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Tearing Down Walls – Ephesians 2:11-22

In Christ it makes no difference whether we are Jew or Gentile. We are all one body in him because of grace. It is by faith in what Jesus did that we come into relationship with God now; not by adherence to the commands and regulations of the law. Because observance of the law as a means to righteousness has been replaced by God’s grace, we are all equally able to stand before God, not because of what I have done, but because of what he did.

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The Cross: A Look From the Other Side – Colossians 2:13-15

I have been reading through Colossians and, as frequently happens, a passage jumped out at me and captured my interest. When you were dead in your sins and in the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made you alive with Christ. He forgave us all our sins, having canceled the charge of our legal indebtedness, which stood against us and condemned us; he has taken it away, nailing it to the cross. ¬†And having disarmed the powers and authorities, he made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them by the cross. – Colossians 2:13-15 NIV We see Jesus crucifixion clearly …

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