Memorable Scripture: Inherit the Kingdom

1 Corinthians 6:9-11
Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor sodomites, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners will inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some of you. But you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus and by the Spirit of our God.

This is quite a list of sinful behavior that does not glorify nor reflect the righteousness of God. It is very clear those habitually committing these things will find no inheritance in God’s kingdom.
Many will try to persuade you otherwise citing some language translation problems or misunderstanding.
It’s strange how only those wishing to justify sinfulness are the ones trying to change the meaning.
It’s evident the Corinthian church had some experience with this type of behavior. Paul reminds them of this lifestyle with the phrase “and such were some of you.”
He also reminds the church of their salvation and sanctification through Jesus.
Sin is sin and you cannot sugar coat it.
I’m not here to condemn you if you are caught up in these sins.
I am here to encourage you to turn from these sins, seek God’s salvation, and inherit the kingdom of God.

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