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Several years ago, Karen and I was up in the Ruidoso area; and I decided to try a short cut that I thought I knew about. The problem was, the road turned into a very rough dirt road; and the further we went, the worse the road became. We came upon a farmer’s house and land; and there was a sign that said, “No Trespassing- I have a gun and a backhoe”. We drove past that area and came up to a gate that was locked. So, I had to go back down that terrible road and past that farm. I wasted almost 2 hours because I wanted to find a short cut.

This applies to your life spiritually. How often do you try to take spiritual short cuts? You try to make your own path to peace and joy? You follow the lead of so called, “Spiritual leaders” instead of Jesus? Paul’s message to the Galatians and to us is, “Don’t go back”.

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