“So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” “So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.” ~ John 8:31-32, 36 (ESV)
Lynn, our hostess of Thankful Thursday in October, is writing about freedom in Christ this week. Lynn asked the question “What victories has Christ given you?” I heart this question!
I don’t know if it is me getting older or wiser (doubt that one), but I finally understand what it means to be free in Christ. You see, being free in Him makes it easier to be more loving and compassionate. Even on the not so good days, I am reminded how much I have been forgiven. That at one time I was not a very lovable person, but He forgave me anyway.
As I am typing my thankful post thinking about ‘breaking free’, the song ‘Fly Away’ comes to mind. The one line “no more shackles on my feet…” plays over and over in my head. Every day I hear one link of the chain drop down. Oh what sweet victory not to have to perform to make it to heaven. Today I am trying to do good because one day I see my Savior face-to-face…
What are you thankful for this week? Please head on over to my friend Lynn’s blog “Spiritually Unequal Marriage“. Lynn is hosting the entire month of October, Laurie at “Women Taking a Stand” will be hosting November, and back at my place in December (wow Christmas is just around the corner)…
Thanks for stopping by today. Remember: freedom in Him means no more shackles on our feet.
Current Mood: Forgiven † & Thankful