(Shane Idleman) Many are aware of 2 Chronicles 7:14, “If My people, who are called by My name, will humble themselves and pray, and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.” It’s no secret that there is a significant shift in the church today to avoid sin and repentance. God’s Word says to confront, confess and turn from sin, whereas many encourage us to ignore, overlook and continue in it.
One popular TV preacher actually said, “I don’t talk about sin,” and was proud of it. Silence about sin minimizes the cross and makes it less offensive. But the cross only makes sense in light of the consequences of sin. “To convince the world of the truth of Christianity, it must first be convinced of sin. It is only sin that renders Christ intelligible” (Andrew Murray). FULL REPORT