HOW CAN A PERSON CLAIM TO BE “RIGHT WITH GOD” (I.E. “PURE”),
YET BE POLLUTED WITH DELIBERATE KNOWN SIN ?
How Can Anyone Live That Way ?
1. They deny that sin is sin.
A. Argue that “it doesn’t hurt anyone”.
B. Claim that others do it, and they are “good people”.
C. Claim that the Bible doesn’t specifically name it.
2. Deny that it is important to God.
A. Argue that if it was, “He would have hit me with lightning or disease already”.
B. Claim that “God would have stopped me for doing it already if it was so bad.”
C. Claim that “it must be God’s will that I do it, or else it wouldn’t be happening.”
3. Try to get the attention on everyone else’s sin.
A. Point out “all the hypocrites.”
B. Question other people’s salvation.
C. Bring up past experiences with false Christians.
D. Claim that churches aren’t needed because they are all bad.