Give Shop
04 July 2022 | Sunday

The Sin of Self – Reliance

The Sin of Self Reliance

Is Self – Reliance a sin? Often we are encouraged to be self-reliant and stand on our own two feet – and yet God said it is not good for us to be alone! In his letter to the Galatians, Paul unpacks how his need of their care, lead to the kingdom of God expanding amongst them, he was with them because of his illness, through his vulnerability God tested and grew them, and the relationship between him and the church became deep enough for him to later challenge them. Well, maybe try relying on others this week, and allow others to rely on you, and see how the Kingdom expands amongst us.

Seven

It is easy to make distinctions when it comes to sin. Despite the obvious consequences of certain actions, ultimately the Bible doesn’t really categorise, but warns that doing whatever we feel like doing is not a free life. The business end of sin is death to our spirit.¬†We will conclude each teach with a time of liturgy for confession as a chance for all to examine themselves. This is a 7 part teaching series on the less deadly sins.

Listen on iTunes & Spotify
Subscribe to our channels and listen to our messages on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

Watch on YouTube
You can watch the messages on our YouTube channel.

Give to Renewal
You may wish to help us by contributing to the work of Renewal. Thank you for standing with us in your donations and helping the church to fulfil its mission & vision. You can give online at renewalcc.com/give.

ARTICLES WRITTEN BY:

Born into Renewal, Justyn has been part of the church his whole life. He now heads up a vast team of talented staff and volunteers at Renewal in between cups of coffee and a digestive biscuit.

Other Articles by Justyn