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The Loss and Restoration of God’s Indwelling Glory (Rom 3:23-24)

Perhaps the most catastrophic effects of the fall was that we lost the indwelling life and  glory of God, for Paul says that all have sinned and lack the glory of God (Rom 3:23).  It is not that we merely … Continue reading

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Christ Our True Peace

One of our deepest longings as human beings is for peace. But what exactly is peace? Most often we think of “peace” as peace of mind and freedom from worry and anxiety, a state of tranquility and serenity. But because … Continue reading

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The Letter/Spirit Contrast and Transformation into the Image of Christ: 2Cor 3:6-18

Returning to 2Corinthians 3, Paul is comparing and contrasting the old and new covenants, and the effects that the radiating glory of God have upon people when they see it.  In the old covenant, Paul says that the “letter” kills. … Continue reading

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