The scripture references below go with today’s post of A Nonchurchgoer’s Guide to Jesus and His Kingdom.
1 Timothy 5:22 (If you don’t keep yourself from sin, you can’t be free.)
2 Timothy 2:19, 24-25, 26 (To be sinning is to be held captive to it.)
Romans 6:1-23 (The entire chapter deals with freedom from sin.)
Matthew 6:12 (It’s not enough to stop sinning. You must also forgive others of their sins…just as you have been forgiven.)
James 1:13-14, 15 (Notice the progression from lust to temptation to sin to death…and avoid that progression. Avoid getting on that road.)
1 John 1:9 (Confess your sins and forsake them. Therein you will find freedom and power.)
If you are familiar with the Bible, or if you want to hear more from it, you may want to read one of my other blogs: A Bible Reader’s Guide to Jesus and His Kingdom.
Any quotations of Scripture are taken from the NASB, unless otherwise noted.