8775 libertinism

8775 libertinism

A form of abuse of Christian freedom which refuses to acknowledge any obligation for Christians to obey the law or to restrain sin.

Grace must not lead to libertinism

Ro 6:1-2,15 See also Ro 3:5-8; Gal 2:17-21

Believers must resist sin

Ro 6:12,14 See also Heb 12:1-2; 1Jn 5:16-18

The law remains valid for believers

Mt 5:17-18 See also Jos 23:6; 1Ch 22:12; Pr 28:7; Ro 7:12; 1Ti 1:8

The dangers of libertinism

Falling back into sin Ro 6:1-2; Heb 12:1; 1Jn 1:8-10

Disobedience towards God 1Jn 2:3-4 See also 1Jn 3:4; 2Co 10:6; Eph 5:6; 1Pe 2:8

Selfishness 1Jn 3:17 See also Lk 6:32-34; 2Ti 2:1-4; 1Jn 2:9-11

See also

6662freedom, abuse
8703antinomianism
8750false teachings

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