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Does the law = sin. Romans 7:7-25


So when Paul says I would not have come to know sin except through the Law, perhaps he is saying, having been taught that there was a law as a young child, I came to understand that going outside the parameters of the Law, was to miss the mark (sin.) Continue reading

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Since we have been made right. Romans 5:1-4.


The NASB opens chapter five with this headline. Peace with God through faith. Spend any amount of time, in church and someone will tell you that you are just a sinner, saved by grace. Often, they take it a step … Continue reading

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Jesus had a thing for prostitutes.


A former prostitute overwhelmed by the realization that God loved her exclaimed, “Jesus had a thing for hookers.” Yes, yes he did. But in case you feel left out, he also had a thing for the broken, the poor, the … Continue reading

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It was Jesus that said it, so don’t blame me.


Don’t blame it on me; it was Jesus that said it – the man who came to set us free – “everyone that sins, is a slave to sin.” John 8:31-36 NIrV Jesus spoke to the Jews who had believed … Continue reading

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What are we waiting for?


My former pastor, (he moved on to another church, and I miss him.) informed us, on Facebook, that he was going to start a new blog on the end times. This is a passion for me and so I responded … Continue reading

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What do you mean by idle words, virtually everything we say is idle.


A chance meeting has led me to Matthew’s gospel. Matthew 12:9-37 God has settled me in chapter12 and I find myself focused on verse 36 for several days. The context of verse 36 is part of his response to “It … Continue reading

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We were deemed righteous.


Through Justification – We were deemed righteous. Without fanfare, hoopla, and all the festive sounds of a celebration it came – our justification. Life came in place of death. Previously we had no options, we were all dead men walking, … Continue reading

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