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Core Christianity: Tough Questions Answered

If Jesus Conquered Sin, Why Am I Not Free of It?

host Adriel Sanchez aired November 17, 2021

Episode 839 Show Notes 

From the Show

We are going to struggle in our fight against sin. But here’s what you can know: through Jesus’s death on the cross, you’re no longer under sin. You’ve been set free in a very real sense. You’re justified by faith so that you’re pure in God’s sight and now you are called to live in light of that reality.

Adriel Sanchez

If Jesus Conquered Sin, Why Am I Not Free of It?

Questions in this Episode

  1. How do I share with friends and family that they should find their answers for help in the Bible instead of tarot cards, crystals, and astrology?
  2. Why did God give us free will if we keep on sinning, and why do we sin all the time even though Jesus died on the cross to prevent sin?
  3.  Is Lucifer actually the devil’s name?
  4. I need help understanding God’s providence and sovereignty. As a family we have experienced a great deal of grief. Five years ago our young adult niece died in an accident. A few days ago her brother died. All of us are broken-hearted. I am wrestling, particularly for my niece and nephew’s mother. Please share any thoughts that might help us.
  5. Will people in other religions who are sincere and devout going to be in heaven?

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Adriel Sanchez

Adriel Sanchez is pastor of North Park Presbyterian Church, a congregation in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). In addition to his pastoral responsibilities, he also serves the broader church as a host on the Core Christianity radio program, a live, daily call-in talk show where he answers listeners' questions about the Bible and the Christian faith. He and his wife Ysabel live in San Diego with their four children.

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