The Wrong Arm of the Law Episode 9

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But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to them thatRules are weak.
For if any man see thee which hast knowledge sit at meat in the idol’s temple, shall not the conscience of him which is weak be emboldened to eat those things which are offered to idols;
And through thy knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?
But when ye sin so against the brethren, and wound their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ.
Wherefore, if meat make my brother to offend, I will eat no flesh while the world standeth, lest I make my brother to offend. 1Co 8:9-13

 

In this Podcast, we discuss the fact that:

  • We must put the welfare of others before ourselves
  • It’s unnatural to put others first; therefore we need to have our minds renewed
  • Liberty in Christ comes with Responsibilities
  • How to please the Lord with our lives
  • It’s about a relationship; not about rules

Putting the welfare of others first
  • 1 Corinthians 8:7-13
    • If ou Sin against another Believers conscience
      • You Sin against God
  • It’s unnatural to put others first
    • We need to have our minds renewed
      • Renew the Spirit of your mind (Ephesians 4:23)
      • Renew your mind (Romans 12:2)
      • Let this mind be in you (Philippians 2:5)
    • Why?
      • Our natural mind is at odds with God
        • Enemies in your mind (Colossians 1:21)
        • Carnal mind is enmity with God (Romans 8:7)
        • Vanity of mind (Ephesians 4:17)

We have liberty in Christ but that liberty comes with responsibilities
  • Colossians 1:10-18
    • Walk worthy of the Lord
      • How to please Him
        • Fruitful in good works
          • Ephesians 2:10
          • 2 Timothy 3:16-17
          • Titus 2:14
          • Titus 3:8,14
          • Hebrews 10:24
        • Increase knowledge of God
          • 2 Timothy 3:16-17
          • Philippians 3:8-10

Give Jesus the preeminence in all things
  • Colossians 1:18
    • No matter how large or small
      • The Lord comes first
      • Others come next
      • We are at the bottom of the list

If you keep this order straight you won’t struggle with navigating between Christian Liberty and Legalism.


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