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Freedom and Liberty in Christ

Posted by on October 8, 2016 at 11:05 am

freedom and Liberty in Christ Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty 2 Cor. 3:17. Paul encourages all believers to stand fast in the liberty and freedom we enjoy in the Lord Jesus Christ. “Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, […]

HIS YOKE

Posted by on October 8, 2016 at 11:01 am

HIS YOKE Matt. 11:29 The yoke of self sufficiency, self righteousness, and self worth always reveals a man’s spiritual bondage. This yoke is prominently exposed when a man futilely attempts to establish his own righteousness before God. Men attempt to convince both themselves and others of the freedom of heart, but there is no true […]

The Law of Sinai and The Law in Zion

Posted by on October 8, 2016 at 10:59 am

The Law of Sinai and The Law in Zion The difference between the law at Sinai and the law of God written on the heart of Christ’s witness is this: the law at Sinai centers the doing on man, saying, “Do this and live”; the law of God written on the heart centers the doing […]

CHRIST IS ALL

Posted by on October 4, 2016 at 10:44 am

CHRIST IS ALL If salvation depends upon our being or doing anything, we shall inevitably be lost. Thank God, it does not; for the great fundamental principle of the Gospel is that Christ is all; man is nothing. It is not a mixture of Christ and man – it is all of Christ. The peace […]

If you are led of the Spirit—you are not under the law.

Posted by on October 4, 2016 at 10:33 am

“If you are led of the Spirit—you are not under the law.” Galatians 5:18 We who looks at his own character and position from a legal point of view, will not only despair when he comes to the end of his reckoning—but if he is a wise man, he will despair at the beginning; for if […]

THE LORD KNOWETH HOW

Posted by on October 4, 2016 at 10:31 am
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THE LORD KNOWETH HOW 2 Peter 2: 9-12 The Spirit of God warns believers about this day in which we live. (Amos 8:11) As religious as this world is, yet as ungodly as this world is, we should always remember that God is fulfilling his purpose even with false teachers and false religion in this world. […]

The commandments of men teach that believers are yet under the law

Posted by on September 25, 2016 at 6:16 am

Throughout the book of Romans, when Paul refers to those who walk after the flesh and those who walk after the Spirit he is speaking of religious folks, not immoral folks. The commandments of men teach that believers are yet under the law which was given at Mt. Sinai. Most say that the believer is […]

STAND FAST IN LIBERTY

Posted by on September 25, 2016 at 6:14 am

STAND FAST IN LIBERTY The greatest preacher and defender of sound doctrine apart from Christ Himself was most likely the apostle Paul. None could charge him with compromise, none could call his message unclear, and none could accuse him of giving anyone a false hope. But as one who earnestly contended for the faith of […]

No longer servants

Posted by on September 4, 2016 at 7:33 am

No longer servants Chris Cunningham John 15:15 Henceforth I call you not servants, for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth . . . There is a sense in which we do consider ourselves servants of Christ. Paul identified himself not by high titles or attainments, but as a bondslave of Jesus Christ. But […]

A Slave and Her Children

Posted by on September 4, 2016 at 7:31 am

A Slave and Her Children Joe Terrell Now Hagar stands for Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to the present city of Jerusalem, because she is in slavery with her children. But the Jerusalem that is above [symbolized by Sarah. –ed.] is free, and she is our mother. . . Therefore, brothers, we are not […]