Posts tagged with ‘the Torah’

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The Bottom Line Is…

by Ladd
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“You who are trying to be justified by the law have been alienated from Christ; you have fallen away from grace,” Galatians 5:4 It is no little thing to turn one’s back on the gospel for a law merit system of salvation. The result of this perversion of the free gift of salvation is to […]

What Does “Eternal Life” Mean To You?

by Ladd
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We all know the story of the Good Samaritan. We’ve heard a score of sermons that have, as their core lesson, the rescue of a battered traveller by an unlikely hero—a Samaritan. The take away from the parable can go one of two ways. First, our perceived enemies may not really be enemies and may […]

We Are Beggars Who Dance in the Grace of Jesus Christ!

by Ladd
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People sometimes ask me why I write so much about law and grace? Well the major reason is that to confuse the two of them leads to serious theological problems and those problems can lead to losing out on the Kingdom of God. Paul makes it clear in Galatians that to rely upon “works of […]

We Are Not Under Law but Under Grace

by Ladd
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23 “Before the coming of this faith, we were held in custody under the law, locked up until the faith that was to come would be revealed. 24 So the law was our guardian until Christ came that we might be justified by faith. 25 Now that this faith has come, we are no longer under a […]