Loaded With Benefits
November 12, 2013
The Tree Talker
November 14, 2013
Loaded With Benefits
November 12, 2013
The Tree Talker
November 14, 2013

Stand Fast In Liberty

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And that because of false brethren unawares brought in, who came in privily to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into bondage:” Galatians 2:4

Paul was often combating the false Christians (brethren). Paul taught grace. False brethren wanted to see law taught. Does that sound familiar? Actually today, it’s the churches teaching law and the grace people trying to bring back the liberty found in Christ.

True Christianity is liberating. A Christianity that brings you into bondage is not what Paul taught. “Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.” (Galatians 5:1)

The law is the yoke of bondage. It is not the yoke of Jesus. “For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” (Matthew 11:30) The law is hard. No one could keep it and no one can still keep it. The yoke of Jesus is freedom and liberty. It is yoking up with Jesus. He leads. He turns right or left and we follow.

We have to make a stand for liberty. Paul says to “stand fast.” That means we need to persevere, stand stationary, remain strong. Don’t let anyone put on the yoke of the law on you and put you in bondage. There will be plenty of people under the heavy load of the law and want you there suffering also. But stand fast in the liberty. Throw off the yoke of bondage. Put on the yoke of Jesus, which is easy and light. It’s the yoke of liberty.