Tag: law

Him catching us

“God is good but…”  “God is love but…” Want to see someone get really upset about a good thing?  Tell a religious person God is good and always good and is love and always in love and He does not need a payment for sin.  That will get a reaction for sure.  Of course I…

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Disease not Damnation

When you begin to see the Gospel as Good News you begin to see differently.  Maybe you are thinking “well of course I see the Gospel as Good News since it is ‘good news’ by definition.”  I can say I knew OF the Gospel since I can remember but didn’t KNOW in person the Gospel…

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The Ring

A couple are having dinner and there is a disagreement. The man was late for dinner. The woman is upset because they had a scheduled time to meet. The man looks deeply into her eyes and says “I love you and yes I was late but there are things I do that you don’t need…

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It is time for freedom

Rom 3:20 For by works of the law no human being will be justified in his sight, since through the law comes knowledge of sin. (ESVST) The law cannot make anyone right with God. We need to understand that He is right with us period. All he wants is our love. All he wants is…

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I’m Right! Part:1

From the moment we are born we thrive on approval.  We desire approval.  We seek approval.  Just think about it.  When you smile at a baby you usually get a smile back, right?  Children learn at a very young age that approval will result in good stuff.  Even with zero knowledge of the law they…

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Rebellious Resentment Reaction

You know the scene. Here comes the meltdown. Your teenaged daughter Trish has been way out of control. She has come home late, stayed up late, not done her homework and has a new friend you’re not so sure of. So you “lay down the law” and inflict some punishment for good measure. You take…

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NOTW

I bet everyone who lives in the US knows what NOTW stands for.  This symbol is everywhere. Do we really know what it means?  For the clothes maker it is a symbol of their merchandise.  For the religious it is a declaration that “our good behavior sets us apart from the world’s bad behavior.”  For…

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Age of Innocence

What if we could be free from the knowledge of good and evil?  Is it possible?  Paul says all our flesh or selfish problems are inflamed by the law (Rom 7:5-8). What if we could return to an age of innocence where we no longer had lists and categories to live by and judge by? …

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