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Galatians 3:28-29

All May Belong to Christ… Salvation is not saved for one group alone: There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free person, there is not male and female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s descendant, heirs according to the […]

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Nov

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Veterans Day

We Honor Our Soldiers… In the United States, today, we honor our veterans, our soldiers who are serving or have served, in armed conflicts.  As Jesus told His disciples: “No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” -John 15:13, NAB Few young men and women in this country wake […]

10
Nov

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Galatians 3:27

Clothed with Christ… Through Baptism, we are cleansed of our sins and clothed with Christ: For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. -Galatians 3:27, NAB During Baptisms, it is customary to wear white, whether it is an infant child or an adult. The white clothes signify the purity and […]

09
Nov

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Galatians 3:23-26

Our Father’s Rules… Like our earthly parents, God the Father set ground rules for our own protection: Before faith came, we were held in custody under law, confined for the faith that was to be revealed. Consequently, the law was our disciplinarian for Christ, that we might be justified by faith. But now that faith […]

08
Nov

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Galatians 3:19-20

Revealing Our Sins… Why would God give us the Law if we cannot live up to it?  To show us our sinful ways: Why, then, the Law? It was added for transgressions, until the descendant came to whom the promise had been made; it was promulgated by angels at the hand of a mediator. Now […]

07
Nov

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Galatians 3:15-18

God’s Promise to Abraham… Over 400 years before the Mosaic Law came into existence, God made a promise to Abraham: Brothers, in human terms I say that no one can annul or amend even a human will once ratified. Now the promises were made to Abraham and to his descendant. It does not say, “And […]

06
Nov

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Election Day Prayers

Prayers for Our Political Leaders… As the country gets ready for another election, let us lift up our leaders and candidates in prayer: First of all, then, I ask that supplications, prayers, petitions, and thanksgivings be offered for everyone, for kings and for all in authority, that we may lead a quiet and tranquil life […]

04
Nov

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A Future Full of Hope

God’s Plan for Your Life… Place your life in the hands of God and trust in His plan for your future: For I know well the plans I have in mind for you, says the LORD, plans for your welfare, not for woe! plans to give you a future full of hope. -Jeremiah 29:11, NAB […]

03
Nov

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Galatians 3:6-9

The Promise Made to Abraham… Through our faith, we help fulfill the promise made to Abraham: Thus Abraham “believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.” Realize then that it is those who have faith who are children of Abraham. Scripture, which saw in advance that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, […]