Sowing and Reaping
LIBERTY .. NOT LEGALISM
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
November 12, 2006
Now as you're turning to Galatians 6 .. let me remind you of a couple things that are taking place to day at Roswell Street Baptist Church. First .. At 5:00 p.m. in the Vision Center ..we're having our annual church conference. We will be considering our 2007 Budget ... church committees and various reports and updates. In addition ..our Trustees are bringing a long awaited recommendation to us regarding the purchase of the Chiropractor's building that sits next to our Pregnancy Center building off of Roswell Street. We will never again have to worry about that piece of property again.
Then at 6:00 p.m. we will continue our Bible Conference with Dr. Jerry Vines. We got off to a great start last Sunday night with a great crowd .. Great gospel music and great gospel preaching. I hope that you will plan to be here tonight. For you who plan to sing in the "Ya'll Come" choir/orchestra .. you plan to join us in the Vision Center at 5:00 p.m. for the church conference and I've told Joe that we hope to have you back in here by 5:30 p.m. to prepare for worship.
Now this morning we come to Galatians 6.6 as we continue thinking under the heading: LIBERTY .. NOT LEGALISM. We have been learning these days from the book of Galatians that Jesus is the great liberator! He sets captives free! That is .. when He steps into your heart .. He liberates you from the bondage of the law into the liberty of grace.
Psalm 146.7 tells us that "He gives food to the hungry and freedom to the prisoners." In other words .. Jesus gives pardons to prisoners! Now pardon me but Hallelujah, what a savior!
He sets us free by grace and we stay set free by grace! You see ..whatever sets you free, keeps you free. Whatever gets you saved keeps you saved. If you're saved by grace you stay saved by grace. If you're saved by works you stay saved by works. Now listen to this: Ephes ...
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