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now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. [2 corinthians 3:17]   so why do I feel imprisoned? despite my emancipation, i cling to my cell. like a child who gorges himself on candy and insists that any other food is slop,...

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in the presence of God – 219

yes, to this day whenever moses is read a veil lies over their hearts. but when one turns to the Lord, the veil is removed. [2 cor 3:15–16]   it is to this end that these writings are published daily; that in as few words as possible, you might be persuaded to...

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in the presence of God – 218

but their minds were hardened. for to this day, when they read the old covenant, that same veil remains unlifted, because only through Christ is it taken away. [2 corinthians 3:14]   God’s glory. all consuming, all satisfying, transformative. we love it, we fear...

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in the presence of God – 217

since we have such a hope, we are very bold, not like moses, who would put a veil over his face so that the israelites might ot gaze at the outcome of what was being brought to an end. [2 corinthians 3:12-13]   hope. it’s the life blood of all we do. whatever we...

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in the presence of God – 216

since we have such a hope, we are very bold, not like moses, who would put a veil over his face so that the israelites might not gaze at the outcome of what was being brought to an end. but their minds were hardened. for to this day, when they read the old covenant,...

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in the presence of God – 215

indeed, in this case, what once had glory has come to have no glory at all, because of the glory that surpasses it. for if what was being brought to an end came with glory, much more will what is permanent have glory. [2 corinthians 3:10–11]   there’s an old hymn...

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in the presence of God – 214

for if there was glory in the ministry of condemnation, the ministry of righteousness must far exceed it in glory. [2 corinthians 3:9]   the ministry of condemnation, the law, the old covenant. no one can obey the law perfectly (james 2:10) thus it has earned its...

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in the presence of God – 213

for our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. [2 corinthians 5:21]   "Jesus Christ, made sin for us, that we might be made the righteousness of God in him! you scarcely need that I should explain the...

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in the presence of God – 212

but when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons. and because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying,...

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in the presence of God – 211

there is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. for the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. [romans 8:1-2]   the ministry of the law, the end of the work of the law, is to show that,...

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