Audio
Delivered By
Phillip Rainwater
Delivered On
May 12, 2019
Central Passage
Romans 6:15-23
Subject
AM Sermon
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May 12, 2019 A.M. SERVICE

TOLERATING SIN

ROMANS 6:15-23

INTRODUCTION:

A.  Man’s major problem regarding life is sin; Romans 6:23

      1.  A person who dies in sin cannot enter heaven; John 8:21

      2.  Concerning heaven, John wrote; Revelation 21:27

B.  Sin binds man and keeps him from obeying God; Romans 6:16

C.  Jesus taught; Matthew 6:24

D.  A study of the consequences of “Tolerating Sin”

I.  TOLERATION OF SIN IS EQUAL TO CONDONING IT: I Corinthians 15:33-34 (ESV)

A.  Paul asked the church at Rome; Romans 6:15

      1.  He answered the question with “God forbid” Romans 6:15

      2.  These had been freed from the slavery of sin; Romans 6:16-17

B.  Jesus loved the sinner but loathed the sin; John 8:11; Romans 6:22

C.  Jesus did not tolerate the sin of selfish hypocrisy; Matthew 23:13-29

      1.  The attitude and actions of the scribes and Pharisees; Matthew 23:13

      2.  All that they did was done for their own glory; Matthew 23:5

D.  Paul wrote; I Corinthians 5:1-6

II.  SPIRITUAL SINS MUST NOT BE TOLERATED: II John 1:9-11

A.  Paul told Titus to rebuke false teachers; Titus 1:10-13

B.  Timothy was warned; II Timothy 4:2-5

C.  The brethren at Rome were to avoid false teacher in their midst; Romans 16:16-17

      1.  Paul wrote; Ephesians 5:11; I Corinthians 5:11

      2.  Jesus demands authority above men; Matthew 28:18; Matthew 6:24

D.  Paul rebuked the carnal minded stating; I Corinthians 3:1-4

III.  TOLERATION OF SIN IS LIKE ROOTING FOR BOTH SIDES: Matthew 6:21-22

A.  Rooting for the Cardinals and the Cubs at the stadium

B.  Luke wrote; Luke 9:23

C.  Jesus stated; John 8:11

D.  Jesus spoke of two roads, two rewards and two eternities stating;

      Matthew 7:13-14

CONCLUSION:

A.  Tolerating moral or spiritual sin will cost many their souls; Matthew 7:21-23

B.  Which road are you taking? John 14:6

C.  Where will you spend your eternity? Matthew 25:46; II Corinthians 5:10