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in the presence of God – 679

but just as at that time he who was born according to the flesh persecuted him who was born according to the Spirit, so also it is now. but what does the scripture say? “cast out the slave woman and her son, for the son of the slave woman shall not inherit with the...

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in the presence of God – 678

but just as at that time he who was born according to the flesh persecuted him who was born according to the Spirit, so also it is now. but what does the scripture say? “cast out the slave woman and her son, for the son of the slave woman shall not inherit with the...

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in the presence of God – 677

now you, brothers, like Isaac, are children of promise. [galatians 4:28]   you are a child of God's promise. by the Father's adopting plan, through the Son's sacrificing work, and with the Spirit's sealing presence - you were made a child of God's promise.  ...

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in the presence of God – 676

for it is written, “rejoice, o barren one who does not bear; break forth and cry aloud, you who are not in labor! for the children of the desolate one will be more than those of the one who has a husband.”  [galatains 4:27]   in the economy of God's extravagant...

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in the presence of God – 675

for you have not come to what may be touched, a blazing fire and darkness and gloom and a tempest and the sound of a trumpet and a voice whose words made the hearers beg that no further messages be spoken to them. for they could not endure the order that was given,...

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in the presence of God – 674

for it is written that abraham had two sons, one by a slave woman and one by a free woman. but the son of the slave was born according to the flesh, while the son of the free woman was born through promise. now this may be interpreted allegorically: these women are...

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in the presence of God – 673

tell me, you who desire to be under the law, do you not listen to the law? [galatians 4:21]   left to ourselves, we will always “listen to the law” because we desire slavery.   we desire to be ruled by something other than God, which is why our history is...

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in the presence of God – 672

do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. [romans 12:2]   we are consistently told not to work for our own salvation, that...

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in the presence of God – 671

it is always good to be made much of for a good purpose, and not only when i am present with you, my little children, for whom i am again in the anguish of childbirth until Christ is formed in you! i wish i could be present with you now and change my tone, for i am...

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in the presence of God- 669

little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth. [1 john 3:18]   what is love?   we get very opposing views from the word of God and the world we live in when we seek an answer to this question. the world tells us love is affirming,...

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