Gary Mitchell (North Carolina)
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It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. - Galatians 5:1 (NIV)
As a black man living in the United States, I consider freedom one of my most precious blessings. My ancestors were slaves once, bought and sold like property, worked like cattle and sometimes beaten even to the point of death. My ancestors could only dream of the freedom I was...
Freedom from sin and death is a true treasure from God.
Those who are enslaved
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