Category Archives: Galatians

The creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed

When the time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under law, to redeem those under law, that we might receive the full rights of sons. … Yet to all who received him, to those … Continue reading

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Live by the Spirit and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature

Flee the evil desires of youth, and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

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Lead us not into temptation

Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil … forty days, being tempted by Satan. … For this reason, when I could stand it no longer, I sent to find out about your … Continue reading

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Our Father in heaven

Jesus said, “Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet returned to the Father. Go instead to my brothers and tell them, ‘I am returning to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.’”

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Their Redeemer is strong; the Lord Almighty is his name

I called on your name, Lord, from the depths of the pit. You heard my plea: “Do not close your ears to my cry for relief.” You came near when I called you, and you said, “Do not fear.” You, … Continue reading

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For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God

The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we cry, “Abba, Father.” The Spirit himself testifies with our … Continue reading

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“I will be a Father to you, and you will be my sons and daughters,” says the Lord Almighty

When the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship. Because you are his sons, God sent the … Continue reading

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Resentment kills a fool, and envy slays the simple

A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones … For everyone looks out for their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ. … At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all … Continue reading

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You have been taught by God to love each other

Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart. … We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, … Continue reading

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Each of you should learn to control your own body

Better a patient person than a warrior, those with self-control than those who take a city … Like a city whose walls are broken through is a person who lacks self-control.

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