Cannot Go On

The Brew Is A Musing

No one who is born of God will continue to sin, because God’s seed remains in him; he cannot go on sinning, because he has been born of God. (1 John 3:8–9, NIV 1984).

My Musings – This does not mean that those “born of God” will never sin again. There will be instances, even seasons, where they will. Perhaps egregiously. But they will not, they cannot, remain in that state. Like the prodigal son, through the influence of the Holy Spirit, they will come to their senses and return to their Father. They may, likely will, fall again. But the frequency and length of the seasons will lessen as they grow in Christ, with higher highs and higher lows.

While we cannot judge, those who habitually continue to sin with no real progress to a transformed life, were likely never “born of God” in the…

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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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