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The Cure for the Curse (7 of 13)
Series: Bondage Breaker
Message Truth: Even though we are all sinners, God still loves us. He offers us salvation as a free gift, but only through Jesus Christ, His Son.
Gal.3: 10 For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is
written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALL THINGS
WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM THEM." 11 Now that no
one is justified by the Law before God is evident; for, "THE RIGHTEOUS MAN SHALL
LIVE BY FAITH." 12 However, the Law is not of faith; on the contrary, "HE WHO
PRACTICES THEM SHALL LIVE BY THEM." 13 Christ redeemed us from the curse
of the Law, having become a curse for us --for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE
WHO HANGS ON A TREE"-- 14 in order that in Christ Jesus the blessing of
Abraham might come to the Gentiles, so that we might receive the promise of the Spirit
Introduction: The trial of the century has now come to a conclusion with the jury in record time rendering a verdict of not guilty. News commentators have now proclaimed that Tuesday, October 3, will be a day that will never be forgotten in American history because that is the day that the verdict was announced to the world.
I must admit it was an unusual event. I was having lunch with the senior staff of our church in a local restaurant when the verdict was announced. It was so quiet in that usually noisy restaurant that I could hardly believe it. As the verdict was announced there were a few gasp as the entire world must have been watching. (ATandT reported a 58% drop in long distance phone calls during the noon hour this past Tuesday, as we were all glued to the tube.)
I don't have to tell you what the rest of the week has been like as it relates to the verdict. We have experienced an almost endless barrage of analysis, point and counter-point, more analysis, commentary, jokes by the talk s ...
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