18 APRIL 2018 -John 8:36 (AMP)

18 APRIL 2018 -John 8:36 (AMP)

Scripture

36 So if the Son makes you free, then you are unquestionably free.

Reflection

We can appear to be free but not free at all. Jesus died on a criminal’s cross, he had the appearance of condemnation all over him that day yet he was the only free person on the planet. Two sons lived in their father’s house, one ran away and lost his freedom then later found it in his father’s love and forgiveness the other stayed and remained a loyal son but lost his freedom and didn’t know it. Jesus is the great Liberator for those who are near and for those who are far off  (Ps. Dale).

Thoughts for the day

  • What does this passage tell us about God, Jesus and people?
  • What do you feel God is telling you through this passage?
  • What is one way you can apply this truth to your life today?
  • Who can you encourage with this story/message?

Prayer

Pray for the people around you. Take a minute to pray for those you can see; or those who immediately spring to mind.

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Con Loggenberg - Discipleship Director
Con Loggenberg is the Discipleship Director at Shanghai Community Fellowship (SCF) and a graduate of University of Pretoria, South Africa and South African Theological Seminary. He and his Texan wife, and twin boys live in Shanghai, China.