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Does simply accepting Jesus as your Savior prevent you from sinning?

Does it prevent you from sinning, just erase the penalty of sin, remove the sin nature, or what?

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When you believe in Christ Jesus by accepting him as your Lord and Saviour, you become a new person as the scriptures say in 1 Corinthians 5:17. Therefore, if anyone is in Christ,he is a new creation, the old has gone, the new has come.

The desire to please Jesus, your new master, grows in you because you love him and you cannot sin because His seed is in you.

No one who is born of God will continue to sin, because God's seed remains in him; he cannot go on sinning because he has been born of God. 1 John 3:9.

No one who lives in him keeps on sinning.No one who continues to sin has either seen him,or known him. 1 John 3:6.

This happens when you have truly encountered Jesus in your salvation experience. However, when you sin, you choose to yield to your fleshly desires. That's why God says, 

In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the shedding of your blood. Hebrews 12:4.

Jesus has already obtained the victory over sin, death, Satan and the world for us who believe in Him, let us walk in His provision. Seek solace in Jude,verse 24-25 whenever you are facing temptation to sin.

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