Setting the records straight, There's no such thing like there's a super man/woman who is above sin i.e there is no man that can never fall in sin.
1 Corinthians 10:12 reveals that; Therefore let him who thinks he stands take heed lest he fall. This tell us really that anybody can fall but how you deal with temptations is what matters, so we should be careful.
However, a man can leave above the dictates of the flesh (which most times, is the channel through which sin comes in) by consciously living in the spirit.
This is why Spiritual growth is very important.
There are things you do while you were younger that you don't do anymore because you've come of age. Paul in his epistle to the Corinthian church stated in verse 11 of 1 Corinthians 13, the reality of maturity (When I was a child, I spake as a child.............you know the rest).
So there's a point we get to in our walk with God where the works of the flesh which results into sin ought to have been dealt with PERMANENTLY (not struggling with sin).
So that we no longer struggle with the issue of sin. At that point, our focus would be to know God more and understand his ways. So a believer can mature to a point where he no longer operate under the dictates of the flesh, but still need to take heed.
Who still struggles with sin?
1 John 2:1 says; My little children, these things I write to you, so that you may not sin. but if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One.
Notice that the scripture started with My little children meaning SIN here is attributed to be a character common with children (Spiritual babies).
So meaning, if you're still struggling with sin, then in God's standard, You're still a child.
Note: Again, No more struggling with sin doesn't mean you can't fall. For example, because I now live above sin doesn't mean I should be comfortable with opposite sex nakedness. Please, run. Flee all appearances of Evil.
B part of 1 John 2 helps us understand that even;
WHEN YOU SIN, DON'T FEEL BAD.
DON'T RUN AWAY FROM GOD.
DON'T FEEL CONDEMNED.
DON'T THINK THAT'S THE END OF YOUR LIFE.
DON'T BEAT YOURSELF OVER IT.
RISE UP AND RUN BACK TO THE FATHER🏃🏼♂️🏃🏼♂️🏃🏼♂️🏃🏼♂️
YOU HAVE AN ADVOCATE WITH THE FATHER. THE ONE WHO WILL NEVER CONDEMN YOU.
Lord, I am sorry for condemning myself, when you have not condemn me, accept me into your arms.
Lord, help me live my life above that of sin, to be free from the power of sin.
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