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Learning to Live Free

Last night I taught Galatians 4:21–5:1, Paul‘s allegory about Abraham, Sarah, and Hagar. Some commentators call this the most difficult passage in Galatians. First, it is hard because so few people know the Old Testament. Second, it is difficult because the allegory is often hard to follow. Paul, of course, told us the history and […]

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Shining Light in the Darkness

Yesterday, I wrote about the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve as Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. That nomination has brought on division and confrontation. It should bring on honest discussion and a desire to know Judge Kavanaugh and his qualifications for the court. We always need to pray, but we […]

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It’s the Little Temptations that Will Get You

Beware of the little temptations. I don’t worry about the devil in a red suit with a pitchfork, pointy horns, and a pointy tail. That’s not the danger. The danger is the little temptations. People don’t normally turn from God in one huge step. Rather they turn from God in a series of little steps. […]

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I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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[Life by the Spirit] You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. — Galatians 5:13 (NIV)