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Not the Opposite

Jesus and His disciples sailed to the country of the Gerasenes, which, writes Luke, “is opposite Galilee” (Luke 8:26). The region of the Gerasenes was “over against” the land of Galilee. And as I hover over this passage in Luke … Continue reading

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Freed for Freedom

So much of the Christian life is dictated by a holy tension. We have peace with God (Rom. 5:1), yet we are to know the fear of the Lord (2Cor. 1:11). We are saved by faith alone (Eph. 2:8-9), and … Continue reading

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Freed for Slavery

When you know who you are, it goes a long way to being who you should be. What identifies you will drive you. If you view yourself as impoverished, you’ll live like a poor person–either languishing because of a perceived … Continue reading

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Grace In the Most Unexpected Places

Strike three, in a sense. Under Moses, despite great deliverance, every adult who walked out of Egypt, hundreds of thousands of people, died wandering in the desert because of unbelief and rebellion. Moses himself failing to enter the promised land. … Continue reading

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Dominated No More

Call it a “Wayback Wednesday” post. This entry from 2009 reflects so many of my thoughts this morning as I hovered over the first part of Romans 6. I remember vividly the incident between the “little guy” and the “little … Continue reading

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