What Constitutes Disobedience to Moral Law?
... II. What disobedience to moral law must consist in. Disobedience to God's law
must consist in the choice of self-gratification as an end. ...
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... That moral depravity consists in selfishness, or in the choice of self-interest,
self-gratification, or self-indulgence, as an end. ...
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... Sin is a violation of moral law. We have seen that sin must consist in choice, in
the choice of self-indulgence or self-gratification as an end. ...
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Evidences of Regeneration.
... They are universally and only devoted to self-gratification. ... Self-pleasing,
self-gratification, self-aggrandizement, may be the end for which be lives. ...
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Attributes of Selfishness.
... That is, the choice of self-gratification is not necessitated by desire. ...
In other words, it is making self-gratification the end. ...
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Attributes of Love.
... sensibility. It is a spirit of self-gratification. The ... gratification.
Self-gratification is sought as an end, and as the supreme end. It ...
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Attributes of Love.
... But what is selfishness? It is the choice of self-gratification as an end. ...
Self-gratification is the supreme end of selfishness. This choice is sinful. ...
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... They consent to gratify, not a craving for sin, but a craving for other things,
and the consent to make self-gratification an end, is the whole of sin. ...
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Letter vii. Self-Denial.
... towards others. But, if their motives were scanned, it would appear that
self-gratification is at the bottom of it. The correctness ...
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Twenty-Fourth Day. Holiness and Cleansing.
... 'And of spirit.' As the source of all defilement of the flesh is self-gratification,
so self-seeking is at the root of all defilement of the spirit. ...
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Topical Bible Verses1 John 2:15
Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.Topicalbible.org
And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.
Stand fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ has made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.
1 Corinthians 10:13
There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that you are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that you may be able to bear it.
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