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Retired missionary, pastor, seminary professor, Board Certified Chaplain and American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Director.

CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FIVE (Lesson XCIX) When we read the Final Covenant, we see that Jesus’ miracles and preaching brought great Joy to the people affected. No … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FIVE (Lesson XCVIII) Puritan theologian Matthew Poole (1624-1679) is one of the few who sees this fruit of the reborn spirit as divine tendencies … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FIVE (Lesson XCVII) In Paul’s letters to the Galatians, Ephesians, and Corinthian congregations we see one of the clearest examples of this process of … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

Have you ever asked your spouse, your children, or a friend, “Are you being honest with me?” Or did someone who saw the look of doubt on your face tell you, “I’m being honest with you?” If so, then for … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

HOLLYWOOD’S PRODIGAL SON RETURNS Everyone loved him as Little Ricky on “I Love Lucy.” But at home, things weren’t so great for actor Keith Thibodeaux. In 1956, Keith auditioned for Lucille Ball and the crew at the “I Love Lucy” … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FIVE (Lesson XCVI) The Jewish Fathers were not silent on this activity of love in the heart, and the virtues that it produced.  In … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FIVE (Lesson XCV) For sure the word “fruit” serves as a singular noun referring to plurality; for instance, the fruit of an orange tree … Continue reading

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