Truth and Freedom
One thing I’ve learned on the journey thus far is this: our spiritual freedom is found as we learn the truth about the lies that have held us captive. These are the moments in which love breaks through the darkness and the blinders begin to fall off of our eyes, revealing the sweet freedom that is ours to walk in.
There are spiritual forces at work that try to lure us into their world of lies. Once we buy into those lies, they create an atmosphere or subculture around us from which we live, operate, and see our lives.
Therefore, oftentimes, what’s going on outside of us reveals what’s going on deep within us. Whether it’s the news, social media, circumstances, our spouses, children, leaders, friends, the driver in the car in front of you, coworkers, or that person walking down the street, any of these can push our buttons and squeeze our lives like a toothpaste tube. It’s when we are under pressure that we see what is within us.
Is it anger? Control? Fear? Unforgiveness?
Or is it peace, love, joy, patience, and the like?
What if I told you there’s a way to break free from the lies you’ve found yourself living in, that there’s a way to step into the truth that is wrapped in love, enabling you to create the culture of the kingdom of heaven inside your heart and around your life?
In some seasons it feels like a fight to step into spiritual freedom, and in other seasons there’s a beautiful ease in aligning ourselves with what is already ours in Jesus. It’s an ongoing process for each and every one of us and, of course, a very personal one. It’s a journey I hope we can share together in these seven devotions. I believe I can help as a fellow traveler on the path of freedom.
Freedom from the lies is available to all of us through God’s Son, Jesus, and the gift of our helper and counselor, the Holy Spirit. We just have to be willing to do what it takes to partner with the truth and step into it.
You can’t receive the truth unless you are aware of the lies. Looking objectively at how you have been acting, how have you been believing falsehoods sent from the father of lies?
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