Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Those who are born again of the Spirit of God become sons of God and they are called to the FREEDOM OF THE SONS OF GOD, they enjoy the LIBERTIES of a son of God, of a child of God. God becomes their Father, but with these liberties also come certain responsibilities. They have to OBEY the Father and do His will. If they disobey the Father His wrath will also come on them. satan was also a son of God but he rebelled against God and he was cast out of heaven like a lightning bolt.
Many believers think that they can carry on sinning, that they can live their lives to please themselves, but Jesus was very clear that every branch in Him that does not bear fruit will get cut off and burned, every tree that does not bear fruit will get cut off and burned. The wrath of God is on the disobedient. The curse of God is in the house of the wicked. As a child of God we have privileges. We have the authority that God gives us. Jesus Christ sets us FREE from the bondage of sin. Sin will have no dominion over us. We are children of God and the devil has no power over us. We can resist him and he will flee from us but we have to exercise that power. We have to submit ourselves to the Lordship of Jesus Christ, then we will reign as children of God in this world.
It is only when we submit ourselves to Jesus, when we obey Him and do the will of the Father that we can be pleasing to Him, but if we despise His liberties then His wrath will come on us. As children of God we have liberty, we have freedom, we can come into His presence and He will reveal mysteries to us. He will tell us what will happen in the future, He will guide us into His truth. We will not be in darkness.
Most believers are in darkness. They read the Bible, they listen to other people and they surmise certain things. They interpret the Bible in their own way and they tell you what will happen in the future but they are all wrong, because they are not hearing from God. They are not in His confidence, they are not in the liberty of the sons of God because they do not subject themselves, they do not submit to the Lordship of Jesus Christ.
We only have the liberties of the sons of God if we submit ourselves to Him. We only maintain that confidence as long as we stay IN CHRIST and we do what is pleasing to Him. But if we disobey Him and disregard Him, then we will get chastised, we will get disciplined and if we refuse to repent and behave like children of God we will get cast out like satan was cast out.
Do we enjoy the liberties of the children of God, the sons of God, or are we just assuming that we are children of God? Are we walking in the LIGHT or are we in darkness? Are we truly led by the Holy Spirit or do we just assume that we have salvation because we believe in Jesus Christ? we can only be pleasing to God our Father if we live in utter obedience to Him every day until the very end.
The liberty of the sons of God is for those who SERVE and OBEY Him.
May Jesus bless you.