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Friday; November 1

In her lifetime, Harriet Tubman was two things – first she was a slave, then she became a deliverer.After her escape from slavery she helped others achieve freedom through what has been called the “Underground Railroad”.Historians tell us during the mid-19th Century she helped dozens of people find a new life.In describing what freedom was like to her, she observed, “I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything. The sun came up like gold through the trees, and I felt like I was in heaven.”. None of us will ever know the type of euphoria Harriet Tubman and others of her era might have felt at their freedom, but as I read her quote I was reminded of another type of freedom.The Bible describes sin’s control over us as a kind of spiritual slavery – something that without some type of intervention will lead us to eternal bondage.Yet, there is hope of a new and better world – one which can produce a true glory.The Apostle Paul once described th…