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Free From Sin

In the book of Romans, it says repeatedly we are free from sin, free from sin, free from sin.

"Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness." Romans 6:18

"But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life." Romans 6:22

"For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sinand death."  Romans 8:2

God has made many immutable laws. There are spiritual laws and physical laws. The law of gravity is an example of a fixed and unforgiving physical law that God made.  The bible says that by the promises God has given us, we are partakers in the divine nature. 

"Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these [the promises] ye might be partakers of thedivine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust."2 Peter 1:4-9  

This Scripture also states that believers have escape…

Homespun Haircuts

Not everyone is comfortable with the thought of haircuts done at home. We all want to look our best and you can easily wind up looking your absolute worst with a botched up haircut. I know. Been there!

But giving haircuts to your family at home can be a real money saver. And time saver when you factor in making appointments, driving, waiting for the barber/stylist, etc. 

When my husband and I were newly married, we had very little money and I did all I could to be frugal and thrifty. So one day I bought a clipper set at Target that came with a free how-to video. I watched the video and it filled me with confidence.  "I can do that," I said to myself. And I did. Nowadays the clipper sets don't seem to come with videos anymore, but you can find them all over the internet, so that is just as good, if not better.  

Anyone with a little coordination and an ounce of artistic expression can give a decent haircut. 

My husband was a willing and ready participant.  This spoke nothing …