The Freest People on Earth

“I lift my eyes to you, the one enthroned in heaven. Like a servant’s eyes on his master’s hand,… so our eyes are on the Lord our God until he shows us favor.” (Psalm 123:1–2, CSB) Psalm 123 is all about freedom. That may sound strange as the song begins by comparing us to servants. […]

Election Day

“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.“ (Galatians 5:1, NIV) Freedom is one of the great themes of the Bible.  Jesus, when announcing his ministry, promised to “proclaim freedom for the prisoners (Luke 4:18 quoting Isa. […]

Resident Aliens

Acts 22:22-26 (HCSB) 22 They listened to him up to this word. Then they raised their voices, shouting, “Wipe this person off the earth—it’s a disgrace for him to live!” 23 As they were yelling and flinging aside their robes and throwing dust into the air, 24 the commander ordered him to be brought into […]