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12/01/2020
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261. My Grace Is All You Need

12/01/2020

7 ... Therefore, to keep me from being too elated by the abundance of revelation, a thorn (skolops) was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me, to keep me from being too elated....

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11/16/2020
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260. St Paul on Strength in Weakness

11/16/2020

7 even considering the exceptional character of the revelations. Therefore, to keep me from being too elated, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me, to keep me from...

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11/01/2020
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259. Dietrich Bonhoeffer on “Cheap Grace”

11/01/2020

Faith without Works Is Dead 14 What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but do not have works? Can faith save you? 15 If a brother or sister is naked and lacks daily...

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10/16/2020
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258. Martin Luther’s “Tower” Experience

10/16/2020

The Power of the Gospel 16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel; it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who has faith, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. 17 For in it the...

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10/01/2020
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257. Martin Luther and the Indulgence Controversy

10/01/2020

16 All scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, 17 so that everyone who belongs to God may be proficient, equipped...

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9/16/2020
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256. Learning from the Pelagian Controversy of the 5th Century

9/16/2020

12 Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death came through sin, and so death spread to all because all have sinned— 13 sin was indeed in the world before the law, but...

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9/01/2020
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255. Saint Paul on the grace of all sufficiency

9/01/2020

And God is able to provide you with every blessing in abundance, so that by always having enough of everything, you may share abundantly in every good work. (2 Corinthians 9:8, NRSV)  The Apostle...

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8/16/2020
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254. Paul, Life Reborn in Grace

8/16/2020

3 Now as he was going along and approaching Damascus, suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him. 4 He fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why do you persecute...

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8/01/2020
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253. Grace: God’s Own Parable

8/01/2020

30 How sick is your heart, says the Lord God, that you did all these things, the deeds of a brazen whore; 31 building your platform at the head of every street, and making your lofty place in...

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7/16/2020
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252. Grace and Sin: Piet Fransen’s Creative Parable

7/16/2020

18 Come now, let us argue it out, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be like snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool. 19 If you are...

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