No Longer Captive

In his article “No Longer Captive: Alleluia!” in the March Lutheran Witness, Rev. John T. Pless speaks of the sting of death, that is, sin, but he fails to address the power of sin, that is, the Law.

Yet, the Holy Spirit teaches us through His servant, the apostle Paul, in Rom. 7:6: “But now, by dying to what once bound us, we have been released from the Law so that we serve in the new way of the Spirit, and not in the old way of the written code.”


Helen Leopold
Baltimore, Md.


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