Fight Club – Fight for Freedom
If I’m not fighting to remain free, I’ll have to fight to get free.
Proverbs 5:22 (NIV) The evil deeds of the wicked ensnare them; the cords of their sins hold them fast.
Desire has a loud voice.
Shame has a large shadow.
All gods demand a sacrifice.
Some messes we can get into alone but can’t get out of alone.
When it comes to a fresh start, “tomorrow” is the busiest day on the calendar.
1 Corinthians 6:11 And that is what some of you were. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.
Repentance isn’t remorse for the past; it’s a commitment to the future.
Exodus 14:13-16 Moses answered the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again. The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.”
Then the Lord said to Moses, “Why are you crying out to me? Tell the Israelites to move on. Raise your staff and stretch out your hand over the sea to divide the water so that the Israelites can go through the sea on dry ground.
vs. 21-22 Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and all that night the Lord drove the sea back with a strong east wind and turned it into dry land. The waters were divided, and the Israelites went through the sea on dry ground, with a wall of water on their right and on their left.
Often we pray for a pass from trials, but God offers a path through trials.