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True Freedom (Sept 20)

(where one fails to find the freedom or allow others to walk in freedom) and license (where one abuses the freedom). Paul has no time for either. Continue reading

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Stealing Freedom

Be careful of any system that adds requirements to the gospel. One common form of such a system is legalism. Legalism attempts to place people in bondage to a religious system of rules and to take away the freedom that flows from a relationship with Christ. The legalist focuses on appearances—trying hard to impress others (and presumably, God) by how well they keep the rules. It is a system filled with pride and judgment. It is a dangerous religious game that keeps people from the “real thing.” Continue reading

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Good News (Sept 14)

The gospel is good news for all people. We should not do anything to confuse or pervert it. We should not add to it. We should not make it more difficult through adding rules or condemnation. We should not exclude those unlike us. In fact, we should go out of our way to eliminate the distractions and let the simple truth shine through. The gospel is meant to be good news for all people of all cultures. Continue reading

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Good News (Sept 14)

September 14 Good News Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 104:10-18 | Isaiah 15:1-18:7 | Galatians 1:1-24 | Proverbs 23:12 Today’s Scripture Focus: Galatians 1 I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by the grace … Continue reading

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Disciples Find Freedom (May 16)

May 16 Disciples Find Freedom Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 69:19-28 | 1 Samuel 18:5-19:24 |John 8:31-59 | Proverbs 15:12-14 Today’s Scripture Focus: John 8:31-59 “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the … Continue reading

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True Freedom (Sept 20)

September 20 True Freedom Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 105:23-36 | Isaiah 33:13-36:22 | Galatians 5:13-26 | Proverbs 23:23 Today’s Scripture Focus: Galatians 5 “You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the … Continue reading

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Stealing Freedom (Sept 15)

September 15 Stealing Freedom Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 104:19-30 | Isaiah 19:1-21:17 | Galatians 2:1-16 | Proverbs 23:13-14 Today’s Scripture Focus: Galatians 2:1-16 This matter arose because some false brothers had infiltrated our ranks to spy on the freedom we … Continue reading

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Freedom (Sept 14)

September 14 Good News Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 104:10-18 | Isaiah 15:1-18:7 | Galatians 1:1-24 | Proverbs 23:12 Today’s Scripture Focus: Galatians 1 I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by the grace … Continue reading

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