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40 | Kill or Be Killed

Jul 7, 2024    Ritchie Johnson

2 Sam. 12:26-13:39 | Kill or Be Killed

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Slides:


Theme: “Be killing sin, or sin will be killing you.” John Owen

 

Deuteronomy 27:22

'Cursed is he who lies with his sister, the daughter of his father or of his mother.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

 

Exodus 20:5-6

"You shall not worship them or serve them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and the fourth generations of those who hate Me, 6 but showing lovingkindness to thousands, to those who love Me and keep My commandments.

 

Theme: “Be killing sin, or sin will be killing you.” John Owen

 

Chapel vocabulary word of the day: Concupiscence

• A strong desire/lust for the forbidden

 

James 1:13-15 

Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am being tempted by God"; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone. 14 But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust. 15 Then when lust has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and when sin is accomplished, it brings forth death.

 

Romans 1:24, 28

Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, so that their bodies would be dishonored among them. ... 28 And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper…

 

1 Thessalonians 4:3-5

For this is the will of God, your sanctification; [that is,] that you abstain from sexual immorality; 4 that each of you know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor, 5 not in lustful passion, like the Gentiles who do not know God;

 

Colossians 3:4-6

When Christ, who is our life, is revealed, then you also will be revealed with Him in glory. 5 Therefore consider the members of your earthly body as dead to immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which amounts to idolatry. 6 For it is because of these things that the wrath of God will come upon the sons of disobedience…

 

I may or may not be to blame for my sinful desires, but I am responsible for them.

 

Joshua 7:13 

"Consecrate yourselves for tomorrow, for thus the LORD, the God of Israel, has said, "There are things under the ban in your midst, O Israel. You cannot stand before your enemies until you have removed the things under the ban from your midst."


Joshua 3:5

Then Joshua said to the people, "Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the LORD will do wonders among you."