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Ford, Ferrari and Faith Galatians 3:23-29

Ford, Ferrari and Faith

Moses (law) keeps us safe; Jesus (faith) leads us to maturity.


Henry Ford and Enzo Ferrari were rivals, and a movie is coming out this week about it. Their relationship helps us to understand what the apostle Paul says in his teaching about law and faith.



For material based on today’s OT text, see “Comfort Food,” June 24, 2007.


Every June, near the town of Le Mans, France, one of the most prestigious auto races in the world is run. Called “24 Hours of Le Mans,” it is one third of the Triple Crown of Motorsport, along with the Indianapolis 500 and the Monaco Grand Prix.

“Gentlemen, start your engines.”

Or, as they say in France, “Messieurs, démarrez vos moteurs.”

Le Mans is full of tradition: A French tri-color is waved to start the race, and then jets fly over, trailing blue, white and red smoke. Safety flags are waved during the final lap of the race, congratulating the drivers and other finishers. But safety itself has not...

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