Articles Tagged 'Freedom'

Renown or Ransom?

Renown or Ransom?

How could Jesus' 12 apostles be so clueless? O, yeah. I'm that clueless about half the time!

Jame Nored and Phil Ware remind us of Jesus' example of being a servant and giving his life as a ransom to buy our freedom.

Refresh

Refresh

If the gospel we believe doesn't cause us to liberate people from the chains of our prejudices and selfishness, then perhaps we don’t understand it.

Patrick Odom uses the short letter of Paul to Philemon to remind us what is important in Christ.

Legion No More!

Legion No More!

Jesus came to bring us freedom from bondage to Satan and his power.

Phil Ware reminds us the battle we are in with Satan with our lives and how Jesus can end our bondage to him.

The Capacity of Compassion Within Us

The Capacity of Compassion Within Us

Jesus said that there is no greater love!

Phillip Morrisson reminds us of four men of great courage and compassion who gave all they had to help others find God and survive tragedy.

It's All About People!

It's All About People!

Through the years and all the changes, one thing remains true about the heart of God.

Phillip Morrison reminds us in the shadow of Independence Day about the many inconsistencies when principles are first applied, yet he also urges us to be patient and gracious and open to the needs of all people.

The Unspoken Source of Anxiety

The Unspoken Source of Anxiety

How can we lay down this concrete block that weighs us down and sinks our lives?

Max Lucado talks about being released from the chains of guilt from the sin in the past and set free to live for God by grace.

Flying High with Freedom!

Flying High with Freedom!

We have been set free, so let's not give up our freedom?

Phil Ware reflects on the importance of freedom and what Paul teaches in Galatians.

Safe Place?

Safe Place?

Where can we go and know that we are truly safe?

Rubel Shelly writes about the terror attack in France and about how we can only find our security in God.

Fences

Fences

Is God a party pooper?

My dogs just want to chase squirrels. What they don't realize is the danger that puts them in. They don't understand that the fence that seems restricting is actually something put there to protect them.

Sweet Redemption

Sweet Redemption

What does it mean to really be redeemed?

Phillip Morrison writes about Cristo Redentor, Christ the Redeemer, the statue and the work of Jesus, about the principle of redemption, and how Jesus saves us and redeems us.

Do Our Churches Prefer Cushions over Crosses?

Do Our Churches Prefer Cushions over Crosses?

When sports fail to bring us together as one, then what will we do?

Rubel Shelly reminds us of MLK, Martin Luther King, Jr., and how he taught us we were all equal in God's eyes and that Jesus was the answer to uniting us into one people under God.

Independence Day

Independence Day

How are we supposed to feel about all of this?

Phil Ware shares some thoughts about Independence Day, July 4, 2013, and what it means and should call us to do in our time and our situation in today's world.

To Tell the Truth

To Tell the Truth

Does truth matter to us much these days?

Rubel Shelly addresses the issues of honesty and integrity and the importance of telling the truth and the sin against each other and ourselves when we lie and do not tell the truth.

Celebrate Independence

Celebrate Independence

A country's independence day may not last forever. I know one independence day that does.

I celebrate my independence every day. Jesus set me free from my sin.

Freedom

Freedom

Is your freedom enslaving you?

Many people are slaves and don't even know it. They aren't slaves to someone else, but slaves to their own desires. Jesus came to declare and provide FREEDOM.

A Day for Thanks and Prayer

A Day for Thanks and Prayer

What does freedom mean?

A collection of Scriptures for July 4, Independence Day.

Free to Serve

Free to Serve

Set free and yet we still serve?

Paul Faulkner reminds us of our freedom in Christ to serve and find God's blessing.

Delivered?

Delivered?

Are you playing religious games or are you really delivered?

Phil Ware shares another insight from Colossians about deliverance from the dead-end alleys, the dark dungeons, and the pits that keep us trapped and reminds us how Jesus brings deliverance.

Freedom from 'The Fear'

Freedom from 'The Fear'

What do you most fear?

Phil Ware continues his 7 sayings of Jesus on the Cross with the meaning of the line today of "you will be with me in paradise" and talks about the hope it brings in the face of death.

Freed!

Freed!

A biblical reminder of our ultimate freedom.

This is simply quoting Hebrews 2:14-18 about freedom from death's tyrranny.

Set Free

Set Free

Where can I find true freedom?

Tom Norvell thinks about July 4th and reminds us that freedom is found in Jesus.

Remember These Friends!

Remember These Friends!

How can we so easily forget such sacrifice?

Phil Ware shares some Scriptures on sacrifice, love, remembering, and friendship.

A Christian Nation?

A Christian Nation?

Would we really want it if we could have it?

Rubel Shelly challenges us to think through our thinking on the upcoming election

Navigating by GPS

Navigating by GPS

How are our children going to find their way?

Lisa Mikitarian shares the time she invested in working her son through a discussion about the importance of God guiding, but our ability to make our choices and take responsibility for our actions.

Free to Serve

Free to Serve

If I am free, why would I want to be a servant?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that because of Jesus, even difficult tasks are a blessing to do.