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8/31 Colossians 2:22-23
Such rules are mere human teaching about things that are gone as soon as we use them. These rules may seem wise because they require strong devotion, humility, and severe bodily discipline. But they have no effect when it comes to conquering a person’s evil thoughts and desires.
We are the repositories of all of our sin. Our mind seeks its own way. We cause our own problems. My sin is greater than all of the sin the world throws at me. Only when Jesus takes control of my life do I have a chance to deal with the sin in my life. My sin is pride, self-centeredness, seeking to take God’s place in my heart and refusing to walk God’s way. When Jesus forgives me for my sin I have a choice to make. Will I let the Lord control me or will I surrender control of my life and let Jesus have control of my?

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Clay Corvin

Clay Corvin is currently a Bible Teacher and occasional preacher at Bethel Community Baptist Church in New Orleans. He is the retired VP Business and Professor of Admin at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary after completing 38 years as their Business Administrator. He was the pastor at the Brantley Baptist Center for twenty-five years. He is married to Carol Corvin and the father of three children and has three grandchildren. He ministers today as Co-pastor of the Bethel Community Baptist Church and seeks to share the Gospel with everyone. Jesus is Lord!