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Forgiveness #8—Pardoned Praise

You shall not hate your brother in your heart; … you shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge … but you shall love your neighbor as yourself; for I am the Eternal … who brought you out of the land of Egypt. Leviticus 19:19 O God, mercy, grace and peace are gifts from you … Continue reading

Humility #5—Freeing Humility

With meekness correct those who oppose the truth, so perhaps God may grant them repentance, which will lead to the knowledge of the truth, so they may come to their senses and escape from the snare of the devil, having been held captive by him to do his will. 2 Timothy 2:25–26 Correction is for the … Continue reading

Freedom #11 — Serving in Freedom

You were called to freedom, only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for self-centered action, but through. love, serve one another. Galatians 5:13 It is good to be free. Many of us think highly enough of freedom to expend ourselves securing and preserving it for others as well as ourselves. Our desire is … Continue reading

Christian Freedom #9 — Praising Freedom

Thanks be to God that though you were slaves of sin, you became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching to which you were committed, and having been freed from sin, you became slaves of righteousness. Romans 6:17-18 Liberating Lord, I have never felt so free as in being bound to you. When … Continue reading

Christian Freedom #8 — Freeing Truth

Jesus said, “If you continue in my teaching, you are truly disciples of mine; and you will know the truth; and the truth will set you free.” John 8:31-32 At an early age our parents taught us the facts about gravity. Youthful experiments designed to test the reliability of these lessons reaffirmed this truth, sometimes … Continue reading

Christian Freedom #7 — Submissive Freedom

What then is my reward? That, when I preach the gospel, I may offer the gospel without charge, so as not to make full use of my right in the gospel. For though I am free from all, I have made myself a slave to all, that I might win the more. 1 Corinthians 9:18-19 … Continue reading

Christian Freedom #6 — Glorious Freedom

Whenever someone turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away. The Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. And we each, with unveiled face reflecting the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory. 2 Corinthians 3:17-18 “Aha!” experiences … Continue reading

Christian Freedom #5 — Reliable Freedom

Let your character be free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for God has said, “I will never desert you, nor will I ever forsake you,” Hebrews 13:5 God tells us in this promise that he is both sufficient for us and satisfying to us. If he weren’t, what difference … Continue reading

Christian Freedom #4 — Freedom From Fear

What then shall we say to these truths of God’s sovereign work? We say, if God is for us, who is against us? He who did not spare his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how will he not also with him freely give us all things? Romans 8:31-32 Freedom from fear … Continue reading

Christian Freedom #3 — Morally Free

Forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you through Jesus, and through him everyone who believes is freed from all the things, from which you could not be freed through the Law of Moses. Acts 13:38-39 Forgiveness and freedom, that’s good news! That’s the Gospel! As good as the Law was, it could not free us … Continue reading