UnPunished…

Uhhh…Yeah. This…

“Egos driven to and by our own idols of sin cause Christ’s freedom to appear constraining. We want to love Jesus, but continue in sin. To live how we want and how we feel, not according to Biblical truth and principles.”

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Unpunished. It’s not a difficult concept to understand. In a world that embraces freedom, or at least it’s own view of freedom, punishment is becoming somewhat foreign.

But I do notice a worry in others, and even myself at times, that accepting the freedom Christ offers could be a punishment in and of itself.

That freedom in this way, the way that came at a cost and is not necessarily rule free…that this kind of freedom is no freedom indeed.

Egos driven to and by our own idols of sin cause Christ’s freedom to appear constraining. We want to love Jesus, but continue in sin. To live how we want and how we feel, not according to Biblical truth and principles.

And although our deeds of sin will go unpunished under the freedom and sacrifice of the cross, deeds often do not go without consequence. The freedom of Christ guarantees…

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