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Dying to sin: conclusion

In the last post, I suggested that it is the Christian’s right self image, that is, understanding who they are in Christ which is to fuel and motivate them as they put sin to death. Theology provides rich fodder for doing this. Here are three suggestions:

Dying to sin: whose work?

Last time we saw the commands in the Bible to die to/rid yourself of sin and live to righteousness/clothe yourself with godliness. So that sounds like those things are our job to do. Yet, the Bible also uses the passive to talk about this, the idea of us ‘being renewed’ […]

Dying to sin: intro

For my theology paper this semester, I wrote on the ideas of ‘dying to sin and living to righteousness’, or, in theological speak, ‘mortification and vivification’. It’s all very well to know the theory of being made new in Christ, but ‘dying to sin’ sounds like an abstract concept: what […]