Presentation on theme: "Sin Unto Death Have I committed the sin unto death? 1 John 5:16-19."— Presentation transcript:
Sin Unto Death Have I committed the sin unto death? 1 John 5:16-19
Terms “Unpardonable Sin” – not a biblical phrase“Unpardonable Sin” – not a biblical phrase 1 John 5:16-19 – “sin unto death”1 John 5:16-19 – “sin unto death” What is this sin?What is this sin? Have I done it?Have I done it? How can I prevent having this sin against me in judgment?How can I prevent having this sin against me in judgment?
Logic – Unpardonable Sin 1.The phrase is not in the Bible 2.If there is such a thing, why worry about it or try to figure it out? 3.If I am guilty – it is too late.
Logic – 1 John 5 Every sin confessed will be forgivenEvery sin confessed will be forgiven –1 John 1:9 - –1 John 1:9 - If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. There is a sin unto deathThere is a sin unto death –Do not pray for them Conclusion: THE SIN UNTO DEATH IS THE SIN NOT CONFESSED.Conclusion: THE SIN UNTO DEATH IS THE SIN NOT CONFESSED.
Application Every sin confessed will be forgivenEvery sin confessed will be forgiven –Lying –Gossip –Slander –Forsaking assemblies –Not discerning the Lord in communion –Profanity
Application Sins known only by youSins known only by you –Lust –Greed –Jealousy, Envy –Hatred Sins known in your home / familySins known in your home / family –Anger –Violence –Abuse
Application Moral wrongs in your lifeMoral wrongs in your life Sexual sins – adultery, fornication, rape, homosexualitySexual sins – adultery, fornication, rape, homosexuality See the listsSee the lists –Galatians 5:19-21 – works of the flesh –Romans 1:29-32 - –Romans 1:29-32 - knowing the righteous judgment of God, that those who practice such things are deserving of death –1 Corinthians 6:9-11 - –1 Corinthians 6:9-11 -Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God?
How to Prevent Take an honest look at yourselfTake an honest look at yourself Are there sins in your life that:Are there sins in your life that: –You have not corrected? –You have not sought forgiveness? –You have not confessed? THE SIN UNTO DEATH IS THE SIN NOT CONFESSED.THE SIN UNTO DEATH IS THE SIN NOT CONFESSED.
How to Prevent Confession should be:Confession should be: –As public and open as the sin is known Private – repent and pray to GodPrivate – repent and pray to God Known – confess to those who know, repent, prayKnown – confess to those who know, repent, pray Public – confess to church, repent, seek restorationPublic – confess to church, repent, seek restoration Do you have a sin unto death?Do you have a sin unto death? While you are still alive – there is hopeWhile you are still alive – there is hope After you die – there is no forgivenessAfter you die – there is no forgiveness
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