In slavery to the world, in slavery to our desires, in slavery to ourselves (all the more, enslaved), in slavery of thoughts, in slavery by law (just and unjust), in slavery of hope (even the hope to be rid of slavery). By human hands, all attempts at freedom creates more channels for slavery to be born.
However, killing GOD doesn't mean running a goliath-sized dagger through the heart of GOD and then watching HIM Bleed. Much to the dismay of many with horrific ways in mind, GOD-killing needs to be done spiritually because GOD is spirit.
My body needs to be saved, my body is not the saviour of itself. Only those who need no salvation can save, only THE ONE who gives salvation is the saviour of the body. If the body needs salvation, it cannot give salvation.
Salvation is a transaction and although we cannot buy faith, faith bought us free and we can offer ourselves as testaments for this transaction: from debt and death to freedom in the kingdom of GOD.
This doesn't refer to the freedom to doubt but to the doubt that we are free. It is the doubt that questions if we can be free. Have you been so drenched in slavery to the world and captive to the ways of the world that all your thoughts, actions and inactions are tailored to … Continue reading Doubting Freedom
So you see, not giving worship to GOD is hating GOD. The third command says don’t hate GOD because worship is how we love GOD and we cannot worship GOD if we don’t love GOD.
For Moses, it was getting the children of Israel free from Egypt; for you it is setting your heart free from thoughts of oppression; for me it could as well be letting go of the imaginations of suppression and aggression to the peace of GOD. In all cases, GOD Is in the business of liberation. From bond of hell to bond of heaven. From hard labour of strange life to the labour of ordained life.
For walking into the fire seeing that it is GOD who is the comfort of those who walk away for the ashes of hell by first walking into and through the then out of hell;
You cannot be satisfied with silence