The battle with sin

10 Feb

 In his book Battling Unbelief John Piper gives some great insight into the fight against sin:

Battling unbelief is another way of saying “living by faith in future grace”. The unbelief is the failure to trust the promises of God that sustain our radical obedience to the future…

Battling unbelief and fighting for faith in future grace means that we fight fire with fire. We throw against the promises of sin the promises of God. We take hold of some great promise God made about our future and say to a particular sin “Match that!” (Rom 8:13 – putting to death the deeds of the body)

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