Category Archives: Freedom in Christ

Focus, Pt. 3

July 5 “This one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead…” (Philippians 3:13) As we mentioned a couple of days ago, life is a matter of focus. Whatever captures our focus, dominates our … Continue reading

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Truth and Freedom

July 4 We have all heard someone use this phrase: “You will know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.” Jesus said it first – and He meant something very specific when He said these words. You would … Continue reading

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You Must Consider Yourselves…

 June 15 We have been talking about the FACT that, because of the work of Jesus, we are “dead to sin and alive to God.” Properly understood, we are wholly and completely dead to sin and at the same time … Continue reading

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But Christ Lives in Me…

June 14 “My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, Who loved me and … Continue reading

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Giving God What He Paid For…

June 7 A few days ago we mentioned that, back in New Testament times, slaves were redeemed by paying a price. We also noted that there were two main reasons for redeeming a slave… 1) to make them your OWN … Continue reading

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Redeemed! Pt. 2

 June 2 Most of our focus, in Christ’s redeeming work, is on sin and the sacrificial ransom He paid to purchase our freedom. But there is another bondage that must be broken. There is yet one other taskmaster that must … Continue reading

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Redeemed!

June 5 “In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of (deliverance from) our sins, according to the riches of His grace…” (Ephesians 1:7) Back when I was a child, our family attended a church that loved to … Continue reading

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Salvation… Restoration

June 1 “For by grace you are saved through faith, and this not of yourselves; it is the gift of God.” (Ephesians 2:8) We have been talking about salvation and ALL that it brings to our lives. Salvation is far … Continue reading

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Salvation… Deliverance

 May 30 “For by grace you are saved through faith, and this not of yourselves; it is the gift of God.” (Ephesians 2:8) One of the most debilitating effects of sin is our bondage to sin. We don’t just commit … Continue reading

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Freedom and Truth

April 20 Before concluding this series on truth vs. falsehood, we need to talk about the very nature of truth. Jesus talked about it, quite openly. The One Who claimed to be the embodiment of truth (John 14:6) gave us … Continue reading

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