Freedom

Freedom is an interesting thing.  In Jesus, today, we are free.  We are free from the past, we are free from our sins, and we are free from having to earn our salvation.  Through grace, through the love of Jesus Christ, we are free.

Free to live, free to serve, free to worship, free to just live.

Through Jesus, you have been set free.  You have.  You are free.  Don’t live under the yoke of slavery.  Don’t feel like you’ve got to earn anything, just life.  Live free.  Live forgiven.  Live with grace.

Ok.  So, we are free. What are we to do.  What next, then is next.  What happens with this freedom.  Well, listen to what Paul says in  Galatians 5:13-14:

For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

Freedom-9-11So today, you are free.  You are a new creation in Jesus today.  You are forgiven.  You can breathe.  You can live.  You can laugh.  You are free.

Don’t miss use that freedom.

We have been given grace, to give grace to others.  We have been forgiven, so that we are can forgive others.  We are loved, so that we can love.  We have this freedom, this grace, this mercy, so that we can fully live free.  We are free today.  Yes we are.  We are freedom.

Don’t exchange you freedom for slavery.  Don’t give up the freedom of grace for the slavery of sin.  Don’t give up the freedom of mercy for the slavery of judgement.  Don’t give up the freedom of love for the slavery of hate.

You are free today.  Live free.  Let go of the past, no matter what it is.

But, live in that freedom, so you can love others in that freedom.  Love, serve, give.  Live.

In this, we are truly free.

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