sinning Christians


Show Notes by Jim Kerwin for Kernels of Wheat Podcast
Episode 009 – That Uncomfortable Word

Image of a very uncomfortable man

Very uncomfortable indeed...


“Sinning Christians” (an oxymoron) aren’t entirely responsible for being careless about continuing in sin, since they came in under a “gutted Gospel,” one that omits not only taking up one’s cross to follow Jesus, but also omitting the key Gospel element the Holy Spirit uses to expose sin and convict of it.

Key Scripture from 1 John:

What is sin?  1 John 3:4 defines what sin is—”Sin is anomia” [click to continue…]




Show Notes by Jim Kerwin for Kernels of Wheat Podcast
Episode 008 – Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire! (1 John 1:6-2:6)

"Liar, Liar," recycled tin artwork by Jenny Fillius

Recycled-Tin Artwork by Jenny Fillius at (Click on image for full link.) Website image used by permission. Original is currently being used by the Seattle City Department of Cultural Affairs.

To get the most out of this ongoing Bible study:

Read through 1 John once a week.

National Prayer Chapel

I mentioned work on the National Prayer Chapel’s site.  Visit to see what they’re doing there. (And don’t be surprised if you see the Kernels of Wheat podcast start appearing there soon.)

Review and Context:

  • Walking with or before God = being pleasing to God
  • “I write these things to you that you may not sin.” (1 John 2:1)
  • The blood of Jesus Christ continually cleanses us from inward sin IF [click to continue…]