[Adapted from the The Works of Watchman Nee]
Man has two problems. We—all of us—have two problems: sins and sin. “Sins” plural, and “sin” singular.
“Sins,” plural, refers to the sins I have committed before God, which are many and can be numbered. “Sin,” singular, refers to my sin-nature. The sins I commit are the rotten fruit of my sin-nature.
I have two problems, sins and sin. I need forgiveness for my sins, but I also need deliverance from the power of sin. When God’s light first shines in our hearts, our cries are for forgiveness—our hearts are laid bare before God and everyone—we can see our offenses against God and the destruction they cause. Continue reading “Man Has Two Problems” »