Grace is supposed to be amazing, but all too often the Christian life can be more about keeping stuffy rules than enjoying a relationship with Christ. The tendency to add works to salvation has been a thorny problem since the gospel was first preached. Legalism--the doctrine of salvation by works--robs the Christian of the grace-filled life. The book of Galatians is like an emancipation proclamation that says, qIf the Son has set you free, then you are free at last!q The liberating message of Galatians says believers are free from sin, regulations, and guilt. Free from the need to measure up. Free to be loved by Christ and changed by his grace. Galatians is a guide for recovering Pharisees, and in Free at Last, Derrick McCarson takes us on a verse-by-verse journey through Paul's bondage-busting manifesto. You may be surprised to learn that Paul's message of grace is still as relevant today as it was centuries ago. While the culture has changed much in those intervening years, mankind's inherent desire for performance-based religion has not. This book is a timely reminder to Christians everywhere that if we aren't living by grace, then we have succumbed to spiritual slavery.Yet these two senior citizens would be raising kids when other people their age were sitting in nursing homes. The Lord allowed abraham and sarah to get well past the age of being parents so that there would be no question that Isaac was the son of Promise (Gen. ... Abraham, age 103: When Isaac turned three-years- old, the family feud became volatile. according to the custom of the day, when a childanbsp;...
|Title||:||Free at Last|
|Publisher||:||Wipf and Stock Publishers - 2015-03-04|