Bondage..It’s Not Mandatory

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Have you fully grasped the knowledge that you are FREE? He came to set the captives free. And you were captive! The second you accepted Him as your Savior, your freedom was realized. Walk in that freedom today! It’s time to stop gripping the chains of our past, and instead place our grip on the promises of God. You ARE free. Don’t allow yourself to become enslaved in a yolk of bondage ever again.

It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. – Galations 5:1

Have a blessed day!

-Sarah

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Today’s Devo Selection:

Set Free!
By Anne Graham Lotz

You have been set free from sin and have become slaves to righteousness.

Romans 6:18, NIV

With blood flowing from His wounds and streaming down His face from the thorns in His brow, Jesus stood before Pilate. As part of the Passover celebration, it was Pilate’s custom to release any prisoner the crowd chose. It just so happened that “at that time they had a notorious prisoner, called Barabbas. So . . . Pilate asked them, ‘Which one do you want me to release to you: Barabbas, or Jesus Who is called Christ?'” (Matt. 27:16-17, NIV)

The rulers shouted back, “No, not him! Give us Barabbas!” (John 18:40, NIV). Barabbas! Barabbas was a thief and a murderer and a rabble-rouser! The religious leaders of Israel were demanding that Barabbas be set free and Jesus be crucified. And so Barabbas became the first person to be set free by the death of Jesus.

Jesus died, not just in the place of Barabbas, but in your place and mine. Because He died, I am free! Free from my sin and its penalty.

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