Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. John 8:31-32 There are many references to freedom in the Bible because God created us to be free. However, you only have to read the first 3 chapters in the Bible to see that humanity rebelled against God and gave up their God given freedom. It is disobedience that imprisons us spiritually. Spiritu
Not knowing can a lot of times create a lot of anxiety in life. A good friend moving and leaving you, now knowing what’s coming next, walking in the dark, or anything else that you walk into not knowing what’s going to happen sends anxiety through our bodies. Some of us handle it better than others. But no matter who you are, there are situations when we make life decisions that alter our current state of life where we don’t know what will come of it that causes the greate
Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold. We are not like Moses, who would put a veil over his face to prevent the Israelites from seeing the end of what was passing away. But their minds were made dull, for to this day the same veil remains when the old covenant is read. It has not been removed, because only in Christ is it taken away. Even to this day when Moses is read, a veil covers their hearts. But whenever anyone turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away.
And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. Colossians 3:17 The definition from Oxford Languages defines freedom this way: “the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint.” Basically, we have a choice. Our thoughts, our actions and our words are all “choices.” Many choices that we make are found without question in the Bible. For example, the Ten Commandmen
Bob and I had 2 daughters, one was 2, the other anew born baby. We lived in Seminole, TX. Money was very tight about then we decided the only thing we could let go was our tithes. I know ---BAD DECISION! For 2 months we quit paying our tithes. Well, let me tell you!! WE had to replace all 4 tires on our car, our washing machine went out (diapers!!) Wow! It had to be replaced. We both had been raised to pay tithes, so we knew better because that is crucial! So, we decided