Teachings by Jim Schafer

“Exercise Freedom without Abusing your Right” – Galatians 5 (Tuesday 2/9/21)

The legalist wanted the Galatians to add works to their salvation, but salvation plus anything else leaves out justification by faith in Jesus. Just as a master of a slave wants to keep a free slave bound, the legalist want to keep you in bondage. We are free in Christ and the law is fulfilled by loving God and loving our neighbors through Christ. We should not use this liberty as a license for sin. Galatians state that those who…

“2020 is Drawing to a Close” (Tuesday 12/22/20)

God is sending us into the world as ambassadors for Christ [2 Cor 5:20]. (Ambassadors means resident representative of a sovereign (king) appointed for a temporary, special assignment.) He is pleading through us to a dark, lost world. Go into all the world and preach the gospel [Mark16:15]. Looking back on 2020, with the pandemic–sickness, death, family gatherings cancelled or reduced, socially distanced at church–the divisions have been terrible. As ambassadors of the world, are you reflecting the Light, sharing…