remember that it's worse than the unbeliever's sin because, YOU'VE SPOKEN EVIL OF IT. There's nothing worse than ... More >>>

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