Posts tagged with ‘Freedom’

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1/8/19 THE PRICE OF OUR FREEDOM FROM SIN WAS PAID BY JESUS’ BLOOD

by Barry Lovett

“If the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed.” John 8:36. Years after they sold Joseph into slavery, His brothers recalled their cruelty and feared revenge. They sent a message to Joseph, begging for forgiveness. They did this despite previous merciful actions and reassurances from their brother. Many of us too remain connected […]

7/5/18 IF YOU MISUSE YOUR FREEDOM YOU WILL LOSE YOUR FREEDOM

by Barry Lovett

“While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption.” II Peter 2:19. True freedom always operates within the limits of God’s laws and revelation. Therefore, all who either advocate or practice evil under the banner of liberty are deceiving themselves.  They may be convinced that they are enjoying life, but in reality they […]

12/4/17 OUR GREATEST FREEDOM IS FREEDOM FROM SIN

by Barry Lovett

“Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free.” Galatians 5:1. In 1776, the 13 British colonies in North America protested the limitations placed on them by the king of England and engaged in a struggle that gave birth to a brand-new republic. The infant nation soon adopted that now-famous document […]

8/9/17 TRUE FREEDOM IS FOUND IN BONDAGE TO CHRIST

by Barry Lovett

 “Having been set free from sin, you became slaves of righteousness.” Romans 6:18 Some of the Roman believers apparently didn’t understand what it meant to be free from sin’s bondage. They thought they could go on sinning because they were under grace. So Paul reminded them of their status in Jesus by appealing to a familiar fact: […]

6/22/15 TRUE FREEDOM IS FOUND IN BONDAGE TO CHRIST

by Barry Lovett

“Having been set free from sin, you became slaves of righteousness.” Romans 6:18 Some of the Roman believers apparently didn’t understand what it meant to be free from sin’s bondage. They thought they could go on sinning because they were under grace. So Paul reminded them of their status in Jesus by appealing to a […]