A LIBERATING SERVITUDE

By Edward O’Hara… In Rom.6 and 2Cor.3 Paul speaks of the liberty that is only found in Christ. Saying in Rom.6 that, “Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness”. But, how is it possible that we can be free while being a servant? Can a servant be truly free? As contrary as this may sound to our natural mind the answer is yes he can. And Paul shows us how this happens by showing us that we are only truly free when we are servants of righteousness. Because it is by righteousness that we are no longer subject to mortality and it’s natural desires. And righteousness is knowing God. So being a slave to righteousness is to know God.  Jesus showed us this when He said in John17:3 “This is eternal life. That ye might know Him…

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