Hope Has Set Us Free!
I have been burdened with the plight of the next generation. I first want to say that the chains that are binding you have been cut by the Blood of Christ Jesus that He shed on the Cross.
With this burden on my heart I had a dream or vision. There were two people: One male the other female. They were both bound by chains to a large wall. They appeared to be happy but going nowhere. I saw a transparent hand cut their chains and set them free. They then started to read the Word of God and pray and have fellowship.
Then they got up from that place, and picked back up the chains that once bound them (these chains had no name but where named) so they are whatever bound you (drugs, pride, whatever). They wrapped them around themselves and moved on wondering why they were not living the abundant life that Jesus promised.
This is the message as I see it: Our only HOPE is in Christ Jesus!!!!! In Galatians Chapter 5:1 it reads "It is for FREEDOM that Christ has SET YOU FREE. Stand firm then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery."
Then there is further instruction. Galatians 5:16: "So I say, LIVE BY THE SPIRIT, and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature." Read on through the rest of the chapter. The Holy Spirit through Paul shines light on the conflict between the flesh and the spirit. Also it shows us the acts of the flesh and the acts of the Spirit so we know what they look like. So stay true to the call you received in Christ Jesus there is HOPE and Victory in Christ.
Let me end with this last verse because we need each other as well. Galatians 6:1-2: "Brothers, and Sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who are spiritual should restore him/her gently. But WATCH yourself, or you also may be tempted. Carry each other’s burdens and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ."
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