You are Free

Today I am writing a post for “The Loved Bible Project.” I encourage you to head over to their Facebook page {here} and check out the beautiful ways they are spreading love in Christ. It’s not too late to jump in to their July Identity Challenge either! If you are visiting from The Loved Bible Project page, know that I prayed for you specifically as I was writing this. I boldly asked God to give me words to speak His truth. Know that as sisters in Christ, you are valued and loved here at Our Simply Abundant Life.

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You are loved. You are enough. You are free.

Romans 8:1-2 says “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.”

Therefore – As believers, we are set free from the law because Jesus shed his blood on the cross to cover all our sins. We are released from the law and free from whatever held us captive (Romans 7:6). In Christ we are made new, and the standards of the world no longer define us.

Now – Today. Tomorrow. Next year.  God is here with us. He sent the Holy Spirit to be our helper (John 14:26) and He will be with us until the end of the world (Matthew 28:20). God is with you always – in your moments of redemption. In your moments of sin. In the deepest valleys and the highest mountain tops, He is with you. And he loves you. He accepts you. He wants you.

No Condemnation – Condemnation is a statement or expression of very strong and definite criticism or disapproval. There is none of this for Gods people.

Free  – Not physically held by something. Not held by death. Not held by sin. Not held by shame.

There is therefore no condemnation. Can we just let that sink in for a minute, friends? Because God sent his only son to die on a cross for you and for me, we are free from the law. We are no longer bound by sin and death. We are set free right now, at this very moment.

  • Free from feeling inadequate
  • Free from our past mistakes
  • Free from the mistakes of others that affect us
  • Free from the lies of satan that tell us we are not enough
  • Free from the pressure to be anything that we are not
  • Free from expectations
  • Free from overwhelming fear.
  • Free from sin. 
  • Free from shame.

Your mistakes do not define you – Jesus defines you. As a believer in the one true God, nothing you do can separate you from the freedom that comes in Christ. Nothing you do can separate you from the love, mercy, grace, and redemption of Christ.

You are overwhelmingly loved.
In Christ you are enough.
And through Him you are set free.

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