Free at Last

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In 2013, Daniel Larsen was recently declared innocent after 45 years in a Southern California prison. I can’t imagine the mixed emotions –rejoicing for being freed, angry for being imprisoned for a crime he did not commit. Surely the question has gone through Larsen’s head: “Why do bad things happen to good people?” But this is a baseless question according … Read More

Be Here Now

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I need to buy groceries. The yard needs mowing. It’s time for an oil change.   My son wants to be with me.   I take him to the gym. He waits on my haircut. I haul him around town on errands.   My son wants to be with me –not just around me.   We rush to church. We … Read More

You Can Enjoy Life and Peace Now

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I have a problem. Although I am born-again -breathing the new life of the Spirit- I still struggle with temptation to live in the flesh. I imagine you can identify with this problem as well. It’s just a part of the Christian life on earth. Paul addresses the issue in Romans 8:5-6 when he says, “For those who live according … Read More

Do Not Ignore This Atrocity

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The following is a guest post from my friend Angelyn McMurray, Founder and President of We Are Free. Please take a moment to read about this important ministry focused on helping victims of human trafficking and consider how you can help. To profess freedom in Christ while ignoring those being denied human freedom is a disgrace to the gospel. Human Trafficking … Read More

Law Sets Prisoners Free

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“Law of Liberty.” What an interesting phrase. Notice how it juxtaposes two seemingly opposite ideas: Law and Liberty. Laws limit; Liberty releases. Laws restrict; Liberty unleashes. Laws say “no;” Liberty says “yes.” What an interesting oxymoron. So where does this phrase come from? James 1:25. “But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, … Read More

Gotta Serve Somebody

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You are a slave to anything you can’t (or won’t) stop thinking about. By definition, the person to whom you are enslaved has power over you. Spiritually speaking, we all enter this world as slaves to sin (Romans 3:23), “following the prince of the power of the air,” Satan (Eph. 2:1). Slave masters are very careful to guard against uprisings … Read More