A Father’s Love

Good morning! We are now in Galatians 4. It continues with God’s provision for us, his love for us.

Think of it this way. If a father dies and leaves an inheritance for his young children, those children are not much better off than slaves until they grow up, even though they actually own everything their father had. They have to obey their guardians until they reach whatever age their father set. And that’s the way it was with us before Christ came. We were like children; we were slaves to the basic spiritual principles of this world.

But when the right time came, God sent his Son, born of a woman, subject to the law. God sent him to buy freedom for us who were slaves to the law, so that he could adopt us as his very own children. And because we are his children, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, prompting us to call out, “Abba, Father.” Now you are no longer a slave but God’s own child. And since you are his child, God has made you his heir.” Galatians 4:1-7 NLT 

There is freedom because of Christ Jesus. We are no longer bound, so don’t let things of this world keep you prisoner or in chains. Let the freedom you received as a believer and love of our Father to penetrate your heart to – break every chain that binds you.

Father God, thank you for the freedom you offer to everyone. Lord, at a time when we were lost/dead in our sins you pursued us to come back to you. You offer forgiveness, restoration and freedom from sin and painful things in our past. Lord, we ask you today to examine our hearts and reveal to us the things that still have us bound. Lord, if it’s loneliness, hurt from our past or our today, fear, anxiety, depression, sexual immorality, unforgiveness – Lord break the chains so that we can fully walk in the freedom you give. Heal us Lord. Change us Lord. In Jesus name, Amen!

Keep seeking God’s truth! Keep trusting God’s word! Keep praying!

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