Don’t Rearm Your Enemy

“The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law.” 1 Cor 15:56

Satan tricked Adam into doubting God and thus breaking the one commandment he had been given. This gave sin the power to condemn us, a weapon for satan. (Rom 5:19).

Thankfully Jesus fulfilled the law and thus disarmed the enemy. “And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses, by canceling the record of debt that stood against us with its legal demands. This he set aside, nailing it to the cross. He disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in him.” Col 2:13-15 ESV
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Go and Sin No More Does Not Mean God is Going to Get You

The author is against all sin. I agree totally with Paul.

What then? Are we to sin because we are not under law but under grace? By no means! Romans 6:15 ESV

1) There are at least two times where we find Jesus telling people to “sin no more”. In John 5:14, Jesus adds “that nothing worse may happen to you.”

Afterward Jesus found him in the temple and said to him, “See, you are well! Sin no more, that nothing worse may happen to you.” John 5:14 ESV

In John 8:11, many believe the same is implied, that nothing worse may happen to you.

Jesus stood up and said to her, “Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?” She said, “No one, Lord.” And Jesus said, “Neither do I condemn you; go, and from now on sin no more.” John 8:10-11 ESV
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