Is the way to fight sin to grit your teeth, strengthen your resolve, and rise above the onslaught of temptation? What does the Bible say about breaking the chain of sin and doing what is right instead of what is wrong?
In this Facebook Live video with Bible Gateway, David Bowden (@davidbpoetry) talks about his book, Rewire Your Heart: Replace Your Desire for Sin with Desire for God (Thomas Nelson, 2018).
Below are the time stamps for the video interview above at which point David Bowden begins to answer each question.
01:36 — What does the title of your book mean?
03:03 — What’s the difference between a person’s will and a person’s heart?
04:17 — How can Christians be “dead to sin”? (Romans 6)
07:12 — What is sin?
07:52 — Why do we sin? (Genesis 3)
09:12 — How do we not only stop doing wrong things, but start doing right things?
11:22 — Why does our fight with sin always feel like a losing battle?
13:08 — Why do you say self-control is not the way to beat sin?
14:48 — What is the idea you write about having “passion over preference”?
16:50 — What is your favorite Bible passage and why? (Psalm 16:11)
Read a portion of Chapter 14 from Rewire Your Heart:
Rewire Your Heart is published by HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc., the parent company of Bible Gateway.
Bio: David Bowden, author of Rewire Your Heart: Replace Your Desire for Sin with Desire for God and When God Isn’t There: Why God Is Farther Than You Think, but Closer Than You Dare Imagine, is an international speaker and performer known best for his craft of spoken word poetry. He has performed his poems all around the world for hundreds of thousands of people and his videos have attracted millions of views online. David and his wife, Meagan, live in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
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