THE TRUTH WILL SET US FREE
Challenges to hearing and understanding God’s Truth
Misconceptions of where we are in our in our relationship with God, or on our spiritual journey’s or maturity.
Denial Jews had been in bondage multiple times due to their spiritual disobedience
Is real faith saving faith just saying that you believe?
For the Jews Circumcision (Religious Practice) and Linage (National Identity was the expression of Freedom
What is Bondage?
Bondage is the continual initial practice of any sin, in word thought or deed. All who practice sin our in bondage and are not walking in the truth, do not know the truth and our slaves to sin!
SIN! What is SIN?
Sin is any thought, philosophy, attitude, desire, or behaviors that is contrary to GOD’S word
The Bible teaches that our Natures are sinful from Birth. Meaning that Sin is inherent in the very fabric and the essence of all of fallen humanity.
· Psalms 51:5
· Psalms 58:3
· Job 14:4
· Job 15:14
· Eph 2:3
How does this text say we get free from SIN?
What is True Freedom?
Freedom from the Power of SIN in Influence and Practice
Those that are free from SIN are abider’s in God’s WORD.
Abide. To take up residence in his WORD.
He is not saying that to be True Disciples you must abide in my WORD. He is saying that true Disciples take up Residence in Me, because I am in them, so they can’t help but abide in my WORD because me and my word our one.
Psalm 138:2 (NASB95)
2 I will bow down toward Your holy temple And give thanks to Your name for Your lovingkindness and Your truth; For You have magnified Your word according to all Your name.
Your natural relationships or heritage will not set you free from spiritual bondage: True Freedom isn’t political, religious, financial, etc, its freedom from the power of the practice of Sin and thus spiritual Death.
The Sinner doesn’t have Relationship with the Father, but those that have been set free by the Son are free because of him, and are made Sons themselves and they live in obedience to their Father
True Belief and Discipleship in Christ is evidence by believers Abiding (Residing) in him through the TRUTH of his WORD which Brings True Intimate Relational knowledge of the Father GOD through THE SON JESUS CHRIST. So you understand the ways of God intimately and are empowered to Live a Life of FREEDOM From The Power Of Sin