Hold Out, Stand Your Ground

The Brew Is A Musing

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My Musings – Sin. Our earthly nature. We read the items from Colossians 3:5-9 (sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed – among others) and are outwardly repulsed by them. Yet, because we still have a sin nature (our old self) we are sometimes inwardly attracted to and desire them anyway. More often than we care to admit it, our outward actions become guided by our inward desires. Virtues. We read the items from Colossians 3:12-14 (compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience – among others) and outwardly admire them. Yet, even though we are Christians (our new self) and sin has no real power over us, at times we inwardly find them unattractive and undesirable. More often than we care to admit it, our outward actions are not guided by them. This seems so illogical, but it is a struggle we all face every day. We need to learn…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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