I looked at the clock and sighed, frustrated with yet another Sunday evening spent in a haze of laundry. Socks, undershirts, pants, work shirts, and towels stood in piles waiting to be put away while I took out the last load from the dryer. Eleven p.m. and NOT all was well.
For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death. Romans 8:2 law1 [law] noun the principles and regulations established in a community by some authority and applicable to its people, whether in the form of legislation or of custom and policies recognized […]
Out of my distress I called on the LORD; the LORD answered me and set me free. Psalm 118:5 free [free] adjective enjoying personal rights or liberty, as a person who is not in slavery pertaining to or reserved for those who enjoy personal liberty clear of obstructions or obstacles, as a road or corridor […]
“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.” Galatians 5:1 Why has Christ set us free? So we can be free. God does not want us to be enslaved to any sin or habit. The chains of […]
“See to it that no one misses the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many.” Hebrews 12:15 (NIV) “For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of […]
A Franciscan Benediction May God bless you with discomfort At easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships, So that you may live deep within your heart. May God bless you with anger At injustice, oppression, and exploitation of people, So that you may work for justice, freedom, […]