PAUL THE APOSTLE OF JESUS CHRIST BY THE WILL OF GOD AND TIMOTHY OUR
TO THE SAINTS AND THE FAITHFUL BRETHREN IN CHRIST WHO ARE IN COLOSSE.
SAVED BUT STILL
WHO WAS PAUL AND TIMOTHY
SPEAKING TO HERE IN THIS LETTER?
WAS IT TO SINNERS OR SAINTS?
TO THE UNFAITHFUL
BRETHREN OR THOSE WHO WERE FAITHFUL?
To the saints and the faithful brethren in CHRIST
who were in Colosse.
We so often hear professing Christians saying that
they are just dirty sinners and that they are just this and that. I have heard this
so often, I have come to believe that these people are just that. But Paul and
Timothy called the Christians of Colosse, the faithful ones at least, they called them saints!
Can we be sinners and
and if we can, why did not Paul/Timothy say to the sinner saints at
instead of saints?
My understanding is that the
very well known Christian song
When the Saints Go Marching In
when the Saints, not the sinners
sinners will not be marching into
heaven but they will be crawling into hell, in regret, torment and pain.
Why is it that people say
such contradictory things?
is it a sign of humility?
or a reality that must be
faced, that JESUS is not able to deliver us from the grip of sin
or is it something
else? Yes we were sinners saved by grace
that is past tense.
FOR SIN SHALL NOT HAVE
DOMINION OVER YOU
FOR YOU ARE NOT UNDER LAW BUT UNDER GRACE........ROMANS 6:14.
AND HAVING BEEN SET FREE FROM
YOU BECAME SLAVES OF RIGHTEOUSNESS FOR HE WHO HAS DIED HAS BEEN SET FREE FROM
Is there any way that we are able to cease from sin in our own strength?
No, but GOD
gave His Spirit who is Holy, to lead us into victory over all sin and if we do sin we have
LORD JESUS CHRIST.
In actual fact we are either
sinners or saints. I firmly believe that there are multitudes that believe that if they
simply admit this contradiction of
I am just a sinner saved by grace!
are therefore eligible for the concession card that says.
I CAN LIVE IN SIN AND STILL
ESCAPE THE ETERNAL FIRE OF HELL.... REVELATION 21:8.
Admitting that we are sinners, will not save the soul from destruction
from our sins is what GOD is looking for
actions speak louder that words.
AS A DOG RETURNS TO HIS OWN
SO A FOOL REPEATS HIS FOLLY... PROVERBS 26:11.
Dear reader, dont be ashamed of being uneducated, poor in earthly wealth,
black or white or yellow, short, tall or of a particular race of peoples
of sin and sin alone!
BEHOLD THE LAMB OF
WHO TAKES AWAY THE SIN OF THE WORLD....JOHN
Pastor Paul Sheehan