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2.13 | Acknowledge the Great Evil of Sin, its Unprofitableness and Deceitfulness

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SECTION 2 | Confession | 2.13 | Acknowledge the Great Evil of Sin, its Unprofitableness and Deceitfulness

The unprofitableness of sin.

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We have sinned and perverted what was right, and it did not profit us. Job 33:27(KJV)

What fruit are we getting from the things of which we are now ashamed? For the end of those things is death. Romans 6:21(ESV) And what are we profited if we should gain the whole world and forfeit our own souls? Matthew 16:26(ESV)

I have sinned and perverted what was right, and it did not profit me. Job 33:27(KJV)

What fruit am I getting from the things of which I am now ashamed? For the end of those things is death. Romans 6:21(ESV) And what am I profited if I should gain the whole world and forfeit my own soul? Matthew 16:26(ESV)

We have sinned and perverted that which was right, and it profited us not. Job 33:27(KJV)

What fruit have we now in these things whereof we have cause to be ashamed, seeing the end of those things is death? Romans 6:21(KJV) And what are we profited, if we should gain the whole world and lose our own souls? Matthew 16:26(KJV)

I have sinned and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not. Job 33:27(KJV)

What fruit have I now in these things whereof I have cause to be ashamed, seeing the end of those things is death? Romans 6:21(KJV) And what am I profited, if I should gain the whole world and lose my own soul? Matthew 16:26(KJV)

We have sinned and perverted what is right, and it did not profit us. Job 33:27(KJV)

What benefit have we derived from the things of which we are now ashamed, seeing the outcome of those things is death? Romans 6:21(NASB) And what will it profit us if we gain the whole world and forfeit our souls? Matthew 16:26(NASB)

I have sinned and perverted what is right, and it did not profit me. Job 33:27(KJV)

What benefit have I derived from the things of which I am now ashamed, seeing the outcome of those things is death? Romans 6:21(NASB) And what will it profit me if I gain the whole world and forfeit my soul? Matthew 16:26(NASB)

We have sinned and perverted what was right, but it did not profit us. Job 33:27(KJV)

What benefit did we reap from those things that we are now ashamed of, seeing that they result in death? Romans 6:21(NIV) And what good will it be if we should gain the whole world, yet forfeit our souls? Matthew 16:26(NIV)

I have sinned and perverted what was right, but it did not profit me. Job 33:27(NIV)

What benefit did I reap from those things that I am now ashamed of, seeing that they result in death? Romans 6:21(NIV) And what good will it be if I should gain the whole world, yet forfeit my soul? Matthew 16:26(NIV)

The deceitfulness of sin.

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Sin has deceived us, and through the commandment killed us; Romans 7:11(ESV) for our hearts have been hardened by the deceitfulness of sin, Hebrews 3:13(ESV) and we have been lured and enticed by our own desires. James 1:14(ESV)

It has promised us freedom, but has made us slaves of corruption; 2 Peter 2:19(ESV) has promised us that we shall not surely die and that we shall be like God, Genesis 3:4-5(ESV) but it has flattered us and spread a net for our feet. Proverbs 29:5(ESV)

The pride of our heart, particularly, has deceived us. Obadiah 1:3(ESV)

Sin has deceived me, and through the commandment killed me; Romans 7:11(ESV) for my heart has been hardened by the deceitfulness of sin, Hebrews 3:13(ESV) and I have been lured and enticed by my own desire. James 1:14(ESV)

It has promised me freedom, but has made me the slave of corruption; 2 Peter 2:19(ESV) has promised me that I shall not surely die and that I shall be like God, Genesis 3:4-5(ESV) but it has flattered me and spread a net for my feet. Proverbs 29:5(ESV)

The pride of my heart, particularly, has deceived me. Obadiah 1:3(ESV)

Sin hath deceived us, and by the commandment slain us; Romans 7:11(KJV) for our hearts have been hardened through the deceitfulness of sin, Hebrews 3:13(KJV) and we have been drawn away of our own lust and enticed. James 1:14(KJV)

It has promised us liberty, but has made us the servants of corruption; 2 Peter 2:19(KJV) hath promised us that we shall not surely die and that we shall be as gods, Genesis 3:4-5(KJV) but it has flattered us and spread a net for our feet. Proverbs 29:5(KJV)

The pride of our heart, particularly, has deceived us. Obadiah 1:3(KJV)

Sin hath deceived me, and by the commandment slain me; Romans 7:11(KJV) for my heart has been hardened through the deceitfulness of sin, Hebrews 3:13(KJV) and I have been drawn away of my own lust and enticed. James 1:14(KJV)

It has promised me liberty, but has made me the servant of corruption; 2 Peter 2:19(KJV) hath promised me that I shall not surely die and that I shall be as a god, Genesis 3:4-5(KJV) but it has flattered me and spread a net for my feet. Proverbs 29:5(KJV)

The pride of my heart, particularly, has deceived me. Obadiah 1:3(KJV)

Sin has deceived us, and through the commandment killed us; Romans 7:11(NASB) for our hearts have been hardened by the deceitfulness of sin, Hebrews 3:13(NASB) and we have been carried away and enticed by our own lusts. James 1:14(NASB)

It has promised us freedom, but has made us slaves of corruption; 2 Peter 2:19(NASB) has promised us that we surely will not die and that we will be like God, Genesis 3:4-5(NASB) but it has flattered us and spread a net for our steps. Proverbs 29:5(NASB)

The arrogance of our heart, particularly, has deceived us. Obadiah 1:3(NASB)

Sin has deceived me, and through the commandment killed me; Romans 7:11(NASB) for my heart has been hardened by the deceitfulness of sin, Hebrews 3:13(NASB) and I have been carried away and enticed by my own lust. James 1:14(NASB)

It has promised me freedom, but has made me a slave of corruption; 2 Peter 2:19(NASB) has promised me that I surely will not die and that I will be like God, Genesis 3:4-5(NASB) but it has flattered me and spread a net for my steps. Proverbs 29:5(NASB)

The arrogance of my heart, particularly, has deceived me. Obadiah 1:3(NASB)

Sin has deceived us, and through the commandment put us to death; Romans 7:11(NIV) for our hearts have been hardened by sin’s deceitfulness, Hebrews 3:13(NIV) and by our own evil desires we have been dragged away and enticed. James 1:14(NIV)

It has promised us freedom, but has made us slaves of depravity; 2 Peter 2:19(NIV) has promised us that we will not surely die and that we will be like God, Genesis 3:4-5(NIV) but it has flattered us and spread a net for our feet. Proverbs 29:5(NIV)

The pride of our heart, particularly, has deceived us. Obadiah 1:3(NIV)

Sin has deceived me, and through the commandment put me to death; Romans 7:11(NIV) for my heart has been hardened by sin’s deceitfulness, Hebrews 3:13(NIV) and by my own evil desire I have been dragged away and enticed. James 1:14(NIV)

It has promised me freedom, but has made me a slave of depravity; 2 Peter 2:19(NIV) has promised me that I will not surely die and that I will be like God, Genesis 3:4-5(NIV) but it has flattered me and spread a net for my feet. Proverbs 29:5(NIV)

The pride of my heart, particularly, has deceived me. Obadiah 1:3(NIV)

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