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“There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death.” Romans 8:1-2 We often read stories of people who have been wrongly accused of a crime, and end up being found guilty, and sent to prison. How awful it must feel to serve time for something you did not do. In some cases, years go by before the truth comes out. The person may be…

“There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.” Romans 8:1 We are all human and we make mistakes, at times we will sin and do things that are contrary to God’s plan for our lives. Condemnation comes from the enemy. He would like to convince us that we have utterly failed and that there is no chance of being reconciled with the Lord. What an awful feeling that is to think that we are forever separated from God. It seems that when we try to…

Awhile ago, my husband told me how when he was growing up, he built elaborate snow forts every winter.  The entire backyard was dedicated to his fort-building and spy games.  He would build his barricade on one side of the yard, and then dig a tunnel all the way from the house to the fort.  Everyone outside of the backyard was a spy, so every time a car drove by they would crouch down in the fort to remain unseen.  Here’s the kicker- the rest of the backyard had to remain untouched.  It was off-limits from the time the first…