Innocent versus Righteous

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But to the one who does not work, but believes in Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is credited as righteousness. - Romans 4:5 Justification: “Just as if I never sinned.” It sounds like a good definition—easy to remember and a certain ring to the words. But...

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Deep Change – 3

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Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? - 1 Corinthians 6:19 Yesterday we began to look at the implications of Christ buying us back (redeeming us) from the slave market...

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Free Indeed – 2

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Knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers, but with precious blood, as of a lamb unblemished and spotless, the blood of Christ. - 1 Peter 1:18-19 God’s word is dynamic. A danger of...

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An Immense Difference

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Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come. - 2 Corinthians 5:17  It’s a rare believer who grasps all that happens to him the moment he receives Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior. Many...

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