Thought of the Day August 28, 2018 Freedom to live

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Freedom to
GAL 5:1 For freedom Christ set us free; so stand firm and do not submit again to the yoke of slavery
JN 8:31-32   "If you remain in my word, you will truly be my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."
a) freedom to know the truth: God; God’s love; God’s plan for us; our own self-worth and purpose in life; the freedom of love
b) freedom to choose to be faithful disciples of Jesus
c) freedom to stand firm by remaining true to the word of God as revealed to us by Jesus and not to put on the yoke of slavery again.

ROM 6:22 But now that you have been freed from sin and have become slaves of God, the benefit that you have leads to sanctification, and its end is eternal life

1PT 2:16 Be free, yet without using freedom as a pretext for evil, but as slaves of God.
d) freedom to serve the Lord, to be slaves of God
e) freedom to lead a life of holiness
f) freedom to share eternal life now and forever.

2 Cor 3:17-18  Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.
All of us, gazing with unveiled face on the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, as from the Lord who is the Spirit.
g) freedom to live in the Spirit and follow the lead of the Spirit
h) freedom to become transformed and to reflect the glory of God.

GAL 5:13 For you were called for freedom, brothers. But do not use this freedom as an opportunity for the flesh; rather, serve one another through love.
i) freedom to serve one another through love.

Jn 13:15 I have given you a model to follow, so that as I have done for you, you should also do.
j) freedom to set others free through forgiveness and love.
The freedom from that Jesus gives us is complete. However, we must grow into the fullness of that freedom.

(To be continued)

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