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||Upside Down Kingdom||RG AUDIO 032715 Galatians 5:13-26 Paul cautions the reader about yielding freely to the flesh. Why would one want to, considering grace? Instead use freedom to show patience at work, care to a neighbor, joy in the midst of adversity, peace at home,||3/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Free At Last!||RG AUDIO 032615 Galatians 5:1-12 Paul pictures a footrace when he asks, “Who cut in on you?” (Galatians 5:7b). He strongly defends Christian freedom from the law. Jews were enslaving Gentiles with rituals, like circumcision. “The only reason they||3/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Take Off the Veil||RG AUDIO 032515 2 Corinthians 3:7-18 Brides wear veils to keep the groom from seeing her clearly until the veil is removed. Many cultures wear veils. Yet how can others recognize a covered face? Faces are read by everyone, continuously. No wonder p||3/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Respond!||RG AUDIO 032415 John 16:1-16 Recently a woman approached me in a hotel lobby and asked, “Do you read the bible?” Looking like an incognito traveler I responded, “Yes, and many Christian books too.” I continued toward the elevator. She abruptly||3/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Go and Leave!||RG AUDIO 032315 John 8:1-11, 31-36 “Caught in the act,” (John 8:4) by whom? Can you see them crouching outside this woman’s hut? What did they hear and see? How long did they allow themselves to linger and lust before invading her privacy? Their||3/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Plan Fulfilled||RG AUDIO 032215 1 Peter 1:3-12 Do you ever make plans? I do! We decide what we are going to eat for our next meal or imagine how much better life will be in the future. The problem is we do not actually know if any of that will happen. When our pla||3/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Too Hard For God?||RG AUDIO 032115 Galatians 4:17-31 “Is anything too hard for the LORD?” God asked Abraham (Genesis 18:14). God asked this because Abraham and Sarah doubted God’s ability to give them a son. Indeed, they would have a son, Isaac, in their old age as||3/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||An Adoption Story||RG AUDIO 032015 Galatians 3:26—4:16 Through adoption, a family chooses to reach out and unite themselves with a child who needs love and a home. Galatians 3 compares our salvation to just such an adoption story. We were once slaves to sin, now by G||3/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||One-Body Policy||RG AUDIO 031915 1 Corinthians 12:12-13a In some countries families are only permitted to have one child. The reason may be due to a shortage of resources or a governmental desire for control. Additional children are considered unwanted, unneeded, a||3/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||“Heir Force”||RG AUDIO 031815 Romans 8:1-17 I will never think of either the word “heir” or “air” the same again. That is because one year my younger sister’s Bible quizzing team called themselves “Heir Force.” They had it all: camouflage t-shirts and||3/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|