Newsletter Archive: Open Air Outreach at Tea Party Rally 6/10/2009

For many years, the newsletters for Open Air Outreach were only published through email. Those newsletters were not posted online. We are now in the process of archiving these old newsletters online so that they are available to the body of Christ at large to read and be encouraged and edified by them.

The contents from this post was an email newsletter sent out on 6/10/2009

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Our Baby Elizabeth Was Born! & Ministry Update
Jesse Morrell
Jun 10, 2009

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WE THANK GOD FOR ALL YOUR PRAYERS AND SUPPORT

RECENT OUTREACHES
WE THE PEOPLE RALLY, TYLER TX
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TEA PARTY FOLLOW UP

I was listening to the local radio when I heard that a “follow up to the Tea Party Rally” was going to be held in the town square of Tyler Texas. It is good to watch the local news or to listen to the local radio occasionally because you can hear about local events that are going to occur, which you can bring the Gospel to.  I had heard about the Tea Party Rally and want to go to it but was unable to because of my schedule. This was my opportunity to attend a similar event. There is not much that goes on in Tyler where ministry can be done so I readily jump at the opportunities as they arise. This was a “Grassroots America: We The People” rally.

PERFECT SPOT

Taking my red, white, and blue banner (American colors), I joined the crowd. Right behind the stage is a brick wall for a water fountain. I was able to stand on the wall which made me level with the stage. Stationing myself right next to the state with my banner, the audience was able to see and read my banner perfectly!

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JESUS IS THE ANSWER

There were many others at the event with their own signs. Of course, their signs were all political with political messages. My sign was a spiritual and moral message, calling America to forsake all sin and turn back to God. The root cause of all of America’s political problems is a spiritual and moral problem. That is why the answer to America’s political problems is a spiritual and moral answer – JESUS CHRIST.

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BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES FOR A PROSPEROUS NATION

Essentially the political problem that we are having in our country is founded upon a false philosophy. The idea of socialism, on a smaller scale, is being widely accepted by democrats and liberal republicans. The Bible says that the fruit of a man’s labor belongs to him, not to the community. A worker is worthy of his wages. Slavery is work without wage. In Socialism, men are slaves of the state. State is the master which provides for the needs of its slaves. The commandment “thou shalt not steal” itself presupposes private property. The biblical idea of private property gives individuals the necessary incentive to work, which creates a productive and prosperous society. A system where individuals provide for themselves and their families (and for whoever else they decide to provide for), instead of being dependent upon the Government to provide for all of their needs, creates individual responsibility. It is upon the Biblical principles of economics that our Country first began to build. It is upon those principles that our Country has prospered. To take away that biblical foundation and replace it with a socialistic big government system is to remove the very foundation of our success.

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THE LOCAL NEWS

Channel 7 KLTV News was at the event to cover the story. They report for all of East Texas. While they did not ask me for an interview, they did shoot an interview with an individual right behind my banner. I also moved just a few steps to try to make sure my banner was in the shot. Sadly I am pretty sure that the banner did not make it on TV.
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MARCHING FOR JESUS

The rally was held in the public square. When I was not standing behind the stage, I was marching around the square with the banner. I would be very surprised if there was a person there who had not seen the banner at least once.

TYLER TX INTERSECTION
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HOW TO EASILY REACH THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE

There is a very busy four way intersection in the city of Tyler. Jeffrey Olver, Joel Park, and I decided to take our banners during “rush hour” and hold them for all to read. We did this a few different times. Within a very short period of time, thousands of cars drive by. Many cars also stop when the light turns red, which gives them plenty of opportunity to read all three banners. We received many “thumbs ups”, waves, honks, and only a few middle fingers. One man saw on the street corner one evening with our banners and said that he would even like to join us on some of our outreaches in the future!

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PRIME LOCATION

In the downtown area is a bridge with a sidewalk on it. The bridge is actually for a train, but it seldom comes through. People walk on this bridge all the time. I had drive by this bridge many times and always thought it would be the perfect location to hold a banner from. When the cars drive through, the banner is right there in front of them!

TIME OUT STRIP CLUB, TYLER TX
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STRIPPERS HEAR ABOUT JESUS CHRIST

On the outskirts of town is a very busy strip joint called “Time Out”. Their parking lot is packed on a Friday or Saturday night. I was surprised to see that even women, who are not strippers, were going into this club.

There is a nice spot of public grass next to the road that we can stand on, hold our banners, and preach from. Our voices echo off the wall of the building and can be heard all throughout the parking lot. As people were walking into the club from the cars, they were able to hear the Gospel being preached. Two ladies, who were obviously strippers, heard the message of Jesus Christ as they walked from their car to the club. We warned them about their sin, about hell, and called them to give their lives to Jesus Christ.

WORKING WITH THE POLICE

A group of men and a few women even gathered outside the front door of the club when we were preaching. A couple of them were probably bouncers. A few people came out just to see who we were, what we were doing, and what we were saying. It is not easy to compete with strippers, but it is possible to draw a crowd even outside a strip club.

Eventually I think this group called the Police, because I saw one of the women on her cell phone obviously upset. A State Trooper arrived shortly after and approached us. He had seen us as he was driving by. After checking out what was going on, he simply told us to stay out of the street to be safe. Then he left. About a minute after he left, the Sheriffs Department arrived. They were the ones who were actually responding to the call. They first tried to tell us that we could not “yell”. I said that raising your voice was clearly covered by “freedom of speech”. I would however be willing to put away our amplification. We had been using both just our voices to preach and also an amplifier at times. It is good to negotiate with Police, and even “give them something” so that they feel they have helped to solve the problem. I wasn’t going to stop “yelling” but we would be willing to put away the amplification. This satisfied the Officer and we were able to keep preaching with our banners.

I WAS IN THE JURY DURING YOUR TRIAL!

One of the Officers said to me, “I know you. Aren’t you the guy that has preached at Tyler Junior College?” Come to find out, he was actually one of the jury members during my trial when I was arrested for “trespassing” on that public campus! He said that he was a Christian and really did appreciate what I was doing for the Lord.

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THE LOUD PROCLAMATION OF THE TRUTH

We have continued to go out to the Electric Cowboy to preach the Gospel. Using our banners, t-shirts, and voices, the Gospel has been preached to many as they are going into this club or hanging out outside. Just recently Jeffrey Olver and Joel Park went outside of this club when Krista and I were in the Hospital with our new born. They said that the hotel manager next store approached them and complained about the noise. He said that they had to leave. Since they were not on his property, they respectfully refused to leave. Eventually the Police arrived and approached them. He asked if they were using amplification. Apparently Jeffrey’s voice is so loud, that the Hotel thought that they were using amplification! They said that they were not using amplification but that they would tone down the volume out of consideration. The Officer said that they were standing on private property (an out of business restaurant) but he didn’t know who owned it and personally didn’t care that they were there. He left them alone for the rest of their outreach.

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NEW CONVERT BECOMES ACTIVE IN EVANGELISM

 

          During their time preaching, one man saw what they were doing and wanted to join them. He was a brand new convert who came to Christ only a few weeks before. He was involved in drunkenness and was very depressed, wanting to die, but then he came to Christ. You can see him holding a banner in the middle of the picture above. New converts should immediately get involved in evangelism, while their fire is burning. I praise God that he saw the outreach as he was driving by and wanted to get involved!

WHERE IS RUFUS SPORTS BAR, TYLER TX

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MAKING AN IMPRESSION

As I was driving through town past a club that we preach at, I saw that they had signs about us! They were even using us as their advertising, “Come Check Out Our Protestors Sat Night”. The owner of the club has told us that people have asked him, “are there really protesters” and have come to the club to check us out. Another sign said, “Protestors Wet T Contest Sat Nite”. The owner was planning on turning the sprinkler system on us while we were preaching and then having girls run through the sprinklers with their white t-shirts. But we decided not to go that night, which apparently cancelled the wet t-shirt contest.

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THEY REALLY DO LISTEN

Sinners will literally line the fence of the patio while we are preaching. When we arrived one night to preach, there were only about 5 people on the patio. But shortly after we started preaching, there were 25 people on the patio. They came out of the club to listen, mock, and watch.  One sinner threw an ash tray from the patio at us. He obviously wasn’t trying very hard to hit us, because it didn’t even come close. The owner of the club was standing with us talking (as he normally does), and rebuked the man for throwing the ash tray. The owner himself later turned the sprinkler system on us.

One women out there was a very lose women. She allowed men to touch her and grab her while we were preaching. She even pulled up her skirt and mooned us. One of the men who were touching up on her even said that he was married, to another woman! Yet, when I mentioned her as a “whore” later in the night, the sinners were offended! They were not offended that she mooned us, or that she allowed married men to touch her up, but they were offended that I spoke the truth. Sin, not the truth, is what is offensive to God.

THE OWNER IS A BACKSLIDER

The owner of the club, Sean, always comes out to talk with us. One night he seemed to really open up to me and share his story. He used to be a Fire Fighter in Arizona but moved to Texas with his wife to be a part of “Youth With A Mission”, a Christian ministry. I actually spoke to a YWAM base in the Philippians, and I have friends at the YWAM base here in Texas. He said that he even went to Poland with YWAM to do missionary work. But he is now divorced, backslidden, and owns this bar. He is only 29 years old and has owned the club since February. We have been praying for his salvation for weeks now and want to ask you to pray for him as well.

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PROFESSIONALS ARE ALWAYS PREPARED

After preaching outside this club for weeks now, we know the routine. Almost every time we are out there, an hour before the patio closes; the owner turns the sprinkler system on. The sprinkler system is for the grass that we stand on to preach.  We now bring umbrellas with us when we go to preach. That way when the sprinkler system is turned on, we are able to continue preaching. Before we had to stand way back so as not to get wet. It was much harder for the crowd to hear us when we moved back. Now, we can stay exactly where we were and preach, because when the sprinklers start spraying our way, we can just use our umbrellas as a shield. Wearing sandwich boards also helps our clothes not to get wet.

ALLEYFEST, LONGVIEW TX
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THE LOCAL NEWS HELPS AGAIN

Years ago I heard about a Biker Rally when I was watching the news. They said that the bikers were going to be partying late into the night. I got into my car and drove to the rally and preached. More recently, I heard about the “WE THE PEOPLE” rally by listening to the news on the radio. Now again, I heard about an event through the news. “AlleyFest” is an annual event that takes place in Longview Texas. It attracts thousands of people from all over East Texas. There are all sorts of artists and vendors who set up booths. I saw on their website that there would be no admission fee for those who arrive before 5pm. We decided to arrive in the afternoon so that we wouldn’t have to pay to get in.

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FOLLOWED BY THE POLICE

After lifting up our banners and marching around the event, a security officer approached us and said, “I am looking for two guys with Jesus banners. If you see them, let me know.” This was his funny way of introducing himself. He said that he didn’t see any problems with what we were doing and was just curious what Church we went to. Shortly after speaking to him, we noticed that a Police Officer was following us around the event talking on his phone. When we turned, he turned. When we stopped, he stopped. After a little while, he disappeared.

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SECURITY OFFICER UPSET

After 5pm, the festival started charging an admission fee. I have heard from Christian Attorneys that festivals are different when they charge an entry fee. We have more liberty at events that are freely open to the public. I wondered if we were going to have problems once they started charging people to get in. Sure enough, about ten minutes after five a security officer in a golf cart aggressively called us over to him. He said that we have to take down our banners. I asked him why we needed to take down our banners, he said, “Because, you have to take down your banners.” I said that I already talked to a security officer who said that we were OK, and some Police Officers have even nodded at us as we walked by them. I said that none of the Police approached us. Shortly after that he found a Police Officer to approach us and tell us to take down our banners. We were actually on our way out of the event anyways so I decided not to try to fight it. Still, we were able to walk around the Festival a few times without any problems. Thousands of people were able to read pure Biblical truth that day.
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CRUSADE SCHEDULE

Friday, July 17, 7 p.m.: George Gallup, David Ravenhill, and the Covenant Church of Pittsburgh worship team

 

Saturday, July 18, 8:30-11:30 a.m.: George Gallup, David Ravenhill, Jesse Morrell, and Sergio Scataglini

 

Saturday, July 18, 7 p.m.: David Ravenhill, Sergio Scataglini, and the New Life worship team

 

Sunday, July 19, 6:30 p.m.: Jesse Morrell, David Ravenhill, and the Central Assembly of Houston worship team

 

There is no admission charge for any sessions; however, a free will offering will be taken.

A Call To Repentance Crusade – CTV Interview Part 1…

A Call To Repentance Crusade – CTV Interview Part 2…

THE PERFECT ATONEMENT OF CHRIST

 

By Jesse Morrell

 

WORDS AND TERMS DEFINED

 

The Penalty of the Law: The eternal torment of the sinner in hell; the infliction of eternal pain upon the guilty.

The Purpose of the Penalty: To manifest to moral beings the Rulers regard for His law in order to discourage disobedience in His Kingdom or to prevent the further spread of crime; to uphold the law, to support the precept, to maintain the authority and influence of the commandments, in order to protect the community.

Forgiveness: The remission of the penalty, the setting aside of punishment, the withholding of wrath, the turning aside of anger.

The Problems of Forgiveness: Pardon encourages disobedience within a Kingdom. It removes the influence to obey or removes the discouragement of disobedience. It does not uphold the law, to maintain the authority and influence of the precept. It endangers a community.

Atonement: A substitute for the penalty of the law, a replacement for eternal hell. That which manifests to God’s Kingdom His regard for the Law as equally as the execution of the penalty upon the guilty would have. That which upholds the law, discourages disobedience, supports the precept, and maintains the authority and influence of the law, in order to protect a community, as equally as the penalty would have. That which fulfills the purpose of penalty so that the penalty can be safely remitted through pardon. That which protects a community from crime as equally as the execution of the penalty would have.

 

ATONEMENT EXPLAINED

We have all chosen to break the moral law of God (Gen. 6:12; Ecc. 7:29; Isa. 53:6; Rom. 3:23). The penalty of the law demands the eternal punishment of sinners (Eze. 18:4, 20; 2 Thes. 1:9). How could God pardon us? By merely pardoning us by His mercy, God would be encouraging His universe to disobey (Ecc. 8:11). If God simply set aside our penalty, He would not be discouraging His moral subjects throughout His Kingdom from sin, crime, or rebellion. This would endanger the well-being of His creation. On the one hand, God wants to pardon mankind because of His great love. But on the other hand, because of His great love He also wants to promote the well-being of His universe by maintaining the authority and influence of His law.  How can God do both? His love wants both public justice for His Kingdom and also mercy for transgressors. Yet if He pardons mankind, by withholding their punishment or setting aside their penalty, He weakens the authority and influence of His law over His subjects and thereby endangers His universe. Therefore if God is going to set aside our penalty in pardon, He must substitute our penalty with something that will uphold His law throughout His Kingdom. He must substitute our eternal punishment with something that declares to His universe His regard for His law and His determination to maintain it, so that disobedience is discouraged, so that crime is prevented.

That substitute, by which our penalty can be remitted, is the suffering and death of Christ (Matt. 26:28; Heb. 9:22). Jesus died for our sins. The blood atonement of Christ substitutes the eternal punishment of sinners (Isaiah 53:1-12). Therefore our penalty can be remitted if we choose to repent of our sins and believe in Jesus Christ (Lk. 24:47)!

Mere pardon would be dangerous to God’s Kingdom because the law (precept & sanctions) serves a purpose. The precept promotes well-being (Deut 5:29; 6:3; 6:24; 10:13; Jer. 7:6, 23; 32:39; Lk. 6:9; Eph. 6:3) and the sanctions prevent disobedience (Deut. 11:27-28; Ecc. 8:11). God expresses to His subjects His regard for the precept by executing the sanctions upon the disobedient. Pardon is the setting aside of penalty. This would endanger God’s Kingdom. But when atonement replaces the penalty of the law, expressing God’s regard for the law, pardon becomes safe in regards to the well-being of the public. God can pardon mankind without encouraging disobedience.

The atonement of Christ accomplishes what the penalty of the law upon sinners would have accomplished. It is an adequate and perfect substitute. Through the atonement of Christ, the law is supported, disobedience is discouraged, and crime is prevented just as it would have been through the eternal punishment of sinners. That is because the sacrifice of His Son manifests to His moral universe His regard for the law just as would have been manifested through the eternal penalty being executed upon the guilty. Since God’s regard for His law is declared through the atonement as  it would have been through the penalty, crime is prevented through the atonement as it would have been through the penalty.

The atonement makes it possible for a loving and merciful God to pardon mankind (Mic. 7:18) while maintaining the authority and influence of His law throughout His kingdom at the same time. God can safely express and exercise His mercy upon the repentant and believing, or turn from His wrath, without endangering His universe by encouraging sin. God needed to declare to His universe His righteous method of remitting sins or else He would not be just (Rom. 3:24-26). God can be just to His law, just to Himself, and just to His universe while also being merciful to mankind, because of the atonement of Jesus Christ. Therefore God is just even in the forgiveness of sins (1 Jn. 1:9). Public justice and benevolent mercy are both satisfied by the atonement of Christ, so that God can be just while also being the justifier of those who are converted (Rom. 3:26).

 

The blood atonement of Jesus Christ is the perfect substitute for the penalty of the law. The atonement accomplishes what the penalty would have accomplished. Therefore the atonement makes possible the remission of the penalty.

 

Consider:

THE PENALTY OF THE LAW

1.     Executing penalties manifests to God’s universe His regard for His law.

2.     Manifesting to His universe His regard for His law prevents crime and discourages sin, it maintains the authority and influence of His law throughout His universe.

3.     Preventing crime, discouraging sin, maintaining the authority and influence of the law promotes and protects the well-being of His Kingdom.

THE ATONEMENT OF CHRIST

1.     By God Sacrificing His Son on behalf of our sins, He manifests to His universe His regard for His law.

2.     Manifesting to His universe His regard for His law prevents crime and discourages sin, it maintains the authority and influence of His law throughout His universe.

3.     Preventing crime, discouraging sin, maintaining the authority and influence of the law, promotes and protects the well-being of His Kingdom.

Since the purpose of the penalty has been satisfied or fulfilled through the alternative means of the atonement, the penalty can be remitted. That means God can forgive the sins of mankind because of Jesus Christ. The suffering and death of Jesus Christ has made the forgiveness of the entire world possible. Now if sinners will repent and believe, God will turn away from His wrath and set aside their punishment.

ATONEMENT EXPLAINED THROUGH CHARTS

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1 JOHN 1:8 THOROUGHLY EXAMINED

& PROPERLY EXPLAINED

By Jesse Morrell

For many years professing Christians have appealed to 1 John 1:8 to justify having sin in their lives, and to condemn the righteous for claiming to obey God. This Bible verse has been used as a weapon against holiness preaching.  Even in the days of George Fox he said that while he would preach in the open air, “the professors were in a rage, all pleading for sin and imperfection, and could not endure to hear talk of perfection, and of a holy and sinless life.” These professors would use the Bible to justify their unholy lives. George Fox said, “I bade them give over babbling about the Scriptures, which were holy men’s words, whilst they pleaded for unholiness.” No doubt 1 John 1:8 has been abused for a long time, used as a weapon against righteous living. For that reason, I’d like to properly address this passage of scripture that has been so largely misunderstood and improperly used.

 

“If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.”  1 John 1:8

1. This passage must always be looked at in context. The entire book of John must be consulted, especially verses 1:7-10, 2:1. Those who isolate this passage usually twist its meaning to be contrary to the rest of the epistle which is about moral perfection. The meaning of a verse is always lost or misunderstood when scripture isolation is practiced. The immediately surrounding context gives us much clarity into this verse.

2. The phrase, “have no sin” in verse 8 could mean two things. It could mean “have no sin” in your present conduct, or it could mean “have no sin” on your record. Verse 10 is very clear that John is talking about those who deny having any disobedience on their record by saying “If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.” None can deny that they have sinned or disobeyed in the past, but Christians can say that they presently obey God.

3. Verse 7 and 9 promise, not merely the pardon of sin, but also cleansing from sin. There is a proper distinction made between forgiveness and cleansing, “to forgive us our sins, AND to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” These passages promise not only forgiveness of sin but also freedom from sin. They promise freedom, not merely from some sins, but freedom from “all” sins, “to cleanse us from ALL unrighteousness”.

4. The man spoken of in verse 8 is the man who had not yet experienced verse 9. That is, the deceived man who denies having any sin is the one who has not yet confessed their sins, been forgiven of their sins, and has had their sins cleansed out of their life. Verse 8 is directed to, or specifically talking about, the man who has not yet been forgiven and cleansed as described in verse 9. Verse 9 is written as the solution to the sin described in verse 8. The man in verse 8 is the one who denies his need for what is offered in verse 9, that is, he denies instead of confesses his sins, and therefore says he needs no forgiveness or cleansing, he denies his need of being converted and denies his need of Jesus Christ.

5. If 1:8 means that nobody can state that Jesus Christ has cleansed them from all sin, then saying that you have experienced 1:9 makes you a liar. This interpretation of 1:8 would mean that believing 1:9 would make you “deceived”.

6. If “have no sin” means that no Christian can state as Paul did that we are presently “free from sin” (Romans 6:22), then John immediately contradicts his purpose as stated in 2:1, “these things write I unto you, that ye sin not.” This interpretation would mean that John was writing this epistle so that we would “deceive ourselves” and so that “the truth” would not be “in us”. Why would John write them so that they “sin not” if when they believe that they “sin not” they are simply “deceived” without “the truth”?

7. If 1:8 means that you are a liar if you claim to presently keep God’s commandments, then 2:3-4 is a total contradiction. These passages state that “we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments. He that saith I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.” Such an interpretation would amount to this: if you claim to keep God’s commandments, you are a liar and the truth is not in you (1:8), but if you claim to know God but do not keep His commandments, you are a liar and the truth is not in you (2:4). So the truth would not be in the one who claims to keep God’s commandments, and the truth would not be in the one who says they know God yet breaks His commandments. Then the only logical conclusion would be that nobody knows God, if the Bible teaches that everyone presently breaks God’s commandments and you cannot know God if you presently break His commandments.

8. If 1:8 means that we all always have sin in our lives, then  we do not “abideth in him” and have “not seen him, neither known him” according to 3:6, we are all “of the devil” according to 3:8, and we have njesseot been born of God according to 3:9.

9. If 1:8 means that you are a liar if you state that you no longer break God’s commandments, then the Apostle John is a liar because he says “we keep his commandments and do those things that are pleasing in his sight” in 3:22. According to the popular interpretation of 1:8, this would make the Apostle “deceived”, it would mean that the Apostle was without “the truth” because he claimed to “keep his commandments”.

10. The difference between the children of God and the children of the devil, is that the children of God do what is righteous, but the children of the devil commit sin, according to 3:8-10. This could not be a proper or accurate distinction if 1:8 means that everyone converted or not has present disobedience in their life.

11. The meaning of this passage is clear: If anyone claims that they have never sinned, that they “have no sin” on their record, they are deceived. But if they confess that they have sinned, their sin can be both forgiven and cleansed out of their lives, so that they will walk in holiness and righteousness.

Regarding 1 Jn 1:8 Charles Finney said, “This verse is immediately preceded by the assertion that the “blood of Jesus Christ cleanseth us from all sin.” Now it would be very remarkable, if immediately after this assertion the apostle should mean to say, (as they suppose he did,) that it does not cleanse us from all sin, and if we say it does, we deceive ourselves; for he had just asserted, that the blood of Jesus Christ does cleanse us from all sin. If this were his meaning, it involves him in as palpable a contradiction as could be expressed…. This view of the subject then represents the apostle in the conclusion of the seventh verse, as saying, the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin; and in the eighth verse, as saying, that if we suppose ourselves to be cleansed from all sin, we deceive ourselves, thus flatly contradicting what he had just said. And in the ninth verse he goes on to say, that “He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness;” that is, the blood of Jesus cleanseth us from all sin; but if we say it does, we deceive ourselves. “But if we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” Now, all unrighteousness is sin. If we are cleansed from all unrighteousness, we are cleansed from sin. And now suppose a man should confess his sin, and God should in faithfulness and justice forgive his sin, and cleanse him from all unrighteousness, and then he should confess and profess that God had done this; are we to understand, that the apostle would then affirm that he deceives himself, in supposing that the blood of Jesus Christ cleanseth from all sin? …. This then appears to me to be the meaning of the whole passage. If we say that we are not sinners, that is, have no sin to need the blood of Christ; that we have never sinned, and consequently need no Saviour, we deceive ourselves.” (Finney’s Systematic Theology, Lecture LXX)

 

ELIZABETH LILLIAN MORRELL WAS BORN!

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    My wife went into labor at 10pm Thursday night, May 28th. At 4:13pm Friday our baby girl Elizabeth was born. Her birth day is May 29th. She weighed 6 lb 14 oz. She was 20.25″. My wife went through 18 hours of back labor, all natural no drugs, like a champion. I was so proud of her. Elizabeth is a beautiful baby! We are both very excited about being godly parents and training our child in the ways of the Lord!  Please keep the Morrell family in your prayers.

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