Set Free From Trying Harder (11-18/19-17)

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We have been learning that the book of Galatians was written to a group of Christians who were trying to measure up through rules and other forms of religion, instead of looking to what Jesus came to offer us – Life! It is abundantly clear that we could never earn God’s acceptance or love; that’s why Jesus came to liberate …

Set Free From The Approval Of Others (11-11/12-17)

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If we were to be brutally honest with ourselves, we all crave approval and feel the weight of peer pressure, but the Gospel reminds us we belong to someone else. In Christ, we’re accepted by God; no other opinion matters. When we look to others for approval, we heap the weight of chains that we were never intended to bear. …

Set Free From Religion (11-4/5-17)

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Paul wrote the book of Galatians to a group of Christians who were adding legalistic rules and stipulations to the Gospel, the message that Jesus saves us from our sin and reconciles us to God. The problem with adding unnecessary rules to the Gospel of grace is that we are left with a form of religion that feels a lot …