Category: Galatians

Free to Curse
May 5th, 2002

Galatians 1:1-10 A letter from a daughter to her parents! Dear Mother and Dad: It has now been three months since I left for college.  I have been remiss in writing and am very sorry for my thoughtlessness in not having written before. I will bring you up to date now, but before you read […]

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An Exploration of Freedom
April 28th, 2002

Galatians John McCutcheon has a song that tells a wonderful story. One morning while reading the paper, in search of a new set of wheels, the classifieds had a most curious ad in their listing of automobiles. I read in suspicious amusement what seemed like a wild stroke of luck. “Corvette sting-ray,” it said, “low […]

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The Fruit of the Spirit is Self-control
March 11th, 2001

Galatians 5:16-26 Ann and I visited the island of Malta in January and read the books of the siege of Malta in 1565 and then again in WWII. Malta is an important island in the Mediterranean because of it’s location. In 1565 and again in WWII, it was able to disrupt shipping and controlling the […]

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The Fruit of the Spirit is Gentleness
March 4th, 2001

Galatians 5:16-26 “Walter, get down here right away! Company’s coming and you still haven’t picked up the living room.” Mabel’s shrill voice pierced his ears. ‘Yes dear,” Walter responded as he made his way down the stairs. Mabel saw him descending and attacked, “Didn’t I tell you to change your shirt and put on a […]

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The Fruit of the Spirit is Goodness
February 18th, 2001

Galatians 5:16-26 How many of you here this morning would like to live a good life? This is a question that is difficult to say no to, isn’t it? It’s a question that would be answered affirmatively in church or at a meeting of citizens at a town meeting or in a local bar. Everyone […]

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