We largely do not live free because we do not understand our world and how it works! Lets look at three ways we can live free and understand our world through the example of Christ.
too little too much
Two women enter a room. One has a million dollars the other the dream of a million dollars. They each control the other. Which one are you? One thinks she is too much the other thinks she is not enough. Each one lives the fullness of the identity they have adopted and each one lives completely controlled by the people around them. These two women go by the names of Sarah and Hagar. It’s an ancient story where Sarah is promised to have generations of offspring that will outnumber the stars in the sky, with one caveat; she is old. Hagar, on the other hand is merely a servant…
what’s in your family box?
My garage is full of boxes. We are freshly married and the excess of our combined lives, lives in our garage, including everything from the wedding. It serves as the extra space for our kitchen items, our lawn games, our tools, and of course all of the wedding decor. More recently; however, I just inherited a number of items that belonged to my late father. These boxes are also in my garage. They are filled with items that are left from his life, his passions, and his hobbies. They were once his but now they are mine. As I have looked at them I’ve realized there are only three…