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Legalism vs. Grace; June 11, 2017


1 Samuel 21:6 So the priest gave him the consecrated bread, since there was no bread there except the bread of the Presence that had been removed from before the Lord and replaced by hot bread on the day it … Continue reading

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April 21, 2016


2 Chronicles 30:18-20 Although most of the many people who came from Ephraim, Manasseh, Issachar and Zebulun had not purified themselves, yet they ate the Passover, contrary to what was written. But Hezekiah prayed for them, saying, “May the Lord, … Continue reading

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September 19, 2015


Galatians 5:5 But by faith we eagerly await through the Spirit the righteousness for which we hope. We sometimes forget that Paul was painfully aware that he wasn’t yet righteous by God’s standards, and was simply wearing the mantle of … Continue reading

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June 23, 2015


James 2:12-13 Speak and act as those who are going to be judged by the law that gives freedom, because judgment without mercy will be shown to anyone who has not been merciful. Mercy triumphs over judgment! You would think … Continue reading

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May 23, 2015


Matthew 23:24 “You blind guides! You strain out a gnat but swallow a camel.” I cannot read Matthew 23 without remembering how this scene played out in the Visual Bible video. The actor playing Jesus was a dedicated Christian, and … Continue reading

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May 18, 2015


Matthew 12:11-12 He said to them, “If any of you has a sheep and it falls into a pit on the Sabbath, will you not take hold of it and lift it out? How much more valuable is a man … Continue reading

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April 19, 2015


Psalm 78:36-37 But then they would flatter him with their mouths, lying to him with their tongues; their hearts were not loyal to him, they were not faithful to his covenant. This whole rather long Psalm is a litany of … Continue reading

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