Monthly Archives: April 2011

Life in the Spirit (pt. 2)

Rom 8:5-17 British statesman Edmund Burke said, “Men are qualified for civil liberty in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral chains on their own appetites. Society cannot exist unless a controlling power upon will and appetite be placed … Continue reading

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Life in the Spirit (pt. 1)

Rom 8:1-4 Phillips Brooks (1835- 1893) wrote, “No man in this world attains to freedom from any slavery except by entrance into some higher servitude. There is no such thing as an entirely free man conceivable.” The apostle Paul would … Continue reading

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He Has Risen, He Has Risen Indeed

Matt 27:62-28:10 I love one-liners. It’s amazing how often the only answer to a situation is to quote Seinfeld. Because of that show, the mere mention of close talker, yada-yada-yada, serenity now, and hellllo…Newman immediately brings to mind an episode … Continue reading

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Sin’s Reign is Over (for the believer)

Rom 6:1-14 Can this be true? Can sin’s reign really be over in a believer’s life so that it no longer rears it ugly little head? Well, yes and no. Yes in that it no longer is the ruler over … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Adams

Rom 5:12-21 There are duos in history that are famous because they are funnier, smarter, or more talented together than either one would be on their own. The mention of one immediately, even if unspoken, evokes the name of the … Continue reading

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Through It All

Rom 5:1-11 Katy Pfaffl’s song, Through it All, illustrates a great point Paul is making in Rom 5:1-11; Our hope in God’s future glory, combined with our standing in grace and peace, is sufficient to see us through all manner … Continue reading

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