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Jun 14, 2005

Volume 122, Issue #12


Slave wages: Romans 6:12-23; Matthew 10:40-42

We are still free to choose whose slaves we will be.

Dying to live: Romans 6:1b-11; Matthew 10:24-39

"The walking dead.” These are the words of African-American soldier Leon Bass as he described the horror he saw when Americans liberated prisoners in the Buchenwald prison camp in April 1945. Today some call confirmed drug addicts “the walking dead.” Then there’s the book/film Dead Man Walking—which describes many of us spiritually.

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