Children of Freedom

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Jesus bought our freedom. Not just as free ex-slaves, but as adopted children of the Promise. Free Children The free children are those who come about by the power of God. Like Isaac, Sarah’s son, was born by the power of God to parents who were … Read More

The Promise of God

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Because we have Christ, we no longer need the law as our guardian. The Guardian When a child loses their parents to death, the trust money is put under a guardian. This guardian is to make decisions and keep the child within bounds to help … Read More

Don’t Help Jesus With Salvation

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We cannot help Jesus with our salvation. The False Gospel Now we get to the false gospel that Paul mentioned in yesterday’s reading. The false gospel is thinking we can help Jesus out with our salvation. There were those who believe a Christian had to … Read More

Direct & Community Revelation

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Direct revelation and community revelation are both important. Direct Revelation Paul establishes an argument that the Galatian church is believing in something that is different than the Gospel of Jesus. In order to do that, he must let the church know that the message that he … Read More

Jesus Is With You

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Faith in Jesus is dependent upon what you do with the resurrection. The Conspiracy When the angels showed up, the soldiers were terrified. Roman soldiers were some of the baddest hombres who ever lived on the face of the earth. These were the same people … Read More

Giving Up Life

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Humanly speaking Jesus was crucified because he was misunderstood. Heavenly speaking Jesus gave up his life to be crucified. Misunderstanding Judas misunderstood who the Messiah was supposed to be. He signed up for a revolution to overthrow the Romans. Instead, Jesus never seemed interested in overthrowing … Read More

The Weight of Forgiveness

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What does it mean to be forgiven? First, Betrayal Imagine your spouse coming to you one morning… “Tonight, you will deny and betray me. You will sleep with someone else. But, when it is over, I’ll meet you back at our home.” Then your spouse … Read More

A Kingdom ROI

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How exactly are we to work for the Kingdom while we wait for the end? Work as One Prepared Luck comes to the prepared. This is a cliche in sports. But it does ring true a lot of the time. However, this cliche doesn’t ring true … Read More

Focus On When Jesus Gets Clear

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We don’t know when it’ll happen, so work well as if it will happen today. Jesus gets confusing The disciples were impressed with the temple structure. It was an amazing building, a true wonder of the world! And yet, Jesus told them, “It’ll all be … Read More

Bring Freedom to the Burdened

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Finding Life is to put yourself as a chick under the wing of God. What religion does The religious love to be known as religious. Therefore, they do everything just to let people know how religious they are. The religious also love to tell God exactly … Read More