Posts Tagged: freedom

Remember

Exodus 13:3 (Remember)

So Moses said to the people, “This is a day to remember forever—the day you left Egypt, the place of your slavery. Today the Lord has brought you out by the power of his mighty hand. (Exodus 13:3) Read: Exodus 12:14-13:16, Matthew 20:29-21:22,

Remember

Exodus 13:3 (Remember)

So Moses said to the people, “This is a day to remember forever—the day you left Egypt, the place of your slavery. Today the Lord has brought you out by the power of his mighty hand. (Exodus 13:3) Read: Exodus 12:14-13:16, Matthew 20:29-21:22,

Beat Down of the Gods

Exodus 7:3-4 (Beat Down of the Gods)

But I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, and though I multiply my signs and wonders in Egypt, he will not listen to you. Then I will lay my hand on Egypt and with mighty acts of judgment I will bring out my divisions, my people the Israelites.

Beat Down of the Gods

Exodus 7:3-4 (Beat Down of the Gods)

But I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, and though I multiply my signs and wonders in Egypt, he will not listen to you. Then I will lay my hand on Egypt and with mighty acts of judgment I will bring out my divisions, my people the Israelites.

Subversive Hope

Exodus 5:20 (Subversive Hope)

As they left Pharaoh’s court, they confronted Moses and Aaron, who were waiting outside for them. (Exodus 5:20) Read: Exodus 4:1-5:21, Matthew 18:1-20, Psalm 22:19-31, Proverbs 5:15-21 Relate: Please bear with me while I imagine this confrontation… Foreman’s complaint: I can’t even

Subversive Hope

Exodus 5:20 (Subversive Hope)

As they left Pharaoh’s court, they confronted Moses and Aaron, who were waiting outside for them. (Exodus 5:20) Read: Exodus 4:1-5:21, Matthew 18:1-20, Psalm 22:19-31, Proverbs 5:15-21 Relate: Please bear with me while I imagine this confrontation… Foreman’s complaint: I can’t even

Ordinary Resurrections

Psalm 21:13 (Ordinary Resurrections)

Rise up, O Lord, in all your power. With music and singing we celebrate your mighty acts. (Psalm 21:13) Read: Genesis 50:1-26, Exodus 1:1-2:10, Matthew 16:13-17:9, Psalm 21:1-13, Proverbs 5:1-6 React: Jacob dies. Joseph dies. A new Pharaoh comes to power who isn’t a

Ordinary Resurrections

Psalm 21:13 (Ordinary Resurrections)

Rise up, O Lord, in all your power. With music and singing we celebrate your mighty acts. (Psalm 21:13) Read: Genesis 50:1-26, Exodus 1:1-2:10, Matthew 16:13-17:9, Psalm 21:1-13, Proverbs 5:1-6 React: Jacob dies. Joseph dies. A new Pharaoh comes to power who isn’t a

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John 17:9-10 (The Fiction of Freedom)

My prayer is not for the world, but for those you have given me, because they belong to you. All who are mine belong to you, and you have given them to me, so they bring me glory. (John 17:9-10)

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John 17:9-10 (The Fiction of Freedom)

My prayer is not for the world, but for those you have given me, because they belong to you. All who are mine belong to you, and you have given them to me, so they bring me glory. (John 17:9-10)

John 8:36 (Truly Free)

So if the Son sets you free, you are truly free. (John 8:36) Read: Isaiah 8:1 – 11:16 Relate: The distance from the head to the heart is about eighteen inches. My stride is about twenty-seven so for me that is only

John 8:36 (Truly Free)

So if the Son sets you free, you are truly free. (John 8:36) Read: Isaiah 8:1 – 11:16 Relate: The distance from the head to the heart is about eighteen inches. My stride is about twenty-seven so for me that is only

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John 8:33-35 (Slaves)

 “But we are descendants of Abraham,” they said. “We have never been slaves to anyone. What do you mean, ‘You will be set free’?” Jesus replied, “I tell you the truth, everyone who sins is a slave of sin. A slave

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John 8:33-35 (Slaves)

 “But we are descendants of Abraham,” they said. “We have never been slaves to anyone. What do you mean, ‘You will be set free’?” Jesus replied, “I tell you the truth, everyone who sins is a slave of sin. A slave