Sometimes, it surprises new Christians to find that they still struggle with sin. Although we have been united to Christ and justified by his righteousness, as long as we are on this earth, we still have a sinful nature and must daily resist temptation.

In this episode of Let’s Talk, Jackie Hill Perry, Jasmine Holmes, and Melissa Kruger discuss the ongoing struggle against sin in the Christian life. They each confess personal struggles with temptation—and what strategies help them resist. In order to be motivated to fight sin, we have to believe what God says about it. Melissa reflects,

I think fighting sin is an act of belief. It says, you know what? I am limited. I don’t understand how this world works, but God does. He’s the Creator. He made me. He actually knows how I work best. So all of Scripture is saying, “This is how you work best.” . . . What I think I want isn’t actually what’s good for me.

Listen in on their conversation and be renewed in your own determination to fight for holiness.

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