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Daily email Number 220 – from the Vicar

We have 2 more sections in our journey through Paul’s letter to the Galatians and then for something different. Our passage today is Galatians Chapter 6 verses 1 to 10.Here is some practical and pastoral advice about looking out for ourselves and looking … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 219 – from the Vicar

Our passage from the Bible today is Galatians Chapter 5 verses 16 to 26, and contains some of the most well-known verses of the letter.I started to write yesterday that the freedom that we have in Christ isn’t a permission to indulge our sinful … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 218 – from the Vicar

It is Friday and we are now into the last 2 chapters of Paul’s letter to the Galatians.  Today’s passage is Chapter 5 verses 1 to 15.And today’s key word seems to shout out from the passage, Freedom. Paul is saying that the … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 217 – from the Vicar

Our Bible passage today is Galatians Chapter 4 verses 21 to 31, a strange little interlude in Paul’s argument and appeal to these Galatian Christians.As I hope most of you know or have worked out, I love the links between the … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 216 – from the Vicar

Our passage today is Galatians Chapter 4 verses 8-20.I have mentioned previously that unlike other letters Paul has been very short on the pleasantries at the beginning of this letter.However, in this passage we see something of his pastoral heart for this … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 215 – from the Vicar

Welcome to Monday.Our reading from the Bible today is Galatians Chapter 3 verse 26 through to Chapter 4 verse 7 which is quite a thrilling passage, and contains some of the more well-known verses in this letter which I highlighted at the beginning … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 214 – from the Vicar

Our passage today is Galatians Chapter 3 verses 15 to 25.Sometimes the Old Testament is portrayed as a whole lot of rules (law) which we have to obey to please God, and the New Testament is all about love and mercy.Actually although the OT … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 213 – from the Vicar

We continue our journey through Paul’s letter to the Galatians, our reading today is Chapter 3 verses 1 to 14.And again Paul doesn’t hold back in his language, twice calling his readers ‘foolish’ in the early verses of this chapter, but … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 212 – from the Vicar

Our reading today is Galatians Chapter 2 verses 11 to 21.Remember the phrase I often use when I am speaking, ‘The Bible is an honest book’, it doesn’t cover up the failings of its heroes and the arguments that sometimes occur … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 211 – from the Vicar

We continue our reading of Paul’s letter to the Galatians, today Chapter 2 verses 1 to 10, as Paul continues to make his points about the sufficiency of the gospel, that we are saved by grace through faith and nothing has to … Continue reading

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