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Let me tell you about sin and the power of sin. It keeps its victims in an almost trance-like state. It is a sort of spell that keeps you from recognizing the deadly path on which you tread. It brings you to do things openly that would in any moment of clear thought shame you and that you would quickly condemn in someone else. But when you are under sin’s spell and in sin’s grip you are both blind to your plight and helpless with the helplessness of the dead.

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