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THE VICTORY OF

STEP 1 ± WHAT IS SIN?

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VERY IMPORTANT
A terrible doom awaits the sinner, and therefore it is necessary that we know what sin is, in order that we may escape from its power. John says, "Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law; for sin is the transgression of the law." Here we have the true definition of sin; it is "the transgression of the law."
Signs of the Times, June 20, 1895 par. 5

VERY IMPORTANT
How often the sinner is urged to leave his sins, and come to Jesus; but has the messenger who would lead him to Christ clearly pointed out the way? Has he clearly pointed out the fact that "sin is the transgression of the law," and that he must repent, and forsake the breaking of God's commandments?
Signs of the Times, June 20, 1895 par. 5

and that obey not the gospel of God.VERY IMPORTANT Christ will come to consume the false prophet. 1895 par. and it is of the highest importance to each one of us that we know the conditions by which we shall escape the sinner's doom. to sweep away the hosts of apostasy. June 20. 5 . to take vengeance on them that know not God. Signs of the Times.

Man's conscience has become hardened by sin.VERY IMPORTANT It is of the greatest moment that we understand the nature of our fall and the consequences of transgression. and his judgment has become confused as to what is sin. Signs of the Times. 5 . and his understanding darkened by transgression. June 20. 1895 par.

and it is essential that his conscience be aroused to understand that sin is the transgression of God's holy law. June 20.VERY IMPORTANT He has become benumbed by the influence of iniquity. He who does not obey the commandments of God is a sinner in the sight of God. Signs of the Times. 5 . 1895 par.

NOW A RECAP! It is of the greatest moment that we understand the nature of our fall and the consequences of transgression. June 20. and therefore it is necessary that we know what sin is. Signs of the Times. 1895 par. in order that we may escape from its power. A terrible doom awaits the sinner. 5 .

THEY ARE ALL UNDER [THE DOMINION OF] SIN [THE OF] WHAT IS SIN? HOW CAN I BE DELIVERED FROM IT? AM I WRETCHED? .

Sin = transgression of the law Sin exist as a result of an act against a law .WHAT IS SIN? 1st John 3:4 Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.

though they be red like crimson.LET US REASON TOGETHER (ABOUT SIN) SAITH THE LORD Isaiah 1:18 Come now. HOW WILL GOD DEAL WITH SIN? . saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet. and let us reason together. they shall be as white as snow. they shall be as wool. THE QUESTION IS.

SIN IS NOT THE LAW BUT THE BREAKING OF IT! 1st John 3:4 Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law law. SIN DEATH Romans 5:14 Nevertheless death reigned from Adam to Moses .

and so death passed upon all men. as by one man sin entered into the world.WHY DEATH PASSED UPON ALL MEN? Romans 5:12 Wherefore. for that all have sinned sinned: . and death by sin.

WHY DEATH PASSED UPON ALL MEN? Romans 5:13 (For until the law was in the world: but sin is not imputed when there is no law. SIN DEATH .

Romans 5:13 (For until the law sin was in the world: but sin is not imputed [Put to account] when there is no law. SIN BUT SIN DOES NOT HAVE TO EXIST! .

HOW CAN I BE DELIVERED FROM IT? WHO SHALL DELIVER ME? Romans 7:24 O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death? .

they are together become unprofitable. not one: There is none that understandeth. there is none that seeketh after God. no. As it is written. there is none that doeth good. no. that they are all under [rule of] sin. There is none righteous.Romans 3:9 -12 we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles. not one. They are all gone out of the way. .

´ According to their ideas He should permit none to approach Him but those who had repented. COL. ³This man receiveth sinners. there is none that seeketh after It was taught by the Jews that before God's love is extended to the sinner.001 . And it was this thought that led the Pharisees to exclaim in astonishment and anger. he must first repent.189.Romans 3:9 -12 God. repentance is a work by which men earn the favor of Heaven. In their view.

but He reveals to us His us love in order that we may repent. there is none that seeketh after God. We do not repent in order that God may love us." Rom. They are all gone out of the way. 3:11. But in the parable of the lost sheep. "There is none that understandeth. Christ teaches that salvation does not come through our seeking after God but through God's seeking after us.Romans 3:9 -12 there is none that seeketh after God.001 .189. 12. COL.

not one.1901-03-20. no. there is none that doeth good.Romans 3:9 -12 there is none that seeketh after God. no. They are all gone out of the way. not one.003 . There is none righteous. there is none that seeketh after God. "As it is written. ST. there is none that understandeth." The eye of Him who sees the present condition of things has portrayed the state of things existing in the world and the church to-day. they are together become unprofitable.

14:I-4.Romans 3:9 -12 there is none that seeketh after God. Ps. ST. and the church to-day.1901-03-20. not one.3 The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men.003 . no. to see if there were any that did understand.´ Psalms 14: 2 . they are all together become filthy: there is none that doeth good. and seek God. They are all gone aside.

And what has brought about this terrible condition?--It is the making void of the law of God.003 . ST.1901-03-20.Romans 3:9 -12 there is none that seeketh after God.

with their tongues they have used ‡ deceit. ‡ the poison of asps is under their lips: ‡ Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness: ‡ Their feet are swift to shed blood: ‡ Destruction and misery are in their ways: ‡ And the way of peace have they not known: .Making Void of the Law of God ‡ Romans 3:13 -17 ‡ Their throat is an open sepulchre.

it saith to them who are under the [condemnation of the] law: that every mouth may be stopped.Making Void of the Law of God ‡ Romans 3:18 -19 ‡ There is no fear of God before their eyes. . and all the world may become guilty before God. ‡ Now we know that what things soever the law saith.

and miserable .AM I WRETCHED? Rev 3:17 Because thou knowest not that thou art wretched.

[straight] but they have sought out many inventions.DID GOD MADE MAN TO BE A SINNER? Ecc 7:29 Lo. being without a taint of sin upon him. 5 Bible Commentary. that God hath made man upright. this only have I found. 1128 . The first Adam was created a pure. sinless being.

in the likeness of God.001 & Letter 191. no corrupt propensities or tendencies to evil PP. 1899 . There were no corrupt principles in the first Adam.080.DID GOD MADE MAN TO BE A SINNER? Adam was created sinless.

Had they remained true to God it would ever have continued to enshroud them. They lived in perfect conformity to the will of God. This robe of light was a symbol of their spiritual garments of heavenly innocence. All the strength of their affections was given to their heavenly Father. enshrouded the holy pair. the light of God. 311 . A beautiful soft light. Christ s Object Lessons.THE WHITE ROBE OF INNOCENCE The white robe of innocence was worn by our first parents when they were placed by God in holy Eden.

. Christ s Object Lessons.THE WHITE ROBE OF INNOCENCE But when sin entered. Naked and ashamed. 311 . and the light that had encircled them departed. they severed their connection with God. they tried to supply the place of the heavenly garments by sewing together fig leaves for a covering.

HOLY SPIRIT Will RESULT OF THE RIGHTEOUS NATURE Will  The Holy Spirit dwells in him (He is a temple)  God s Law of love reigns  God is enthroned  Man s will exercised according to God s will  Principles of goodness embedded in his nature .

HOLY SPIRIT Will Will RESULT OF THE RIGHTEOUS NATURE  Because of the presence of the divine nature (Holy Spirit) Note: Flesh and blood is not: ‡ the righteous nature ‡ nor is it the sinful nature .

HOLY SPIRIT Will Will THIS BLEND WOULD PRESERVE MAN S LIFE THROUGHOUT ETERNITY And the commandment. I found to be unto death Romans 7:10 . which was ordained to life.

Signs of the Times. 1894.HOLY SPIRIT Will Will THIS BLEND WOULD PRESERVE MAN S LIFE THROUGHOUT ETERNITY The law of God is the foundation of his government. par 4 . and is exactly what is needed to preserve life and righteousness. February 26.

1899-03-08. divinity and humanity were blended. The Son of man is fully qualified to be the originator of a humanity that will blend with divinity by partaking of the divine nature.010 . ST. When He came to the world the first time.HUMANITY AND DIVINITY BLENDED THIS BLEND WOULD PRESERVE MAN¶S LIFE THROUGHOUT ETERNITY The signs of His second coming are clearly pointed out in prophecy. This is our only hope.

ST.HUMANITY AND DIVINITY BLENDED THIS BLEND WOULD PRESERVE MAN¶S LIFE THROUGHOUT ETERNITY He offers to make us golden threads in the web of humanity.1899-03-08.010 . and setting them flowing in sanctified channels. He would have us act our part by co-operating with Him in healing the springs of life which have been perverted.

HOLY SPIRIT Will Will Know ye not that ye are the temple of God. and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? 1st Corinthians 3:16 .

HOLY SPIRIT Will Will The living church of God is individually a habitation of God through the Spirit.2 . In Heavenly Places. that man may become a well-built temple for the indwelling of the Holy Spirit of God. Pg 283.

Pg 283.2 . In Heavenly Places.HOLY SPIRIT Will Will that the Lord Jesus Christ may dwell in his innermost being. ennobling and sanctifying his human nature by His divine attributes.

HOLY SPIRIT Will Will Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ. Romans 8:9 . he is none of his his.