Top 10 Countdown: #5

We’re counting down the top ten Bible verses of all time, as determined by researchers with very large brains who analyze how often each verse is referenced.

Here’s VERSE #5:

All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
(Romans 3:23)

Everybody sins and falls short of God’s glory. You. Me. Your pastor. Billy Graham. Mother Teresa. The Apostle Paul. EVERYBODY.

Jesus on Sin

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We’re in the midst of a series entitled JESUS ON EVERYTHING, where we’re looking at what Jesus said on a wide variety of subjects with a minimum of commentary from me.

Today’s topic? SIN. Jesus had a lot to say on this subject.

Deal with Sin Directly

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We’re attempting to answer the question What exactly are Christians supposed to do? by looking at 50 commands straight from the mouth of Jesus.

Today’s command tells us how to keep sin from spreading:

Stop Sinning

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We’re attempting to answer the question What exactly are Christians supposed to do? by looking at 50 commands straight from the mouth of Jesus.

Jesus was in Jerusalem at a pool called Bethesda, which was surrounded by people suffering from various disabilities. Legend had it that every once in awhile an angel would dip his wings into the water and stir it up and that the first person in would be healed.

A real healing occurred when Jesus arrived on the scene. Here’s what eyewitnesses reported:

Fix Your Eyes

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Jesus said that “all the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments”:

  1. Love God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength.
  2. Love your neighbor as yourself.

(Matthew 22:37-40; Mark 12:28-34)

We’re in the midst of reviewing 50 commands straight from the mouth of Jesus that show what it reeeeeally means to love God and others. Today’s featured command shows just how serious Jesus is about sin:

How to be a Disciple

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In today’s passage, Jesus passes along several valuable lessons to his disciples: