Christian Liberty

Christian liberty is an important subject in the New Testament. The basic principle is this: the Christian has been set completely free from every kind of bondage in order to do the will of God. The believer has been set free from the tyranny of indwelling sin (Rom. 6:7). Those who were once idol-worshiping Pagans have been set free from their bondage to Satan (Gal. 4:8). Those who were once Jews under law are no longer in bondage to law […]
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Romans 14 – 15:13

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Social Conduct that Flows from Having Grace in Our Christian Liberty Romans 14:1 – 15:13   Christian liberty is an important subject in the New Testament. The basic principle is this: the Christian has been set completely free from every kind of bondage in order to do the will of God. The believer has been set free from the tyranny of indwelling sin (Rom. 6:7). Those who were once idol-worshiping Pagans have been set free from their bondage to […]

1 Corinthians 7

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Liberty & Responsibility with Regard to Marriage & Singleness 1 Corinthians 7   1 Corinthians 7. In ch.6, Paul had addressed the dangers of fornication, and wrong relationships between men and women. But Christian holiness in no way militates against the institution of marriage. In this way Paul follows the same pattern as the Lord in His teaching in Matthew 19 and Mark 10 with regards to marriage, divorce, and remarriage. Far from setting aside the institution of marriage, […]

Christian Liberty

Christian liberty is an important subject in the New Testament. The basic principle is this: the Christian has been set completely free from every kind of bondage in order to do the will of God. The believer has been set free from the tyranny of indwelling sin (Rom. 6:7). Those who were once idol-worshiping Pagans have been set free from their bondage to Satan (Gal. 4:8). Those who were once Jews under law are no longer in bondage to law […]

John 8

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   An Adulterous Woman: Jesus as Light of the World Rejected by Israel John 8   John 8. In a certain sense, John 7 and 8 really go together as they are both the Lord’s words in the temple at the Feast of Tabernacles. However, the best expositors agree that John 7 concludes the first portion of the book; which is the presentation of the Son of God to man as the solution where Judaism – the greatest of earthly religions […]

1 Corinthians 6:12-20

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Christian Liberty and Its Corresponding Responsibility 1 Corinthians 6:12 – 11:1   Christian liberty is an important subject in the New Testament. The basic principle is this: the Christian has been set completely free from every kind of bondage in order to do the will of God. The believer has been set free from the tyranny of indwelling sin (Rom. 6:7). Those who were once idol-worshiping Pagans have been set free from their bondage to Satan (Gal. 4:8). Those who […]

1 Corinthians 8

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Liberty & Responsibility with Regard to the Consciences of Others 1 Corinthians 8   Christian Liberty is Regulated by Love. The Christian enjoys full liberty from every kind of bondage, but there is a danger to be selfish in the practice of that liberty. We must consider our responsibility toward our fellow believers. The use of our liberty is to be regulated by love (Gal. 5:13). Christian liberty has to do with taking off the “chains of thought” that once bound us. […]

Galatians 5 – 6

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Practical: Exhortations Based on Liberty Galatians 5 – 6   Galatians 5 – 6. The two main sections of ch.5 can be correlated to the two exhortations at the end of the allegory in the previous chapter. First, how to deal with the bondwoman (vv.1-12); i.e. liberty as a result of understanding our position in Christ. Then, how to deal with the bondwoman’s son (vv.13-26); i.e. liberty as a result of walking in the flesh. In ch.6 we […]