Word for Today
The Word (70)-You can be free indeed!
“If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed” (John 8:36).
The Word of God says “And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free” (John 8:32). The big question is: what is the truth? Someone has defined the truth as ‘that which is’. The truth is that many people confuse ‘truth’ and ‘fact’; ‘that which is’, could merely represent a fact and not necessarily the truth. The truth is only found in the word of God. The truth sanctifies man (John 17:17). Embracing the truth makes man free indeed. The fact is that many people in the body of Christ (the church) are not free indeed. I stand to be corrected.
“Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me” ( John 14:6).
The truth is a body of knowledge , hence Jesus Christ is a body of knowledge. Many people in the body of Christ have not yet ‘learnt Christ’. Freedom indeed has to do with knowing Christ, not a mere religious slogan.
Righteousness is very key to this knowledge, regarding freedom indeed. The Word says:
“In righteousness shalt thou be established: thou shalt be far from oppression; for thou shalt not fear: and from terror; for it shall not come near thee” (Isaiah 54:14).
Father, please make me free indeed through the truth in your Word in Jesus Mighty Name. Amen.
Dr Ben Bassey is a consultant psychiatrist, a minister of the gospel & a spiritual health counsellor based in the UK.