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Blake Stanley
Galatians 2 - How are your running?

Galatians 2 - How are your running?

Read Galatians 2 READ HERE I wish we had the space to focus on every single verse in this passage, and I encourage you to do so in your own time, but for today we will lean into verses two and eleven. - How are you running? Galatians 2:2 - I went in response to a revelation and, meeting privately with those esteemed as leaders, I presented to them the gospel that I preach among the Gentiles. I wanted to be sure I was not running and had not been running my race in vain. (NIV)  Paul, first points out...

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Blake Stanley
Galatians 1 - Who are you trying to please?

Galatians 1 - Who are you trying to please?

(Read time: 2:15) Read Galatians 1 for full context! ...Galatians 1:6-10 I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel— 7 not that there is another one, but there are some who trouble you and want to distort the gospel of Christ. 8 But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel contrary to the one we preached to you, let him be accursed.9 As we have said before, so now I say again: If anyone is preaching to you a...

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Blake Stanley
This is Not Our Home.

This is Not Our Home.

When we look at a world that is broken and suffering beyond comprehension, it sometimes seems impossible to find joy, hope, or peace. We can't help but be constantly reminded of the suffering around us and the brokenness within us, we are burdened, but we can have courage, for we have a Savior that suffers with us, and a Savior who promises peace. For He is God on the mountain, and He is God in the valley. In John 16 Jesus puts our time on earth into a simple yet powerful illustration. We are to think of it like a women in child...

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Blake Stanley
I feel distant from God. What do I do?

I feel distant from God. What do I do?

Isaiah 59:2 But your iniquities have separated you from your God; your sins have hidden his face from you, so that he will not hear. Sin can cause us to feel distant from God. Often times, this happens when we minimize certain sins and maximize others. -- This tends to make us believe that in certain seasons of life we are more worthy of God than in others. When we ONLY focus on the "big" sins in our life, we tend to feel unworthy to be in a relationship with God. We "punish” ourselves by running from Him and refusing to feel...

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