Vulnerability

We are all vulnerable. Not everyone is vulnerable all the time, but all of us are vulnerable at some time. Here are seven situations when we can be vulnerable to sin.

 

Vulnerability

  1. Frustrated

Daniel 3:16-18 Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego replied to him, “King Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves before you in this matter. 17 If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to deliver us from it, and he will deliver us from Your Majesty’s hand. 18 But even if he does not, we want you to know, Your Majesty, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up.”.

Habakkuk 3:16-18 16 I heard and my heart pounded, my lips quivered at the sound; decay crept into my bones, and my legs trembled. Yet I will wait patiently for the day of calamity to come on the nation invading us. 17 Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls, 18 yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will be joyful in God my Savior.

  1. Influences.

2.1 Social. I Corinthians 15.33 Bad company corrupts good character.

2.2 Familial

Proverbs 29:15 The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother.

Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go, and even when he is old he will not depart from it..

  1. Mountaintop

I Kings 18, 19

  1. Indisciplined.

Exodus 20:20

Romans 2:4 Or do you show contempt for the riches of his kindness, forbearance and patience, not realizing that God’s kindness is intended to lead you to repentance?

  1. Youth.

Job 13:26 For You write bitter things against me And make me to inherit the iniquities of my youth…

  1. Second time.

James 1:15 Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death.

  1. Alone

Genesis 2:18 It is not good for man to be alone.

Hebrews 9:14 How much more, then, will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from acts that lead to death, so that we may serve the living God!

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