are we powerless to sin


#1

Rom 7 Gal 5

What do you think?


#2

Hi,

Yes, If you have the Holy Spirit in you then you have power over sin. If someone does not have the Holy Spirit in them then they are a slave to sin.:frowning: Having the Holy Spirit in you gives the ability to choose righteousness over sin.:thumbsup:


#3

I would say ‘yes’ we are powerless to sin,.

To be fair, the author of sin is so far above us in power and intellect, it is no small wonder us mere mortals are so powerless.

But with God we are invincible. Recall that lovely powerful feeling when you come out of confession that you are so strong [and you are] against all those weaknesses that you were not long before, prey and victim to


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