[anzac] HOW TRUE!!- "The LIBERATED LIFE" -Wilkerson

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Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 12:44:23 -0700
The LIBERATED LIFE
-David Wilkerson.

Centuries before Christ was born, Isaiah prophesied that God would 
send a deliverer who would liberate mankind. Jesus himself stood 
in a Jewish synagogue one Sabbath and reminded the world of this prophecy:

"And when he had opened the book, [Jesus] found the place where 
it was written [by Isaiah], The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because 
he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent 
me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, 
and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are
bruised... This day is the scripture fulfilled in your ears" (Luke 4:17-21).

Jesus was telling the whole world, "My mission on earth is to 
liberate every bruised life." To liberate means to set free from all 
bondage; to release from all slavery; to do away with everything 
that oppresses. If you believe Christ is telling the truth, then you 
must believe he is saying to you and me, "I am sent to liberate 
your life, to release you from all oppression and bondage. I come 
to set your spirit free."

Paul also preached that Christ came to call every believer to a 
liberated life. "Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ 
hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of 
bondage" (Galatians 5:1)

Paul preached about "the glorious liberty of the children of God" 
(Romans 8:21).

If Christ came to liberate us from a miserable life, why do we go 
on living the same  old miserable way? We think a life totally free 
of fear and guilt is too incredible. We cannot imagine life with 
24-hour-a-day rest and peace - life without a heavy burden of 
condemnation or depression - life in the presence of a loving, 
gentle Savior who cares about all our needs.

This may sound too good to be true but this is exactly the kind of 
liberated life Christ wants every one of his children to enjoy. Not 
just a few of his children - but all! This life is not just for those who 
break some kind of theological code, but it is for all who simply 
trust him for it!

SOURCE: http://www.worldchallenge.org/en/node/8233

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