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Paul Explains Why We Have No Excuse To Sin
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Paul Explains Why We Have No Excuse To Sin

Theological Terms ResponseDenise ThorntonOhio Christian UniversityProfessor Thaddeus HicksThe Need for Salvation: Although Paul explains why we have no excuse to sin, still we do. Mind you Paul does not say it is possible to live and not sin because that would contradict God who stated no man is without sin! “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.” 1 John 1:8Paul declared in Acts 20:27, “For I did not shrink back from declaring to you the whole will of God.” Here Paul is making it clear to the flock that they have no excuse to sin, because he taught them how to avoid yielding to temptation. However, Paul knows the flesh is weak, meaning there will be instances of sin creating imminent need for salvation.The need for salva...