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For Freedom Christ Set Us Free

Captivity does something to the human brain. Captivity trains us to act like captives. There have been instances of people having been kidnapped and held captive for long periods of time who, when faced with an opportunity to flee, actually choose to remain in captivity. In fact, that's what we often do spiritually as well. Paul wrote in Galatians 5:1, "For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery." You see, at one …

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How Can I Be Legalism Free?

I like rules, lines, and boundaries. I feel safer if I have clear parameters, which explains my love for graph paper. I like it when everything is nice and tidy. The problem is, life isn't always nice and tidy. People around me don't always play by my rules, and I'm the biggest boundary breaker of them all. It would seem that the alternative to rules-based living would be no rules living, rebellion, and abandonment of moral restraint. But what if that isn't the best …

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Legalism Free

Our second message in the Wednesday evening message series, Exposed: Shocking Truths About Liberated Living, pertained to the idea that we can live legalism free! Legalism is perhaps an overused term, but it's also an over-lived one. It's defined in different ways by different people and debated in all kinds of religious circles. …

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Stand Still… Now That You’re Free!

“Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.”—Galatians 5:1 Jesus said, “the truth shall set you free” and that once set free, we would be “free indeed.” But freedom does not necessarily mean the absolute liberty to do anything we please, but rather to do anything we please within the proper boundaries. America has become a place in which we are overly sensitive to certain “freedoms.” We’ll …

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