Invasion ….

August 27, 2013

“Christ has set us free to live a free life. So take your stand! Never again let anyone put a harness of slavery on you.” Galatians 5:1 The Message

There have been seas divided .. giants knocked down with stones .. whales transporting prophets .. water changed into wine .. nails defeating sin .. broken lives made whole .. a lamb turned into a King .. and works and words of grace and truth that still changes lives in the name of Jesus. The freedom that Jesus has brought into your life doesn’t turn back. It changes you so much that you begin to serve others with a love that you know comes from the Only One who could change your heart to love like Him. He’s invaded your life .. your marriage .. your children .. where you work .. where you play .. where you live .. and nothing else matters because Jesus lives there. You might try to clean up .. pick up .. rearrange .. renovate but He’s not asking you to do that work. He’ll do that work. He’ll be that work. This freedom is everyday and the world you live in will try everyday to rob .. ruin .. and redefine Jesus and freedom. Paul was a freedom-chaser until he became a freedom-fighter through the abiding life of Christ. He found freedom in his weakness .. freedom as the only strength that served others in love .. and freedom that was only and will always only be available without limit through Jesus. There is a face in this freedom. There is a voice. There is healing. There is hope. There is word of freedom: grace. That grace has a wardrobe of a cross .. an empty grave .. and invading army of freedom-pursuing followers of Jesus Christ. His face .. His voice .. His power .. His life .. His indefatigable grip of love .. an endless supply for you today. It only takes a moment …

“It is absolutely clear that God has called you to a free life. Just make sure that you don’t use this freedom as an excuse to do whatever you want to do and destroy your freedom. Rather, use your freedom to serve one another in love, that’s how freedom grows.” Galatians 5:13 The Message

Ken Chester: Grace-Gripped is sent M-F to an Invasion of Freedom-Infused Lovers of Jesus and friends of Priority One (kchesterp1@gmail.com)

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About Ken Chester

I love seeing Christ become alive and real in someone's life. It is amazing what happens when Jesus moves in and starts to renovate a life. When I'm not riding my road bike, I am usually walking our corgi named Trinity (she came that way) and corgi-lab named Lowrider. Carolyn and I are transforming our backyard. And a book is on the way. ...Stay tuned ... Ken
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