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The Case for Radical Grace

30 Jun

East Point Church

Banners_Galatians (1)This coming Sunday we begin a new series of sermons from the Epistle to the Galatians. We are calling the series The Case for Radical Grace.

On July 4, 1776 the thirteen colonies, which would eventually form the United States of America, declared themselves free from the British Empire. They made this declaration public in the now famous document, “The Declaration of Independence.”  In declaring our freedom, the authors wrote, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”  This was a radical declaration for the time.  

Galatians has been called the Declaration of Independence for the church. Commentator Leon Morris called it “Paul’s charter of Christian freedom.”  In fact, in Galatians you can hear Paul saying, like the writers of…

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