Category Liberty

Ephesians 1

Says we are . . . Saints Faithful Blessed with all spiritual blessings Chosen Holy Blameless Predestined Adopted as sons Accepted in the Beloved Redeemed Forgiven Lavished with His grace To the praise of His glory Saved Sealed Redeemed Given faith and love We have . . . Knowledge of the mystery Obtained an inheritance […]

Not Under Law

Not Under Law The law is an unbearable yoke. (Ac 15:10) Romans The law reveals sin but cannot fix it. (Ro 3:20) If the law worked then faith would be irrelevant. (Ro 4:14) The law brings wrath upon those who follow it. (Ro 4:15) The purpose of the law was to increase sin. (Ro 5:20) […]

God Requires Only Himself

“Be imitators of God, therefore as dearly beloved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God”. Ephesians 5:1-2 God can do such a work in us by His Spirit, that all that He asks us to do will […]

Lord! Thy Will be Done!

When Thou hast mastered me, Then shall I be victor: When Thou hast enslaved me, Then shall I be free: When Thou hast humbled me, Then shall I be exalted. When Thou hast prostrated me, Then shall I be strong: When Thou hast impoverished me, Then shall I be wealthy: When Thou hast emptied me, […]

Living by the Law is Separation

The law presupposes the separate self to obey it. The fact that we see the law outside us as something we have to attain to, something which we are not now but should or ought to be, is our perpetual admission that we are lawbreakers and in separation from God. In this separation, we can […]

You Cannot Live in Sin

Did you know that you cannot live in sin? Well that’s exactly what Paul says in the first two verses of chapter six! He anticipates the objection that grace encourages people to sin in order to get more grace. Apparently, some had accused Paul of encouraging sin in just this way (Rom.3:8), and he replies […]