No longer a Slave | Besetting Sins

“No longer a Slave” Part 3 “Besetting Sins”

Heb. 12:1-2 – NLT

*A “besetting” sin is any sin that a Christian repeatedly commits

Gal. 5:19-21 – NLT

*When habitual sin in not dealt with it will consume us little by little like a cancer

*As long as we are legitimizing or justifying our sin we will never deal with our heart issue

How do we deal with habitual sin?

1. Be honest with ourselves, God and another about our sin

Proverbs 28:13 – NLT

2. Practice “radical amputation”

Matt. 5:28-30 – NLT

A. People B. Places C. Conditions

3. Practice right living

Gen. 4:7 – NLT

*Not doing what is right will lead to doing what is wrong

4. Know that the Father loves you even when you fail

*Condemnation is the devil’s greatest ally

5. Remember only the power of Jesus can give us victory over sin!

*Rom. 5:15 – NLT

*We may have the will to be free but only God has the power to make us free